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Shift Brewer at Camden Town Brewery

Closing Date:

Camden Town brewery are recruiting a shift brewer to join their brewing team in Kentish town, responsible for creating new and exciting beers

Primary Responsibilities 

  • Identify trends and develop these into brewing practices and new beer recipe 
  • Ensure safety, housekeeping and quality standards and procedures are adhered to at all times. You must ensure your safety and the safety of others during the course of your duties. 
  • Cleaning and general housekeeping; you must maintain a clean environment for the production of beer. 
  • Execute all necessary brewery operations – brewhouse, cellars, and filtration. 
  • Run trials on house 1 HL research and development pilot kit 
  • Brand Ambassador, representing the brewing team at the Beer Hall and events 
  • Participate in weekly sensory panel 
  • Assist in packaging operations as required. 
  • Ensure all paperwork and QC checks are completed in-full to an acceptable standard. 
  • Reporting out of specification product to the Head Brewer prior to proceeding. 
  • Routine maintenance (i.e. hygiene, changing gaskets, seals, etc). 
  • Troubleshooting; report breakdowns and damage caused to equipment and assist where required in resolving the issue. 
  • Identify and implement continuous improvement opportunities. This role is expected to put forward ideas to improve product quality and brewery processes. 

Key Accountabilities 

  • Safety. 
  • Quality and adhering to established recipes, procedures, etc. 
  • Housekeeping and ensuring a clean, tidy and organized environment. 
  • Delivery of product in-spec, on-time. 
  • Accuracy of paperwork. 
  • Minimising environmental footprint - MJ/HL, kWh/HL, HL/HL, kgCO2/HL. 
  • Raw material and product wastage. 

Requirements 

The incumbent must possess a flexible attitude towards work and must be prepared to work on a two shifts basis. This position requires weekend work on a rostered basis. Specific skills and experience desired include: 

  • Two years experience of brewing operations. 
  • Knowledge of quality control and assurance processes. 
  • Relevant hands-on plant aptitude – excellent problem-solving skills. 
  • Relevant technical degree (science, engineering, brewing or winemaking) is advantageous, although not strictly required. 
  • Formal brewing education such as the IBD Diploma in Brewing is desirable, although not strictly required. 
  • Some experience in laboratory operations is desirable, although not strictly required. 
  • Must possess a passion for the Brewing Industry. 

Reporting:
This role reports to the Head Brewer. 

Salary:
Competitive salary at £31,500