Castle Danger Brewery is a family owned brewery that is team oriented, has a learning/adaptive approach to brewing, and is willing to make consumer centric decisions when it comes to overall beer quality. We are a rapidly growing organization that works hard and has fun. The success of our business has come from our people who have passion, commitment, creativity, initiative and a collaborative team spirit. When we have open positions, they will be posted on this site.
Castle Danger Brewery provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants and complies with all applicable federal and state laws governing nondiscrimination in employment.
We are currently accepting applications for these positions at the brewery in Two Harbors and around the state of MN:
BREWERY OPERATIONS TECHNICIAN – FULL-TIME
The Brewery Operations Technician performs a number of facility planning and maintenance-related tasks on the production floors, grounds, warehouse, and taproom. Specific duties include: creating and maintaining routine maintenance schedules, responding to maintenance emergencies, installing new equipment, documenting maintenance and repairs, assisting with the installation of new equipment, and planning and implementing process improvements.
Requirements: 21 years of age or older, high school diploma or equivalent, previous maintenance experience, mechanically inclined with troubleshooting/problem-solving ability, strong communication, and interpersonal skills to work with employees/management across the company and outside vendors, strong planning and organizational skills and the ability to manage multiple projects. This position requires the ability to stand/walk and move throughout the buildings during each shift, the ability to lift up to 85 lbs. and team-lift up to 170 lbs., and the ability to reach, bend and crawl.
PACKAGING OPERATOR – FULL-TIME
The Packaging Operator is responsible for packaging beer in kegs and cans, CIP, carbonating beer, staging pallets for cooler, operating canning machine, keg machine, assisting with all machine maintenance, keeping accurate inventory records, QA/QC responsibilities along with other packaging operations. We recently upgraded our canning line to a new KHS rotary filler, providing a more automated and faster experience to package beer.
Requirements: High school diploma or equivalent, 21 years of age or older, strong communication skills, flexibility to work a variety of hours to support production schedule. Previous experience in a manufacturing setting is strongly preferred. Additionally, must be able to team lift 170 lbs multiple times during a shift and stand/walk during entire shift. Must be able to work in a fast paced team oriented environment. We are looking for a self-motivated individual with mechanical/troubleshooting aptitude and a positive attitude who takes initiative to do what must be done. The standard hours for this position are 10 am – 8 pm Mon-Thurs, but flexibility is a must as production changes can happen.
BREWER – FULL-TIME
We are looking for a flexible person who will fluctuate between brewing and cellaring tasks. The Brewer is responsible for a variety of production tasks to ensure consistently high quality Castle Danger beers are produced including: wort production on a 30bbl 4-vessel Marks System, completing a variety of brewing calculations, following and developing SOPs, yeast handling including pitching and cropping yeast, fermentation monitoring, record keeping, milling grain and operating a GEA decanter centrifuge.
Requirements: high school diploma or equivalent, previous experience in a production brewery strongly preferred and/or experience working in a manufacturing or warehouse environment, minimum of 21 years of age, knowledge of CIP and sanitizing principles, strong communication skills, attention to detail, ability to multi-task, ability to operate a forklift (will train). A special engineer boiler license is preferred. Additionally, must be able to stand/walk during entire shift, lift /carry supplies in excess of 85 lbs and team lift up to 170 lbs and reach, bend, stoop, crawl, pull, push, wrangle hoses for an entire shift. Our production team works four ten hour shifts per week. This is a Wednesday-Saturday second shift position.
STREET TEAM / BRAND AMBASSADOR – PART TIME
We have assembled a Street Team (commonly called Brand Ambassadors in the industry) of individuals who have a passion for craft beer and want to spread the word about Castle Danger beers in the marketplace. Brand Ambassadors are part-time employees who work liquor store samplings, beer festivals, and other beer events. We are looking to add to our Street Team in these areas we serve: Detroit Lakes, Southwest Metro (Shakopee, Chanhassen, Prior Lake, Savage, etc.), West Iron Range (Hibbing, Grand Rapids), Duluth, and Northwest Wisconsin (Superior, Ashland). The minimum commitment we are seeking is 1 event per month. Benefits include hourly wage, discounted merchandise, and beer.
Duties include: Attending events and pouring samples, sharing information about Castle Danger Brewery and the beer and providing friendly service to represent the brand in a positive manner at all times.
Requirements: High school diploma or equivalent, 21 years of age or older, passion for craft beer, strong communication and customer service skills, reliable transportation to get to events at 4pm during the week and various times during the weekend, ability to stand and remain stationary for long periods of time, ability to lift 55+ pounds and the ability to work independently.
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Castle Danger Brewery
17 – 7th St.
Two Harbors, MN 55616