Careers

Packaging Operator

We are looking for a Packaging Operator to add to our growing team.  This full-time position reports to the Packaging Manager.

Responsibilities:

  • Work with all packaging processes including keg filling, bottling and canning.
  • Ensure all beer is in the proper condition (temperature, carbonation level, etc.) prior to packaging.
  • 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.
  • Maintain proper packaging records and logs.
  • Ensure regular maintenance of packaging equipment.

Requirements:

  • Formal brewing education or degree in relevant science/mechanical field
  • Prior experience working in a production brewery preferred.
  • Mechanically inclined with the ability to trouble shoot and problem solve quickly.

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 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

Facilities Maintenance Technician

We are looking for a Facilities Maintenance Technician to add to our growing team.  This is a full-time position reports directly to the Vice-President of Operations.

Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Monitoring and maintenance of brewery equipment and utility systems
  • Preventative maintenance of brewery equipment
  • Assisting with the installation of new equipment
  • Repair of inoperable or malfunctioning equipment while minimizing production down time
  • Maintaining an inventory of hardware and/or spare parts critical to production and packaging to minimize down time and schedule interruptions
  • Observe and practice all Brewery Safety Procedures
  • Accurately document, record, and update daily logs as they relate to maintenance and repair projects
  • Support production staff with their mechanical, equipment, and hardware needs
  • Work safely; maintain good sanitation and good manufacturing practices
  • Other miscellaneous projects around the facility

Qualified candidates will have the following skills:

  • Experience in equipment installation/maintenance, construction, or a mechanical trade, including but not limited to plumbing, HVAC, or electrical
  • Mechanical competency and high-level understanding of tools, machines and equipment, and the safe operation and maintenance of them
  • Competency in general carpentry and construction
  • Basic understanding of plumbing principles
  • Basic understanding of electrical principles
  • Flexibility to carry out repair and maintenance tasks around the production schedule when necessary
  • Confidence and comfortability working on ladders, scissor lifts, or on equipment up to 25-30 feet off the ground (with proper PPE)
  • Ability to be flexible and shift priorities in a constantly changing, fast-paced work environment

Ideal candidates will have the following skills:

  • Familiarity with Brewery Utility Systems such as:
    • Boilers
    • Glycol chillers and refrigeration
    • Carbon dioxide and related equipment
    • Air compressors, compressed air piping, and pneumatic equipment
    • Piping systems
    • Pumps and heat exchangers
    • Electric Motors, Control panels, PLCs and VFDs
    • Grain storage and conveyance
  • Understanding of process and packaging machinery including but not limited to:
    • Canning Lines
    • Bottling Lines
    • Keg Cleaners
    • Centrifuges/Separators

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

Requirements:

  • High school diploma and applicable technical knowledge required.
  • Experience in the installation and repair of mechanical equipment preferred.
  • Excellent mechanical troubleshooting ability

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.

TASTING ROOM SPECIALIST

Kane Brewing Company is currently interviewing individuals for part-time positions with our retail operations.  The position would require approximately 20-25 hours of work over 3-4 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.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Ensure enjoyable experience to all customers
  • Uphold high standards of service quality and consistency
  • Maintain a clean and well stocked environment
  • Assist customers during the purchase of beer and/or merchandise.
  • Possess full knowledge of our products and offerings to correctly answer customer questions
  • Serve as tour guide for our production facility
  • Trouble shot draft system

Must be able to:

  • Lift 55 lbs and move 165 lbs with assistance of hand truck
  • Stand for 5-8 hours per day
  • Work in a non-temperature controlled environment

Other requirements:

  • 21 years of age
  • Prior experience working in craft focused bar or restaurant
  • 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
  • Excellent communication skills

If interested and qualified, please e-mail your resume and cover letter in PDF format to careers@kanebrewing.com