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Join the Reuben’s Brews family and help us in our mission of enjoyably expanding the Pacific Northwest’s love of beer. Our team is the heart of the company, and we are looking for people to join us who are leaders, team players, creative, genuine people people that are conscientious and have a strong work ethic, and an insatiable enthusiasm for craft beer.

Benefits & Perks

Pay and Retirement Savings

We offer competitive pay, along with a 401K program which the company will match up to 4%

Medical and Sick Leave

Reuben's Brews pays for 100% of employee health insurance premiums, and you are entitled to Seattle Sick Leave policy of up to 5 days per year.

Paid Time Off and Holidays

All employees begin with 10 days of paid vacation every year in addition to six holidays (New Year's Day, Memorial Day, Independence Day, Labor Day, Thanksgiving, and Christmas.)

Budgeted Training

One of our core values is Success as One Team which includes encouragement for everyone to advance their knowledge and training. We are happy to offer paid on-the-job training as well as opportunities for employer-paid tuition for outside education.

Merch Allowance and Educational Beer

We are passionate about the beer that we make and we want to share the wonderful results with everyone on the team, who receive generous allowances of our beer for educational purposes! We also are proud to represent our brewery and everyone receives a wardrobe of Reuben's Brews gear and merch, which we will assure you grows considerably over time.

Pouring Delight

  • Put the customer first, above all else
  • Look for ways to create delight for those around you (customers, coworkers, partners, and community)
  • In all interactions, act as an ambassador for Reuben's Brews

Glass Backwards

  • Think creatively, share ideas, try new things, and take smart risks in the pursuit of Beer Unbound
  • Intentionally focus on achieving our goals to make for a strong tomorrow.
  • Embrace change for the opportunity it brings to grow and improve

Success as one team

  • Own it together - we can only succeed when we work together as one team.
  • Look out for one another.
  • Communicate directly, openly, and honestly.

Inspired Action

  • Move fast, with intention
  • Contribute proactive ideas and solutions
  • Fervently follow through on all commitments

Current Openings

Packaging Manager
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PACKAGING MANAGER

Reuben’s Brews

Position summary:

Reuben’s has grown significantly over the last few years, presenting the need for this new role. This new role will report to our Brewery Operations Manager and has one primary goal: to ensure the smooth management of packaging operations.

The successful applicant will be a member of the brewery operations management team and work closely with the brewery operations leadership in day-to-day operations.

About us:

Reuben’s Brews is a family brewery that opened in 2012. We brew from the glass backwards: designing each beer with intention, unbound by constraints. We know making the extra effort is worth it. From your everyday favorite beers to our innovative new releases, we help you grow your love of beer.

We have three brewhouses with two tasting rooms, and we distribute our beer predominantly in the Pacific Northwest. In 2020 we brewed around 24,000 BBLs.

The role:

The successful applicant will be responsible for:

  • Lead and manage the packaging team;
  • Provide direction to the team and ensure the packaging plan is completed;
  • Be a resource in the packaging hall and help accomplish production when needed;
  • Train staff on SOPs and maintain accountability for the completion of these procedures;
  • Be a troubleshooting resource for packaging tasks;
  • Understand and plan packaging specific maintenance, conduct as necessary;
  • Coordinate with other production managers to build and execute planning;
  • Write and manage labor scheduling;
  • EKOS (ERP) management and processing.

Qualifications required:

To be considered, you must have:

  • Previously worked in a leadership role in a fast growing brewery;
  • 2+ years related experience;
  • Strong people management skills and experience;
  • Related degree or professional qualification would be highly beneficial;
  • An interest in the beer industry, including a strong knowledge of Reuben’s.
  • Understanding of ERP systems, ability to process data in them

In addition to these minimum requirements, we expect the successful candidate will demonstrate the following:

  • A Glass Backwards mentality – taking unique, solution focused approaches to problems;
  • A proven track record of Inspired Action – Infectiously enthusiastic and can-do attitude – a thirst to learn, to teach others, and an obsessive commitment to our brewery’s success is an absolute must;
  • A focus on Pouring Delight for both internal and external customers;
  • A drive for Success as One Team – a team focused approach to achieve results;
  • Physical demands include but are not limited to: Frequently required to stand, walk, sit, reach with hands and arms, climb or balance and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl; Often lift or move full 1/2BBL kegs.

Our team is the heart of Reuben’s Brews.  We therefore offer competitive salary and benefits, career development opportunities and the chance to help us craft a wonderful future.

To apply, send your resume, along with an explanation of why you want to work for Reuben’s Brews and why you would be a great fit, to careers@reubensbrews.com. We anticipate interviewing candidates in March and April 2021.  Cheers!

