CURRENT JOB LISTINGS:

Lost Coast Brewery: A great place to get lost… while making great beer! Would you like to earn above-average pay while making beer in a newer state-of-the-art facility, all on the beautiful California coast? 
 

BREWERY LAB TECHNICIAN: (F-T, must be over 21 years of age)

Responsible for daily quality control monitoring and testing; routine process control testing; analysis and report preparation; and general lab maintenance. This is a full-time position.
Successful candidate will have solid understanding of proper laboratory techniques and quality control microbiology. Candidate will possess a thorough understanding of testing procedures and techniques for chemical, physical, and biological analysis, and the ability to learn more advanced techniques. Candidate must be detail oriented, self-directed and possess good time-management skills. Candidate must be able to effectively communicate with all members of the team, both orally and in writing. Computer literacy is necessary, including Microsoft and Excel, and the ability to learn technical software programs related to the lab is required. Successful candidate will follow established procedures and protocols, as well as develop or improve written Standard Operating Procedures for the lab as needed.

Typical duties and areas of responsibility may include:

  • Performing, recording, and interpreting daily QC testing (tests include dissolved oxygen, ABV, IBU, sensory evaluation, etc)

  • Microbiological assays

  • Analytical process control and monitoring

  • Aseptic testing

  • Quality audits throughout production process

  • Work with other employees and departments to continually address and improve quality

  • Update Standard Operating Procedures, and develop new ones when necessary

  • Maintain a safe, clean and organized lab, and assist with cleaning and sanitization protocols on production equipment

  • Communications with coworkers, managers and consumers

  • Assist with R&D objectives

  • Other duties as assigned

  • Successful candidate will possess:

  • Minimum of one year QA/QC experience in a commercial brewery or in the food/beverage industry

  • Bachelor’s degree in relevant discipline such as chemistry/biology

  • Hands-on experience with: microbiological assays, analytical instrumentation, and/or flavor panel experience with formalized training

  • An interest in beer is strongly preferred

  • Physical Requirements:

  • Able to remain stationary for long periods, move, ascend/descend, reposition body; transport up to 50 lbs

  • Able to work safely with various chemicals

  • Able to work in an environment that may become loud or fluctuate temperature

We offer health, dental, vision, accrued vacation, paid holidays, and other perks (like BEER)!

Disclaimer
This is a summary of the typical functions of the job, not an exhaustive or comprehensive list of all possible job responsibilities, tasks and duties; management reserves the right to change or update duties to meet business needs.

Job Type: Full-time
CONTACT: Sarah[email protected] or  707-267-9648
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BREWER/CELLAR (F-T, must be over 21 years of age)

Seeking a skilled, enthusiastic and hardworking craft beer lover to join our growing team in our state-of-the-art facility for a position as a Brewer/Cellar Operator. The primary focus of this position is providing support to our brewing team through various cellar and brewing related activities. The Brewer/Cellar Operator is responsible for duties involved with fermentation of beer in the cellar. Quality of the liquid is the primary concern of our cellar processes. Ensuring quality is the primary responsibility of the Brewer/Cellar Operator.
This position is task driven and needs an individual who is able to multi-task with attention to detail being of the utmost importance. This role will touch all areas of the Brewhouse from time to time; production, cellaring, inventory, packaging etc. This position reports directly to the Head Brewer and/or Lead Cellar Operator.
Preference given to applicants with 2 years experience and formal brewing education.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Cleaning

  • Centrifuge Operation

  • CIP of Fermenters and brite tanks

  • Dry-hopping

  • Flavoring beers

  • Checking and monitoring bright beer carbonation

  • Ensuring the final product is of the utmost quality

  • Following production SOP's and safety SOP's

EXPERIENCE/SKILLS/ABILITIES REQUIRED:

  • Passion for all things Craft Beer with a focus on the local community

  • Routinely lifting 55 lbs.

  • Good trouble-shooting skills, and strong mechanical/electrical aptitude

  • Attention to detail

  • Good organizational skills

  • Ability to work both independently and within a team, with minimal supervision

  • Enjoying working under pressure and at a fast pace

  • Lost Coast Brewery offers competitive wages, health insurance, paid holiday, vacation pay, a retirement package and award-winning craft beer.

