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We're Hiring! - Lead Brewer

We are looking for an experienced, knowledgeable and innovative Lead

Brewer to head up our passionate and hard-working production team, and make

fantastic beer.

You will be focused, creative and a team-player, and your responsibilities will include

maintaining production of our core beer range, as well as being dedicated to creating

new, small batch beers under our exciting “Blueprint” range.

We have been brewing in South East London since 2012, with a second brewery site in Hither Green. Our small and energetic team makes great beer, runs two taprooms, teaches homebrew skills at our Brewschool and delivers to pubs and to our customers’ doorsteps.

Brockley Brewery is committed to serving our local community, and we seek to be

transparent and ethical in our business practices.

Responsibilities and Tasks:

  • Organisation and planning of production activities

  • Ensuring that Health and Safety and all statutory requirements are met in the production process.

  • Keeping clear and accurate records of all production activities in accordance with Standard Operating Procedures.

  • Beer production on our 30 hectolitre and 8 hectolitre manual kits

  • Recipe development for new lines and seasonal beers

  • Leading packaging of beer (cask, keg, bottle and can)

  • Cellar Management

  • Stock management

  • Leading on maintenance and repairs of brewery equipment and kit.

  • Leading Quality Control to ensure we make the best beers we possibly can.

  • Representing the brewery at events and festivals.

Key Requirements:

  • You will be passionate about beer

  • 2+ years experience of production brewing in a commercial brewery is essential.

  • A brewing qualification such as IBD Diploma, or BSc Brewing Science is desirable.

  • A full UK driver’s license is desirable.

  • Working knowledge of statutory requirements of working in brewery production (such

  • as Food Hygiene, HACCP and SALSA, etc).

  • Hardworking, dedicated, and enthusiastic with a positive attitude.

  • Practical & creative approach to problem solving.

  • Self-motivated and able to work unsupervised.

  • Ability to work to deadlines in a fast-paced environment.

  • Attention to detail and able to accurately follow SOPs.

This is a full-time, permanent position. We are a London Living Wage Employer, and

the salary is competitive and will be commensurate with experience / qualifications.

Work hours are 40 hrs per week. Work hours are flexible and including occasional

evenings and weekends.

To apply, please send your CV and a covering letter outlining how you meet the requirements above to

Closing date: Tuesday 27th July 2021


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