Junior Brewer

As a leading South African craft brewery, our purpose is to delight and connect SA’s beer drinkers with the best craft beer in the country. We’ve being doing this with passion, since 2007.

Jack Black believes in our brands and our people. We are always eager to find competitive, motivated, hardworking team players who love beer and want to join our team. We work hard and we play hard. Think you have what it takes?

You know you are a Junior Brewer…

If you enjoy and savour the smell of fresh hops and dream of the endless possibilities of creating a variety of beers from clean, crisp lagers to Hoppy IPA’s?

If you are keen to learn all the aspects of the production brewing in our state of an art facility?

If you are motivated, multi-talented, and have some experience brewing and want to work in a fast-paced environment and are ready to be of part a growing Brewing Team!… WE WANT YOU!

Education: Brewing qualifications, experience, IBD Certificate, science degree, Certificate in mechanical engineering, electrical engineering or instrumentation an advantage.

Skills: verbal, written communication, level of brewing understanding, knowledge of food safety and quality management systems

Reporting to: Brewery Manager

Software: Excel, PowerPoint, Word, teams,

Benefits: Competitive Salary, Staff pricing, Taproom allowance

What you will do:

  • You will be responsible for production from raw ingredients to Brite tank.
  • You will sustain a clean, sanitary, and “showcase brewery” work environment.
  • You will assist with ongoing day-to-day operations within the brewery; anything from being on the brewing deck to exterior tank scrubbing.
  • You will have a complete willingness to get your hands dirty in the brew house, cellar, packaging hall, and warehouse.
  • You will work independently with little supervision but knowing when to ask for clear guidance, and be able to work as an important member of a strong team.
  • You will be passionate to meet the growing demands of the brewery and perform other duties as needed and assigned.
  • You will be eager to be part of a strong team of brewers with safety, accountability, professionalism, teamwork and fun in the forefront of the culture.

Other stuff you will be cool with…

  • Able to lift up to 50KG
  • Capable of working in a safe and competent manner and being aware of surrounds in an environment that has heavy machinery, equipment, chemicals and systems
  • Able to work in a noisy and high traffic manufacturing environment.(with ear muffs)
  • Able to work night shifts and weekends based on rotation schedule with other brewers on team – we all have to do it.
  • Possess a valid driver’s license and maintain an excellent driving record, own transport is a must.
  • Able to take direction well, follow verbal and written SOP’s from the big bosses.

Great! That sums it up….

Should you meet the requirements for this position, please email your CV to careers@jackblackbeer.com

Should you not hear from us within 5 working days, please consider your application unsuccessful.

Note: We’re an equal opportunity employer and invite applications from candidates from all backgrounds, race, colour, religion, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, gender identity, age, disability or any other characteristic. We take pride in celebrating our unique craft brew.