Retail Operations Manager
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RETAIL OPERATIONS MANAGER

Reuben’s Brews

Position summary:

Reuben’s has grown significantly over the past few years, presenting the need for this expanded role. This role will report to the General Manager and has the primary goals of ensuring the smooth day to day management of retail operations, a strong retail operations organization and the achievement of operational and strategic goals.  The successful applicant will be responsible for:

  • Leadership, Management and Accountability for retail operations;
  • Pouring delight for customers;
  • Manage retail inventory;
  • Run special projects as applicable.

The successful applicant will be a part of the brewery’s senior management team and work closely with the Co-Founders and the rest of leadership on the strategic direction of the business.

About us:

Reuben’s Brews is a family brewery that opened in 2012. We brew from the glass backwards: designing each beer with intention, unbound by constraints. We know making the extra effort is worth it. From your everyday favorite beers to our innovative new releases, we help you grow your love of beer.

We are the most decorated brewery in Washington, have three brewhouses with two tasting rooms, and we distribute our beer predominantly in the Pacific Northwest. In 2020 we brewed 24,000 BBLs.

The role:

The successful candidate will be responsible for:

  • Leadership, Management and Accountability for retail operation locations:
    • Run the day-to-day operations of our retail locations (taprooms);
    • Provide leadership to your teams as needed;
    • Assists direct reports with employee training, coaching, corrective action, complaints and problem resolution;
    • Have full responsibility of the financial performance of retail operations – understanding cost drivers, managing costs, delegating responsibility as applicable;
  • Be a key member of the senior management team;
    • Be able to speak to results, question numbers, work variances back into forecast updates, build budgets.
  • Pour delight for customers:
    • Modeling a “customer first” culture and promoting Reuben’s Brews as an enthusiastic brand ambassador;
    • Think “Glass Backwards” and identify new ideas to help Pour Delight for customers;
    • Instill a focus on excellence through the whole team, focused on giving the best possible customer experience.
  • Run special projects as applicable
    • Project manage large retail operations projects, ensuring projects are delivered with quality and on time;
    • Work with the Co-Founders and management team to collaboratively build the brewery’s strategic direction;
    • Lead the drive towards Beer Unbound– good isn’t good enough, our beer and processes need to improve every day – continual improvement needs to be engrained in our culture.

Qualifications required:

At a very minimum to be considered, you must have:

  • 2+ years’ experience in a multi-faceted management role successfully leading multiple retail locations, ideally within the beer or beverage industry;
  • Extremely strong leadership and people management skills, with a proven track record of successfully supporting and growing your team;
  • Strong systems experience, beer / beverage industry a distinct advantage;
  • Demonstrated ability to manage strategically, execute tactically and provide leadership to others;
  • Ability to manage multiple projects and tasks to closure concurrently;
  • A college degree an advantage;
  • Ability to work and thrive in virtual collaboration spaces as needed;
  • Be available to work evenings and weekends as necessary.

In addition to these minimum requirements, we expect the successful candidate will demonstrate the following:

  • A Glass Backwards mentality – taking unique, solution focused approaches to problems;
  • A proven track record of Inspired Action – Infectiously enthusiastic and can-do attitude – a thirst to learn, to teach others, and an obsessive commitment to our brewery’s success is an absolute must;
  • A focus on Pouring Delight for both internal and external customers;
  • A drive for Success as One Team – a team focused approach to achieve results;

Physical demands include but are not limited to: Frequently required to stand, walk, sit, reach with hands and arms, climb or balance and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl; Often lift or move full 1/2BBL kegs.

The duties and responsibilities described are not a comprehensive list and additional tasks may be assigned from time to time as necessitated by business demands. Roles and responsibilities may evolve over the years reflecting the growth and maturity of the brewery.

Our team is the heart of Reuben’s Brews.  In additional to managing toward continued operational excellence and innovation, our Retail Operations Manager must have an engaging and kind disposition that contributes to our success as a team. We also expect that the successful applicant will possess emotional intelligence; (i.e., self-awareness; self-management; empathy; motivation and social skills) and use those skills to contribute greatly to our already exceptional team.

We offer a competitive salary and benefits package, career development opportunities and the exciting opportunity to help us craft a wonderful future.

To apply, send your resume, along with an explanation of why you want to work for Reuben’s Brews, an explanation of your key learnings from running multiple retail locations, and a strategic plan of how we could improve the Reuben’s retail experience, to careers@reubensbrews.com. Cheers!

