Careers


Lakewood Brewing Company is a fast-paced, family owned and operated brewery looking for a motivated and passionate individual to join our team. We are one of the fastest growing breweries in Texas and are known for brewing consistently high-quality beers. If you want a challenging and rewarding career in the brewing industry, we want to hear from you.

Available Position: Facilities Manager

Summary/Objective
The Facilities Manager will be responsible for inspecting, maintaining and repairing mechanical, electrical, plumbing, and HVAC systems to ensure optimal operating results, all while remaining in compliance with local, state and federal regulations.
Essential Functions
    • Coordinate system repairs and monitor system performance
    • Maintain adequate parts inventory and order items as necessary
    • refine and implement a facility management program including preventative maintenance and life-cycle requirements
    • conduct and document regular facilities inspections
    • ensure compliance with health and safety standards and industry codes
    • allocate and manage facility space for maximum efficiency
    • coordinate intra-office moves
    • supervise and conduct maintenance and repair of facilities and equipment
    • oversee or conduct facility refurbishment and renovations
    • plan and manage facility central services such as production areas, waste disposal and parking
    • implement best practice processes to increase efficiency
    • obtain quotes from vendors and suppliers
    • calculate and compare costs for goods and services to maximize cost-effectiveness
    • negotiate contracts to optimize delivery and cost savings
    • coordinate and monitor activities of contract suppliers
    • manage contractor and vendor relationships
    • manage and review service contracts to ensure facility management needs are being met
    • ensure delivery schedules, quantity and quality criteria are met
    • check completed work by contractors and vendors
    • verify payment and invoicing match contract pricing
    • plan and monitor appropriate facility management staffing levels
    • ensure efficient utilization of facility maintenance staff
    • performance manage, develop and train staff
    • approve timesheets for department, and work to minimize/prevent overtime
    • proactively work with executive team on any major investments needed
    • prepare and track facility budget
    • monitor expenses and payments
    • generate and present regular reports and reviews of facility-related budgets, finances, contracts, expenditures and purchases
    • develop and implement cost reduction initiatives
    • advise on and monitor energy efficiency
    • oversee environmental health and safety
    • assure security of the facility
    • respond to facility and equipment alarms and system failures
Knowledge and Skills
    • Bachelors degree in Facilities Management, Facilities Engineering, Civil Engineering, or related qualification such as project management, business management or construction management
    • 3+ years’ experience in facilities management position
    • Strong understanding of warehouse control systems
    • Able to read and understand complex electrical, mechanical and automation systems
    • Working knowledge of electrical, mechanical and HVAC systems
    • Demonstrated leadership skills
    • Impeccable verbal and written communication skills
    • Excellent project management skills
    • working knowledge of procurement and contracts
    • sound knowledge of health, safety and environmental regulations
    • experience in construction, maintenance and all facets of facility operation
    • supervisory experience
    • solid computer and systems knowledge
    • positive, proactive, solutions-based attitude
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!
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 and cover letter, including salary requirements, to: wim@lakewoodbrewing.com

Available Position: Packaging & Maintenance Tech

Summary/Objective
The Packaging & Maintenance Technician position is responsible for performing highly diversified duties across both our Packaging and Maintenance Teams. Depending on the day or the week, you would be tasked to install, troubleshoot, repair and maintain production and facility equipment. Or, you would be responsible for working on the bottling and canning lines to package beer according to company quality and safety standards
Essential Functions – Packaging
    • Understands and adheres to safety standards
    • Keep bottling & canning area clean
    • Fill in on packaging line as needed
    • Operate De-palletizer
    • Pulling beers off of line & putting into cases
    • Stacking cases on pallets and pallets in cooler
Essential Functions – Maintenance
    • Perform highly diversified duties to install and maintain production machines and the plant facility’s equipment.
    • Provide emergency/unscheduled repairs of production equipment during production and performs scheduled maintenance repairs of production equipment during machine service.
    • Perform simple machinist duties and responsibilities.
    • Perform mechanic skills including, but not limited to, mechanical, electrical, pneumatic, hydraulic, troubleshooting and repair of production machines.
    • Read and interpret equipment manuals and work orders to perform required maintenance and service.
    • Diagnose problems, replace or repair parts, test and make adjustments.
    • Perform regular preventive maintenance on machines, equipment and plant facilities.
    • Perform a variety of plumbing maintenance and carpentry functions.
    • Use a variety of hand and power tools, electric meters and material handling equipment in performing duties.
    • Detect faulty operations, defective material and report those and any unusual situations to proper supervisor.
    • Comply with safety regulations and maintain clean and orderly work areas.
    • Proactively suggest and find ways to improve processes with safety and efficiency
    • Be a self-starter, always finding something productive to do
    • Working well with team-mates, and having a positive attitude; focuses on solutions, not problems
Knowledge and Skills
    • High school diploma/GED and completion of a craft apprenticeship, or an equivalent number of years of education and production maintenance experience.
    • 4+ years of manufacturing experience; strong hydraulic, pneumatic, mechanical and industrial skills with some PLC experience and HVAC.
    • Ability to work well in a team environment and independently
    • Obsessive attention to detail
    • Passion for the brewing process and beer
    • Ability to lift 55 pounds repeatedly
    • Forklift certified
    • 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!
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 and cover letter, including salary requirements, to: wim@lakewoodbrewing.com
Interested in joining us? Fill out the form below and attach your resume and a cover letter, and we’ll contact you if a position becomes available.  

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