Careers

Cellar Person

We are looking to add a full time Cellar Person to add to our 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 brew house 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 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.

Packaging Lead

The Packaging Lead will be responsible for the execution of all packaging operations in accordance to the plan and guidance set by the Director of Brewing Operations. The Packaging Lead will be responsible for maintaining the smooth and efficient functioning of all packaging equipment, the organization and cleanliness of the packaging cellar and the efficient planning of labor resources. The Packaging Lead will work with the Director of Brewing Operations to develop and maintain all packaging SOPs and checklists.

Key Responsibilities:

Packaging

  • Execute Director of Brewing Operations plan, providing feedback on task feasibility
  • Direct management of packaging team’s execution ensuring all necessary resources are available (parts, equipment, time) and well-maintained
  • Ensure accuracy and consistency of readings from packaging team, remedy faults and alert Director of Brewing Operations and Quality to significant deviations from targets
  • Maintain a clean and orderly packaging cellar area
  • Liaison with Facilities Maintenance team for preventative maintenance scheduling and prioritization

Quality

  • Participation in daily go- / no-go sensory on beers in process
  • On-floor root-cause problem solving with necessary escalation to Quality department and Director of Brewing Operations
  • Weekly key performance indicator review meeting with Director of Brewing Operations to discuss packaging results and process adjustments
  • Development of upper and lower control limits of packaging quality assurance parameters
  • Plan and schedule calibration and maintenance of keg cleaner, keg filling lines, canning line, and bottling lines
  • Onboarding of all packaging employees and ongoing training of existing employees
    • Creation of training program with Director of Brewing Ops and Quality, maintain learning matrix for individual team members and scorecards for packaging team
  • Maintenance of all packaging related quality documents (SOPs, Checklists, Sanitation Schedule) in Quality Manual
  • Develop and maintain sanitation records and sanitation schedule plan for packaging equipment

Competencies:

  • Strong work ethic
  • Team player
  • Adaptable – ability to work in a rapidly changing environment
  • Ability to communicate efficiently with team and customers
  • Excellent time management and organizational skills
  • Close attention to details
  • Willingness to assist with tasks outside key responsibilities

Requirements:

  • At least 1 year of experience in a production/packaging brewery or related beverage industry
  • Experience with automated and manual packaging lines
  • Able to work safely with all materials and equipment involved in operations
  • Exhibits a strong knowledge of packaging theory and practice
  • Has strong skills in communication, organization, record keeping and time management
  • Moderate to strong mechanical comprehension
  • Strict attention and adherence to safety standards
  • Must be self-motivated with the demonstrated ability to take ownership and initiative to perform tasks beyond assignment-specific duties
  • 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

This position is full-time, on-site at our Ocean Township, NJ brewery location.  This job description is reflective of the primary duties of this position and in no way limits the supervisor from assigning any other duties, responsibilities or initiatives as deemed necessary.

TO APPLY TO THIS POSITION:  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 our growing team.

Responsibilities:

  • Ensure all packaging activity is done according to its SOP.
  • Properly clean and fill kegs.
  • Assist in canning utilizing the Wild Goose canning line and bottling on the Meheen bottling line.
  • Build and pack cased for cans and bottles.
  • Maintain proper packaging records and logs.
  • Maintain cleanliness of all packaging equipment,

Qualifications:

  • Experience in a production/packaging brewery preferred
  • A degree from a professional brewing education program or related field is preferred
  • 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

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

Senior Accountant

Kane Brewing is currently seeking a Senior Accountant .

Key Responsibilities:

  • Record inventory sales transactions in the system and reconcile for accuracy
  • Reconcile general ledger accounts
  • Preform monthly bank account reconciliations
  • Post journal entries
  • Preform month end closing procedures
  • Calculate inventory variances to actual count & post adjustments
  • Preform some AP tasks (review invoices/prepare check run/Cut checks)
  • Backup coverage for Accounts Receivable tasks
  • Preform comparison of P&L statement to budget/forecast
  • Code AMEX expenses & review submitted receipts
  • Assistance with ad-hoc accounting projects & analysis

Competencies: 

  • 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

Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in accounting or finance
  • Accounting software experience is required, Orchestrated Beer/SAP a plus
  • Minimum 2-4 years’ experience in accounting is required

Strongly Desired:

  • CPA
  • Experience in Manufacturing/CPG strongly desired

This position is full-time, on-site at our Ocean Township, NJ brewery location.

This job description is reflective of the primary duties of this position and in no way limits the supervisor from assigning any other duties, responsibilities or initiatives as deemed necessary.

TO APPLY TO THIS POSITION:  please e-mail your resume and cover letter in PDF format to careers@kanebrewing.com

Facilities Maintenance Technician

We are currently seeking a Facilities Maintenance Technician to join our team.

