Hiring! Brewing and Quality Team Leader

May 04, 2017

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Hiring! Brewing and Quality Team Leader

Brewing and Quality Team Leader

Crowned ‘Brewery of the year UK 2016’ at the International Beer Challenge, and home to Champion Beer of Britain 2015 (Cwtch); Tiny Rebel is an independent, family-run brewery based in Newport. With our shiny new 5 million litre capacity brewery, we are now looking for a Brewing and Quality Team Leader to join our production team. Known for our vibrant eye-catching branding, we keep innovating, (we created 30 new beers in 2016 alone!) and this year will be our biggest yet!

We’re busy launching our third bar and visitor centre in the heart of Rogerstone (Newport) and while we are firmly rooted in our community we also export our award-winning Welsh beer to more than 20 countries, flying the flag for Welsh family business as far as Norway, China and Australia.

Reporting directly to the Head Brewer, you will manage a small team of brewers and be responsible for ensuring production is completed to a very high standard. In addition to this, you will also be responsible for quality analysis of all products. It is important that you can work well as part of a team and are able to lead and manage the team effectively.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Manage the brewing team
  • Organise and deliver scheduled brewing plan
  • Quality Analysis – Lab based
  • Yeast Management
  • Ensure high housekeeping and hygiene standards
  • Effectively communicate between all production departments
  • Raw material intake checks
  • Monitoring and investigating quality complaints
  • Weekly taste panel
  • Be a key part of the HACCP team
  • Problem solving and process optimisation

Required qualifications/experience

  • Minimum 4 years commercial brewing experience with 1 year managing a small team
  • Formal brewing qualification (IBD Diploma in Brewing or equivalent)
  • Practical laboratory experience, although a technical understanding of standard quality tests acceptable
  • Advanced skills in Microsoft Word and Excel. Experience of Brewman system an advantage
  • Knowledge of Beer Sensory evaluation, HACCP and GMP a plus

Skills

  • Fantastic communication skills
  • Personable and Approachable
  • High Attention to detail and accuracy
  • Ability to multi-task and prioritise workload
  • Physically fit (able to lift 25kg)

 

Salary: Negotiable - dependent on experience

Location: Rogerstone, Newport, NP10 9FQ

To apply for this role please send your CV and cover letter to sarah@tinyrebel.co.uk by 22nd May 2017.

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