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Brewer at Meantime Brewery

Closing Date:

Asahi UK are delighted to announce that we are looking for a Brewer to join the team in our Meantime Brewery in Greenwich.

The Brewer will be responsible for all aspects of Wort production, Cellaring and Filtration and will directly report to a dedicated Senior Brewer. 

Key Accountabilities

Health and Safety

  • Lead by example, adhering to all Health and Safety policies and procedures to drive a safety culture in the workplace.
  • Challenge unsafe practices, identify and report hazards and near misses. Encourage the team to do the same.
  • Work with relevant departments to close off reported hazards in a timely manner.
  • Accountable for the completion of any plant safety checks to required frequencies.
  • Ensure all production areas are well maintained and cleaned to the highest hygienic standards. Maintain a high level of Health and Safety at all times.


  • Responsible and accountable for quality checks and documentation within production (in-line with all Meantime specifications).
  • Following SOP (standard operating procedures) to the satisfaction of the Senior Brewer, Head Brewer & QA Manager. 
  • Ensure all line checks (including CCP’s) are completed and are within specification to defined frequencies.
  • Cross check that all production paperwork is being completed throughout production, from start-up to shut down.
  • Working collaboratively with the team and supporting all SOP and control documents are reviewed (minimum annually) and updated where required.
  • Proactively assist in internal and external audits, complete and close out any assigned actions.
  • Isolate and communicate any quality issues.


  • Independently responsible for all Brewhouse operations including safety, quality and performance, in the delivery of wort production i.e.-
  • Milling, mashing, lautering, boiling, whirlpooling, wort cooling, spent grain removal, water system management & CIP’s of all brewhouse equipment.
  • Yeast Pitching of all brews.
  • Independently complete cellaring operations incorporating safety, quality and performance; 
  • Monitoring of fermentation temperatures, gravities & cell counts.
  • Logged & documented CIP of vessels – FV’s, MV’s, BBT’s & Yeast tanks.
  • Beer filtering and transfer
  • Dry Hopping
  • Yeast Management i.e. – harvesting, pitching, cell counts, record keeping.
  • Loading of Bulk beer (Beer Fresh or road tankers)
  • Documented cleaning and sanitation of hoses & fittings.
  • Ensure all production logs (brew sheet, filtration, etc.) are filled out as defined to our external accreditation standards.
  • Take personal and collective responsibility & ensure all production areas are well maintained and cleaned to the highest hygienic standards.
  • Ensure compliance within Production, to all relevant food acts and customer requirements for all products within process.
  • Support, develop and engage with NPD, be it process or Beer development.
  • Represent the company at beer tastings, on brewery tours and in trade from time to time.
  • Other duties as directed by the Senior Brewer or Head Brewer.

Experience Required

  • Prior brewing experience required. Ideally in a brewery >20.000hl/annum.
  • Minimum IBD General Certificate (or equivalent) required or willingness to work on personal development. 

Key Attributes

  • Ability to work independently but also collaboratively with managers and teams.
  • Ability to successfully manage and prioritise own workload.
  • Written and verbal communication skills (in English language) required.
  • Good knowledge of Microsoft Office software particularly Word and Excel.
  • Must have B1 counterbalance Forklift Truck certificate of basic training or be willing to gain license upon starting.
  • Proactive, flexible, able to prioritise activities to achieve the desired outputs
  • Preferable to have a knowledge of or awareness of HACCP
  • Due to the nature of process work, you will be required to work unsocial hours (early/late/night shifts) and weekends as needed.