Careers

Brand Manager

We are looking for full time Brand Manager to add to our growing team. The Brand Manager will be responsible for West and Northwest territory within New Jersey and report into the Director of Sales and Distribution.

Responsibilities:

  • Professionally represent Kane at all off- and on- premise accounts and prospective new accounts
  • Developing 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 sales 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
  • Fielding new account inquires
  • Proactive scouting of appropriate prospective new accounts in assigned territories
  • Identify opportunities to grow volume within existing accounts
  • Managing inventory, in coordination with Director of Sales, and allocating kegs where necessary
  • Working with Director of Sales to monitor growth among specific customers and territory wide
  • Attending and representing Kane Brewing at festivals and events
  • Work with Accounting Department to manage account receivable and timely payment from customers

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

Quality Lab Technician

We are looking for a Quality Lab Technician to add to our growing team.  This full-time position reports directly to the Quality Lab Manager.

Responsibilities:

  • Perform daily cell counts of yeast and fermenting wort
  • Perform daily testing on fermenting and finished beer
  • Perform DO testing on finished beer and all packaged beers
  • Perform sterile plating and testing of wort, beer, and yeast samples
  • Harvesting, moving, and pitching yeast
  • Maintain overall yeast health of several in-house strains
  • Perform regular calibration and/or cleaning of lab equipment and maintain a clean and organized laboratory environment
  • Organize, track and analyze all results and data
  • Prepare stock solutions and media plates
  • Oversee QC of canning and bottling runs
  • Continue to grow QA/QC program and lab protocols as the company continues to grow
  • Write, update, and improve Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) for the lab
  • Develop and manage sensory panel
  • Oversee and manage barrel-aging program
  • Assist with yeast propagation

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Chemistry, Microbiology, Food Science, or a related field
  • At least 2 year’s work experience in a QC/QA lab
  • A working knowledge of fermentation and brewery operations
  • Strong work ethic, self-starting attitude and a strong attention to detail
  • The desire to work in a fast-paced, growing company
  • Ability to work individually, as well as part of a team

Compensation based on experience.  Benefits include PTO, Health, Dental, Vision, Life Insurance, 401(k) and 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

Accounting Clerk

We are looking for an Accounting Clerk to add to our growing team.  This full-time position reports directly to the Director of Accounting & Finance.

 Key Responsibilities:

  • Day to day Accounts Receivable activities for wholesale customers with occasional Accounts Payable tasks
  • Work with Distribution and Sales team on customer account activities
  • Daily application of incoming checks to outstanding customer balances
  • Daily scanning and deposit of incoming checks
  • Weekly reconciliation of deposited checks to the check clearing account
  • Manage the credit compliance requirements as issued by the ABC for wholesale customers.
  • Daily communication with distribution and sales team regarding cash on delivery status of customers that are receiving deliveries
  • Generating credit memos for keg credits, damage and returns of wholesale customers
  • Cross checking between daily delivery pick lists and invoices for wholesale customers
  • Maintain relationships and communication with wholesale customers’ accounts payable departments to ensure timely payments on invoices
  • Scanning and filing of accounting department paperwork
  • Occasional assistance with ad-hoc accounting projects

Qualities candidates will meet the following requirements:

  • 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 Degree in Accounting or Finance
  • Accounting software experience is required, Orchestrated Beer a plus
  • Minimum 2 years’ experience in accounting or bookkeeping is required

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

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 Operator

We are looking for a full-time Packaging Operator with a strong attention to detail and a passion for beer to add to our production team.  This full time position reports to our Head Brewer.

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 a plus

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

Beer Garden Server

We are currently looking for a part-time Server for our Beer Garden. This position will be focused on our outdoor beer garden, which plans to re-open in March. The position would require approximately 16-20 hours of work over 3 days a week, including weekends and holidays. 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:

  • 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

Must be able to:

  • Stand for 6-10 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

Other requirements:

  • 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

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