Brewery Operator

Brewery Operator APPLY NOW

Full time

Role and Responsibilities:

  • Production Assistance:
  • Assist in all aspects of the brewing process, including mashing, lautering, boiling, fermenting, conditioning, and packaging.
  • Follow standard operating procedures to ensure the quality and consistency of the brewed products.
  • Equipment Operation:
  • Operate and maintain brewing equipment, such as kettles, fermenters, pumps, and packaging machinery.
  • Perform routine cleaning and sanitation of brewing equipment and production areas.
  • Ingredient Handling:
  • Measure and handle raw materials, including malted grains, hops, yeast, and other additives.
  • Accurately weigh and mix ingredients according to recipes.
  • Quality Control:
  • Monitor and control various parameters during the brewing process to ensure product quality.
  • Perform routine quality checks, such as pH measurement, gravity readings, and sensory evaluations.
  • Safety and Compliance:
  • Adhere to safety protocols and guidelines to maintain a safe working environment.
  • Follow industry regulations and compliance standards for food and beverage production.
  • Record Keeping:
  • Maintain accurate records of brewing activities, including production logs, inventory records, and quality control documentation.
  • Collaboration:
  • Work closely with other brewery staff, including brewers, cellar operators, and packaging teams, to ensure smooth production flow.
  • Problem Solving:
  • Identify and troubleshoot issues that may arise during the brewing process, taking corrective actions as needed.
  • Cleaning and Maintenance:
  • Clean and sanitise brewing equipment and production areas regularly.
  • Perform routine maintenance tasks on brewing equipment.
  • Physical Requirements:
  • Lift and move heavy materials, kegs, and equipment.
  • Work in varying temperatures and conditions.
  • Forklift Operation
  • Record checks and move stock with a counterbalance forklift (training can be provided)
  • Qualifications:
  • Previous experience in a brewery environment preferred.
  • Knowledge of basic brewing principles with qualification preferred.
  • Ability to follow standard operating procedures and attention to detail.
  • Physical fitness and the ability to perform manual labour.

Brewery Operatives are essential team members who contribute to the overall success of the brewery. Their role is hands-on, requiring a combination of technical skills, attention to detail, and a passion for the brewing process.


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