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CIDER PRODUCTION/CELLAR WORKER

Frecon’s Cidery makes traditional cider from our family owned orchard in Eastern Berks County. We grow several varieties of apples and blend all to create unique flavors and experiences.

Job Summary:
The Production/ Cellar worker is responsible for production of cider, CIPing and maintenance of cellar workspace and all related equipment, and record keeping.
Duties include operating and maintenance of packaging equipment, work with Head Cider Maker on production schedule, and maintain packaging and supplies inventories.

Duties Include:
– Communicate with Cider Sales and build orders
– Packaging and Operating of canning line (Wild Goose), 6 head gravity filler, 2 head counter pressure filler, and kegging
– Operate Lawson 2 head keg washer
– CIPing tanks, pumps, hoses and other cidery equipment as necessary
– Cellar Cider from pressing to racking to transferring (filtering if necessary)
– Maintain packaging (cans and bottles) and supplies (chemicals, cider additives, etc.)
– Computer Skills- Microsoft
– Truck Driving (if necessary)
– Fork Lift operation
– Able to lift weight to shoulder height and stand on feet for long periods

Desired Qualifications:
– No prior brewery experience necessary, but 2+ years in a brewing facility a plus
– Experience with transferring of liquids with pump and hoses (plate filtration a plus)
– Forklift experience
– Attention to detail, professionalism, and good communication skills

PLEASE EMAIL RESUME TO [email protected] 

UPICK SALES ASSOCIATE

REQUIREMENTS:

  • Maintain customer service standards by attending and selling to customer needs
  • Orient orchard visitors to picking locations, fruit varieties, hayrides & orchard events
  • Market and aggressively sell key Frecon products – apples, cider donuts, pumpkins & all fall decor items
  • Operate cash register
  • Creation, stocking & fulfillment of product displays
  • Adherence to Frecon Farms dress code and ethical standards
  • Attends Frecon Farms employee operations meetings as scheduled
  • Fulfillment of minimum hourly requirements as agreed when hired

Available positions have mandatory hours on Saturdays and/or Sundays in September and October only.

Full training program provided to the right candidate, for more information on any of the above positions apply at Frecon Farms or email [email protected]

FARMERS MARKET SALES ASSOCIATE

REQUIREMENTS:

  • Maintain customer service standards by attending and selling to customer needs
  • Market and aggressively sell key Frecon products
  • Operate cash register
  • Creation, stocking & fulfillment of product displays
  • Build & breakdown of off-site mobile store & product displays
  • Adherence to Frecon Farms dress code and ethical standards
  • Attends Frecon Farms employee operations meetings as scheduled
  • Fulfillment of minimum hourly requirements as agreed when hired
  • Fulfillment of additional hours as requested, scheduled or warranted by season

Farmers Market Sales Associates are an important extension of the Frecon Farms Brand and fill key roles in the SALES of our core products and MARKETING of our on the farm events, farm market, cidery and bakery.

Available positions have mandatory hours on Saturdays.

Full training program provided to the right candidate, for more information on any of the above positions apply at Frecon Farms or email [email protected]

DISHWASHER & KITCHEN PREP

REQUIREMENTS
– Wash dishes (mixing bowls, sheet pans, utensils, etc.)
– Prep fruit & vegetables
– Portion dough
– Rotate & receive product
– Fill ingredients
– Support bakery & kitchen staff
– Consistent availability
– Must work some weekends

DELI CLERK

ESSENTIAL DUTIES

  • Maintain customer service standards by attending and selling to customer needs.
  • Market and actively sell key Frecon Farms products.
  • Daily production & display of prepared foods & sandwich program.
  • Responsible for various meat, cheese, vegetable & fruit prep.
  • Executes packaging/labeling, and presentation of menu items produced within the deli.
  • Follows weekly cleaning schedule.
  • Maintains displays; prepping and filling as needed on a day to day basis
  • Ensures equipment is maintained according to proper health and sanitation standards.

REQUIREMENTS:

  • Must have prior experience using commercial kitchen equipment.
  • Must have basic knife skills.
  • Capable of working in conditions that consistently require lifting 50 pounds.
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment.
  • Ability to follow detailed written or verbal instructions.
  • Effective time management skills
  • Ability to perform steady and productive work for an extended period of time.

