CAREERS

CAREER OPPORTUNITIES

John I. Haas, Inc. is an innovative, passionate, team oriented, and customer driven company. We succeed due to the integrity of our employees and take adding to our “family” seriously! We are also an equal opportunity employer and recent recipient of the Latino Professional Association award for being a top supporter of Hispanic employment in the Yakima Valley. For more information about life in the Yakima Valley, be sure to visit here!

We believe in educational opportunities for our employees and support local programs such as the Children’s Village, Perry Technical Institute, The Capitol Theater, The Union Gospel Mission, and others. We were named Business of the Year in 2015 by the Greater Yakima Chamber of Commerce and as a family company, we believe in the importance of excellent health benefits for our employees and their families. Consider Haas for your next career move!

For more information on these opportunities and/or if you need a reasonable accommodation, please contact Human Resources at hr@johnihaas.com.

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Extract Coordinator

John I. Haas is seeking for an Extract Coordinator and team-oriented individual to join our Manufacturing team. This position is responsible to administrate the daily operations of Extract work orders and to perform as administrative/office support to the CO2 Operations Manager.

Essential functions/majority of time spent:

  • Process extract work orders from Sales Admin which includes proofreading work orders for accuracy, and distribution of work orders to packaging. Ensure extract orders are processed to meet ship date on WO.
  • Prepare extract packing lists which includes ensuring that all attached labels are accurate, making sure pack samples have been sent to the lab for viscosity, oil, etc., and obtaining a plant ID for orders which require it. Get necessary analytical information (chromatograms and CofAs for IKE orders) from lab on extract orders. Email extract packing lists to Sales Admin. Once orders have shipped, file packing lists. Get samples ready for those orders that require them. Handle extract releases. Handle sales samples for FLEX and Incognito.
  • Coding and distribution of bills, code credit card purchases, maintain utilities usage spreadsheet for Scott H., Maintain documents for HAACP, CO2, and EMS. Complete the mail run daily and concur for maintenance by month end.

International Sales Administration Coordinator

John I. Haas is looking for a customer-service and team-oriented individual to join our Sales Administration team. This position is responsible for post-sales activities related to the proper execution of orders. Specifically, this includes: order fulfillment, customer service, contract management, and logistics and accounting coordination. This position provides support to our lead sales team through proposal preparation and acting as a liaison between them, our customers, and other internal departments to ensure timely and accurate accomplishment of order fulfillment and compliance with internal processes.
Essential functions/majority of time spent:
  • Coordinating order fulfillment for hops and hop products for domestic and international customers, including product quote development, production scheduling, shipping and invoicing initiation, and addressing customer complaints if any should arise.
  • Providing sales support to the corresponding lead sales (e.g., preparing offers, disseminating information to customers including appropriate information about company products and services, managing customer contracts and inventory, coordinating product samples, etc.). This may include client-related travel.
  • Providing best-in-industry customer service when responding to client needs, requests, questions, in a timely and professional manner.
Requirements/Conditions of employment:
  • Must be able to pass pre-employment background check and drug test (including random drug tests in accordance with company program)
  • Must be able to work the scheduled 40 hour work week with occasional overtime (hours worked over 40 in the work week are paid at the standard overtime rate)
  • Excellent written, verbal, and interpersonal communication skills including ability to communicate in a courteous and tactful manner with co-workers and customers
  • Strong administrative, typing, computer and word processing skills (Microsoft Word and Excel). Experience with office equipment and general office procedures
  • Ability to work independently and as a team member in a busy environment, including ability to handle multiple tasks and meet deadlines under pressure
  • Strong initiative including willingness and ability to adapt to change
  • Detail-oriented with basic mathematical and analytical skills
Preferred Qualifications:
  • Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent experience in related field (i.e., experience with exporting and importing preferred)
  • Coordinators working with certain customers will be required to be bilingual in English and Spanish (other languages helpful, especially Portuguese)
  • Knowledge of Inco-terms or international shipping, as well as domestic shipping
  • Experience as an ERP applications user

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R&D Director

John I. Haas has an exceptional opportunity for a creative and experienced R&D professional. This position reports to our VP of Innovations and is located in Yakima, WA. Responsible for R&D projects from idea to commercialization, conducting bench- pilot- and plant-scale trials as needed, preparing reports and leading meetings, and overseeing the R&D laboratory and pilot plant. The director also participates in customer calls, visits, tradeshows, and technical conferences. Key activities: designs/conducts scientific experiments and develops product prototypes while managing the R&D team.

The ideal candidate has:

  • A Ph.D. in Food Science/Technology, Organic Chemistry, or a related field
  • Ten years of experience in the food industry, including five years of managerial experience
  • Strong ethics/integrity, is customer-service driven, and passion for our work
  • Ability to interact with technical and non-technical teams
  • Ability to work under pressure, manage multiple priorities, and balance process and speed
  • Experience driving innovation and achieving results in a fast-paced environment
  • Experience developing new technology/innovations and commercializing new products
  • Experience prioritizing multiple projects and delegating work appropriately
  • Willingness run the laboratory-, pilot-, and plant-scale trials, when needed
  • Solid track record of successful new technology development, new product innovation, and commercialization of new products

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

In addition, it’s preferred you have:

  • Experience working outside the U.S. in a technical role
  • Experience working for a small/mid-sized company
  • Hops, brewing, and/or sensory experience