Blacklands Malt located in Leander, TX is currently hiring Production Team Assistants (20-30 hrs/wk). Capable and interested candidates have the potential to transition to full-time work (35-40 hrs/wk).

Founded in 2012 Blacklands Malt is the first malthouse in Texas, providing locally sourced malted barley and wheat to the brewing and distilling industries. Our mission is to enrich our community through local-economy manufacturing and authentic products, and connect people to their land through local agriculture and alcoholic beverages.

We value Hard Work, Attention to Details, Dedication, Integrity, and Professionalism.

If you don't shy from physical labor and want to learn a trade as part of a growing start-up in the alcoholic beverage industry then come join our team!

Work Description
  • This is an entry-level position so you must be able to perform, and comfortable with, physical labor. All necessary job and safety training will be provided OTJ.
  • You will be primarily responsible for facility maintenance and cleaning during early training, and later responsible for assisting the Production Team in performing the job duties necessary for processing grain into malt.
  • 1st and 2nd shift and weekend hours possible. All work will be performed during 1st or 2nd shifts (8am-12am).
  • Full time transition is possible based on performance.
  • 20-30 hrs/week to start.

Job requirements
  • Ability to endure physical labor and be on your feet for periods of 2-6 hrs.
  • Ability to shovel grain and green malt for periods of 1-2 hrs.
  • Ability to lift up to 75# repeatedly without injury.
  • Reliable transportation to/from work.
  • Flexibility to meet adjusting work schedule.
  • Must be a non-smoker as this is a food production facility.
  • Must be over 21 years old.

Job duties
  • Performing the required duties involved in facility cleaning and maintenance, grain cleaning, germination, and deculming of the malt.
  • Duties will change depending on the season, adjusting workloads, and as your experience grows.
  • As part of your employment you will be required to complete OSHA 10 training.

Required education
  • High School Diploma

Required experience
  • Manual labor work experience.

Preferred skills and qualifications
  • OSHA 10
  • Attention to detail and ability to work independently at times.
  • Proper fork lift operation.
  • Experience with hand and power tools.
  • Mechanical work experience.
  • Food manufacturing work experience.
  • Desire to learn about the malting industry.
  • Interest/passion about the alcoholic beverage industry.
  • Malt and beer knowledge.

Job Type: Part-time to Full-time
Salary: starting $8.25 - $13.00 / hour, depending on experience
Job Location: Leander, TX 78641
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