Brewing and Beer

Senior Brewer

London, UK ref: 1331

Our client, an innovative craft brewery on the rise, have an exciting opportunity as a Senior Brewer. This role will be reporting into the Lead Brewer. The aim of this role is to ensure their beer is produced to the highest quality and will cover a wide range of tasks from brewing and cellaring and laboratory work. Whilst maintaining high standards of cleanliness throughout the brewery at all times.

The successful candidate will have a thorough understanding of the brewing process, equipment and techniques. Act as the main point of contact, supervise the day-to-day operation of the brewery team and assist with the production of wort, fermentation and conditioning in line with quality control and production targets.

Key responsibilities:

  • Responsible for the smooth running of brewing and cellaring
  • Arrange for all raw materials and supplies to be readily available to facilitate work
  • Plan dry hops, beer transfers, centrifuge and beer conditioning
  • Monitor fermentation, take gravities and adjust temperature to ensure fermentation profiles are adhered to
  • Handle the correct use, storage and stock management of raw materials
  • Perform yeast counts and cropping
  • Operate the Centrifuge
  • Maintain accurate records and written procedures
  • Ensure processes are safe and functional
  • Ensure beer is in specification for packaging dates
  • Manage and coordinate on-going training and support for brewery team members
  • Assist the Lead Brewer in projects where needed 

Skills, experience and attributes:

  • IBD Diploma in Brewing, Brewing MSc, Food Science or Chemical Engineering degree or equivalent
  • Significant experience working in the beer industry
  • Strong time management skills with the ability to plan ahead and manage multiple tasks with little supervision
  • Confident supervising a team and questioning the way things are done
  • Ability to quickly solve problems and think on your feet
  • Strong communication and influencing skills
  • Positive and committed attitude, with a flexible approach

For more information, please contact Penny Zaloumis at The Carling Partnership Limited


+44 1483 893 100.

Applications please only from candidates eligible to work in the UK.

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