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DISTRO TEAM - 8one8 Brewing - Canoga Park, CA

8one8 Brewing is a family owned and operated brewery located in Canoga Park, CA.  Founded in 2014 We began as homebrewers and converted the hobby into a business on a 3bbl brewhouse.  With limited distribution and adding a tasting room in 2018 we’ve grown into a 10bbl brewhouse with 200 BBL’s of tank space.  2019 was our first full year of putting dedicated attention to the wholesale market thru self distribution.  Most of our accounts are draft and we’re now looking to add accounts for our newly packaged can beer.

8one8 Brewing is searching for a candidate to join our team. The distribution position will cover the Greater San Fernando Valley area. We’re a self distributing brewery so the position involves selling, delivery and maintenance of accounts.

Requirements or preferred experience

  • Sales experience in the craft beer segment

  • Existing relationships and good industry reputation

  • Ability to sell to different retail businesses from small volume liquor stores/bottle shops to on tap bars/restaurants as well large volume accounts.

  • Provide industry feedback and trends to owners

  • Currently residing locally in the area

  • Lift min 75lbs regularly all day

  • Valid driver’s license and a clean driving record.

  • Positive approachable personality that fits well with our company culture.

General Responsibilities:

• Having a firm understanding and be able to explain in detail, the company’s history, community involvement, beer portfolio and the future of 8one8

• Communicate information to accounts about upcoming beer launches, seasonal releases, Point-of-Sale, etc.

• Manage time and priorities in an effective, responsible and efficient manner.

• Be familiar with draft systems and have the ability to troubleshoot when necessary.

• Current in understanding California ABC liquor license codes and regulations.

• Utilize all sales-related software, excel etc

• Gain a working knowledge of each partner within our organization, including an open relationship with all members of the 8one8 team.

• Provide accounts with sales literature, technical assistance and sales training as needed.

• Assist accounts in promoting sales of the products, and helping build consumer brand knowledge of 8one8 products.

• Establish an action plan prior to account visits

• Regularly planned account visits with sales documents and reports submitted to owners.

• Manage sales inventory on a monthly basis.

• Establish regular contact and build relationships with key decision makers at Key Accounts, both on and off premise, in order to gain sales and distribution.

• Work closely with owners to reach company goals.


You will be a great fit for this position if:

• You have a passion for independently produced craft beer

• Prefer a small company mentality vs corporate structure and titles

• You were born to sell and naturally maintain a positive attitude

• Prefer to grow something vs maintain it

• Your nature is to do your best at all times without being managed

• You are highly organized and able to prioritize tasks in order to meet deadlines

• You have a strong desire for results and ability to bring projects to completion

• Flexible work schedule with ability to work nights and week-ends as needed


This is a full time position.  Compensation and benefits discussed during the interview process.

Please submit a cover letter and resume with your work experience when applying. 

Cheers!

Bryan Olson and Derrick Olson

Co-Owners of 8one8 Brewing

BEER TENDER - 8one8 Brewing - Canoga Park, CA

8one8 Brewing is a family owned and operated brewery located in Canoga Park, CA.  Founded in 2014 We began as homebrewers and converted the hobby into a business on a 3bbl brewhouse.  With limited distribution and adding a tasting room in 2018 we’ve grown into a 10bbl brewhouse with 200 BBL’s of tank space.  

We’re looking to increase our tasting room staff to support the demand of our on-site operations. Our Beer Tenders are critical members of our Team, whose responsibility it is to support and represent the 8one8 brand in the brewery tasting room. Our ideal candidate is attentive, motivated, hard-working AND passionate about craft beer. This is a part time hourly position (8-20 hours per week)

What we're looking for in a candidate:

has experience pouring, serving, and selling beer;

has an enthusiastic interest in, and knowledge of, craft beer;

has a strong work ethic and enjoys working as part of a unified team;

enjoys talking to people from all walks of life and communicates well;

has good energy, an outgoing attitude, and would be a positive representative of 8one8 Brewing;

has great customer service skills and enjoys engaging with visitors to our brewery;

has part-time availability to work on weeknights and weekends.

