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.

  • Technical Brewer +
  • Location: Yakima, WA  Research and Development

    The Technical Brewer’s role is that of a creative and disciplined technical staff member at YCH and works closely with the Sales and R&D teams to prioritize beer quality, experimental brewing, and customer relations. The Technical Brewer is responsible for brewing, monitoring the conditioning process, and maintaining the brewery as well as taproom equipment at YCH campuses. The Technical Brewer is also a present and positive brand ambassador for YCH both on site and at industry events. Ongoing projects include regular brewing in the YCH brewery, providing high quality beer for industry events, brewing trial/experimental beers with customers, and contributing to the YCH Sensory program. They will work closely with key brewing partners to execute trials and collaborations in order to drive success of new products, experimental varieties, and the development of our own brewing methods. 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

  • International Financial Accountant +
  • Location: Yakima  Finance

    The purpose of this position is to maintain the financial records for specific international subsidiaries of the company and ensure accuracy of intercompany transactions of those subsidiaries. This role is responsible for monthly analysis of subsidiary financial performance, budgeting, and variance analysis. This role works closely with the Global Corporate Controller.  Learn More

  • Systems Engineer +
  • Location: Yakima  Information Technology

    The System engineer is responsible for: on prem and cloud platform installation, system design, server maintenance, monitoring, data backups, system security, and documentation of the system environments, 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 systems, applications, on prem and cloud. maintaining infrastructure and software integrity using industry best practices, always follow change control guidelines. Learn More

  • Project Management Officer (PMO) +
  • Location: Yakima  Information Technology

    The PMO has the responsibility to maintain benchmarks for all aspects of project management and business analysis. They will ensure that all the processes, operations and quality of deliverables are implemented efficiently so that each initiative is managed “on-time & on-budget”. The PMO ensures that all processes, tools, and standards are being followed for all projects and the timely reevaluation of the effectiveness of these tools. The PMO is responsible for complete financial and operational reporting to the CIO on all aspects of project proposals, execution and sign-off. Learn More


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