Job Type: Full-time
Health/Dental/Vision/Retirement
Pay: From $17.00 per hour
CONTACT: Sarah[email protected] or  707-267-9648

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WAREHOUSE/FORKLIFT DRIVER (F-T, must be over 21 years of age)

seeking an experienced warehouse associate/forklift driver for a part-time position in shipping & receiving at our brewing facility warehouse on the south end of Eureka!

DUTIES MAY INCLUDE:

  • Safely, accurately and efficiently load and unload all inbound and outbound shipments.

  • Efficiently complete all necessary paperwork, and ensure that documentation is accurate and completed using established procedures and proper forms.

  • Check and double-check product to ensure accuracy of customer orders.

  • Optimize warehouse utilization.

  • Ensure only authorized shipments enter and leave the building.

  • Promptly store all materials in designated areas.

  • Cleaning of warehouse and equipment.

  • Interface with other employees and truck drivers to accurately complete shipment and receipt of goods.

EXPERIENCE/SKILLS/ABILITIES REQUIRED:

  • High school diploma or GED

  • Forklift experience, 3+ years

  • Valid driver’s license

  • Basic math skills

  • 1 year of work experience in a warehouse environment, including accurate fulfillment of customer orders, and loading trucks with a forklift.

Please note: you must be 21+ years old and able to pass a pre-employment drug test (due to the highly safety-oriented nature of this position).

RECOMMENDED:

  • 2+ years of work experience in a warehouse environment (including as stated above)

  • Beer or beverage experience

  • Inventory management experience

WORK ENVIRONMENT:
Our warehouse varies in temperature and may become loud or wet at times due to production equipment. A warehouse employee constantly traverses the warehouse, frequently moving up to 80 lbs and using powered equipment. The person in this position frequently communicates with other associates and outside personnel, and must be able to exchange accurate information in these situations.

Job Type: Full-time
Pay: From $15.00 per hour
Health/Dental/Vision/Retirement

CONTACT: Sarah[email protected] or  707-267-9648

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INDUSTRIAL MAINTENANCE MECHANIC
(F-T, must be over 21 years of age)

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Maintains production and quality by ensuring operation of machinery and mechanical equipment.

JOB DUTIES:

  • Ensures operation of machinery and mechanical equipment by completing preventive maintenance requirements on engines, motors, pneumatic tools, conveyor systems, and production machines; following diagrams, sketches, operations manuals, manufacturer's instructions, and engineering specifications; troubleshooting malfunctions.

  • Locates sources of problems by observing mechanical devices in operation; listening for problems; using precision measuring and testing instruments.

  • Removes defective parts by dismantling devices; using hoists, cranes, and hand and power tools; examining form and texture of parts.

  • Determines changes in dimensional requirements of parts by inspecting used parts; using rules, calipers, micrometers, and other measuring instruments.

  • Adjusts functional parts of devices and control instruments by using hand tools, levels, plumb bobs, and straightedges.

  • Controls downtime by informing production workers of routine preventive maintenance techniques; monitoring compliance.

  • Fabricates repair parts by using machine shop instrumentation and equipment.

  • Maintains equipment, parts, and supplies inventories by checking stock to determine inventory level; anticipating needed equipment, parts, and supplies; placing and expediting orders; verifying receipt.

  • Conserves maintenance resources by using equipment and supplies as needed to accomplish job results.

  • Provides mechanical maintenance information by answering questions and requests.

  • Prepares mechanical maintenance reports by collecting, analyzing, and summarizing information and trends.

  • Maintains technical knowledge by attending educational workshops; reviewing technical publications; establishing personal networks.

  • Maintains continuity among work teams by documenting and communicating actions, irregularities, and continuing needs.

  • Maintains safe and clean working environment by complying with procedures, rules, and regulations.

  • Contributes to team effort by accomplishing related results as needed.