Serving Certifications or Beer cicerone is a plus!


Job Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

Pours tasters, pints, and growler fills.

Keeps tasting room clean and stocked.

Clearly communicates availability to supervisor on an ongoing basis.

Maintains familiarity with 8one8 products, product availability, and point-of-sale procedures.

Maintains familiarity with general beer and beer industry knowledge.

Maintains familiarity with 8one8 merchandise.

Assists patrons with 8one8 merchandise and packaged beer sales.


Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

Must have a positive attitude.

Ethical and accurate operation of point-of-sale systems and cash-handling; familiarity with tablet use.

Familiar with how to accurately check IDs of patrons for legal drinking age and ID validity.

Ability to work unsupervised while maintaining legal, safety, and quality standards.

Self-motivated with good time management skills.

Ability to manage multiple tasks at a time.

Maintains familiarity with liquor laws and responsible serving practices in CA.

Maintains familiarity of how to use and troubleshoot beer pouring equipment.

Ability to work well in a diverse team environment.

Ability to effectively communicate with team members.

Previous experience serving alcohol responsibly is preferred.

Physical ability to lift and move cases of beer and occasionally half kegs and sixtels.

8one8 Brewing is proud to be an equal employment opportunity employer and we implement policies and practices that do not discriminate against applicants and employees. 

Thanks for you interest in our company, we look forward to reviewing your application,

Bryan Olson and Derrick Olson

Co-Owners of 8one8 Brewing

PRODUCTION TEAM - 8one8 Brewing - Canoga Park, CA

8one8 Brewing is a family owned and operated brewery located in Canoga Park, CA.  Founded in 2014, we began as homebrewers and converted the hobby into a business on a 3bbl brewhouse.  With limited distribution and adding a tasting room in 2018, we’ve grown into a 10bbl brewhouse, commissioned our own canning line, implemented a water treatment and lagering program, and expanded our production capacity to 200 BBL’s of tank space.  

Currently, we are looking for the next member of our production team at 8one8 Brewing.  We are making great beer and looking for a motivated, hardworking, team oriented individual with at least 1 year of professional brewing/ cellaring experience to work and grow with us.  If you are looking for a brewery to build a career with, we may be the perfect fit.

This position is responsible for the duties involved with the preparation, production, fermentation and all packaging of 8one8 beer. Ensure the proper cleaning and sanitizing of fermentation and conditioning tanks, as well as transferring beer from tank to tank. Also responsible for monitoring the fermentation of beer, the cooling of fermenting and conditioning beer, and carbonating beer to the correct level. Maintain a safe and clean work environment; this includes floors, outsides of tanks, parts, floor drains, filtration equipment, racks and containers.

Key responsibilities would include but not limit to:

  • Keg Washing and filling

  • Can and bottle packaging

  • Basic brewhouse mechanical and plumbing operation

  • CIP/Sanitize/Passivization of fermentation, conditioning, and brewing vessels

  • Handling standard brewery caustics and acids safely with proper PPE.

  • Cleaning & maintaining of cellar space, outsides of tanks, parts, drains, racks, floors, etc.

  • Carbonating, Dissolved Oxygen, and water mineral testing

  • Performing cell counts and proper yeast handling

  • Maintaining water tank levels and temperature

  • Inventory management and organization (grain, yeast, hops, kegs, packaged goods, etc)

  • Assisting with various production related tasks

Qualifications:

  • Must be 21 years of age or older at the time of application

  • Minimum of one-year pro-brewery cellar or equivalent experience required

  • Solid analytical and problem-solving skills

  • Solid computer skills, Computer proficiency (Word, Excel) preferred

  • General maintenance skills preferred

  • Good mechanical aptitude and understanding required

  • Ability to troubleshoot and effectively solve complex problems

  • Able to lift and carry at least 55 pounds all day

  • Able to work on feet for extended periods of time

  • Desire to work in a fast-paced, growing company

  • Reliable person consistent attendance record from former employers


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