Brewery Operator – DB Breweries Ltd

Brewery Operator

  • Free healthcare, life insurance and monthly beer allowance!
  • Competitive hourly rate
  • A respectful management team who supports learning & development

About us…

When you join DB Breweries, you join the global HEINEKEN whanau, where everyone is encouraged to be themselves, contribute their ideas, learn and grow as part of one of the largest beer and cider brewing companies in the world spanning 70 countries.

We believe diverse views make great brews, and the vibe in our team is very much reflected in our four values: PASSION for consumers and customers, CARE for people and planet, ENJOYMENT of life, and COURAGE to dream and pioneer. We offer a great range of employee benefits and positive culture which includes:

  • Free health, life and income protection insurances.
  • 5% employer contribution to your KiwiSaver.
  • Free monthly allowance of beer, RTDs, cider or zero alcohol beverages.
  • 50% employee discount at Star Hospitality venues (Kapura and Joylab restaurants and bars).
  • ‘Enjoyment of Life’ leave (an extra day each year to do something you enjoy).
  • A range of other benefits including generous parental leave provisions, free confidential counselling support, digital wills, feminine hygiene products, retail discounts and more.
  • Free learning and wellbeing tools and leadership development programmes.
  • As a member of Mind The Gap, we’re committed to addressing gender pay gaps and we’ve also supported the Pacific Pay Gap Inquiry.
  • Free parking.

Job description:

About this job…

As a Brewery operator you will play a key role in producing iconic New Zealand & International brands:

  • Operating and executing Brewery operational processes on plant and machines to a high level in line with the standards and procedures.
  • Executing the Brewery production plan to schedule
  • Executing required quality checks in line with the standards and procedures for all production activities across the Brewery.
  • Actively involved in optimizing Brewery performance using continuous improvement practices, DB Breweries uses TPM Methodology
  • Working according to Heineken Safety, Food Safety & Sustainability standards.
  • The Brewery operates on a 24hr rotational roster, and this role operates on a rotating shift of mornings (6:00am – 2:00pm), afternoons (2:00pm – 10:00pm), and night shift (10:00pm to 6:00am)


About you…


Minimum secondary education and either Tertiary Level qualification (Level 4+ in Science, Maintenance, Engineering), or 2-3 years shop floor experience, including continuous improvement in FMCG Operations/Maintenance

  • Preference for experience in:
  • Brewing / Biotechnology / Maintenance / FMCG
  • TPM/ lean/ six sigma


We wanted to send a friendly reminder that you don’t have to be the perfect match on paper to be the perfect fit for us here at DB Breweries. We believe in growth, and that means learning and developing as you go, nobody is a master of all trades. So, if you are reading this and there is a spark of interest, we encourage you to take the leap and apply because your potential might be just what we are looking for. Your unique perspective and passion could bring something special to our team, it’s all about drive, potential and your enthusiasm. So go ahead and click apply, you never know where this opportunity might lead you.

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Please note: We are not accepting candidates from recruitment agencies for this role.