Field & Oak Cellar Person

Kane Brewing Company

New Jersey, USA

Full time

May 4

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Field & Oak is Kane Brewing’s Spontaneous and Saison beer project. We are looking for an experienced Cellar Person to join our Field & Oak team. This is not an entry level position. Applicant must have at least 2 years experience working in a production brewery with a focus on spontaneous or mixed fermentation beer production.

Responsibilities include:

  • Assist in brewing and preparation for Field & Oak coolship and saison batches
  • Barrel maintenance & inspection – including swelling and leak repair
  • Maintain cleanliness of Field & Oak barrel warehouse including mopping and pressure washing
  • Perform monthly barrel inventories, barrel checks and creation of barrel tags for new batches
  • Maintain strict separation of Kane and Field & Oak brewery cellars with mindfulness of cross-contamination risks
  • Elite attention to detail, following SOPs and Checklists to ensure safety and consistent production of top tier product
  • Ability to drive to pick up fruit from our farmer partners in NJ
  • Processing of fruit, spices, and hops
  • Safe barrel movement and stacking via forklift with barrels ranging from 225l-600l
  • Detailed record keeping for barrel racking, fruiting, adjuncting and blending
  • CIP/Sani/Purge of tanks, coolship, packaging equipment and barrel racking lines
  • Barrel purging, filling, and racking
  • Barrel cleaning and sulfuring with pressure washing assembly
  • Bottling via 6 head gravity filler including manual corking, capping, and labeling
  • Assist as needed with Kane clean barrel program and adjuncting, cellaring, packaging, and pilot system brewing

Qualities candidates will meet the following requirements:

  • Self-motivated with an elite attention to detail
  • Excellent time management and organizational skills
  • Ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously
  • Willingness to assist with tasks outside key responsibilities
  • Communicate efficiently with team and customers
  • Ability to work in a rapidly changing environment
  • Strong interest in wine and spirits to draw inspiration for new barrel acquisitions or techniques
  • Culinary interest for both fruited & spiced sours as well as BA adjunct beers


  • At least 2 years of experience in a production/packaging brewery
  • Knowledge of various brewing practices

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, and PTO.

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. If interested, please e-mail your resume and cover letter in PDF format to

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