Canning Line Operator

Tuesday, 20 July, 2021
Western Cape  

Do you have an interest in the beverage industry including beer and wine, a mechanical aptitude and a hands-on attitude?

Do you want to be part of a pioneering business at the forefront of the canning evolution? 

We are currently seeking a dependable, hardworking individual to join our production team. This position offers hands-on training and growth opportunities for the right person.

Do you excel at the below mentioned duties and responsibilities? Do you have a minimum of two years experience in a beverage production and/or packaging environments, ideally in a startup production business? Do you want to help grow a brand? Do you meet the job requirements? Well, let's hear from you. 


 A Canning Line Operator is responsible for all aspects of operating a canning line. This role requires you to:

  • Become one with the Wild Goose Canning Machine 
  • Champion of quality at Tiny Keg
  • Strictly uphold CIP and sanitation process; understand hygiene and sanitation
  • Understand carbonation and carbonated beverages
  • Troubleshoot beverage conditions and mechanical issues
  • Participating in, and enforcing quality control, efficiency, and accurate statistical tracking
  • Accurately recording job data
  • Following safe work procedures to safely and efficiently operate heavy packaging machinery
  • Displaying a customer-service orientation; dealing effectively with customer expectation


  • Previous brewery, winery  or packaging experience
  • People skills: this role requires working with a number of stakeholders in a constantly changing environment. Excellent people skills are important.
  • Mechanical aptitude and trouble-shooting skill: as in any production environment, things can go wrong… it’s the canning line operator’s job to get and keep Tiny Keg’s  equipment running!
  • Physical fitness: Mobile canning requires strength, coordination and endurance. It is a physical role with long hours on your feet. Set up and pack-down require moving the canning line into place.
  • Flexible schedule: We are a mobile canning unit with a new office everyday. Mobility and flexibility is our game so should it be yours too! 
  • Attitude: A positive, can-do (pun intended)  attitude is absolutely required. There are no problems only opportunities to find solutions.

Physical Expectations 

  • Ability to continuously stand or walk
  • Ability to bend, squat and lift frequently
  • Ability to lift up to 25kg
  • Ability to perform repetitive motion functions in support of canning line operations

Travel requirements:

  • Daily travel around the Western Cape Region.
  • Overnights are expected (up to 5 per month)


  • Driver’s licence: C1 prefered. 


  • Beverage Sensory Training 
  • Enjoy drinking great beverages
  • Fork-Lift Licence 

Hours: Full-time position (Monday- Friday including weekends on occasions)

Due to the volume of applications that we receive daily, please note that if you have not received any feedback within 7 days of your initial application; kindly accept your application as unsuccessful.  

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