Kane Brewing Company is an award-winning production brewery located in Ocean Township, NJ. 
Kane Brewing and its sister company, Kane Distributing, have been developing and delivering innovative products of the highest quality since 2011.

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

Kane Brewing Company is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, gender, religion, age, disability, political beliefs, sexual orientation, or marital/familial status.

CURRENT OPPORTUNITIES

PRODUCTION

DIRECTOR OF BREWING OPERATIONS 

You will oversee production schedules and ensure implementation of all standard operating procedures to maintain consistency, quality, and efficiency throughout the production process. As part of the management team, you will work with other area leaders to develop and achieve the brewery wide goals. This position reports directly to the President.

Responsibilities:   

  • Leads all day-to-day activities necessary to produce the highest quality and consistent beers.
  • Manage the work environment that is safe for all employees and visitors implementing procedures, conducting trainings, and addressing and curing safety deficiencies.
  • Manage brewhouse, cellar and packaging operations, including utilities, raw materials, safety, personnel and training and maintenance.
  • Performing brewery audits to ensure quality, consistency, and repeatability of brewing.
  • Facilitates future growth of the brewery through continuous optimization of current processes.
  • Ensure that the production team adheres to all Standard Operating Procedures while improving when applicable.
  • Manage, mentor and train production team to ensure career growth and the production of great beer.
  • Identify areas of increased operational efficiencies and drive continuous improvement culture throughout production team.
  • Develop performance and productivity metrics for all production areas.
  • Oversee the management and expansion of clean barrel-aging and spontaneous beer programs.
  • Work with QC / QA department to ensure highest quality beer and trouble shoot any production issues.
  • Leverage our ERP system to streamline data collection process.
  • Identify and correct production bottlenecks and assist in managing equipment selection required to execute growth initiatives.
  • Work with President, & Director of Sales and Marketing on production planning, forecasting, and budgeting.

Qualifications:   

  • 5+ years as a senior level production manager at a rapidly growing 25,000bbl+ production brewery.
  • 5+ years managing, training and motivating a team of 10 or more employees.
  • 10+ years in the brewing industry.
  • Experience using centrifuge, steam boiler and automated packaging systems.
  • Experience with new equipment selection and installation; working with facilities team, engineers, contractors to coordinate and oversea new equipment installation and commissioning.
  • Degree in Brewing Science or related field; advanced degree preferred.
  • Excellent leadership skills with the proven ability to lead and motivate a team and maintain a positive morale in the workforce.
  • Experience successfully working within management group on strategic goals and initiatives.
  • An understanding of Laboratory Operations / Quality Control procedures.
  • Self-motivated with high level attention to detail.
  • Passion for craft beer and a deep understanding of the industry.

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

BREWER

We are looking for full time Brewer to add to our growing team.

Responsibilities:

  • Strict adherence to production and safety SOPs.
  • Production of wort that falls into the required specifications.
  • Monitoring fermentation temperature and activity.
  • Maintaining proper and accurate brew house records.
  • Maintaining brew house and milling cleanliness and organization
  • CIP/SIP of all brewery vessels
  • Wort and beer transfer
  • Yeast harvest, pitching and health management
  • Fermentation monitoring
  • Operating the centrifuge
  • Strict adherence to sanitary and record-keeping standards
  • Basic facilities maintenance
  • Manual cleaning of brewery equipment and parts
  • Assist management in assuring all production employees are always operating within specified safety SOP’s.
  • Assist in clean and sour barrel-aging program as needed
  • Contribute to pilot brewing program

Qualifications:

  • At least 2 years of proven brewing experience in a production/packaging brewery including wort creation on 10+ barrel brewing system
  • A degree from a professional brewing education program 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
  • 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 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.

DISTRIBUTION

WHOLESALE DELIVERY DRIVER

We are looking to add a full time Wholesale Delivery Driver to our team.

Responsibilities:

  • Loading the truck each morning according to the invoices assigned to your route, and double checking for accuracy to ensure correct delivery and maximize efficiency
  • Safe and timely delivery to customers within, to the extent possible, their preferred delivery times
  • Delivery directly into cold storage with the signature of an authorized bar/restaurant employee for proof of delivery, and accurate calculation of final invoice amount based on keg credits and tap handle deposits
  • Retrieval of all empty kegs including a general awareness of keg deficits (i.e. consistently delivering more kegs than there are empties to be returned) or keg hoarding (holding onto or cellaring “vintage” kegs)
  • Continued communication with supervisor to make aware of any impending or ongoing issues with customers.
  • Properly securing both empty and full kegs in the truck to prevent damage to interior of box
  • Operating the vehicle in a safe manner at all times
  • Responsible for proper service, maintenance, and repair of trucks.
  • Bi-weekly exterior washing and interior cleaning for all trucks including front cab and box.
  • Accurate and up to date mileage log as well as gas and other expenditures

Successful candidates will also possess:

  • Ability to lift 55 lbs and move 165 lbs regularly
  • 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
  • Demonstrated track record of success in prior positions

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

HOSPITALITY

HOSPITALITY ASSOCIATE – PART TIME

Kane Brewing is currently seeking a Part-Time Hospitality 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.