Part Time/Seasonal Taproom Team Member
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PART TIME / SEASONAL TAPROOM TEAM MEMBER

Reuben’s Brews

Position summary:

Reuben’s Brews is looking for a craft beer advocate to pour delight for our customers.  The applicant who joins our team will have an insatiable enthusiasm for and knowledge of craft beer, be highly creative, a leader, a team player, a genuine people person and have a conscientious work ethic.  They will be obsessively committed to the success of Reuben’s Brews. When working in the taproom, you will own the customer experience – from opening, serving, to closing.  We expect the highest quality and consistency in everything you do. As one of Reuben’s team, you will be the face of Reuben’s Brews at all times. In the tasting room you will educate our customers on the distinctiveness, quality, and sustainability of Reuben’s Brews while serving beer, doing brewery tours, and making table touches.

About us:

Reuben’s Brews is a family brewery that opened in 2012. We brew from the glass backwards: designing each beer with intention, unbound by constraints. We know making the extra effort is worth it. From your everyday favorite beers to our innovative new releases, we help you grow your love of beer.

We are the most decorated brewery in Washington, have three brewhouses with two tasting rooms, and we distribute our beer predominantly in the Pacific Northwest. In 2020 we brewed 24,000 BBLs.

The role:

This role is responsible for the following:

  • Pour delight to every customer;
  • Restock and maintain beer and merchandise inventory;
  • Maintain a clean and safe environment;
  • Prepare for and execute retail events;
  • Communicate internal needs.

The successful candidate will have:

  • A Glass Backwards mentality – taking unique, solution focused approaches to problems;
  • A proven track record of Inspired Action – Infectiously enthusiastic and can-do attitude – a thirst to learn, to teach others, and an obsessive commitment to our brewery’s success is an absolute must;
  • A focus on Pouring Delight for both internal and external customers;
  • A drive for Success as One Team – a team focused approach to achieve results;

Physical demands include but are not limited to: Frequently required to stand, walk, sit, reach with hands and arms, climb or balance and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl; Often lift or move full 1/2BBL kegs.

The duties and responsibilities described are not a comprehensive list and additional tasks may be assigned from time to time as necessitated by business demands. Roles and responsibilities may evolve over the years reflecting the growth and maturity of the brewery.

We offer a competitive salary and benefits package, career development opportunities and the exciting opportunity to help us craft a wonderful future.

 

To apply, send your resume, along with an explanation of why you want to work for Reuben’s Brews and your answers to the three questions below, to careers@reubensbrews.com. Cheers!

  1. What is one thing you think we do well in our tasting rooms?
  2. What is one thing you think we could change or do better in our tasting rooms?
  3. Give an example of when you have gone above and beyond for a customer.
Packaging Operator
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PACKAGING OPERATOR

Reuben’s Brews

Position summary:

Reuben’s has grown significantly over the last few years, presenting the need for this new role. This new role is an entry level role into the brewery, and will report to our Packaging Manager. It has one primary goal: to assist with the smooth packaging of our beer.

The successful applicant will be a member of the brewery operations team and work closely with the other brewing and packaging team members.

 

About us:

Reuben’s Brews is a family brewery that opened in 2012. We brew from the glass backwards: designing each beer with intention, unbound by constraints. We know making the extra effort is worth it. From your everyday favorite beers to our innovative new releases, we help you grow your love of beer.

We have three brewhouses with two tasting rooms, and we distribute our beer predominantly in the Pacific Northwest. In 2020 we brewed around 24,000 BBLs.

 

The role:

The successful applicant will be responsible for:

  • Performing pack out operations (case building and palletizing) and assisting with running of the canning line
  • Setting up and shutting down packaging lines (canning, bottling, kegging)
  • Keg washing and filling
  • Other production and cellar tasks as needed throughout our various breweries

 

Qualifications required:

  • A passion for the beer industry, including a strong knowledge of Reuben’s;
  • A Glass Backwards mentality – taking unique, solution focused approaches to problems;
  • A proven track record of Inspired Action – Infectiously enthusiastic and can-do attitude – a thirst to learn, to teach others, and an obsessive commitment to our brewery’s success is an absolute must;
  • A focus on Pouring Delight for both internal and external customers;
  • A drive for Success as One Team – a team focused approach to achieve results;
  • Physical demands include but are not limited to: Frequently required to stand, walk, sit, climb ladders, reach with hands and arms, climb or balance and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl; Often lift or move full 1/2BBL kegs.

 

Our team is the heart of Reuben’s Brews.  We therefore offer competitive salary and benefits, career development opportunities and the chance to help us craft a wonderful future.

 

To apply, send your resume, along with an explanation of why you want to work for Reuben’s Brews. careers@reubensbrews.com. We anticipate interviewing candidates in February and March of 2021.  Cheers!

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