Careers

Yakima Chief - Hopunion seeks to be an employer of choice. We are committed to investing in the people of the communities we serve and strive to provide a gratifying work environment with competitive wages and strong investments in employee development. If you are interested in participating in a fast-paced, dynamic work environment and growing alongside other energetic employees, we hope you'll consider applying for one of the positions below. We are always looking for skilled and passionate individuals to join our team!

There are 19 available positions.

Laboratory Research Technician


The purpose of this position is to analyze beer, hop and hop product samples in support of pilot brewery, hop production and R&D projects. This position works within the Technical Solutions department and reports to the Technical Manager.

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Sales Support Specialist


This Sales Support Specialist position works within the YCH HOPS European Sales department, located in Belgium, and reports to the VP of Sales - Europe. The purpose of this position is to provide sales support and service to YCH’s brewing customers. The employee must provide accurate and timely customer order fulfillment, assist RSMs (Regional Sales Manager) in customer contract inventory management, working as a team with Operations, Shipping and Finance. This is an Exempt / Salary position.

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Director of Channel Marketing


The Director of Channel Marketing works within the Marketing department and reports to the Chief Marketing Officer. This position will lead YCH Hops product and global channel marketing strategies to drive increased product and sales performance while supporting a cohesive and positive culture within the organization. This is an Exempt/Salary position.

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Director of Communications


The Director of Communications works within the Marketing Department and reports to the Chief Marketing Officer. This position will lead YCH Hops global outreach and communication initiatives to strengthen the brand and drive consumer and channel awareness while supporting a cohesive and positive culture within the organization. This is an Exempt/Salary position.

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Marketing Coordinator


This position works within the Marketing Department to support the YCH HOPS marketing team with ongoing project support, events and general marketing management, and reports to the Director of Communications. This is an Exempt/Salary position.

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Mechanic - Packaging


The Packaging Mechanic is responsible for maintaining, troubleshooting and making necessary repairs to ensure the efficiency, performance and reliability of the Packaging equipment in accordance with company policies and procedures and in an efficient and safe manner in order to provide the highest level of quality and delivery to our customers. This person will advise personnel on maintenance requirements, repair equipment and help train less skilled maintenance mechanics. This person will work within the Maintenance department and report to the Maintenance / Safety Manager. This is a Non-Exempt / Hourly position.

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Receptionist


The purpose of this position is to greet and direct visitors, departments as needed, perform general clerical/administrative duties, and maintain the office and kitchen supplies for the company.

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Accountant


The Accountant works within the Finance Department, reporting to the Controller, and is primarily responsible for the planning, studying and collecting data to determine the costs of various business activities, such as raw material purchases, labor and other costs, in order to establish the proper standard cost of all Inventory products. He/she will perform reconciliations of the various Inventory, WIP, Fixed Assets and other accounts as assigned. This is an Exempt/Salary position.

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Program Manager- E-Commerce Marketing


JOB SUMMARY:

The Program Manager- E-Commerce will play an integral role in elevating the YCH HOPS website to a position of having world-class e-commerce operations including activities associated with site management, QA, and related systems to support high growth and rapid response to a range of situations. The role will partner with a variety of departments to improve the customer experience as well as the ratio of revenue to net sales.

In collaboration with the marketing team, He/She will own and execute marketing strategy and solutions for eCommerce ensuring digital strategy is aligned with overall business goals. The manager will be accountable for developing programs and promotions that help grow global business while ensuring our sales teams are equipped and supported with the necessary tools to drive sales within the eCommerce landscape.

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Systems Administrator


The System Administrator is responsible for: server installation, system design, server maintenance, server monitoring, data backups, server/system security and documentation of the server/systems environment, assists the Help Desk and Network Staff in providing technical and desktop support for all users in times of high volume or escalated issues, ensures stable operation of all business-critical applications maintaining infrastructure and software integrity using industry best practices.

