Shift Brewer

Shift Brewer – Job specification



  • Wort production, from bulk malt handling through to fermentation
  • Managing and running brewhouse
  • Yeast management
  • Monitoring of product throughout fermentation
  • All aspects of cellar work - including CIP of fermentation, bright beer tanks and packaging equipment, dry hopping and fining in process beer
  • Centrifuge operation
  • QA/QC duties, including sensory evaluation and lab work
  • General brewery cleaning
  • Attend industry events as needed
  • Raw materials monitoring, receiving and handling
  • Collaborate with Production manager and brewing team on any processes that may impact beer quality
  • Follow written SOP’s; accountable for SOP execution
  • Monitoring brewing and processing of batches to control quality, consistency and efficiency
  • Monitoring, executing and reporting daily, weekly, monthly and yearly cleaning and maintenance tasks
  • Ensure and maintain the highest safety standards for production and brewery staff
  • Communicate daily with Production Manager and Head Brewer on scheduled tasks, issues encountered, and priorities


  • A degree or certification in brewing science 
  • Commercial brewing experience

Physical demands

  • This position is extremely physical and demanding in nature and involves working with potentially dangerous equipment, machinery, exposure to high noise levels, and handling of hazardous materials
  • Frequently climbs stairs/staircase
  • Use repetitive motions
  • Can work in both hot and cold temperatures


  • Competitive based on experience (incl. shift allowance).
  • 40 hours per week – on a rotational shift pattern, this role includes weekend work.

Please send a CV and covering email to Matthew Howgate: