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CAREERS

We are looking for talented, hard-working people to join the Ballast Point Crew.
Below is a list of open positions. Cheers!

WHERE SCIENCE MEETS ART

We live to add our own touch and ask if there’s a better way. As we tinkered, tested and tasted, we discovered that making beer was more art than science. And while we respect and honor tradition, we relish the opportunity to take it further. That freedom has allowed us to reinterpret brewing. And along the way help to reinvigorate the industry. From bringing a hoppy twist to a porter, or developing a proprietary yeast for our amber ale, to creating a breakthrough gold medal-winning IPA.

OUR STORY

70+

AWARDS

A testament to our team effort

800+

EMPLOYEES

A tight-knit #BPPROUD family

125

R&D BREWS

To date in 2018

BALLAST POINT IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER

AVAILABLE POSITIONS

We are looking for talented, hard-working people to join the Ballast Point Crew. Below is a list of open positions. Cheers!

  • COOK
    COOK, CHICAGO, IL

    At our core, we want every guest of Ballast Point Brewing Company to have world-class customer service every time they visit the brewery and tasting room. We accomplish this by hiring passionate and dedicated individuals that provide prompt and courteous service to meet customer demands, and demonstrate strong knowledge of Ballast Point beers, brand, and cuisine. We expect our tasting room and kitchen staff to place customer needs ahead of their own, at all times, and continuously work to improve the overall productivity and guest experience.

    Responsibilities:

    • Set up and stock stations with all necessary supplies
    • Prepare food for service
    • Cook menu items in cooperation with the rest of the kitchen staff
    • Answer, report, and follow executive or sous chef’s instructions
    • Willingness to roll up sleeves and tackle any job – no matter the size
    • Clean up station and properly store and care for left over food
    • Stock inventory appropriately
    • Ensure that food comes out on time with highest quality standards
    • Comply with nutrition and sanitation regulations and safety standards
    • Maintain a positive and professional approach with coworkers and customers

    Qualifications:

    • Ability to Multitask
    • Team player that possess a “can do” attitude
    • Full Time positions with nights, weekends, and holiday availability required
    • Ability to handle difficult situations and adapt quickly to resolve problems
    • Must be able to lift 35 lbs
    • Food handlers card certification required
    • Have a passion for all things Ballast Point

    If you are interested in applying, please email whitney@ballastpoint.com

  • DISHWASHER
    DISHWASHER, CHICAGO, IL

    At our core, we want every guest of Ballast Point Brewing Company to have world-class customer service every time they visit the brewery and tasting room. We accomplish this by hiring passionate and dedicated individuals that provide prompt and courteous service to meet customer demands, and demonstrate strong knowledge of Ballast Point beers, brand, and cuisine. We expect our tasting room and kitchen staff to place customer needs ahead of their own, at all times, and continuously work to improve the overall productivity and guest experience.

    Responsibilities:

    • Wash dishes, glassware, etc., by hand when necessary
    • Restock all supplies
    • Operate all kitchen equipment
    • Keep area in kitchen clean and free of debris and water
    • Stock any deliveries received in a timely and safe manner
    • Remove all trash and debris from restaurant routinely
    • Assist other restaurant personnel with tasks when necessary

    Qualifications:

    • Solid customer service skills and abilities required
    • Team player that possess a “can-do” attitude
    • Full time positions with nights, weekends, and holiday availability required
    • Ability to handle difficult situations and adapt quickly to resolve problems.
    • Must be able to lift 35 pounds
    • Have a passion for all things Ballast Point!

    If you are interested in applying, please whitney@ballastpoint.com

  • TASTING ROOM ASSOCIATE
    TASTING ROOM ASSOCIATE, CHICAGO, IL

    At our core, we want every guest of Ballast Point Brewing Company to have world-class customer service every time they visit the brewery and tasting room. We accomplish this by hiring passionate and dedicated individuals that provide prompt and courteous service to meet customer demands, and demonstrate strong knowledge of Ballast Point beers, brand, and cuisine. We expect our tasting room and kitchen staff to place customer needs ahead of their own, at all times, and continuously work to improve the overall productivity and guest experience.

