Head Brewer

Brewerkz Brewing Co Pte Ltd

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Brewerkz Brewing Singapore is seeking a Head Brewer to manage daily floor operations and to oversee the brewing team.  Reporting to the Managing Director, the Head Brewer will act as a key strategic consultant in brewing techniques, be the main contact for the brewery, work with marketing to improve profile of the brewery and to develop new beers to meet market demands.

Brewerkz Brewing is THE original craft brewery started in here in Singapore in 1997.  We have typically produced traditional ales and lagers on our 20HL Newlands, semi-automated system and served to our customers that visit our locations throughout Singapore. We are currently undergoing a modernization of our entire brewing program to reflect the new and exciting beer styles we all crave which use new world hops, old world spices, and fruits grown regionally and globally. Besides the brew house, we have a steam heated 300L 10 fermenter pilot brewery, a GEA Separator, M+F kegging machine for stainless steel kegs and Key Kegs and a Cask V5.0 canning line.

 

Duties and responsibilities:

-          Manage a team of workers who handle the daily tasks of brewing beer while maintaining quality standards, managing inventory and tasting the final result

-          Select and maintain raw materials for beer and packaging requirements

-          Be creative and innovative in experimenting with distinctive materials to make high quality unique beer

-          Work with marketing to improve brand profile of the brewery

-          Built a sustainable customer base and meet trade association

-          Advise on Capital Expenditure and manage budget

-          Manage key production requirements and setting key performance indices (KPIs)

-          Be responsible for Occupational Health & Safety and observe compliance with food manufacturing standards

-          Lead and manage staff skills development by organising training sessions

-          Manage packaging and delivery processes

 

Qualification and skills:

-          A brewing certificate from a reputable brewing school or a college degree will be a plus

-          Minimum of 5 years’ experience working as a brewer and some years in managing staff

-          Mechanical or engineering experience a major plus

-          Comprehensive knowledge of brewing science and principles highly preferred

-          Good experience in using semi-automated 20HL brew house, GEA separator, M+F kegging machine and Cask canning and packing lines

-          Ability to lift 25kg sacks of grain, move 30L kegs and be able to stand for long periods of time

-          Excellent leadership skills to manage resources and staff in order to meet key objectives

-          Ability to multi-task well and possess good time management skills

-          Organized and meticulous nature

-          Strong communication skills

 

This offers the right candidate:

-          Unique experience to work and live in Singapore; one of the fastest growing Asian city in the world.  Also known for its pro-business and dynamic environment, Singapore offers a robust trade ecosystem and a prime gateway to the major Asian markets

-          An excellent opportunity to experience the rich and diverse Asian culture, through frequent business travels 

-          Brewing experience using Asian ingredients

-          A highly competitive remuneration package which will commensurate with experience

 

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