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Behind every bottle of Left Hand beer is a great team of committed beer enthusiasts. Our team works hard with a single vision in mind-handcrafting and selling a consistent, balanced portfolio of lagers and ales to the discriminating consumer. We take pride in everything we do, and we believe it shows in each and every bottle. This is a drug free environment/EOE/Equal Housing Opportunity. Background Screening and favorable references are conditions of employment.

Left Hand Brewing Company only accepts resumes for advertised positions. While we receive large numbers of resumes, we are only able to respond to applicants who most closely meet the requirements of the specific jobs advertised. Minimum age requirement for LHBC is 21 years of age. You may be contacted if additional information is needed or to be scheduled for an interview. Please be patient as this process may take several weeks. Thank you for your interest in our organization. Cheers!

Current Open Positions:

Brewer


Left Hand Brewing Company is looking for an outstanding candidate to join our righteously independent brewery in Longmont, Colorado, located in the heart of the foothills and gateway to Rocky Mountain National Park.  Knowledge of brewery operations is a key asset. A passion for craft beer, with a desire to learn and grow along with the company’s expansion, is a must. We are looking for someone who is innovative and dedicated to the quality of the products.  Brewer must have strong attention to details in all aspects of the Brewing Process.  An ability to work a flexible work schedule is a must.  No exceptions.  We work three rotational shifts, Days, Nights and Overnights.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS & DUTIES:

  • Adheres to and advances the “Safety Always” Culture of Left Hand Brewing Co.
  • Promotes an atmosphere of cooperation and teamwork within the department and company
  • Actively participates in a continuous improvement culture

 

THE IDEAL CANDIDATE WILL HAVE:

  • 2+ years of brewing experience
    • Strong mechanical background
    • Willingness to work at a VERY fast pace, yet be precise in your daily tasks
    • Lab skills and Micro understanding
    • Yeast Handling proficiency
    • Must have great experience and appreciation for CIP/SIP of tanks and wortways
    • STRONG cleaning/sanitizing background
    • STRONG communication skills
    • Strong work ethic and be able to work within a team AND independently with a great attitude
    • FULL AVAILABILITY THROUGHOUT THE WEEK. Day, night, overnight and weekend shifts will be required
    • Desire to learn
    • Appreciation of fine beer

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:

  • Ability to frequently reach with hands and arms and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl
    • Ability to lift 55# grain bags to shoulder repeatedly and up to 75# using traditional methods
    • Ability to ascend and descend staircase repeatedly throughout shift
    • Ability to be frequently exposed to wet conditions and work in extreme cold and heat
    • Frequently exposed to strong and sometimes disagreeable odors and occasionally exposed to caustic chemicals
    • Ability to work near moving mechanical parts
    • Ability to work in a moderate noise level

This is a full-time hourly position with a benefits package including medical, dental, vision, 401(k) retirement plan, ESOP, paid time off and of course world class beer. We do not cover relocation costs. Proud to be an EOE.

Instructions on how to apply:

If you love hard work and interacting with people as much as you enjoy craft beer, and you think you’re appropriately qualified and a good fit to work with us, please forward your cover letter and resume to jobs@lefthandbrewing.com.

If you have completed StrengthsFinder please include your top five strengths in your cover letter or resume. The subject line should have BREWER (your name). Phone calls will not be accepted.  If we feel you are a potential candidate, we will call you.  Not sure if this position is still available?  Please check our website:  www.lefthandbrewing.com.

Packaging Technician


Left Hand Brewing Company is looking for an outstanding candidate to join our brewery in Longmont, Colorado, located in the heart of the foothills and gateway to Rocky Mountain National Park.

 

JOB ROLE:

We are looking to fill a full-time packaging position immediately.  Left Hand has a great work environment for an enthusiastic, hardworking individual.  Experience in a production brewery or sanitary packaging preferred.  Mechanical ability and experience in a production environment a plus.  Flexibility in schedule is a must as ‘beer waits for no one’.  We are looking for someone who adheres to and advances the “Safety Always” culture of Left Hand Brewery.

 You Will Be A Great Fit For This Position If You Have:

  • Good verbal and written communication skills
  • Knowledge of beer and brewing process
  • Ability to problem solve
  • Experience driving a forklift
  • You are energetic and passionate about great beer and hard work

 

Physical Requirements and Working Conditions:

  • Ability to frequently reach with hands and arms and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl
  • Assist with packaging operations such as bottling, kegging, dock work and sanitation
  • Minimum lift requirement is 50lbs
  • Perform safe operation of material handling equipment for the purpose of receiving, sorting, counting, storing, staging, picking, locating, relocating, and delivering materials with accuracy
  • Ability to ascend and descend staircases repeatedly
  • Ability to work in extreme cold and heat conditions
  • Ability to work in a moderate to high noise levels
  • Assist in other areas when possible/needed
  • Willingness to work on and around potentially dangerous equipment/machinery is required
  • Willingness to work days, evenings and weekends is required

 

This position reports directly to our Packaging Shift Supervisor.