    Responsibilities:

    • Greet every customer with a smile and inviting welcome
    • Thank everyone for visiting and invite them back again
    • Follow our steps of service
    • Maintain and uphold brand standards for keeping the bar, restaurant, patio, private dining rooms, and bathrooms clean and sanitary
    • Willingness to roll up sleeves and tackle any job – no matter the size
    • Ability to answer questions and make recommendations regarding our beer and food menu
    • Make the dining area inviting by keeping floors and seating areas free of trash and debris
    • Remove dirty/unneeded glass and plate ware from customer’s dining space

    Qualifications:

    • Solid Customer Service skills
    • Team player that possess a “can do” attitude
    • Part-time positions with nights, weekends, and holiday availability required.
    • Ability to handle difficult situations and adapt quickly to resolve problems
    • Must be able to lift 35 lbs
    • Food handlers card certification required
    • Have a passion for all things Ballast Point

    If you are interested in applying, please email whitney@ballastpoint.com

  • BREWER
    BREWER, DALEVILLE, VA

    The Ballast Point Brewing Team is looking to add a Brewer to our East Coast facility in Daleville, Virginia.
    The Brewer will be a team player with a passion for maintaining great quality standards. This individual will ensure all assigned tasks and projects are completed timely and efficiently. Our Brewers follow policies and standard operating procedures set forth for the facility. This individual will be able to work independently and work well with others. Employees work in an industrial setting and will be around machinery, loud noises, and moving forklifts.

    Responsibilities:

    • Raw materials receiving, storage, handling and inventory management
    • Wort production on both our 100BBL and 300BBL systems; including all prep work, milling, brewing and clean-up
    • Brewhouse CIP on all vessels and wortway/heat exchange line (includes safe chemical handling practices)
    • Sanitary yeast harvesting and pitching, and CIP of yeast transfer tank
    • Work closely with the Facilities and Quality departments to maintain our infrastructure and high quality/consistency standards
    • Acquiring/maintaining expertise and abilities to perform minor maintenance on infrastructure and assist the maintenance crew on larger projects
    • Accurate measurement of key quality parameters, including pH, gravity, CO2 and DO levels
    • Maintenance of a clean and safe work environment
    • Provide assistance to other departments as needed, in order to accomplish goals set forth by Ballast Point Brewing Company

    Qualifications:

    • Flexible schedule to work day, night, graveyard, holiday and weekend shifts
    • Ability to lift 50+ pounds
    • Ability to work at least 8 hour shifts
    • Strong oral and written communication skills
    • Prior experience working in a professional brewery is a must

    For immediate consideration, please send a cover letter and up-to-date resume to Brandon Green, Director of Brewing, at brandon.green1@cbrands.com

    Cheers!

  • COOK
    COOK, DALEVILLE, VA

    We are looking for an enthusiastic and energetic team player to join our Kitchen team at our East Coast Tasting Room in Daleville, Virginia.

    Responsibilities:


    • Set up and stock stations as needed
    • Cook menu items in cooperation with the Kitchen staff
    • Maintain a clean workstation
    • Stock inventory
    • Ensure food is coming out in a timely manner and in high quality
    • Comply with nutritional, sanitation regulations, and safety standards
    • Maintain a positive and professional attitude with both coworkers and customers

    Qualifications:


    • Solid customer service skills and abilities are a must
    • A minimum of 6 months restaurant and customer service related work experience is required
    • Team player that possess a “can-do” attitude
    • Nights, Weekends, and Holiday availability required
    • Ability to handle challenging/stressful situations and adapt quickly to resolve problems
    • Must be able to lift 35 lbs.
    • Previous high volume kitchen experience required
    • Knowledge of knife skills, safety, and sanitation processes
    • Have a passion for all things Ballast Point!

    If you are interested, please send your resume to mike.alvarado@cbrands.com for immediate consideration.

  • FILTER TECHNICIAN
    FILTER TECHNICIAN, DALEVILLE, VA

    Ballast Point Brewing Company is now looking to add a Filter Technician to the Brewing crew at our East Coast facility in Daleville, Virginia.

    Responsibilities:

    • Tank dumps (yeast cropping)
    • Tank re-circulations
    • Dry-hopping
    • Harvesting, propagating and pitching yeast
    • Fermenter, bright tank, and filter CIP
    • Measurement/maintenance of proper carbonation and DO levels
    • Maintaining cleanliness of cellar floors, tanks and equipment
    • Beer fining/spice preparation and injection
    • Running and optimizing two GEA Westfalia HB4 centrifuge/separators, inline carbonator, two sheet filters, deaerated water system, and a yeast propagation system
    • Working closely with the Quality team to maintain quality and consistency
    • Overall support and assistance to all departments of Ballast Point Brewing Company
    • The Filter Technician is required to have a flexible schedule to work day, night, graveyard, holiday, and weekend shifts

    Qualifications:

    • A passion for brewing and a commitment to producing a consistent and quality product
    • Excellent communication and recordkeeping skills
    • Basic troubleshooting skills
    • Organized and detail oriented

    For immediate consideration, please send a cover letter and up-to-date resume to Brandon Green, Director of Brewing, at brandon.green1@cbrands.com.

