Mead Makers Assistant


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Company: Beehave! Craft Meadery


Uploaded: 20 October 2021

Closes: 20 November 2021


The position entails assisting the Mead Maker in all attributes of operating the processing plant. 


  • Cleaning tanks, floors and equipment
  • Blending and mixing new batches, controlling fermenters, filtering, carbonating
  • Producing consistant batches of our session meads
  • Working with Oak barrels with oak aging of still meads
  • Processing fruits from arrival to freezing
  • Receiving incoming goods
  • Labelling and bottling
  • Storing product in chillers
  • Packaging and shipping orders
  • Food safety paper works and control
  • Testing of products for stability etc.
  • Stock takes

Outside of the Meadery we attend local and out-of-area markets as well as Beer/Cider events, such as Beer Appreciation Day, NZ Cider Fest. Beervana. 

The position also requires assistance in preparing and attending these events; serving product and talking to customers about it. 

Currently the Meadery is located in a rural location, but in the next few months it is moving into a new location within the cbd area of Taupo township and will have the proccessing room and tap room under one roof. 

Skills required:

  • Attention to detail
  • Able to follow processes
  • Can work under own motivation
  • Reliable
  • Sense of humour
  • Safety conscious
  • Keen to learn

If you are a positive individual looking to work in a growth industry and looking to join a fun team with huge potential; you are an active individual with a sense of humour, and could become passionate about your work place, then please email me with your C.V and a cover letter as to why Beehave Craft Meadery would benefit from your employment and I will get back in touch.

Start date is flexible.

Only people eligible to work in this country should apply for this position. Please provide evidence of your work visa or citizenship.

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