The Farm Shop, Wine Shop, Scented Shop and Greenhouse are now open. Hotel and Babel opening 8 July 2020.

Careers

In order to pull all the various parts of Babylonstoren together as one, we rely heavily on a stellar team of receptionists, housekeepers, chefs, gardeners, therapists, horticulturists, managers and winemakers to make it all happen. Babylonstoren has many exciting employment opportunities, and so if you are passionate about your career and enthusiastic about the possibility of working for us, please send your CV to [email protected] with the position your are applying for in the subject line.

Positions Available

We have an exciting position with exposure to a variety of crops, for someone with a passion for farming!

Requirements
  • At least 10 years’ experience in a supervisory/management role on a farm
  • A working knowledge of fruit production, organisational skills, time management skills and supervisory skills
  • A knowledge of stone fruit and pome fruit will be to your advantage
  • Must be able to work under pressure and perform
Responsibilities
  • Personnel management, development and motivation
  • Management of production unit
  • Handling of audits
  • Management of day-to-day activities on the farm
  • Management of fertilising and pest control programmes
  • Irrigation scheduling
  • Admin

Please send CV and salary expectation to [email protected]

Babylonstoren has a unique and exciting opportunity for someone who is passionate about body and bath product manufacturing to become part of the Babylonstoren team.

Required experience and qualifications

  • High school education
  • Experience in GMP and manufacturing of cosmetics
  • Fluent in Afrikaans and English
  • Delegation of duties to junior staff members
  • Self-management
  • Leading a team
  • Good mathematics ability (calculation of percentages and working with decimals)
  • Ability to lift 25–30 kg on a regular basis

Responsibilities

  • Manufacturing and packaging cosmetic products (scrubs, washes, lotions, creams, body butters, balms, bath oils, soaps, etc.) according to formula procedures
  • Recognising safety hazards and alerting management accordingly
  • Following all GMP and SOP guidelines in all phases of work
  • Completing batch record documents, housekeeping logs and other documents pertaining to manufacturing as accurately as possible
  • Preparing retention samples and managing the retention sample library
  • Solving customer quality complaints and ability to establish the traceability of raw materials
  • Receiving raw materials and recording batch numbers and samples
  • Maintaining stock levels of all raw materials associated with manufacturing the list of products
  • Monitoring stock levels of finished stock and expiry dates
  • Monitoring expiry dates of raw materials and reporting such to senior management
  • Being able to maintain efficient compounding operations by solving process problems and adjusting formulations to correct pH when necessary
  • Engaging with the public in a tourism-related context by explaining what is being made and hosting workshops
  • Overseeing the steam distillation of essential oils

Please send CV and salary expectation to [email protected]

Babylonstoren has a new production line for the manufacturing of bitterlekker, a non-alcoholic aperitif. We have an opportunity for an operator, who will also have to fulfil a supervisory role, to join the team.

We are looking for an experienced production operator who will take responsibility to organise people and workflow in order to ensure efficient production. The person must be able to ensure outstanding quality on time, in a very adjustable and quickly changing environment.

Minimum Requirements

  • Passed Grade 12
  • Experience in production and food processing
  • Diplomas/certificates in food processing and supervision will be to your advantage
  • Proven record of supervision skills
  • Practically minded
  • Afrikaans and English speaking
  • Strong admin skills
  • Energetic with positive outlook
  • Honest, trustworthy person with sober habits
  • Driver’s license will be to your advantage

Key Functions

  • Operator on production line
  • Coordination of staff and workflow
  • Ensuring adherence to production plan
  • Monitoring production quality and output
  • Assistance with stocktaking
  • Support of general work functions
  • Ensuring that the company culture is maintained at all times

Please send CV and salary expectation to [email protected]

Are you passionate about bicycles and bike maintenance? You may just be the right person for our exciting new post of bicycle mechanic!

Requirements

  • Specialist knowledge of bicycle servicing
  • Knowledge of general maintenance
  • Afrikaans and English speaking
  • Must be able to work under pressure
  • Tidy

Responsibilities

  • Maintenance of bicycles
  • Ensuring that all bicycles are always in good working order
  • General maintenance

Please send CV and salary expectation to [email protected]

Babylonstoren has an exciting new position for a passionate cheesemaker to join the Babylonstoren Deli division.

Requirements

  • Relevant qualification in cheese production & development
  • Minimum of 1–2 years’ hands-on cheese-making experience
  • Afrikaans and English speaking
  • Good communication and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to work under pressure
  • Detail orientated
  • Computer literature

Please send CV and salary expectation to [email protected]

Babylonstoren is looking for an energetic butcher with experience in meat processing to become part of the Meat Room team.

Requirements

  • Relevant qualification
  • Minimum of 4–5 years’ experience as a butcher (or working in a butchery)
  • Afrikaans and English speaking
  • Good communication and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to work under pressure
  • Good administrative and planning skills are essential
  • Own transport

Please send CV and salary expectation to [email protected]

The Bakery at Babylonstoren, just outside Franschhoek, requires the services of a hard-working, reliable and dedicated baker to join the team.

Key functions

  • Baking a variety of good quality breads
  • Stock control, management and processing

Requirements

  • Punctuality and tidiness
  • Baking experience
  • Patisserie experience will be to your advantage
  • Computer literacy
  • Own transport will be to your advantage
  • Must be willing to work overtime and some weekends
  • Must be able to work shifts

Please send CV and salary expectation to [email protected]