Careers

Hospitality Associate

We are looking for full-time Hospitality Associates to add to our Retail Operations group.

This position will be focused on our tasting room, which plans to open in September. The position would require approximately 35-40 hours of work over 5 days a week—mostly weekends. IMPORTANT: If you already have a full or part-time position with a wholesale distributor of alcohol or a bar/restaurant and are looking for extra hours, please do not apply.  We cannot hire across tiers of the three-tier alcohol distribution system.

Responsibilities:

  • Greet customers and seat them at their appropriate tables
  • Adhere to strict safety and sanitization protocols
  • Pour and serve beer to customers, often handling multiple tables at one time
  • Maintain a clean environment and clear tables after service
  • Understand beer offerings and be able to answer questions as well as make recommendations.
  • Communicate with customers to ensure satisfaction and resolve any issues
  • Process customer payments
  • Ensure an enjoyable experience for all customers
  • Uphold high standards of service quality and consistency
  • Assist with other retail operations as needed

Qualifications:

  • 21 years of age
  • Excellent customer service and hospitality skills
  • Prior experience working in craft-focused bar or restaurant
  • High level knowledge of draft system a plus
  • Knowledge and/or passion for craft beer and brewing or willingness to be trained and learn
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team
  • Self-motivated with a keen attention to detail

Must be able to:

  • Stand for 6-8 hours per day
  • Work in a fast-paced environment while still prioritizing safety and customer experience
  • Work in a non-temperature-controlled environment with a mask on always
  • Work nights, weekends, and holidays

Benefits include health, dental, vision, 401K, PTO, merchandise and beer.

As with all our positions at Kane Brewing Company we are looking for someone with a strong work ethic and a team player that is looking for a position at a fast-growing company.  If interested, please e-mail your resume and cover letter in PDF format to careers@kanebrewing.com

 

Retail Manager

We are looking for a Retail Manager to add to our growing team. This is a full-time position reporting directly to the Director of Retail Operations.

Responsibilities:

  • Manage a 5-10 person retail staff, training them on beer knowledge, pouring and fill methods, and planning out schedule’s months in advance.
  • Oversee the set-up of the tasting room for retail operations at both our to-go tent and for our outdoor beer garden.
  • Maintain draft system ensuring lines are clean and taps are leak free.
  • Maintain retail POS systems, update menus and menu boards, and make sure website availability is up to date.
  • Ensure staff and customers are adhering to strict safety and sanitization protocols.
  • Track sales volume information and create reports for management incorporating trends and insights.
  • Respond to all inquiries both email and voicemail regarding the tasting room or retail operation.
  • Maintain the inventory and order all tasting room supplies, including but not limited to cleaning supplies, serving equipment, and tour sheets.
  • Track and manage physical inventory of all merchandise receiving in new orders and/or items to ensure quantity, quality and items are correct.
  • Maintain and update the online store as well as process incoming orders

Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in related field is required
  • Cicerone Certification is preferred
  • TIPS certification required within 30 days of hire

Successful candidates will also possess:

  • High bar for success for themselves and their team
  • Strong people leader with proven success engaging and motivating a team
  • Self-motivated with a keen attention to detail
  • Excellent time management and organizational skills
  • Ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously
  • Willingness to assist with tasks outside key responsibilities
  • Ability to work in a rapidly changing environment

Must be able to:

  • Work nights, weekends and holidays
  • Lift 55 lbs and move 165 lbs occasionally
  • Stand for 8-10 hours per day
  • Work in a non-temperature controlled environment

Compensation based on experience. Benefits include health, dental, vision, 401K, PTO, merchandise and beer.

As with all our positions at Kane Brewing Company we are looking for someone with a passion for great beer, a strong work ethic and a team player that is looking for a position at a fast growing brewery.  If interested, please e-mail your resume and cover letter in PDF format to careers@kanebrewing.com

Distribution Warehouse Operator

We are looking for a full-time Warehouse Operator to add to our growing team.

Responsibilities:

  • Ensure all distribution vehicles are ready for next day’s deliveries
  • Review orders and generate sales invoices for delivery team
  • Generate pick lists and organize inventory for drivers
  • Route trucks for deliveries utilizing software system
  • Accurately load trucks based on pick lists per route
  • Prepare all driver paperwork
  • Move packaged beer inventory from production facility to distribution facility
  • Maintain organization of distribution cold box. Ensure all inventory is properly rotated with a “first in, first out policy.”
  • Manage empty keg inventory
  • Assist with various other projects around the brewery and offices as needed

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in related field is a plus
  • Experience with distribution and logistics a plus
  • Flexible schedule
  • Demonstrated track record of success in prior positions

Successful candidates will also possess:

  • Excellent time management and organizational skills
  • Ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously
  • Self-motivated with a keen attention to detail
  • Willingness to assist with tasks outside key responsibilities
  • Communicate efficiently with team and customers
  • Ability to work in a rapidly changing environment

Compensation based on experience. Benefits include health, dental, vision, 401K, PTO, merchandise and beer.

As with all our positions at Kane Brewing Company we are looking for someone with a strong work ethic and a team player that is looking for a position at a fast growing company.  If interested, please e-mail your resume and cover letter in PDF format to careers@kanebrewing.com

Brand Manager

We are looking for full-time Brand Manager to add to our growing team.