  • Ensure the brewery runs smoothly, from mechanical systems and brewing equipment to stocking necessary repair/replacement parts during all operating hours and on-call basis when off-site.
  • Manage all external contractors/subcontractors
  • Maintain and repair all production systems and equipment which include: pumps, heat exchangers, chillers, boilers, air compressors, conveyors, packaging and process systems, etc.
  • Coordinating with the head brewer, operations, packaging lead, and retail manager for downtime to complete installs, repairs, or replacements
  • Make recommendations for necessary spare parts and backup equipment for efficient performance
  • Purchase and maintain adequate spare parts and supplies to ensure efficient operations
  • Create and maintain thorough digital maintenance logs, library of technical manuals/drawings/schematics, and vendor contact information
  • Prepares cost estimates on proposed projects
  • Develop and maintain complete sets of facilities-related SOP’s and safety procedures, trains staff in accordance with these procedures, and monitors activities to ensure compliance and areas of improvement
  • Conduct daily routine inspection of critical systems and report any unusual conditions, defective materials, faulty equipment, and equipment operating or installed incorrectly
  • Execution of routine maintenance at recommended intervals
  • Develop strategies and best practices to keep all production, tasting room, and other areas cleaned, organized, and free of contamination
  • Promote a positive, proactive safety culture and be a safety ambassador on site.
  • Maintain a clean and organized shop floor, utility yard, and spare parts department
  • Maintain facility appearance including managing lawn maintenance and snow removal
  • Facilitate the installation of new machines
  • Various repairs/maintenance of mechanical systems
  • Work closely with manufacturers, distributors and other vendors to stay informed of any changes to machine processes, functionality and upgrades

Competencies:

  • Detail oriented with the ability to think strategically
  • Self-motivation and ability to work independently and with limited direction
  • Ability to manage tight deadlines with high attention to detail
  • Able to set and meet multiple and simultaneous deadlines
  • Strong organizational skills with the ability to prioritize
  • Strong interpersonal skills and able to be an effective team player
  • Leadership, ability to coach a team to achieve results
  • Ability to collaborate and work well with management, peers, and across functions
  • Expert verbal and written communication, able to effectively communicate with multiple departments

Requirements:

  • At least five (5) years progressive, responsible experience in one or more of the following:
    • a trade such as plumbing, HVAC, electrical, welding etc.
    • an equipment or automotive mechanic
    • equipment installation or maintenance
    • manufacturing
  • Experience in a similar role preferred
  • College degree in related field or vocational diploma strong plus
  • Must be well organized, computer literate with solid understanding of MS office software and internet research
  • Above average mechanical competency and experience and expertise with the safe use of tools and machinery associated with trade and/or maintenance work
  • Familiarity with typical warehouse/manufacturing equipment such as boilers, refrigeration, pumps and piping, and/or packaging equipment a plus
  • Experience in the installation and repair of mechanical equipment preferred
  • Excellent mechanical troubleshooting ability
  • Willingness to work nights and weekends as needed

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.

Assistant Tasting Room Manager

We are looking for an Assistant Tasting Room Manager to add to our growing team. This is a full time position reporting directly to the Retail Manager. 

Responsibilities include but are not limited to: 

  • Tap necessary kegs and check all taps for leaks 
  • Maintaining draft system and line cleaning 
  • Displaying merchandise in a clean, organized fashion 
  • Fully stock merchandise and “to-go beer” 
  • Maintain merchandise overstock organization 
  • Maintain the inventory and order all tasting room supplies, including but not limited to bathroom & cleaning room supplies, growler tags, etc. 
  • Updating menu boards  
  • Maintain retail POS systems 
  • Ensure the tasting room is clean and orderly for opening 
  • Oversee part-time tasting room staff 
  • Maintain and update the online store as well as process incoming orders  
  • Respond to all inquiries both email and voicemail regarding the tasting room or retail operation 

Requirements: 

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

 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, Life Insurance and PTO. 

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 

Hospitality Associate – Part Time

Kane Brewing is currently seeking a Part-Time Hospitality/Retail Associate.  Hospitality Associates pour beer in our Tasting Room and work the retail counter selling beer and merchandise to go. Required work hours are one shift each on Saturday and Sunday.  Approximate hours per weekend: 10 – 16 hours.

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.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Greet customers and welcome them to the Brewery.
  • Adhere to strict safety and sanitization protocols
  • Pour and serve beer to customers.
  • Maintain a clean environment.
  • 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.

Competencies:

  • 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

Requirements:

  • 21 years of age
  • Stand for 6-10 hours per day
  • Lift 55lbs, move 165lbs occasionally
  • Work in a fast-paced environment while still prioritizing safety and customer experience
  • Work in a non-temperature-controlled environment
  • Work nights, weekends, and holidays
  • Excellent customer service and hospitality skills
  • Prior experience working in craft-focused bar or restaurant

Strongly Desired:

  • High level knowledge of draft system a plus

This position is part-time, on-site at our Ocean Township, NJ brewery location.

This job description is reflective of the primary duties of this position and in no way limits the supervisor from assigning any other duties, responsibilities or initiatives as deemed necessary.

TO APPLY TO THIS POSITION:  please e-mail your resume and cover letter in PDF format to careers@kanebrewing.com