Join Our Team 2019-03-13T09:52:06+00:00

Join Our Team
Located in Middlebury, Vermont, Aqua ViTea is a functional beverage company that produces and distributes Kombucha throughout New England and the Mid-Atlantic states. Hand-crafted, micro-brewed, organic, and non-alcoholic, our Kombucha is sold both in kegs and bottles. We are currently in a period of tremendous growth and searching for passionate, healthy, happy folks to join our expanding team.

Current Openings
Are you interested in joining our merry band of brewers, artists, ambassadors, and health nuts?
We don’t have positions open at the moment, but we do create positions for the right people. Let’s talk.
We can’t wait to hear from you!

BREWERY/CELLAR ASSISTANT

Aqua ViTea is seeking a hard-working, self-motivated Brewery/Cellar Assistant with a sincere interest in healthy, handcrafted microbrewing to join our team in Middlebury. Basic computer skills, such as email and Excel, required. Experience driving a forklift Must be able to stand, bend, and walk for up to 8 hours and lift up to 50 lbs.

This position will assist in the daily operations of the cellar, including brewing, sanitizing, inventory control and quality control.

Responsibilities/Duties included but not limited to:

  • Clean tanks and equipment inside and out at the close of the day and as scheduled
  • Maintaining a clean work and production environment
  • Assisting in brewing and fermenting kombucha- most be able to lift 50 lbs
  • Assisting in build blends combining juice and post cone kombucha to create a specific blends to be bottled or kegged
  • Carbonate blend to set specifications
  • Use blend sheet as guide to create blend and record carbonation level, temperature and tank number on blend sheet
  • Maintaining logs associated with brewing and fermentation, for Kombucha, spirits, etc.
  • Assist in inventory control & production of PC Kombucha to satisfy production
  • Take samples from fermenters and brite tanks to check taste, color, aroma

Benefits:
We take pride in offering our employees competitive compensation and benefits. We appreciate hard work, integrity, innovative ideas and unending passion. We strive to provide a comprehensive set of benefits and options designed to fit the unique lifestyles of our employees from day one based on eligibility requirements.

Healthcare
Physical activity incentive
Paid sick days, holidays and volunteer day
401K program
Vision plan
Unlimited personal Kombucha consumption
Free festival/event passes when onsite as an AQVT volunteer
Job Type: Full-time

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SHIPPING AND RECEIVING SUPERVISOR

To coordinate shipping and receiving logistics and supervise 1-2 employees.

Full-time position.

Located in Middlebury, Vermont, Aqua ViTea is a functional beverage company that produces and distributes Kombucha throughout New England and the Mid-Atlantic states. Hand-crafted, micro-brewed, organic, and non-alcoholic, our Kombucha is sold both in kegs and bottles. We are currently in a period of tremendous growth and searching for passionate, healthy, happy folks to join our expanding team.

The Shipping and Receiving Supervisor helps to orchestrate, palletize, and organize inbound and outbound shipping. Experience and exceptional skill on the forklift are required.

This is a full-time permanent currently position working the day shift. Must be open to overtime and weekends as needed as well as flexibility around the daily production schedule, which currently runs from 7AM – 3:30PM.

Duties and Responsibilities including, but not limited to:

  • Supervisory/Management skills
  • Orchestrate inbound and outbound shipping.
  • Work with inventory, sales, production and finance departments for any shipping needs.
  • Communicate with buyers, distributors, suppliers with order status.
  • Computer savvy for entering data in spreadsheets and email communication.
  • Oversee and assist with the packing of orders.
  • Inspect all inbound and outbound shipping for Quality Control.
  • Product cooler organization and safety.
  • Keep a clean and organized warehouse.
  • Monitor outdoor waste and recycle cans and contact vendor if needed.
  • Monitor forklift propane supply.
  • Seek new shipping services and routes.
  • Maintain Cooler Temp Logs

Qualifications:

High school diploma or general equivalency diploma (GED)
1-3 years shipping and receiving experience in a beverage manufacturing environment
Lift, push, and pull 50 pounds repeatedly, walking and standing for long period of time
Must have forklift certification and excel at operating the forklift and pallet jack
Benefits

Benefits:
We take pride in offering our employees competitive compensation and benefits. We appreciate hard work, integrity, innovative ideas and unending passion. We strive to provide a comprehensive set of benefits and options designed to fit the unique lifestyles of our employees from day one based on eligibility requirements.

Healthcare
Physical activity incentive
Paid sick days, holidays and volunteer day
401K program
Vision plan
Unlimited personal Kombucha consumption
Free festival/event passes when onsite as an AQVT volunteer
Job Type: Full-time

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PRODUCTION TEAM MEMBER

Aqua ViTea is seeking a hard-working, self-motivated Production Workers with a sincere interest in healthy, handcrafted microbrewing to join our Production Team in Middlebury. Basic computer skills, such as email and Excel, required. Experience driving a forklift a plus. Must be able to stand, bend, and walk for up to 8 hours and lift up to 50 lbs. No phone calls, please.

Primary job functions include but are not limited to:

  • Responsible for packaging of Aqua ViTea Kombucha
  • In addition to packaging, each station carries certain quality control aspects
  • There are 4 essential stations and we encourage rotation throughout the shift
  • Check Bottles for cracks, chips or other defects prior to filling
  • Fill empty bottles and/or kegs with kombucha via automated bottling line or IDD line
  • Capping filled bottles and sending down conveyor belt to lot coder and bottle labeler
  • Pack filled, capped, coded and labeled bottles into 12 pack case, sealing and palletizing filled cases
  • Make boxes, applying correct case label and lot sticker (contains lot code and best by date)
  • Wear appropriate PPE, following all food safety rules/guidelines and all general safety rules/regulations
  • Responsible for cleanliness and organization of production room
  • Responsible for Line Start-Up and Shutdown Procedures

Benefits:
We take pride in offering our employees competitive compensation and benefits. We appreciate hard work, integrity, innovative ideas and unending passion. We strive to provide a comprehensive set of benefits and options designed to fit the unique lifestyles of our employees from day one based on eligibility requirements.

Healthcare
Physical activity incentive
Paid sick days, holidays and volunteer day
401K program
Vision plan
Unlimited personal Kombucha consumption
Free festival/event passes when onsite as an AQVT volunteer
Job Type: Full-time

APPLY NOW

Aqua ViTea is an equal opportunity employer and affirmatively seeks diversity in its workforce. Aqua ViTea recruits qualified applicants and advances in employment its employees without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, disability, genetic information, ethnic or national origin, marital status, veteran status, or any other status protected by law. EOE Minorities/ Females/ Protected Veterans/ Disabled