BrewDog Creates 40 New Jobs & Announces Graduate Program
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At BrewDog we are growing. Quickly. From our humble beginnings 5 years ago we have now grown into a dynamic small company which exports to 27 countries and operates 8 craft beer bars. Furthermore we are just completing our state of the art new £8m brewery which will give us much needed production capacity to make more hardcore craft beers.
Our mission has always been to make other people as passionate about great craft beer as we are and we now need more talented people to help us continue this mission and redefine the UK beer scene in the process. But changing the brewing world overnight is no weenie roast. You’ll be glad to hear we’re in it for the long haul. And with great packages, massive scope for personal and professional development and a front row seat to the craft beer revolution available we want you to join our punked up team of craft beer renegades.
Due to our high growth we have created 40 new jobs and are looking for people in all aspects of our business from productions engineers to brewers and from bar managers to administrators. In addition we are also launching The BrewDog Graduate plan which will see a full year placement for 2 successful applicants. Details on how to apply for the graduate program will be announced in the next few days.
Roles at the Brewery
Senior Brewer: We are looking for someone with some serious craft beer experience to play a senior role in our brewing team. International craft beer experience is a big plus. The role will involve heloing look after our day to day brewing operations and working closely with our Head Brewer, Stewart Bowman as well as co-founder Martin Dickie. We are looking for someone with at least 3-5 years experience in the craft brewing sector and are happy to consider and sponsor international applications.
Brewer: We are looking for 2 new brewers to each head up a brewing and Cellar team at BrewDog. Tasks central to the role include operating and maintaining production from malt intake, BrewHouse operations, yeast management and pitching, fermentation control, dry hopping, maturation and finally filtration (DE) so that all quality standards are maintained. At least one year of previous brewing experience in a brewery or beverage environment essential. University degree in Brewing or Distilling and experience in working with fully automated brewing systems is a plus.
Assistant Brewer: We are on the hunt for 3 team orientated Assistant Brewers. Tasks central to the role include safely assisting the brewing team with daily brewing and cellaring tasks, and ensuring that production and quality standards. No commercial brewing experience necessary but an interest in great Craft Beer is definitely advantageous. Many people who joined us as Assistant Brewers are now fully fledged Brewers, such as George.
Packaging Operator: We are looking for someone to head up a packaging team at BrewDog. Tasks central to the role include operating and maintaining the packaging machinery. At least one year’s previous packaging experience in a brewery or beverage environment essential. Experience of keg and key keg packaging a distinct advantage. An interest in great Craft Beer is also advantageous :)
Additional responsibilities include ensuring cleanliness of the work environment and H&S and quality standard compliance. You will also have an important role to play in ensuring and improving the day-to-day efficiency of the production line and the internal processes within the packaging department.
Production Engineer: Like great craft beer and fixing things? We need an engineer to join our team and help to keep the new brewery running like a clock work cuckoo clock on speed (or something like that). We would ideally like an engineer with experience in the food packaging and processing industry. High tech bottling lines, centrifuges, brew-houses and their relevant control panels need a lot of looking after. Ideally we would like to hire someone with a good knowledge of both mechanical and electrical engineering and with a love of great beer.
Logistics Operator: We are looking for someone with strong organisational skills and the ability to work very well as part of a team and communicate clearly. This role will also involve co-ordinating activities in the warehouse and stock control & management. We are currently shipping loads of beer, as that amount goes up we need to add to our already brilliant logistics and operations department to ensure we continue to get our craft beers to our domestic customers, to our bars and to our export customers.
Marketing Assistant: Looking for a bright and creative person to help us spread to craft beer gospel. Duties will include sourcing and purchasing of marketing materials and ensuring these get distributed to our customers. Other tasks will include creating new marketing concepts as well as attending various exhibitions and fairs to represent the company.
HR Manager: We are looking for someone with HR experience to look after all our employees and help us continue to build our awesome team. This role will cover both the team based at our brewery and all the teams based at our craft beer bars.
Email a CV and covering letter to [email protected] and please put the role you are applying for in the email subject.
Roles at BrewDog Bars
Bar Manager x 3 (for BrewDog Birmingham, BrewDog Bristol and BrewDog Leeds)
Bar Assistant Manager x 3 (for BrewDog Birmingham, BrewDog Bristol and BrewDog Leeds)
Bar Duty Manager x 3 (for BrewDog Birmingham, BrewDog Bristol and BrewDog Leeds)
Full Time Bar Staff/Craft Beer Evangelist x 10 (for BrewDog Birmingham, BrewDog Bristol and BrewDog Leeds)
These bars are due to open in the next 12 weeks, however we would look to hire successful candidates immediately and they would embark on their week long brewing training at the brewery before spending time with the teams in our existing bars.
In addition we are looking for people to join all of our existing bar teams in Aberdeen, Glasgow, Edinburgh, Manchester, Newcastle, Nottingham and Camden.
Bar Administrator: Working at our new Ellon Head Office, the role will support the units in terms of an information processing and financial perspective.
How to apply for the bar roles: Email a CV and covering letter to [email protected] or maybe make a video CV like Chris did? He is now a brewer with us! Please put the role you are applying for in the email subject.
We are always looking for good people in a variety of positions. Fancy acting as Bracken’s personal stylist to ensure he looks like a awesome punk pooch for media opportunities? Want to help us launch BrewDog in China? Or just anything else really. We are always keen to speak to people who are passionate about great craft beer and want to work with us to develop BrewDog. Email a CV and covering letter to [email protected]
Good luck if you are applying for any of the roles. We will automatically send anyone who applies with an awesome covering letter some free beer. Details of the Graduate Program and how to apply will also be posted on here shortly.
This is the time for innovators, misfits & mavericks. This is a revolution, and heads will roll.
Walk tall, kick ass and learn to speak craft beer x