This is a full-time hourly position with a benefits package including medical, dental, vision, 401(k) retirement plan, ESOP, every 5 years a trip to Europe, paid time off and of course world class beer.  Proud to be an EOE.

INSTRUCTIONS ON HOW TO APPLY:

If you love hard work and interacting with people as much as you enjoy craft beer, and you think you’re appropriately qualified and a good fit to work with us, please forward your cover letter and resume to jobs@lefthandbrewing.com. If you have taken Strengths Finder, please include your top five strengths in your cover letter. The subject line should have Packaging Tech (your name). Phone calls will not be accepted. If we feel you are a potential candidate, we will call you. We do not cover relocation costs. Not sure if this position is still available? Please check our website:  www.lefthandbrewing.com. This position will close on 7/5/2019

Ohio/Michigan/Western Pennsylvania Sales Position


Left Hand Brewing Company is searching for a brewery sales representative who will cover the states of Ohio, Michigan and Western Pennsylvania. Candidates must reside in one of those locations. The focus of this position is to increase Left Hand Brewery’s sales by building strong relationships with key accounts and to promote and foster brand loyalty and development through marketing events for the beer drinking public. 80% of your time spent is in the marketplace.

Requirements or preferred experience:

  • Sales experience in the adult beverage world. Sales/distribution
  • Collaborates well with others in the industry – On/Off Premise as well as our distributor partners.

General Responsibilities:

Brewery Education

  • Be the Left Hand Champion in all marketplaces, having a firm understanding of, and be able to explain in detail, the company’s history, community involvement, beer portfolio and short- and long-term vision.
  • Explain the long-term growth and profit potential of the craft beer industry, specifically Left Hand.
  • Disseminate information to accounts about upcoming beer launches, seasonal releases, brewery initiatives, Point-of-Sale, etc.

 

Organizational

  • Manage time and priorities in an effective and efficient manner.
  • Maintain a weekly/bi-weekly planner of goals and distributor/account calls.
  • Be familiar with draft system dynamics and have the ability to troubleshoot when necessary.
  • Be fluent and current in each state’s liquor license codes and regulations.
  • Utilize all sales-related software (i.e. VIP, Lilypad, Concur, etc.) on a regular basis as requested by the National Sales Director and Division Manager.

Reporting

  • Act as the key conduit of information back to the Division Manager, including, but not limited to, distributor market price lists and post-off schedules, competitor pricing and materials, and opportunities to build the business.
  • Manage, update and disseminate the following to the Division Manager: market visit reports following time spent in each market, planners/recaps, expense reports, etc.
  • Manage, update and disseminate market visit reports to each distributor partner as requested.

Distributor Partners

  • Gain an intimate and working knowledge of each distributor partner’s organization, including an open relationship with all members of the management and sales teams.
  • Complete working knowledge of all distributor partner pricing, including different deal levels and special incentives.
  • Provide distributor partners with sales literature, technical assistance and sales training as needed.
  • Assist all distributor partners in promoting sales of the products, and helping build consumer acceptance of the products.
  • Establish an action plan prior to visiting market, utilizing sales reps, VIP information, and appropriate collateral/sales materials.
  • Manage distributor partner activity, including, but not limited to, program development and implementation, monthly and quarterly sales meetings, and promotional calendar development and execution.
  • Regularly planned account/market visits with distributor partner’s sales reps
  • Manage all distributor partners’ POS inventory on a monthly basis.

Account Services

  • Represent Left Hand Brewing Company in the retail trade as the first point of contact for the brewery.
  • 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 each distributor’s sales reps in each market On and Off Premise.

 

You will be a great fit for this position if:

  • You have a love of craft beer
  • You were born to sell
  • Your nature is to do your best at all times without being managed (independent/integrity)
  • 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

This position reports directly to our Upper Midwest Division Manager.

This is a full time salaried position with benefits package including medical, dental, vision, 401(k) retirement plan, paid time off and of course world class beer.  Rate of Pay: DOE.

Instructions on how to apply:

If you love hard work and interacting with people as much as you enjoy craft beer, and you think you’re appropriately qualified and a good fit to work with us, please forward your cover letter and resume to jobs@lefthandbrewing.comSubject line should have Ohio Sales (your name). Phone calls will not be accepted.  If we feel you are a potential candidate, we will call you. We do not cover relocation costs. Not sure if this position is still available?  Please check our website:  www.lefthandbrewing.com.  This posting closes 7/5/2019.  (We reserve the right to close postings sooner).