Assistant Brewer

We’re looking for an Assistant Brewer to join our team at Alphabet Brewing Company in Manchester!

 

THE BREWERY

We began brewing in our Ardwick railway arch in 2014 - since then we have developed a following for a core range of hop-forward and fruit-led session beers, as well as a glut of special releases that includes everything from traditional brewing styles to Salted Caramel Imperial Stouts and bold, hoppy, modern IPAs.

 

We’re currently brewing 3 to 4 times a week on our 19 hectolitre brew kit, packaging into both keg and can, and selling our beer UK-wide and exporting into Europe. We’re looking to up production over the coming months and need an enthusiastic and passionate new member of our small team to assist with that growth. This is a perfect role for someone who wants to start their brewing career and grow at a company that prides itself on personal development.  

THE ROLE

To apply, please send us your CV with a cover letter to info@alphabetbrewing.co.uk, with the subject line “Assistant Brewer Application - <your name>”. Applications will be accepted until 11th February 2022.

We have a firm commitment to equality and diversity, and welcome applications from those who are underrepresented in the brewing industry.

Job Title: Assistant Brewer

Location: Manchester

Reports To: Head Brewer 

Salary: £22,000

Preferred Starting Date: ASAP

Hours: 40 hours per week within 7am-7pm Monday-Friday. Occasional weekend work may be required.

Holiday allowance: 28 days (Not including bank holidays)

 

KEY DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES

Wort production

Tank preparation (CIP)

Daily checks (including gravities, pH and carbonation)

Packaging beer into keg and can

Transfers, Tank Additions, and Trub/Yeast/Hop Dumps

Record keeping on brewsheets and brewing software

Use of Fork Lift

Raw ingredients and packing materials intake and preparation

Strictly adhering to cleaning schedules as set by the Head Brewer

Assisting with quality assurance in our weekly sensory panels

Order picking and packing

Plus other reasonable duties as required 

 

SKILLS & EXPERIENCE

Essential:

Provable knowledge of beer and the brewing process

A passion for our beer, craft beer in general, and the wider industry

Desire to improve both your practical skills and technical knowledge.

Positive and committed attitude, and strong communication skills

Ability in record keeping and ability to complete multiple tasks in a safe and diligent manner

Able to work both independently and within a team to accomplish tasks

A commitment to keeping a clean and safe working environment

Legal right to work in the UK

 

Desirable:

Experience in commercial brewing

General Certificate in Brewing or other brewing qualification

Full UK Driving License

Forklift License





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