The Brand Manager is responsible for wholesale draft (on-premise) and retail packaged sales (off-premise) in his or her assigned territory within New Jersey. This includes the acquisition of new accounts and the maintenance of existing accounts through relationship building with a focus on increasing draft presence and premium shelf space to drive sales. In addition, this person will be soliciting orders, assigning them to the correct distribution geography and entering them into the system for processing and delivery.

Responsibilities:

  • Professionally represent Kane at all off- and on-premise accounts and prospective new accounts
  • Develop short and long term Territory Action Plans (from weekly routing to quarterly/yearly progress tracking)
  • Present weekly, monthly and quarterly sales reports to Director of Sales and President during sale team meetings
  • Daily correspondence with relevant customers to update them on availability and solicit orders
  • Accurate order entry into the system by the order deadline
  • Periodic in-person visits to existing customers to cultivate relationships
  • Field new account inquires
  • Proactively scout appropriate prospective new accounts in assigned territories
  • Identify opportunities to grow volume within existing accounts
  • Manage inventory in coordination with the Director of Sales and allocate kegs where necessary
  • Work with the Director of Sales to monitor growth among specific customers and territory-wide
  • Attend and represent Kane Brewing at festivals and events
  • Work with Accounting Department to manage accounts receivable and timely payments from customers
  • Manage off-premise accounts to maintain placements and proper product rotation to maintain freshness

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in relevant field
  • Minimum 3 years’ experience in a Sales role is required
  • Brand Representative or Distributor Sales Representative experience ideal
  • Experience working in craft brewery sales
  • Knowledge and understanding of craft beer market, industry, and trends
  • Demonstrated track record of success in prior positions

Successful candidates will also possess:

  • Excellent time management and organizational skills
  • Ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously
  • Self-motivated with a keen attention to detail
  • Willingness to assist with tasks outside key responsibilities
  • Communicate efficiently with team and customers
  • Ability to work in a rapidly changing environment

Compensation based on experience. Benefits include health, dental, vision, 401K, PTO, merchandise and beer.

As with all our positions at Kane Brewing Company we are looking for someone with a strong work ethic and a team player that is looking for a position at a fast-growing company.  If interested, please e-mail your resume and cover letter in PDF format to careers@kanebrewing.com

Packaging Operator

We are looking for a full-time Packaging Operator to add to the team due to increased production of cans.

Responsibilities:

  • Assist in canning utilizing the Wild Goose canning line and bottling on the Meheen bottling line
  • Work with all packaging processes including kegs, bottling and canning
  • Properly clean and fill kegs
  • Ensure all packaging activity is done according to its SOP regarding yield, bottle and can fill-height, dissolved oxygen levels, and crowning and seaming standards and material loss
  • Build and pack cased for cans and bottles
  • Maintain proper packaging records and logs
  • Maintain cleanliness of all packaging equipment
  • Ensure regular maintenance of packaging equipment

Qualifications:

  • A degree from a professional brewing education program or related field is preferred

Successful candidates will also possess:

  • Excellent time management and organizational skills
  • Ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously
  • Self-motivated with a keen attention to detail
  • Willingness to assist with tasks outside key responsibilities
  • Communicate efficiently with team and customers
  • Ability to work in a rapidly changing environment

Must be able to:

  • Lift 55 lbs and move 165 lbs occasionally
  • Operate a forklift and complex machinery
  • Work in a non-temperature controlled environment

Compensation based on experience. Benefits include health, dental, vision, 401K, PTO, merchandise and beer.

As with all our positions at Kane Brewing Company we are looking for someone with a strong work ethic and a team player that is looking for a position at a fast growing company.  If interested, please e-mail your resume and cover letter in PDF format to careers@kanebrewing.com

Cellar Person

We are looking for a full-time Cellar Person to add to our growing team.

Responsibilities:

  • CIP/SIP of all brewery vessels
  • Wort and beer transfer
  • Yeast harvest, pitching and health management
  • Fermentation monitoring
  • Manual cleaning of brewery equipment and parts
  • Assist brewers with wort-creation and brewhouse operation
  • Assist with packaging; including canning and bottling, keg filling & cleaning
  • Operating the centrifuge
  • Strict adherence to sanitary and record-keeping standards
  • Basic facilities maintenance
  • Basic brewery equipment maintenance

Qualifications:

  • A degree from a professional brewing education program or related field is preferred
  • At least six months of previous experience working in a brewery with an understanding of the physical requirements of this type of position
  • Demonstrated track record of success in prior positions

Successful candidates will also possess:

  • Excellent time management and organizational skills
  • Close attention to details
  • Willingness to assist with tasks outside key responsibilities
  • Communicate efficiently with team and customers
  • Ability to work in a rapidly changing environment

Must be able to:

  • Lift 55 lbs and move 165 lbs occasionally
  • Stand for 8-10 hours per day
  • Operate a forklift and complex machinery
  • Work in a non-temperature controlled environment, handling of hazardous materials

Compensation based on experience. Benefits include health, dental, vision, 401K, PTO, merchandise and beer.

As with all our positions at Kane Brewing Company we are looking for someone with a strong work ethic and a team player that is looking for a position at a fast growing company.  If interested, please e-mail your resume and cover letter in PDF format to careers@kanebrewing.com.