Industrial Maintenance Mechanic Skills and Qualifications:

  • Equipment Maintenance, Technical Understanding, Technical Zeal, Deals with Uncertainty, Basic Safety, Power Tools, Attention to Detail, Flexibility, Supervision, Job Knowledge, Productivity

Job Type: Full-time
Compensation DOE
Health/Dental/Vision/Retirement

CONTACT: Sarah[email protected] or  707-267-9648

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PACKING OPERATOR (F-T, must be over 21 years of age)

Seeking packaging associates for our production facility! Ideal candidates will have experience working in industrial environments, be willing to learn, and be willing to go above and beyond. We are looking for employees who enjoy working, take pride in their work, and will be an important part of our company.
This is a full-time position, 40+ hours per week; generally scheduled full shifts that fall between 5:45 am and 8 pm.
Duties include machine operation, inspection, and light maintenance. Operators are expected to be able to troubleshoot basic mechanical problems during operations, and make small adjustments and repairs as appropriate. Other tasks include cleaning of equipment and work area, routine inspection, preparation of operator reports, verification of production, and training and working in other areas of production.

REQUIRED:

  • At minimum a high school diploma or GED (higher education is a plus)

  • Related work experience in a manufacturing environment (especially in a food-related industry or using PLC-controlled equipment!)

  • Exceptional mechanical ability - very comfortable working with and on high volume machinery

WE PREFER:

  • A valid driver’s license

  • Forklift experience

  • Brewing industry experience

  • Open availability

The brewery can be a loud, wet environment. Warehouse employees constantly traverse the warehouse, frequently lifting/moving up to 80 lbs. Both positions require use of powered equipment.
This is an especially safety-oriented position, and therefore candidates must pass a drug test before beginning employment. Due to the pandemic, testing may be delayed until after hire.
Pay rate starts at $15 and increases with great performance; we also offer health/dental/vision insurance, paid holidays, vacation pay, and other perks (like BEER)!

Job Type: Full-time
Pay: From $15.00 per hour
CONTACT: Sarah[email protected] or  707-267-9648

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JANITOR (F-T, must be over 21 years of age)

We are looking for a Janitor, or Custodian,  to take care of our building and carry out cleaning, maintenance and security duties. The goal is to keep our building in a clean and orderly condition.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Clean and supply designated building areas (dusting, sweeping, vacuuming, mopping, cleaning ceiling vents, restroom cleaning etc)

  • Perform and document routine inspection and maintenance activities

  • Carry out heavy cleansing tasks and special projects

  • Notify management of occurring deficiencies or needs for repairs

  • Make adjustments and minor repairs

  • Stock and maintain supply rooms

  • Cooperate with the rest of the staff

  • Follow all health and safety regulations

REQUIREMENTS:

  • Proven working experience as a Janitor

  • Ability to handle heavy equipment and machinery

  • Knowledge of cleaning chemicals and supplies

  • Familiarity with Material Safety Data Sheets

  • Integrity and ability to work independently

  • High school degree or equivalent

Job Type: Full-time
Pay: From $15.00 per hour
Health/Dental/Vision/Retirement
CONTACT: Sarah[email protected] or  707-267-9648

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GARDENER/ORCHARDIST (F-T, must be over 21 years of age)

Duties include caring for two orchards in addition to general gardening, as well as other labor duties as assigned. Involves planting, health monitoring, trimming, wedding, and other plant care, as well as operation and maintenance of gardening equipment and machinery.

* Gardeners/Orchardists work primarily outside, are on their feet and moving most of their shifts, and may lift up to 50-75 lbs frequently.

REQUIRED:

  • Knowledge of plants and plant care, regional plants, local pests and environments, and fertilizers

  • Practical experience in irrigation set-up, pest management, and pruning A high school diploma or GED or higher

PREFERRED:

  • Knowledge of grafting specific to fruit trees

INTERESTED?

  • The PERKS (after introductory periods):

  • Paid vacation and holidays

  • Medical/dental/vision insurance

  • Retirement plan

  • Flexible scheduling

  • Sick time

  • GREAT BEER!

Job Type: Full-time
Compensation DOE
Health/Dental/Vision/Retirement

CONTACT: Sarah[email protected] or  707-267-9648
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FOOD SERVICE WORKERS (must be over 21 years of age)

OUR HISTORIC CAFE IS IN NEED OF:

  • Kitchen manager
  • Assistant  manager
  • ​Cooks

CONTACT: Sarah, [email protected]

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They say if you love what you do, you’ll never work a day in your life. Especially if it involves beer. If you’re interested in working at Lost Coast Brewery or our restaurant, please send your cover letter and resume to the appropriate link below and download an employment application (required - see very bottom of page).

Lost Coast Brewery is an exciting place to work, and offers competitive wages and benefits. Lost Coast Brewery is an equal opportunity employer.
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