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Packaging Lead/Brewer

London Fields Brewery

United Kingdom (London)


We are expanding our production team at London Fields - To keep up with demand, we must add to our awesome team of brewers!

The role of Packaging Lead/Brewer will blend responsibility throughout the brewery, from wort production to canning and kegging. The focus and priority will be on the packaging processes, however, there will be a split of time between packaging-related activities and maintenance work, cellaring and wort production.

If you have only packaging experience, we are keen to hear from you also - we can be flexible with role responsibilities!

This is a full time, permanent role, which offers the successful candidate opportunities for growth, training, and to progress within the company. Typical working hours are 0900-1730 Monday to Friday (no shift work), with weekend checks scheduled on a rota basis and paid hourly.

ROLE RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Lead Canning (Cask ACS V5 with auto depal) & Kegging (COMAC single head keg cleaner/filler, all 30L steel kegs)
  • Support Cellaring (daily QA/QC, centrifuging, dry hopping, yeast/bacteria management, CIP)
  • Support Brewhouse operations (all aspects of wort production - 3 vessel Kasper Schulz automated 15hl kit with dedicated souring tank)
  • Maintaining a safe, tidy and hygienic production facility according to SOPs, HACCP and Health & Safety policies

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Take lead on Canning, Kegging and Serving Tank filling operations (in conjunction with Head Brewer) - Preparations for each run, CIP, Leading packaging shifts, Maintenance
  • Work with Head Brewer to reduce waste and improve efficiency in packaging lines
  • Ensure great quality and consistent London Fields beers
  • Compliance to daily, weekly and annual production plans
  • Capable and willing to operate all equipment within the brewery
  • An active member of the brewery taste panel
  • Compliance to EHS, food safety, quality, hygiene and legal standards

CANDIDATE MUST POSSESS AT LEAST SOME OF THE FOLLOWING:

  • Previous experience in manufacturing, process management, beer packaging - operating canning and kegging equipment
  • An industry recognised brewing qualification (minimum IBD General Certificate or similar)
  • At least 2 years working in a brewing or packaging role, preferably with previous experience in a commercial production brewery
  • Trained in sensory analysis and QA/QC
  • Engineering/Maintenance experience
  • Experience running a safe, tidy and hygienic production facility according to SOPs, HACCP and Health & Safety policies
  • Possess a forklift license
  • Possess a driving license valid in the UK

CANDIDATE MUST POSSESS ALL OF THE FOLLOWING:

  • Passion for beer!
  • Excellent interpersonal, organisational and communication skills, happy working as part of a team
  • Careful attention to detail and thoroughness in performing everyday tasks
  • Comfortable performing physical tasks such as lifting, bending, reaching, stretching, crawling and standing for long periods in wet, slippery conditions and changeable temperatures
  • Candidate must be eligible to work in the UK
  • IT literate

To apply, please send a covering letter along with a CV to Talfryn at jobs@londonfieldsbrewery.co.uk with the subject title 'Packaging Lead/Brewer'

Closing date is the 12th June 2020