ASSISTANT BREWER

A fantastic opportunity has arisen at London Brewing Company for an Assistant Brewer to join our team. Founded in in 2011 we have been brewing on our 10hL brewery in a large brewpub in Finchley (http://www.thebohemia.co.uk/), London since January 2014. We may be small but we definitely punch above our weight, producing excellent award-winning keg and cask ale for the capital and beyond. We are looking for an ambitious, self-managing individual with the enthusiasm to learn  and help us  thrive and grow, and ultimately make delicious beer!

 

We are looking for a dynamic, hardworking and dedicated new colleague. You will work closely with the Head Brewer in all aspects of the production process including wort production, cellaring and packaging. You don’t have to be the finished article, and we will consider candidates who are in the early stages of their careers in this industry, supporting them with training and as.

 

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Perform cellar operations including monitoring gravities, yeast pitching, dry hopping and beer transfers.

  • Beproactive in taking responsibility for ensuring good overall brewery hygiene including CIPs on vessels and product lines.

  • Perform Quality Control checks in line with our quality program.

  • Perform packaging responsibilities including cleaning and filling of kegs.

  • Assist in brewhouse operations during wort production.

  • Stock management support.

  • Adhere to health and safety standards at all times.

  • Thorough record-keeping of brew day, fermentation and packaging.

  • Preparation and clean down of packaging equipment.

  • Promote a productive and safe workflow.

EXPERIENCE AND REQUIREMENTS

  • Positive and committed attitude, with a keen eye for detail and good problem-solving skills.

  • Good organisational and communication skills.

  • Enthusiastic and personable, with a passion for craft beer.

  • A strong understanding of teamwork and how going the extra mile benefits the whole work dynamic.

  • A good understanding of hygienic process and its importance in the brewery. 

  • Some occasional flexibility around shift pattern as and when required.

  • Legal right to work in the U.K.

DESIRABLES

  • At least one year’s experience in a previous brewery production role.

  • Relevant qualification (IBD, Heriot-Watt University, etc.) desirable but not essential or a background in Chemistry, Chemical Engineer, Microbiology, Mechanical Engineering, or Food Science/Technology.

  • A full clean UK driving license.

BENEFITS

  • Free Beer!

  • Half price food at The Bohemia.

  • Top up medical insurance.

  • Regular team socials.

  • 28 days holiday per annum (including public holidays).

  • Pension Scheme.

  • Salary of up to £25,000 pa dependent on experience

  • Sponsorship towards continuing professional development.