    Cheers!

  • PRODUCTION
    PRODUCTION, DALEVILLE, VA

    We are accepting applications on an ongoing basis for Production Operators at Ballast Point’s East Coast location in Daleville, Virginia!

    Production Employees are responsible for operating equipment on our packaging lines. This entails manual and automated operation of high speed filling, packing, and palletizing equipment. Employees work in an industrial setting, and will be around machinery, loud noises, and moving forklifts. Production Employees are responsible for maintaining high standards of quality in every aspect of their job. Production Employees do not require previous experience on a packaging line, although experience is preferred. Full-time availability, schedule flexibility, and a willingness to work varying hours and shifts is a must.

    Responsibilities:

    • Operation of packaging equipment
    • Preparing product for packaging
    • Preserving Ballast Point’s quality standards at all times
    • Maintaining a clean and safe work environment
    • Willingness to work all shifts, additional hours, and weekends as necessary

    Qualifications:

    • Ability to lift 50+ pounds
    • Ability to work 8 hours, both standing and walking
    • Ability to multi-task and follow directions
    • Strong mechanical abilities with problem solving/troubleshooting skills
    • A desire to learn and grow within Ballast Point Brewing Company

    For consideration, please provide a cover letter and up-to-date resume to the Daleville Hiring main group at dalevillehiring@ballastpoint.com. Phone calls and walk-ins/personal visits will not be accepted.

    Please note that we are presently accepting applications on an ongoing basis, and you will be contacted directly by hiring management as openings become available.

  • WAREHOUSE ASSISTANT
    WAREHOUSE ASSISTANT, DALEVILLE, VA

    Ballast Point Brewing Company is currently seeking a Warehouse Assistant with availability to work various shifts at our East Coast facility in Daleville, Virginia. This individual will be a team player and provide support for our Warehouse Team operations.

    Responsibilities:

    • Pick, pack, and ship orders for delivery efficiently and according to schedule
    • Receive and put away all incoming items including finished goods, raw materials, equipment, chemicals, etc.
    • Maintain a safe, clean workplace
    • Optimize space and remove clutter
    • Variance reporting, inventory accuracy, and filing of paperwork
    • Perform duties assigned by supervisors
    • Properly communicate with all supervisors and employees via all mediums
    • Maintain FIFO method of inventory control/quality management
    • Maintain quality of product at all times
    • Report and correct any substandard quality issues

    Qualifications:


    • 1+ year forklift equipment experience is required
    • Champion safety in all duties and in the workplace between all employees
    • Implementation of methods, protocols, procedures, and general focus on continuous improvement required
    • This position requires heavy lifting (50 lbs.+) and work in a warehouse environment that may contain loud noises and variable temperatures
    • Must have a flexible schedule to meet our warehouse operational needs
    • The candidate must have schedule flexibility to work all shifts, including graveyard/overnight

    For immediate consideration, please send a resume and cover letter to dalevillehiring@ballastpoint.com with the subject line “Warehouse Assistant”.

    Cheers!

  • TASTING ROOM
    TASTING ROOM, LITTLE ITALY, SAN DIEGO

    We are looking for enthusiastic and energetic individuals to join our Little Italy Tasting Room team.

     

    Responsibilities:

    • Be familiar with promotions, sales, and assist with dining events
    • Be able to answer questions and make recommendations regarding our beer selection
    • Maintain cleanliness in all areas of the bar including counters, sinks, utensils, shelves and storage areas
    • Wash and sterilize glassware
    • Charge merchandise accurately and immediately into the Point of Sale system (Aloha)
    • Accept guest payment, process credit card charges and make change, if applicable
    • Clear and reset tables and clean bathrooms in tasting room
    • Assist the restocking and replenishment of inventory and supplies
    • Complete opening and closing duties under the direction of Assistant Managers

    Qualifications:

    • Solid Customer Service skills and abilities required
    • Team player that possess a “can do” attitude
    • Part-time positions with nights, weekends, and holiday availability required
    • Ability to handle difficult situations and adapt quickly to resolve problems
    • Must be able to lift 35 lb
    • Food handlers card certification required
    • Have a passion for all things Ballast Point

    If you are interested, please send your resume and application to JospehR@ballastpoint.com

  • COOK
    COOK, LONG BEACH, CA

    We are looking for enthusiastic and energetic individuals to join our Long Beach Tasting Room team.