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Maintenance & Safety Manager


Manage maintenance team for all operations, warehouse, and office facilities located in Yakima and Sunnyside. Manage enterprise safety program, ensuring all facilities are compliant with applicable safety standards and requirements. Proven written skills to accurately document and complete required paperwork. Should have a positive attitude, support co-workers to obtain the above objectives, and assist others in their contributions. Wear appropriate personal protective equipment (in required areas) for extended periods of time. Ability to sit/stand/walk for extended periods of time and access stairs and ladders. Ability to bend, stoop, squat occasionally to frequently. Be able to lift (up to 50 lbs), carry (up to 44 lbs) occasionally to frequently within normal limits. Handle hazardous chemicals safely according to their MSDS’s and SOP’s.

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Process Engineer, Pelleting


Must possess manufacturing experience utilizing engineering principles to design and install equipment, suggest process improvements and troubleshoot process issues. Support all pelleting facilities with engineering solutions to production and quality issues. Proven written skills to accurately document and complete required project proposals including design drawings, project scope, project cost and Return on Investment (ROI). Should have a positive attitude, support co-workers to obtain the above objectives, and assist others in their contributions. Wear appropriate personal protective equipment (in required areas) for extended periods of time. Ability to sit/stand/walk for extended periods of time and access stairs and ladders. Ability to bend, stoop, squat occasionally to frequently. Be able to lift (up to 50 lbs), carry (up to 44 lbs) occasionally to frequently within normal limits. Handle hazardous chemicals safely according to their MSDS’s and SOP’s.

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Senior Project Engineer


Manage capital projects for the Pellet Plant and Cryo Hop facilities located in Yakima and Sunnyside, WA. Must possess manufacturing experience utilizing engineering principles to design and install equipment, suggest process improvements and troubleshoot process issues. Proven written skills to accurately document and complete required project proposals including design drawings, project scope, project cost and Return on Investment (ROI). Should have a positive attitude, support co-workers to obtain the above objectives, and assist others in their contributions. Wear appropriate personal protective equipment (in required areas) for extended periods of time. Ability to sit/stand/walk for extended periods of time and access stairs and ladders. Ability to bend, stoop, squat occasionally to frequently. Be able to lift (up to 50 lbs), carry (up to 44 lbs) occasionally to frequently within normal limits. Handle hazardous chemicals safely according to their MSDS’s and SOP’s.

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Corporate Social Responsibility Manager


Lead YCH Hops corporate social responsibilities (CSR) strategy while supporting the brand and culture of the organization.

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Regional Sales Manager - Northern California


This position reports to the Director, North American Sales and is an exempt/salary position. The role involves executing a successful sales strategy to increase market share within an assigned geography and becoming an ambassador for the brewing industry. The role requires individual initiative, organizational skills and willingness to travel throughout the assigned region, while working in a team environment. The individual should have experience in the brewing industry and sales or marketing experience.

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Regional Sales Manager - Northeast


This position reports to the Director, North American Sales and is an exempt/salary position. The role involves executing a successful sales strategy to increase market share within an assigned geography and becoming an ambassador for the brewing industry. The role requires individual initiative, organizational skills and willingness to travel throughout the assigned region, while working in a team environment. The individual should have experience in the brewing industry and sales or marketing experience.

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Channel Marketing Manager – Europe


Lead YCH Hops channel marketing strategies in Europe enabling profitable growth across all new and existing channels while supporting the brand and culture of the organization.

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Regional Sales Manager – France - Benelux


The role involves executing a successful sales strategy to increase market share within an assigned geography and becoming an ambassador for the brewing industry. The role requires individual initiative, organizational skills and willingness to travel throughout the assigned region, while working in a team environment. The individual should have experience in the brewing industry and sales or marketing experience. This position reports to the Vice President of European Sales.

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Customer Service Specialist 1


The purpose of this position is to provide accurate and timely customer order fulfillment, assist RSMs in customer contract inventory management, working as a team with Operations, Shipping and Finance. A main focus of this position is to learn the functions and tools of the role as well as business and industry practices.

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