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Vacancy details for Production Brewer 

 Round Corner Brewing Ltd is a progressive and modern craft brewery based in the 1000 year old Melton Mowbray Market in the Heart of the East Midlands. We believe Craft is about the relentless pursuit of perfection. This philosophy is why we’ve grown quickly from our humble beginnings in 2018 to now produce some of the most awarded lagers and ales in the UK. We kicked off our barrel-ageing programme a year ago, with Society for the Encouragement of Virtue – our second barrel aged beer winning the UK’s Champion Russian Imperial Stout at the 2020 World beer awards.

 

Founded by Colin Paige, a Head Brewer who has built and run breweries across the world with 25 years commercial brewing experience, & Combie Cryan, a City Business Director who gave it all up to follow his passion into Craft Beer. Colin & Combie met in 2003 in Wellington, NZ where they were both living and working.

 

Production Brewer

 

We have an exciting opportunity for a hands-on Brewer, reporting to our Head Brewer & Co-Founder - Colin Paige. It will be centred around brewing on our 20hL Le Hui Brewhouse, cellar work and packaging on our brand new Pneumatic Scale Angelus CB50 can filling line. This is a great opportunity to grow your brewing knowledge and add value to an already successful & flourishing independent business.

 

 

Your accountabilities will include:

  • Wort Production – on our 20hL Le Hui steam heated 3 vessel Brewhouse

  • Fermentation Management – tracking fermentations, dry-hopping and fitting into our weekend brewer roster

  • Packaging – can filling on our PSA CB50,  keg filling, cask cleaning and racking completed to plan

  • CIP & SIP – cleaning FVs, BBTs, can line and Brewhouse and verifying with ATP bioluminescence

  • Filtration – Filter our bright beers to BBT and get all beers, filtered or unfiltered, ready for packaging

  • Quality Analyses – Measure gravities, pHs, bitterness, colours, yeast counts, TPOs, C02s and use the data to make real time quality decisions

  • Maintaining excellent production records – Completing brew sheets, fermentation logs, CIP logs and other documentation so we breeze through our SALSA + Beer accreditation. Writing and improving upon Round Corner Brewing SOPs

  • New Product Development – Work closely with Colin on our single batch releases, collaborations and constant continuous improvement on our core range

  • Barrel Aging – managing our barrel aging program

  • Raw material intake and inventory management

 

 

We are a small independent business which believes in sociability, inclusivity and personal development. This is a fantastic time to join our amazing team. We all help out in the taproom, at events and tap takeovers as needed. Transferring your passion for amazing independently brewed craft beer to everyone you meet will help you succeed in this role.

 

 

Your skills should include:

  • Attention to detail. We really believe Craft is about the relentless pursuit of perfection, so we need you to sweat the small stuff.

  • 3 years’ plus experience as a Brewer within a hands-on Production Brewery

  • Physically fit and be able to lift 25kg repetitively

  • High level of enthusiasm and energy for Brewing – this is no 9-5 gig, will require flexibility and ability to work weekends

  • Problem solving - If you can’t fix it, be pragmatic and pro-active in finding out how. Don’t accept the status-quo

  • Thoughtful, measured and considered approach. “measure twice, cut once” 

  • Initiative to get on with what is needed to make a difference

  • Motivated and respectful of others – we are a small and tight knit team. Good communication is key. A positive and friendly attitude with a great customer service mentality and an infectious passion for Beer

 

Good to have, but not essential:

  • A qualification in brewing such IBD certificate, degree or diploma is helpful, but not essential for the right candidate if they show a deep understanding of brewing and passion to keep learning

  • Forklift license preferred but not essential

  • Clean driving license

 

 

What we’re offering:

  • A chance to work in an independent business with big aspirations, a business you will be proud of and that you will remember as the place that made your career

  • The opportunity to be a cornerstone of one of the region’s most exciting new businesses and to help us build a regional champion from the ground up. Involves genuine influence over the core performance and future of the business that only a start-up can bring

  • Competitive salary, benefits and bonuses – commensurate with your experience

  • The chance to work with a brewing icon and a crack team and grow as we do

  • Round Corner Brewing Ltd are a living wage employer.

 

If you believe this sounds like you, email your CV with a brief cover letter telling us why you would be our perfect hire to colin.paige@roundcornerbrewing.com