    Responsibilities:

    • Set up and stock stations as necessary
    • Cook menu items in cooperation with the kitchen staff
    • Maintain a clean work station
    • Stock inventory
    • Ensure food is coming out in a timely manner and in high quality
    • Comply with nutrition and sanitation regulations and safety standards
    • Maintain a positive and professional approach with coworkers and customers

    Qualifications:


    • Solid Customer Service skills and abilities required
    • A minimum of 6 months restaurant and customer service related work experience required
    • Team player that possess a “can do “attitude
    • Nights, Weekends, and Holiday availability required
    • Ability to handle difficult situations and adapt quickly to resolve problems
    • Must be able to lift 35 lbs
    • Previous high volume kitchen experience required
    • Culinary school trained preferred
    • Knowledge of knife skills, safety & sanitation
    • Food handlers card certification required
    • Have a passion for all things Ballast Point

    If you are interested please send a resume to timh@ballastpoint.com

  • EXECUTIVE SOUS CHEF
    EXECUTIVE SOUS CHEF, LONG BEACH, CA

    The Executive Sous Chef is responsible for working closely with the Executive Chef to create a fun, fresh, and innovative menu that changes daily and seasonally. They must have a passion for pairing food and beer together, and demonstrate experience working in a high-pace, high-volume kitchen. The Executive Sous Chef must work well under pressure, and have the ability to lead the entire back of house. This person must be able to work closely with the General manager to monitor food and labor costs, and staff and order accordingly. This person must be extremely detail oriented, and demonstrates very strict safety and sanitation practices. They must be confident working all stations on the line.

    Responsibilities:

    • Develop seasonal and daily items that source local & sustainable food practices and that pair with our beer selection
    • Train and develop back of house team to ensure successful services
    • Maintain labor and food costs by balancing against our P&L, labor forecasting, and maintain/lower food costs by developing relationships with vendors
    • Ability to operate the expo line
    • Develop and execute menus for events and beer dinners
    • Demonstrate leadership and accountability characteristics

    Qualifications:

    • Degree preferred, bachelors or culinary preferred
    • Experience leading a kitchen team
    • Previous accountability for food and labor costs
    • Previous experience with high-volume kitchen and special events
    • Familiarity with local farmers and vendors preferred
    • Ability to work all stations on the line
    • History of placing daily orders with vendors
    • Ability to work nights, weekends, and holidays
    • Ability to lift 35 pounds
    • Have a passion for all things Ballast Point

    If you are interested, please send your resume and application to timh@ballastpoint.com

  • COOK
    COOK, MIRAMAR, SAN DIEGO

    We are looking for enthusiastic and energetic individuals to join our Miramar Tasting Room team.

    Position Benefits:

    • 
Full time 40 hours available, AM, PM & weekend
    • Full health benefits, Part Time hours available
    • Matched 401 K plan
    • Employee Stock Purchase Plan

    Responsibilities:

    • 
Set up and stock stations as necessary
    • Cook menu items in cooperation with the kitchen staff
    • Maintain a clean work station
– Stock inventory
    • Ensure food is coming out in a timely manner and in high quality
    • Comply with nutrition and sanitation regulations and safety standards
    • Maintain a positive and professional approach with coworkers and customers

    Qualifications:

    • Previous high volume kitchen experience required
    • Culinary school trained preferred
    • Must be able to lift 35 lbs
    • Knowledge of knife skills, safety & sanitation
    • Food handlers card certification required
    • Reliable transportation required

    Please apply in person with an updated resume, avoiding obvious busy service times or email marioparapini@ballastpoint.com

  • HOST/HOSTESS
    HOST/HOSTESS, MIRAMAR, SAN DIEGO

    We are hiring for a full-time Host or Hostess for our Miramar location.

    Responsibilities:

    • Warmly greet incoming guests
    • Answer phone calls and maintain reservation logs
    • Help with general day-to-day restaurant operations
    • Maintain greeting area

    Qualifications:

    • Part-time availability
    • Ability to work well in a team environment
    • Must be able to multitask and remain organized
    • Must have outgoing personality and positive attitude
    • Must thrive in busy work environment
    • No experience required!

    If you are interested, please send your resume and cover letter to marioparapini@ballastpoint.com

  • TASTING ROOM
    TASTING ROOM, MIRAMAR, SAN DIEGO

    We are looking for enthusiastic and energetic individuals to join our Miramar Tasting Room Team!

