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

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.

PRODUCTION

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 MANAGER

Kane Brewing is currently looking to hire a Packaging Manager.

The Packaging Manager will be responsible for the execution of all packaging operations. The Packaging Manager 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 Production Manager to develop and maintain all packaging SOPs and checklists.

Key Responsibilities:

Packaging

  • Oversee all packaging processes including keg filling, bottling and canning.
  • Manage all packaging planning and scheduling.
  • Ensure all beer is in the proper condition (temperature, carbonation level, etc.) prior to packaging.
  • Direct management of packaging team’s execution ensuring all necessary resources are available (parts, equipment, time) and well-maintained
  • Maintain a clean and orderly packaging cellar area
  • Liaison with Facilities Maintenance team for preventative maintenance scheduling and prioritization

Quality

  • Maintain all quality standards set for packaging.
  • Participation in daily go- / no-go sensory on beers in process
  • On-floor root-cause problem solving with necessary escalation to Quality department
  • Weekly key performance indicator review meeting with Management 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
  • 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 two years 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:
  1. Lift 55 lbs and move 165 lbs occasionally
  2. Operate a forklift and complex machinery
  3. Work in a non-temperature-controlled environment

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.

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

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.

HOSPITALITY

ASSISTANT RETAIL MANAGER

Kane currently has an opening for a full-time Assistant Retail Manager.

The Assistant Retail Manager will create a welcoming environment, by creating a positive & comforting atmosphere in a clean, organized & well-maintained space. They will be required to work Thursday through Monday. They will possess detailed knowledge of all available Kane products and supervise the part-time Hospitality Associates who educate our customers on the brand & history of Kane and the craft-brewing process. They will provide hospitable, knowledgeable, and engaging customer service. The Assistant Retail Manager will ensure that the beer that is being served is the best possible representation of the brewer’s intentions. 

 Key Responsibilities:

  • Tap necessary kegs and check all taps for leaks
  • Maintain draft system and line cleaning
  • Display merchandise in a clean, organized fashion
  • Fully stock merchandise and “to-go beer”
  • Maintain merchandise, cold box and overstock organization
  • Maintain the inventory and order all Tasting Room supplies, including but not limited to bathroom & cleaning room supplies, growler tags, etc.
  • Update menu boards
  • Maintain retail POS systems, count drawers, divide tips, etc.
  • 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

Competencies:

  • Ability to lead team of part-time hospitality associates
  • Self-motivated with a keen attention to detail
  • Excellent customer service and hospitality skills

Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in related field is preferred
  • Stand for 8-10 hours per day
  • Work in a fast-paced environment while still prioritizing safety and customer experience
  • Work nights, weekends, and holidays
  • Lift 55 lbs and move 165 lbs occasionally
  • Knowledge and/or passion for craft beer and brewing or willingness to be trained and learn

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.

Kane Brewing and Kane Distributing offers employees opportunities for growth, competitive pay, and a full suite of benefits including medical, dental, vision, life/AD&D insurance, 401(k), Paid Time Off (PTO) and monthly stipends for merchandise and beer.

HOSPITALITY ASSOCIATE - FULL TIME

Kane Brewing is currently seeking a Full-Time Hospitality Associate.

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.
  • Tap necessary kegs and check all taps for leaks
  • Maintain draft system and line cleaning
  • Fully stock supplies, merchandise and “to-go beer”
  • Maintain merchandise overstock organization
  • Check customer identification and provide brewery tours
  • Update menu boards
  • Maintain retail POS systems and process customer payments
  • Act as point of contact to assist other servers by answering questions, resolving customer issues and providing assistance as needed
  • Ensure an enjoyable experience for all customers.

Requirements:

  • Availability to work some evenings, weekends and holidays
  • Ability to lift, stock and move cases and small kegs (up to 55 lbs)
  • Stand for 8-10 hours per day

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

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.