Rademon Estate Distillery

We are seeking to recruit a dedicated Brewer, this is a hands on role, you will support the Head Distiller in the day to day operations of the distillery and within all aspects of the Spirits production from procuring and selecting raw materials, research and development of new products to overseeing and implementing best practice across new and existing plant and product processes.

– Execute brewing operations from start to finish, including mashing, lautering, fermenting.

– Maintain cleanliness and sanitation standards in the brewing area

– Monitor and adjust brewing equipment for optimal performance

– Conduct quality control checks throughout the brewing process

– Record data accurately for production logs and quality assurance purposes

· Plan and assist in the smooth operation of all aspects of the production side of the distillery and brew house

· Operation of MRPII software for the completion of manufacturing operations.

· Manage Health and Safety and ensure all production areas are well maintained to the highest hygienic standard.

· Maintain accurate production and quality records.

· Development of risk assessments, work instructions, quality assurance procedures and company policies for the full breadth of the company’s production operations.

· Operation of brewing, bottling, labelling and packaging equipment.

· Inspection and quality assessment

· Conduct first line maintenance of plant and machinery to ensure smooth operation of production equipment.

· General housekeeping.

· Undergoing training when required.

· Interacting with distillery tours as required

· Any other reasonable duties as deemed necessary for the proper operation of the site.

· Assist with events and other promotional activities as required, both off site and on site.

· Work to industry best practices and within the guidelines of our third party accreditation.

Essential Requirements

· 5 years + in a distilling, brewing or spirits production environment.

· Recognised qualification in brewing or distilling.

· Must have attention to detail and the ability to both create and follow written work instructions and use knowledge to problem solve when required.

· Genuine interest in learning how to make spirit products and development of new products.

· The distillery is a visitor centre, so the successful applicant must be comfortable in interacting with the public.

· Ability to work autonomously, but also work within a small team.

· GCSE’s Grade C or above in English, Math’s, Double Award Science & a Technology based subject.

· IT Literate.

· Full clean driving license.

· Physically fit as this require will require significant levels on manual handling of materials and equipment.

Desirable Requirements

· IBD Fundamentals in Distilling or General Certificate in Distilling. Preference will also be given to those candidates with IBD qualifications in Packaging or Brewing.

· Qualified tradesperson with experience in the brewing or distilling industry.

· A Level at Grade C or above in Physics, Chemistry or Biology.

· Experience of working in a Lean environment.

· Forklift License.

· Car plus Trailer Driving License (Cat. B+E)

Job Types: Full-time, Permanent

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