VACANCY: Brewer

Wiper and True is an independent brewery based in St Werburghs, Bristol focusing on modern British beer. Founded in 2012, we are an established team with a passion for brewing. We focus on balancing science, process and creativity to produce extraordinary beer. We have ambition for constant refinement, sustainable growth and developing a great place to work for the entire team.


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Brewers work in all areas of the brewery and report to the Head Brewer.

A Brewer is expected to work across the three rotational roles of Wort Production (brewdays), Cellar and Cellar Pack. The durations and requirements of these rotations may change from time to time.

Operation and upkeep of equipment and maintaining quality control throughout all aspects of these three brewing roles will be a focus for this position. Brewers will receive and process raw materials, packaging materials and chemicals. 

Training will be given as required. All employees are expected to abide by the HACCP pre-requisites and Company Policies. Hours may vary in order to accommodate production and staffing needs. 

Brewers are responsible for making, monitoring and packaging extraordinary beer. Responsibilities include (but are not limited to):

  • Attendance at daily brewing team meetings at the start of each day and weekly whole team meetings

  • Contributing to and abiding by a HACCP system to maintain standards of Food Safety, Food Quality and Personal Safety. Brewers are required to participate in HACCP team meetings

  • Following and maintaining the use of standard operating procedures - unless otherwise instructed - to meet quality specifications and ensure proper brewhouse/cellar/packaging operations

  • Contributing to and abiding by a Quality Management system, whereby all beers are tested against various specifications throughout production

  • Operation, cleaning and maintenance of equipment in a safe and efficient manner

  • Maintaining the cleanliness of all areas of the brewery

  • Completing all necessary paperwork accurately and on time

  • Contributing to and abiding by a Stock Control system

  • Communicating regularly and efficiently with Wiper and True staff

  • Arriving to each shift on time with a positive attitude

  • Performing other duties as required


About You

  • Excellent communication skills

  • Ability to work well in a team, both following instructions and working together to problem solve and get the job done

  • Excellent timekeeping skills and reliability

  • Calm, professional and beer quality focused

  • Willing to embrace a physically demanding job

  • Great attention to detail, with exceptionally high personal standards

  • Collaborative, responsible and accountable

  • Organised and efficient

  • Appreciative of the importance of thorough cleaning

  • Flexible and comfortable with change

  • Proactive and keen to contribute to the growth of the business

  • Passionate about beer, food and flavours

  • Enjoy being part of a hard working team

Desired minimum qualifications

  • IBD General Certificate level or equivalent

  • A basic understanding of using word processing, spreadsheets and particular programmes for brewery functions

  • 2+ years brewing experience

  • 2+ years experience in a similar or related field

HOW TO APPLY


lease send your CV together with a cover letter of no more than 500 words explaining why you are the perfect fit to francesca@wiperandtrue.com.

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Closing date for applications: 9th December 2018

Interviews: Provisionally the following week

Start date: As soon as possible