Brewing and Beer


South East, UK ref: 1602

Our client, a state-of-the-art craft brewer, is dedicated to using the finest quality, locally sourced ingredients and its dynamic and passionate team of brewers continuously push the boundaries of new beer flavours and styles, which has resulted in a multi award-winning and innovative range.
They are now looking to recruit a Production Brewer to join a growing team, located in an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, in the South East of England.
Reporting to the Lead Brewer, the role will be responsible for always producing wort to the highest standards and will cover a wide range of brewing tasks including wort production, and fermentation/conditioning of beers.
The role will suit a highly motivated individual who has a flexible approach to working hours.

Main Responsibilities
• Production of wort at the 65hL fully automated brewhouse.
• Malt and Milling operations.
• Brewhouse CIPs
• Management of SAP and MS Office for record keeping.
• Monitoring and ensuring completion of cleaning schedules as laid out by the Lead Brewer.
• QC of wort and beer in production- Plato/pH yeast counts/viability etc.
• Working safely with hazardous chemicals whilst adhering to chemical handling guidelines.
• Monitoring stock levels and ensuring correct use and storage (Malt/Hops/Yeast/Chemicals).
• Assisting Head Brewer/Lead Brewer in project work required.
• Monitoring and managing cellar operations including cropping, CIPs, Dry-Hopping using a HopGun, pitching yeast.
• Recipe development and pilot brewing on our 1hL brewhouse.
• Cellar duties, which include DO/CO2 measurement, ensuring beer is in spec pre-pack etc.
• Cellar CIPs
• Some filtration using our Pentair BMF/GEA Centrifuge.
• Improvement and development of SOPs
• Lots of Cleaning.

Generic Requirements.
• Willingness to partake in regular training and Personal Development Projects.
• Maintaining the highest achievable standards across the board.
• Adherence to the Hygiene/Allergens/Nut/Housekeeping policies.
• Promoting a professional image of the company and attending work related events when required.
• Read and comply with WBB rules and procedures.

General Experience
• Minimum 3 years’ experience in a production Brewery
• IBD GCB as a minimum, working towards Diploma
• Ability to work independently and as a team
• Competence in communicating clearly with a team
• Confidence in being a Key Holder (at times you may be the most senior person on site)
• Positive outlook, Hardworking and Dedicated
• Experience of beer transfers, automated CIP, automated Brewhouse etc is a big plus.
• Organised with a keen eye for detail
• A self-starter- someone who can suggest and implement improvements in the production environment
• Experience brewing a wide range of beer styles

Job Benefits
• Training and development, supporting your individual career pathway
• Attractive Holiday allowance
• Fantastic team to work with and incredible location
• Product allowance and staff discount in our taproom

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

For more information, please contact Julie Carling at The Carling Partnership,
Tel +44 (0)1483893100.


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