Brewer / Assistant Brewer

Lanikai Brewing Company

Kailua, HI, USA

Full time

Dec 15

We are seeking a Brewer/ Assistant Brewer to join our team. The candidate will be working directly with our packaging and cellaring team and report to the Brewmaster. We are experiencing exponential growth!

About us: Lanikai Brewing Company is an award winning, Island Inspired® authentic Hawaiian craft beer company making 100% of our brews in beautiful Kailua, Hawaii. We take our cues from premium, local, rare, and exotic ingredients grown by local farmers and foraged across the Pacific to bring you bold and flavorful beers that you will find nowhere else utilizing Hawaiian terroir. We focus on authentic Hawaiian beers that represent Hawaii here and now. We harvest, forage and work with farmers for many of our ingredients. We produce lagers, porters, sours, Hawaiian wild ales, and there is an opportunity to cross train in our distillery

Duties may include:

  • Positive attitude, solution oriented, responsible, and friendly
  • Maintain the quality of current recipes
  • Manage yeast and fermentations, wort production, fermentation monitoring, clarification, transfers, finished beer monitoring, CIP, etc.
  • Attention to detail- maintain recordkeeping
  • Adapt and enforce standard operating procedures.
  • Maintain a clean and sanitary brewhouse environment.
  • Maintain daily production records.
  • Encourage safety, quality, and efficiency.
  • Show interest in our operations, growth, community, and future.
  • Compensation dependent upon experience.
  • Work schedule expected - 40 hours per week including some weekends and holidays when needed.

Job Qualifications

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

  • knowledge of practices, methods, tools, and equipment used in production brewing.
  • knowledge of occupational hazards and necessary safety precautions associated with work.
  • Ability to provide and follow oral and written instructions.
  • Maintain flexibility with schedule with ability to work any shift to achieve the job completion with possible rotations.

Education and Experience

  • Preference given to those with 2 years as a brewer or assistant brewer 
  • Must be 21-years of age.

Physical Conditions and Nature of Work Contacts

  • Involves frequent walking, lifting, and carrying objects weighing 50lbs routinely, occasional lifting of 100-150lbs.
  • May require standing for long periods of time (4+ consecutive hours).
  • Frequent use of latches, hand tools, clamps, hoses, etc., requiring manipulative skills and hand-eye coordination.
  • Regular contact with production employees and management
  • Work in small and confined, often warm spaces
  • Work safely with chemicals with reasonable safety accommodations
  • Work in loud environments with basic industry safety accommodations


Health insurance, disability insurance, 401K, Accrued Paid time off starting at 10 days/year

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