Distillery Assistant – Good George Hospitality Group

We are seeking an enthusiastic and dedicated individual to fill the role of Distillery Assistant.

If you’re passionate about craft beverages, enjoy hands-on work, and want to be part of a gold medal winning dynamic team, read on!


About Us

Good George is a brewery-come-drinks company with a portfolio of products geared towards helping our customers have better moments. Whether it’s our beloved Fog City Hazy IPA, our infamous Doris Plum Cider, our variety of award-winning gins or the myriad of products in development there’s plenty going on here. From starting as a brewpub in a church in 2012 we’re now a nationally recognised market leading brand with presence in multiple sectors and every region across NZ, and we’re not slowing down. We’re a business that looks after it’s people and community though out “Be Good, Do good” values. We’re built on innovation, good humour, ambition, and lots of hard work!


Why Choose us?

  • Work for one of the most successful Craft Breweries & Distilleries in New Zealand.
  • Motivated and supportive ownership group & established leadership team
  • Flexibility for full time or part time work
  • Fun team culture and vibrant brand that knows how to BE GOOD and DO GOOD within the community.
  • Enjoy fantastic team benefits that comes with this awesome industry!


About you

As a Distillery Assistant, you’ll work closely with our experienced team to ensure the smooth operation of our distillery. From production to quality control, you’ll play a vital role in crafting exceptional spirits and other craft beverages.


Key responsibilities:

  • Assisting in Production – Help with the production process of spirits, which includes mashing, fermentation, distillation and bottling.
  • Barrel Handling – Assist in the handling and maintenance of barrels used for aging spirits. This includes filling, emptying and moving barrels, as well as monitoring their condition and ensuring proper storage.
  • Customer Service – Occasionally interact with visitors to the distillery, hosting barrel filling ceremonies, providing tours, tastings and information about the production process.


  • Passion for Craft beer & spirits, and the hospitality industry
  • Experience with working in and around Breweries/Distilleries is preferred.
  • Experience in a busy production or packaging environment useful but not mandatory.
  • Production machinery experience and know-how advantageous but not mandatory.
  • Very high attention to detail
  • Excellent organisational skills and time management
  • Strong problem solving
  • Well-developed decision-making skills and initiative
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Proven ability to build relationships with internal team members.
  • A keen-ness to get in and help with anything and everything when required.