Become a part of where great beer begins.

Have you ever experienced the distinct flavors of an artfully brewed craft beer and wondered where it all begins? Chances are, it started with us – the growers and employees of Yakima Chief Hops located in the heart of hop country. For many of us, our drive to work is through the family farms and hop fields that give life to the craft beer industry.

The hop and brewing industries both have an unwavering community spirit. Hops just have a way of bringing people together. Inspired by this community spirit, we at Yakima Chief Hops want everyone who works here to feel a sense of family. The family hop farms of the Pacific Northwest are an extension of YCH, and we want our company culture to emulate that welcoming atmosphere.

This is why we offer competitive compensation, career development opportunities and rewarding work you can taste in so many ways. We want our employees to feel acknowledged and appreciated. We’re always looking for skilled, energetic individuals who enjoy a fast-paced, dynamic work environment. If that sounds like you, we invite you to apply.


Successful team members own their area of expertise while proactively designing, planning and problem-solving,
in development, test and production environments.


Willing to jump in & help other team members

when needed


Proactively maintaining expertise in emerging

business & tech trends


Continuously, iteratively improving by responsively

assessing & adapting


 The Yakima Valley experiences four beautifully distinct seasons and is just a short drive from Seattle and Portland. If none of our current openings fit your expertise, check our company-wide listings or email us your resume and cover letter and we will happily keep them on file for the future.

  • Fabricator +
  • Location: Sunnyside, WA  Fabrication & Electrical

    Fabricators helps realize the construction or improvement of custom process equipment, plant infrastructure, & safety systems. As part of the Engineering & Projects Team, Fabricators work closely with engineers & plant personnel to develop solutions. When designs are finalized, Fabricators execute & install the solutions.  Learn More

  • Facilities Assistant +
  • Location: Yakima, WA  Plants & Facilities

    Assists the Refrigeration Mechanic for machine setup, troubleshooting, repairs, preventative maintenance, parts inventory, provide service in a safe, reliable and efficient manner in full compliance with all applicable laws, regulations, SOPs, policies and procedure.  Learn More

  • Regional Sales Manager - Southern California +
  • Location: Southern California  Sales

    This position reports to the West Division Lead. 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.  Learn More

  • Safety Intern +
  • Location: Yakima, WA  Human Resources

    Safety Intern will work with Safety Officer to minimize risk of job-related accidents. Responsibilities to include monitoring operations, conducting safety audits, and examining safety programs for L&I compliance. Safety Intern will help develop safety trainings, reporting tools, and metrics for the workplace. Learn More

  • QC Sensory Coordinator and R&D Lab Technician +
  • Location: Yakima, WA  Research & Development

    The purpose of this position is to execute and manage the QC sensory panel including sample preparation, panel set up, maintaining sensory facilities, manage sample inventory, and organize and analyze sensory data. This person will communicate frequently with sensory panelists and the Production, Quality, and Research & Development departments. This position will also work as a research lab technician.. Learn More

  • Extract Operator +
  • Location: Sunnyside, WA  Extract

    Monitors, operates and maintains equipment and systems associated with the operation of the Extract Plant in a safe, reliable and efficient manner in full compliance with all applicable laws, regulations, SOPs, policies and procedure.  Learn More

  • Customer Service Specialist - UK & Ireland +
  • Location: UK & Ireland  Sales

    Yakima Chief Hops (YCH) prides itself on being 100% hop-grower-owned and the largest supplier of American hops in the world. Our mission is to connect our family farms with the world’s finest brewers, providing the highest quality hop products and uncompromising customer service for the ultimate benefit of our customers, employees and growers. Due to continuous growth and increasing demand for our products we are looking for a Customer Service Specialist (CSS) to further expand our UK-based sales team. The purpose of this position is to provide sales support and customer service to our brewery customers. Amongst others, the CSS must provide accurate and timely customer order fulfillment, assist Regional Sales Managers in customer contract inventory management, working as a team with Operations, Shipping & Finance. This is a full-time, home-based position in the United Kingdom. Work- equipment is provided and competitive salary is offered. This is a rare and unique opportunity to join a close-knit European team at a growing international company whose high-quality products and trusted relationships genuinely contribute to our customers’ success. Learn More

  • Extract Plant Assistant Shift Supervisor +
  • Location: Sunnyside, WA  Extract 

    The Extract Plant Assistant Shift Supervisor is responsible for supervising staff, monitoring, operating and maintaining equipment and systems associated with the operation of the Extract Plant in a safe, reliable and efficient manner in full compliance with all applicable laws, regulations, SOPs, policies and procedures. Learn More

  • Internship Opportunity +
  • Location: Yakima or Sunnyside, WA  Multiple Departments  

    Yakima Chief Hops is seeking a highly motivated, self-directed individual to assist the designated department in a variety of day-to-day activities. The intern will work under the supervision of the department head and/or designee who meets the educational and work-related qualifications required to perform the job. The intern is expected to follow company guidelines, policies and procedures. The Office Intern assists with general office, HR, IT, Accounting and Marketing activities as determined and directed by the department head and/or designee. Additionally, the Administrative Intern shall assist and work with administrative staff as well as outside vendors as required. The Office Intern will be responsible for assisting the staff with general office duties including, but not limited to, research, data entry, filing and general coordination.

    This is a temporary position for a student eager to gain experience in a fast-paced manufacturing environment. The internship will provide great opportunities to gain practical experience. Work will be required, based on intern availability, Monday-Friday between the hours of 7:00 am to 5:00 pm, and Saturday and Sunday as needed. Intern must provide their own transportation. Learn More


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