Careers


Lakewood Brewing Company is a fast-paced, family owned and operated brewery looking for a motivated and passionate individual to join our brewing team. We are one of the largest breweries in Texas and are known for brewing consistently high-quality beers. We have a 3 vessel semi-automated 30bblbrewhouseand fermenters ranging from 30-180bbls. We brew up to 18 different styles per year including barrel-aged beers. Check us out on the web for a complete beer lineup:https://lakewoodbrewing.com/ Join our team and help lead a crew of brewers crafting our beers and grow with us. We are seeking a knowledgeable brewer willing to take on the tasks of a growing brewing production, who has a solid foundation and the experience to tackle increased production, barrel aging, packaging and more.

Available Position: Head Brewer / Production Manager

Key Responsibilities
  • Leading a team in producing a high volume of quality beer in a safe and efficient manner.
  • Writing and communicating a shift schedule for all brewing, cellar and packaging staff.
  • Working with Logistics Coordinator to ensure all orders are met; ensuring no out-of-stocks, and that all orders received are fulfilled in full.
  • Maintain set levels of product back-stock.
  • Work with President and Logistics Coordinator to forecast and plan for any future personnel or equipment needs, allowing ample time for ordering and implementation.
  • Proactively suggest process improvements as applicable for quality, consistency, efficiency, and cost savings.
  • Building and maintaining a strong team of motivated and educated employees.
  • Responsible for managing each production team member’s career development.
  • Writing, updating, delivering and enforcing standard operating procedures for the department.
  • Ensuring clean and sanitary equipment and working environment.
  • Managing raw materials and packaging inventories and raw materials contracts*
  • Analyzing and reporting on all brewing operations and efficiencies.
  • Working with the department heads and production team to create and improve processes that ensure safety, quality and efficiency.
  • Completing, entering and maintaining daily production records.
  • Assist Maintenance team member in overseeing repairs and maintenance on all brewing and cellar equipment.
  • Overseeing the pilot beer program including creating new and unique processes and beer recipes. Ensuring new products are developed in time for launches.
  • Leading production meetings.
  • Completing TTB Report of Operations Monthly.
  • Entering builds in QuickBooks in an accurate and timely manner
  • Lead and oversee all aspects of Barrel Program.
  • Approving timesheets and minimizing overtime.
  • Staying informed about new industry processes, practices and equipment.
  • Help in procuring new equipment & assisting in install & commissioning.
  • Work w/ sales team to minimize/eliminate out of stocks.
  • Meet efficiency metrics and conduct ongoing measurements for efficiencies.
  • Filling in when employees are out or on vacation.
  • Training new hires for their position and teaching safe chemical usage, storage and disposal.
  • Lead and build a proactive, positive team.
Knowledge and Skills
  • Minimum of four years professional brewing, in a production brewery or high-volume brewpub required
  • Brewer Certification or Fermentation Science education preferred but not required
  • Ability to work well in a team environment and independently
  • Obsessive attention to detail
  • Passion for the brewing process and beer
  • Experience leading and managing a team
  • Comprehensive understanding of brewing science,brewery operations
  • Ability to lift 55 pounds repeatedly
  • Forklift certified a plus but not required
  • Flexible schedule
  • Must be at least 21 years of age and pass a background check
  • Proper use of PPE
Work Environment 
  • Fast paced environment
  • High sense of urgency
  • High energy environment
  • Passionate, creative and dedicated team
  • Strong sense of camaraderie
  • Medical/dental/vision insurance,paid vacation &sick days, free beer,and other great perks!
Sound like the job you’ve been looking for? Think you have the skills, passion, and personality to be a great fit? Send your resume and cover letter to wim@lakewoodbrewing.com, including salary requirements. Note: resumes without cover letters and salary requirements will not be considered

Available Position: Taproom Beertender

The beertender will represent Lakewood Brewing, making sure every customer has an exceptional experience.

Essential Functions     

  • Availability for 2-3 shifts a week. Two of them would be Mon-Fri, usually from 2:15-9:45pm, and one Saturday or Sunday.
  • TABC certified
  • Food Handlers Certificate
  • Cicerone Certified Beer Server (This certification is due 30 days after you’ve been hired. We will cover the cost of the online exam.
  • Willing to have a background check run before being employed.

Work Environment

  • Fast paced environment
  • High sense of urgency
  • High energy environment
  • Passionate, creative and dedicated team
  • Strong sense of camaraderie

Special Skills and Certifications

  • Experience using the POS system Toast
  • Experience in Sales, Marketing, and/or managing and Bar

Physical Demands The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential function of this job: Must be able to lift up to 55 lbs. and move 165 lb. kegs of beer. Must be able to stand, walk, lift and bend repeatedly throughout shift.

Sound like the job you’ve been looking for? Think you have the skills, passion, and personality to be a great fit? Send your resume to: cassie@lakewoodbrewing.com