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 17 available positions.

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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Chief Financial Officer


As a key member of the Executive Team, the Chief Financial Officer will report directly to the Chief Executive Officer and have a dotted-line report to the Audit Committee of the Grower-Owners.Based in company headquarters in Yakima WA, the CFO will have primary day-to-day responsibility for planning, implementing, managing and controlling all financial-related activities of the company both domestically and internationally. This will include direct responsibility for accounting, finance, taxation, and treasury as well as being the point person for institutional relationships with banking, auditing, and legal partners.Together with the CEO and other members of the Executive team the CFO will actively participate in additional aspects of leading the company including forecasting, strategic planning, legal assessments, plant and property management, and potential investment opportunity reviews.

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Warehouse and Receiving Manager


Shipping and Warehouse Operations Supervisor will be responsible for leading the development and implementation of the shipping and freight strategies and arrangements of hop products for Yakima Chief-Hopunion. These arrangements will result in an optimized supply chain in terms of delivery, inventory and cost.

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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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Quality Assurance (QA) Coordinator


This position’s purpose is to provide support to the QA Team to help ensure YCH product quality.

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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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Packaging Manager


The Packaging Manager works within the Packaging Department and reports to the Extract Plant Manager & Process / Regulatory Engineer. The Packaging Manager manages packaging personnel in daily activities and coordinates activities in packaging products for storage or shipment, reviews production order to ascertain type and quantity of product, containers to be used, and other packaging requirements.This is an Exempt/Salary position.

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Regional Sales Manager - Southeast


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 - 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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Regional Sales Manager – Eastern Europe


This position reports to the Vice President of European Sales. 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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Program Manager, Online Sales


The Program Manager’s Primary focuses will be the promotion, and strategic selling of spot inventory in collaboration with the Inside Sales Manager through Online Sales, as well as further development and definition of the website from a sales perspective in conjunction with our IT staff responsible for web development. This will also overlap need from our marketing team in active promotion and direction of the website. Ancillary duties surrounding this will be keeping track of spot purchasing data and trending as related to traditional spot selling and Online Sales spot selling. Also, to provide support to the inside sales staff when needed and to work collaboratively with Customer Support Specialist(s) who currently work in Online Sales.

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