Cold Town Beer

Brewery Operative


£12.55 per hour plus employee benefits


Cold Town is an Edinburgh based craft brewery. Established in 2018 our beer is now a popular fixture on draft in pubs across Scotland and we are rapidly expanding into the off trade.

To support this expansion the Brewery is currently looking for a Brewery Operator to join their fast-paced production team at Dunedin Street.

Key Responsibilities:

The successful candidate will join a small team working across all areas of the packaging, brewing and delivery process.

Reporting to the Packaging manager you will work on a shift basis, based on the needs of production:

· Assisting with the completion of kegging and canning operations.

· Assisting with the completion of brewing, cellar and filtration operations

· CIP (Clean in Place) of vessels

· Maintaining a high standard of hygiene and housekeeping throughout the production facility

· Ensuring production and stock records are accurate and up to date.

· Quality testing (and tasting!)

· There may also be the occasional requirement to represent the company at trade shows and customer facing events.

· Core working hours will normally be 40 hrs per week with shifts possible between 6AM and 10PM Monday to Friday with occasional weekend working. Typical shifts will run 7am-3pm and 1pm-9pm (40 hrs) or as agreed with your line manager.

· It may be necessary from time to time for you to work at one of our other sites in central Edinburgh.


Key Competencies and Experience:

Experience working in a brewery with knowledge of the brewing process or working in a food manufacturing environment would be beneficial but not essential.

Good numerical skills and the ability to work as part of a team and independently without supervision is required.

The role suits a friendly, dynamic individual with a passion for great beer and a drive to learn about brewing.

A full, clean, UK driver’s licence is preferrable but not essential, FLT certificate highly desirable.

Attractive Package and Benefits

We are committed to keeping the working hours of our team below 45 hours per week. On the odd occasion, if you are required to work overtime, this will be paid at time and a half.

Progression and personal development opportunities; Individual training plans for all new joiners,

after 1 year of working with us, we will offer enrolment for the IBD General Certificate for all staff that would like to pursue this.

Annual pay increments based on completion of job training.

Extra benefits: Staff discount at Signature venues ranging from 25% to 40%; 25% Cold Town Beer discount (that’s ours!), 25% Edinburgh’s Flavour online discount, annual staff party, an extra days holiday for your birthday, plus extra annual leave days are awarded at 3/5 and 10 year service intervals, and if that’s not enough we offer a generous scheme for referring friends for jobs (up to £1000!)

We believe in developing our teams: there’s the opportunity for development across the whole spectrum of hospitality in Signature. We look after our team and provide access to our 24/7 Employee Assistance Program. Signature Group believes in promoting a healthy work / life balance.


We aim to fill our places of work with lovely and talented people who work hard and enjoy their jobs. So, bring your passion, your energy and a smile and you will reap the benefits of becoming part of Cold Town.

How to apply

If this sounds like something you want to be a part of, apply today by sending in your CV along with a cover letter telling us why you think you would be a great fit for the role.

All candidates must have the right to unrestricted employment in the UK and hold a valid National Insurance Number and UK bank account to be considered for this role.

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