Bad Shepherd Are Hiring A Cellarperson

Bad Shepherd Are Hiring A Cellarperson

Job posted September 10, 2021

This posting is more than 6 months old

Bad Shepherd are a brewery in Melbourne's south-east that have embedded themselves in their local community since opening in 2015.

If you'd like to join their production crew, they're hiring. 

Job Description: Cellarperson

Bad Shepherd are are looking to add to our team by hiring a cellar person, to assist with all ancillary brewery operations tasks including cellaring, packaging, and maintenance.


Responsible for cellaring of beer as directed by Head Brewer / Lead Brewer

  • Complete gravity, pH and temperature measurements and log activity
  • Conducting VDK testing of beer
  • Dry-hopping beers
  • Carbonating beers
  • Checking CO2 and DO levels of beer in tank and/or packaged beer
  • Yeast off tanks

Responsible for assisting with packaging processes: 

  • Timely and focused support of canning line when in operation including labelling, filling and palletising of finished product
  • Assist with set up of canning line including sanitisation procedures
  • Assist with clean-up of canning line and packaging area including clean in place of equipment
  • Clean and fill kegs as directed

Assist with brewing processes:

  • Brewing opportunities will be present under the supervision of Head Brewer/Lead Brewer, but ancillary to cellaring responsibilities, including:
    • Conducting brews as per Standard Operating Procedures
    • Clean in place and sanitise fermenter and/or brewhouse and heat exchanger
    • Pitch yeast in accordance with recipe
    • Log all activity as required

Assist with maintenance as directed by Head Brewer / Lead Brewer: 

  • General clean-up of brewery area
  • Maintenance tasks as identified ongoing

Requirements / Personal Attributes

  • Passion for craft beer and local community
  • Communication and interpersonal skills
  • Good memory
  • Able to work quickly and efficiently
  • Ability to learn on the fly
  • Good analytical skills
  • Attention to detail 
  • Organised and hard working
  • Problem solver
  • Courteous and polite
  • Basic math skills
  • Able to work under pressure

Key Leadership Competencies

  • Action Oriented
  • Integrity and Trust
  • Learning on the Fly
  • Listening
  • Self-development
  • Technical Learning

To apply, please email Craig at

Applications close on October 1, 2021. 

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