    Responsibilities:

    • Greet every customer with a smile and inviting welcome
    • Thank everyone for visiting and invite them back again
    • Follow our steps of service
    • Maintain and uphold brand standards for keeping the bar, restaurant, patio, private dining rooms, and bathrooms clean and sanitary
    • Willingness to roll up sleeves and tackle any job – no matter the size
    • Ability to answer questions and make recommendations regarding our beer and food menu
    • Make the dining area inviting by keeping floors and seating areas free of trash and debris
    • Remove dirty/unneeded glass and plate ware from customer’s dining space

    Qualifications:

    • Solid Customer Service skills and abilities required
    • Team player that possess a “can do” attitude
    • Part-time positions with nights, weekends, and holiday availability required
    • Ability to handle difficult situations and adapt quickly to resolve problems
    • Must be able to lift 35 lbs
    • Food handlers card certification required
    • Have a passion for all things Ballast Point

    If you are interested, please send your resume and application to marioparapini@ballastpoint.com

  • TASTING ROOM RETAIL LEAD
    TASTING ROOM RETAIL LEAD, MIRAMAR, SAN DIEGO

    We are looking for enthusiastic and energetic individuals to join our Miramar Tasting Room team!

    Responsibilities:

    • Be familiar with promotions, sales, and assist with special events
    • Fill and sell growlers
    • Be able to answer questions and make recommendations regarding our beer selection
    • Maintain cleanliness of the retail shop
    • Charge merchandise accurately and immediately into the Point of Sale system (Aloha)
    • Accept guest payment, process credit card charges and make change, if applicable
    • Clear and reset tables and clean bathrooms in tasting room
    • Assist the restocking and replenishment of inventory and supplies
    • Complete opening and closing duties under the direction of Assistant Managers
    • Weekly and Monthly inventory of merchandise
    • Ordering of merchandise
    • Demonstrate leadership skills and have the ability to have crucial conversations
    • Training employees on best practices

    Qualifications:

    • Solid Customer Service skills and abilities required
    • Team player that possess a “can do” attitude
    • Full-time positions with nights, weekends, and holiday availability required. Must have availability for five days a week and forty hours.
    • Ability to handle difficult situations and adapt quickly to resolve problems
    • Must be able to lift 35 lbs
    • Food handlers card certification required
    • Have a passion for all things Ballast Point

    If you are interested, please send your resume and application to marioparapini@ballastpoint.com

  • TOUR GUIDE
    TOUR GUIDE, MIRAMAR, SAN DIEGO

    We are looking for enthusiastic and energetic individuals to join our Miramar Tasting Room Team!

    Responsibilities:

    • Organize tours by groups or individuals
    • Look for area that can generally be of great interest to a group
    • Offer specialist knowledge on subjects like history, arts, designs and architecture
    • Always make sure of safety is important
    • Must be clean, organized and calm under pressure
    • Maintain a positive and professional approach with coworkers and customers

    Qualifications:

    • Solid Customer Service skills and abilities required
    • Proven experience as tour guide
    • A proven track record of tour experience
    • Being flexible and proactive
    • Have good presentation skills
    • Being enthusiastic and friendly
    • Having good verbal communication skills
    • Being able to interact with people from different backgrounds
    • Being able to retain historical fact
    • A minimum of 1 year and customer service related work experience required
    • Team player that possess a “can do “attitude
    • Part-time position with Nights, Weekends, and Holiday availability required
    • Must be composed
    • Must be able to lift 50 lbs
    • Able to work on your feet for the entirety of your shift
    • Food handlers card certification required
    • Have a passion for all things Ballast Point

    If you are interested, please send your resume and application to marioparapini@ballastpoint.com

  • WAREHOUSE ASSISTANT
    WAREHOUSE ASSISTANT, MIRAMAR, SAN DIEGO

    Ballast Point is currently seeking qualified candidates for various shifts at our Miramar warehouse location.

    Responsibilities:

    • Pick, pack, and ship for delivery efficiently and according to schedule
    • Receive and put away all incoming items including finished goods, raw materials, equipment, chemicals, etc.
    • Maintain a safe, clean workplace
    • Optimize space, remove clutter
    • Variance reporting, inventory accuracy, and filing of paperwork
    • Perform duties assigned by supervisors
    • Properly communicate with all supervisors and employees via all mediums
    • Maintain FIFO method of inventory control/quality management
    • Maintain quality of product at all times
    • Report/correct any substandard quality issues

    Qualifications:


    • 1+ year forklift and equipment experience required
    • Champion safety in all duties and in the workplace between all employees
    • Implementation of methods, protocols, procedures, and general focus on continuous improvement required

    This position requires heavy lifting (50lb+) and work in the warehouse environment that may contain loud noises and variable temperatures. Must have a flexible schedule for our warehouse needs (all shifts, including graveyard).

    Please send a resume and cover letter to workforce@ballastpoint.com with subject line “Warehouse Assistant”.