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Jester King Brewery

Austin, TX, USA

Full time


May 19

POSITION TYPE: Full-Time & Part time, Hourly Employee

COMPENSATION & BENEFITS: Hourly wage; Company pays 60% of Health/Vision/Dental Benefits for Full-Time; 401K, PTO; Company Perks


  1. Great attitude; fits the Jester King culture, friendly, kind, smiles / makes people smile. Helps create a culture of positivity, openness, honesty, and accountability.
  2. Punctual and self-motivated with good time management skills
  3. Excellent people skills. Strong ability to put herself/himself in other people’s shoes, understand their perspective and show empathy.
  4. Truly excellent communicator. Listens attentively & genuinely cares what people are saying
  5. Very organized; great at putting systems in place where none exist; creates and maintains great organization and documentation.
  6. Clean; takes offense to clutter, dirt, debris and disorganization; holds others to the same standard.
  7. Uphold Jester King’s core values and mission
  8. Dependable and has reliable transportation
  9. Help maintain a safe, clean, well organized environment for beer making


  1. Adhere to strict safety and quality assurance/sanitation policies; Follow safety protocols with regard to brewery facilities and equipment
  2. Perform all duties related to setting up the bottle or canning lines in advance of a packaging run
  3. Perform at various positions on the bottle packaging line (including but not limited to filling, rinsing/sanitizing bottles, corking, capping, wiping, and boxing) according to standardized operating procedures (SOP)
  4. Perform at various positions on the canning line (including but not limited to, can depalletizer, filer operator, case builder/pallet builder etc.)
  5. Operate our label machine during packaging day to help facilitate in-line labeling run.
  6. Quality inspection of all packaged products during the packaging process.
  7. Handle chemicals required for cleaning and sanitization
  8. Utilize onsite keg washer to wash all kegs needed for onsite operations and wholesale distribution.
  9. Mill grain in preparation for the brew day.
  10. Maintain cleanliness of brewery facility and equipment.
  11. Forklift raw materials, WIP beer, finished beer, sales orders, etc. as needed.
  12. Building of wholesale distribution orders on a daily and weekly basis.
  13. Assist Production Manager with the shipment and/or receipt of raw materials, related goods, packaging materials, process equipment, miscellaneous brewery supplies, and finished beer for distribution or onsite operations.
  14. Assist Production Manager, and administrative staff with data gathering, reporting, and electronic record keeping
  15. Assist Production Manager with ensuring effective and accurate management of all JK beer inventory, including assistance with periodic physical inventory counts


  1. Flexibility with scheduling and ability to work long hours; must have occasional on-call availability
  2. Experience & comfortability operating a forklift
  3. Attention to detail while working under pressure at a fast pace
  4. Ability to perform repetitive motions for extended periods of time
  5. Ability to work unsupervised while maintaining safety and quality standards
  6. Ability to effectively communicate with staff throughout the brewery
  7. Ability and aptitude to work with and troubleshoot equipment
  8. Desire for continued learning and ability to take constructive criticism
  9. Ability to frequently sit, stand, walk, stoop, kneel, crouch, crawl, climb and reach with hands and arms for duration of shift
  10. Ability to frequently talk, hear, and smell; vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision and the ability to adjust focus
  11. Ability to frequently and repeatedly lift and/or move up to 55 pounds
  12. Ability to lift and maneuver a keg (165 lbs)
  13. Comfortability to work around high voltage, hot water, steam and on wet floors with wet equipment
  14. Ability to work in a high noise environment (80+ dB)


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