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.

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

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

Canning Line Operator

Responsibilities:

  • Daily setup, CIP and SIP of a Wild Goose canning line
  • Daily operation of canning line and supporting equipment (Automated depallatizer, laser ink date coder, in line labeler, conveyors, and can rinse)
  • Ensure all beer is in the proper condition (temperature, carbonation level, etc.) prior to canning
  • Ensure all canning activity is done according to its SOP regarding yield, can fill-height, dissolved oxygen levels, and seaming standards and material loss
  • Maintain proper canning records and logs
  • Ensure regular maintenance of canning equipment
  • Maintain cleanliness of the canning line

Requirements:

  • Experience working on a Wild Goose or similar canning line operation
  • Experience working in a production/packaging brewery
  • Mechanically inclined with the ability to trouble shoot and problem solve quickly
  • Formal brewing education or degree in relevant science/mechanical field a plus

 

Successful candidates will also possess:

  • Excellent time management and organizational skills
  • Working as part of a team to achieve goals
  • 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