PRODUCTION ASSISTANT (PA)

  • Full Time
  • Austin

Website jesterkingbeer Jester King Brewery

Jester King Brewery is seeking candidates for a full-time Production Assistant position. This is an entry-level position – previous experience in the craft beer industry is not required.

DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Adhere to strict safety and quality assurance/sanitation policies; Follow safety protocols with regard to brewery facilities and equipment
  • Perform at various positions on the packaging line (including but not limited to filling, rinsing/sanitizing bottles, corking, capping, wiping, and boxing) according to standardized operating procedures (SOP)
  • Build packaging materials according to SOP
  • Quality inspection of all packaged products
  • Handle chemicals required for cleaning and sanitization
  • Clean equipment and brewery facilities
  • Maintain excellent communication with the Managing Members, Production Manager, and Operations Manager
  • Assist Manager with production responsibilities
  • Assist Operations Manager with the shipment and/or receipt of raw materials, related goods, packaging materials, process equipment, miscellaneous brewery supplies, and finished beer
  • Assist Managing Members, Production Manager, and administrative staff with data gathering, reporting, and electronic record keeping
  • Assist Operations Manager with ensuring effective and accurate management of all JK beer, including assistance with periodic physical inventory counts
  • Help maintain a safe, clean, well organized environment for beer making
  • Represent Jester King at home and abroad
  • Perform brewery tours when needed
  • Participate in professional and amateur educational events, assist in answering inquiries about beer making at Jester King; Participate in interviews and media requests on occasion

 

IMPORTANT SKILLS AND ABILITIES:

  • Flexibility with scheduling and ability to work long hours; must have occasional on-call availability
  • Positive outlook and attitude while working in a diverse team environment
  • Punctual and self-motivated with good time management skills; must be dependable and have reliable transportation
  • Attention to detail while working under pressure at a fast pace
  • Ability to perform repetitive motions for extended periods of time
  • Ability to work unsupervised while maintaining safety and quality standards
  • Ability to effectively communicate with staff throughout the brewery
  • Ability and aptitude to work with and troubleshoot equipment
  • Desire for continued learning and ability to take constructive criticism 

 

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:

  • Ability to frequently sit, stand, walk, stoop, kneel, crouch, crawl, climb and reach with hands and arms for duration of shift
  • Ability to frequently talk, hear, and smell; vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision and the ability to adjust focus
  • Ability to frequently and repeatedly lift and/or move up to 55 pounds
  • Ability to occasionally lift and maneuver a keg (165 lbs)

 

WORK ENVIRONMENT:

  • Employee regularly works around high voltage, hot water, and steam; on wet floors and with wet equipment
  • Employee frequently must work in a sanitary environment
  • Noise level in the packaging facility is frequently loud (80+ dB)
  • Employee regularly works with hazardous materials
  • Employee works near moving mechanical parts

 

COMPENSATION & BENEFITS:

Hourly wage; Company pays 60% of Health/Vision/Dental Benefits; PTO; Company Perks

 

HOW TO APPLY:

Please send your resume and cover letter to hiring@jesterkingbrewery.com. You must include your full name and the job you are applying for in the subject of your email. Example: “Production Assistant Application for Punky Brewster.”

To apply for this job email your details to hiring@jesterkingbrewery.com