Job Type: Full-time, Part-time

Full training program provided to the right candidate, for more information on any of the above positions apply at Frecon Farms or email [email protected]

BARISTA/DRINK SERVICE & SALES

Responsibilities

  • Prepare and serve coffee and tea drinks that meet quality standards
  • Prepare and serve SAMPLES of local non-alcoholic & alcoholic beverages
  • Properly handle and maintain all beverage equipment including but not limited to espresso machine, tap system, grinders, ice machine, refrigeration equipment, etc.
  • Serve customers quickly and efficiently
  • Respond to orders, questions, concerns, and complaints in a polite and efficient manner
  • Educate guests on virtues of Frecon Farms ciders
  • Educate guests on virtues of featured local beverages, espresso, coffee, kombucha
  • Accurately handle cash and credit card payments
  • Demonstrate a thorough understanding of all the menu offerings
  • Observe all relevant health and safety standards

Qualifications

  • Retail, hospitality, and/or customer service experience preferred
  • Strong ability to multi-task
  • Basic mathematical skills
  • Ability to problem solve quickly & work in fast paced environment
  • Strong customer service and communication skills
  • Ability to follow written & verbal directions
  • Capable of working in conditions that consistently require lifting 50 pounds.
  • Effective time management skills

Available positions have mandatory hours on weekends.

Full training program provided to the right candidate, for more information on any of the above positions apply at Frecon Farms or email [email protected]

PREP COOK/BAKER

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Reports to and carries out daily production schedule and quota set by Bakery Manager*
  • Communicates any inventory needed to Bakery Manager.**
  • Follows weekly bakery cleaning schedule.**
  • Maintains bakery displays; baking and filling displays as needed on a day to day basis.**
  • Executes the baking, packaging/labeling, and presentation of menu items produced within the bakery by following the standardized recipes.**
  • Ensures bakery and equipment are maintained according to proper health and sanitation standards.**
  • Responsible for prep of soups, salads, quiche, and pot pies.
  • Prep various recipes for production bakers.
  • Responsible for baking off various items for both our retail store and weekend Farmer’s Markets.

REQUIREMENTS:

  • Must have prior experience using commercial bakery equipment.**
  • Must be proficient in baking/cooking and have knowledge of various pastry and baking techniques as well as basic cooking techniques used to produce cookies, soups, quiche, breads, etc.**
  • Must have basic knife skills.**
  • Capable of working in conditions that consistently require lifting 50 pounds.**
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment.**
  • Ability to follow detailed written or verbal instructions.**
  • Effective time management skills**
  • Ability to perform steady and productive work for an extended period of time.*

Job Type: Part-time

Full training program provided to the right candidate, for more information on any of the above positions apply at Frecon Farms or email [email protected]

PRODUCTION BAKER:

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Reports to and carries out daily production schedule and quota set by Bakery Manager
  • Communicates any inventory needed to Bakery Manager
  • Follows weekly bakery cleaning schedule.
  • Maintains bakery displays; baking and filling displays as needed on a day to day basis.
  • Executes the baking, packaging/labeling, and presentation of menu items produced within the bakery by following the standardized recipes.
  • Ensures bakery and equipment are maintained according to proper health and sanitation standards.
  • Responsible for prep of various items for production.

REQUIREMENTS:

  • Must be able to work the afternoon-nighttime shift as well as weekends.
  • Must have prior experience using commercial bakery equipment.
  • Must be proficient in baking and have knowledge of various pastry and baking techniques as well as basic cooking techniques used to produce cookies, soups, quiche, breads, etc.
  • Must have basic knife skills.
  • Capable of working in conditions that consistently require lifting 50 pounds.
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment.
  • Ability to follow detailed written or verbal instructions.
  • Effective time management skills
  • Ability to perform steady and productive work for an extended period of time.

Full training program provided to the right candidate, for more information on any of the above positions apply at Frecon Farms or email [email protected]

Frecon Farms | Fine Fruit, Cider, UPick & Bakery in Pennsylvania