Operating Engineer

AB InBev | Columbus, OH

Posted Date 5/03/2021

Our Supply group is responsible for brewing, packaging and shipping the famous Budweiser beer. They also supervise aluminum can manufacturing, barley fields, hop farms and a rice mill. Life in the brewery is non-stop action with high-speed lines, tight production schedules and astonishingly high quality standards. This is a place where we measure efficiency in seconds, not hours, days or weeks. Paramount in all of this is a dedication to safety above all else and social responsibility. 99.8% of everything that enters our breweries is either completely used in the process or recycled. We also dedicate those big, high-speed lines to help our communities during times of disaster by packaging cans of emergency drinking water. Our customers expect the best and the Supply team provides it.

  • Operate Brewery Utilities systems including: steam, CO2 collection, ammonia refrigeration and dehumidification, compressed air and water.

  • Perform boiler water and cooling tower water chemical treatment.

  • Responsible for process management, basic maintenance tasks, lubrication, housekeeping, and sanitation.

  • Document and respond to all activities that occur during shift of responsibility.

  • Respond to customer department requests for assistance with Utility system optimization and/or isolation.

  • The position involves rotating shift work, working weekends, and working in a quality, food-processing environment.

Potential Average Annual Earnings: $ 109,309.98 (based on hourly rate, overtime, and bonus)

Hourly Pay Rate: $33.49/hour ($34.19/hour after 60 days)

Job Qualifications


  • High School Diploma or GED required.

  • At least an Ohio 3rd Class Stationary Engineer license required.

  • Applicants should be familiar with automated process control systems.

  • Experience in the following areas is desired: water tube medium pressure boilers; large-scale ammonia refrigeration systems; compressed air systems; cooling tower systems; CO2 gas collection and liquefaction systems.

  • Applicant must have basic computer skills.

  • Applicant must have a positive work attitude and be self-motivated.

  • Demonstrated ability to operate in a team oriented environment.


  • Sundays paid at 2x standard wage rate.
  • 2 free cases of beer per month.
  • Insurance for ??????employee and eligible dependents: medical, prescription, vision, dental, life, disability starting on day 1.
    • Insurance sign-ups through Union.
  • Opportunity to join 401k program.
    • ???????Company match 100% on first 8%.
    • 3 year vesting.
  • Vacation accrued up to 6 weeks (1 week after 1 year of service, up to 6 weeks at 10 years of service).
  • Paid sick days up to 6 per calendar year.
  • 15 paid holidays.
    • ???????12 national holidays
    • 2 floating holidays
    • Birthday holiday

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