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Since 1987, Lakefront Brewery has been a leader in brewing the best beers in Wisconsin. (Actually, we’re now winning awards all over the world!) In addition to our award-winning beer, year after year we are winning awards for our fish fries, cheese curds, and brewery tours. Come be a part of the team behind it all!

You may notice we mostly hire for entry-level jobs. That’s because when other positions open, the company prefers to promote from within. All positions are part-time to start unless a specific posting indicates full time. Availability is critical. You must have open availability for all positions for most days of the week, especially Fridays, Saturdays, Sundays, and holidays!

Who you are if you want to work at Lakefront:

  • A positive go-getter. You’re always looking for ways to jump in and provide great service.
  • A team player. You’re ready to help others in any department as needed.
  • Observant and diligent. You’ll need to stay aware of surroundings and work with management to uphold a great environment for guests.
  • A great communicator! You work cooperatively with managers to address situations before they become issues.
  • Your motto is “if you’re early, you’re on time and if you’re on time, you’re late!” You show up early and ready to face customers at start time.
  • Arrive on time in appropriate and clean uniform with clean and restrained hair
  • Able to follow both written and verbal instructions
  • Successful multitasker and are self-motivated to stay busy and of value during slow periods.
  • You interact with co-workers and customers (both adults and children) in a professional manner.
  • Effectively deal with customer complaints and concerns in a friendly and positive manner. This involves listening to the nature of the concern, demonstrating empathy with the customer, and providing positive and proactive solutions.

If you need an accommodation as part of the application process please email Human Resources at: HR@lakefrontbrewery.com.

Lakefront Brewery is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


CURRENT JOB OPENINGS

We’re looking for energetic leaders who are passionate about growing brands and building relationships with our distributors, retailers and co-workers.

EXPERIENCED FRONT OF HOUSE MANAGER

We are looking to add a manager who can help us become better by integrating your FOH management experiences to our restaurant.

WHO YOU ARE:

  • An experienced restaurant manager with a strong background managing via Servant Leadership. 
  • You are  confident in partnering with another manager (bar/tours) to ensure the entire FOH runs smoothly with trained, comfortable and collaborative employees who leave every guest planning  their next visit.
  • You thrive on the energy created in a fast paced 7 day a week operation and in developing employees to do the same.
  • You understand that managing a restaurant is not a 9-5 job. It includes many weekends and holidays with about 70% of time is spent on the floor supporting staff.
  • You have experience and enjoy  creating and executing job-based training ~ either directly or through training the trainer.

WHO WE ARE:

  • A very successful must-visit brew pub looking for someone to bring their experiences in to take us to the next level in both employee and guest experiences and profitability.
  • We encourage our employees to be themselves, which is why we do not have uniforms, only a requirement to wear Lakefront swag.

If you think we might be a match for each other, let’s schedule time to talk. Email Carole at HR@LakefrontBrewery.com with your resume and introduce yourself.

BREWER – THIRD SHIFT

We have an opening for a full time Brewer with a strong background in production brewery operations and brewing specific education (Siebel, UC Davis).

WHAT YOU’LL DO:

  • Independently produce wort on five-vessel brewhouse – responsible for all steps from grain infusion to yeast pitching.
  • Attention to detail (milling, mashing, lautering, proper gravities)
  • Ensure that all products meet required quality control points through proper technique and measurement.
  • Yeast management (harvesting, pitching and counts/viabilities)
  • Independently clean, sanitize and operate all equipment.
  • Troubleshooting, technical maintenance and by the letter adherence to SOPs
  • Complete al required logs and paperwork accurately and on time.
  • Help maintain inventory of raw materials and supplies
  • Cellar experience is a plus including tank cleaning, yeast management, dry hopping, cask cleaning/filling, and beer sensory evaluation. 

WHEN YOU’LL DO IT:

  • Third shift: Sunday – Wednesday, 10-hour shifts


WHAT YOU CAN DO (with or without reasonable accommodation):

  • Safely lift 60 lbs. on a regular basis (including carrying up stairs)
  • Be on your feet all day; standing walking and stair climbing
  • Ability and willingness to work in confined spaces as needed
  • Lift, bend, and move repetitively
  • Use of forklift and pallet jacks

If you think we might be a match for each other, let’s schedule time to talk. Email Carole at HR@LakefrontBrewery.com with your resume and introduce yourself.

PACKAGING LINE TECHNICIAN

*In 2023 we will be converting from a bottling line to a canning line. Bonus points for canning experience.* 

The packaging team is made up of four stations. Each technician will be trained in each station and will be rotated. The team is currently responsible for:

  • Getting the beer contamination free, and within specification, from the bright beer tank into the filler.
  • Ensuring quality and conformity of labels and inkjet printing on all bottles.
  • Operation, sanitation, cleaning and routine maintenance of the KHS Rinser/Filler/Crowner, The Krones Labeler and Domino inkjet bottle printer.

WHAT YOU KNOW & CAN DO:

  • You have the ability / aptitude to troubleshoot machinery.
  • Able to focus on multiple tasks at once an thrive in a fast-paced environment.
  • You can lift 50 lbs regularly.
  • You’re a positive go-getter. You’re always looking for ways to jump in and help.

If you are a hard worker and will be here on time, each shift, ready to hustle and have fun – you may be our man or woman! Schedule a time to talk. Email Carole at HR@LakefrontBrewery.com with your resume and introduce yourself.


Part-Time Positions Available at the Brewery

Part-Time Line Cook
Pay: $10/hr + Tips
Time: Nights and Weekends
Experience: 1-2 Years
Looking for help in our kitchen with the need for assistance with our food truck, catering, and State Fair.
Contact kristin@lakefrontbrewery.com, call 414-292-0806, or come in and fill out an application during business hours.

Part-Time Dishwasher
Pay: $10/hr + Tips
Time: Nights and Weekends
Contact kristin@lakefrontbrewery.com, call 414-292-0806, or come in and fill out an application during business hours.