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Head Brewer Wanted in Delta

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City: Delta
State/Province: British Columbia
Country: Canada
Title: Head Brewer
Overview: As Head Brewer you are responsible for all aspects of the department activity, inventory and cycle counts of all brewing components; developing and training staff to fill back end brewing requirements; co-ordinate with QA to achieve quality objectives; reconciliation and administration of brewing inventories in JDE.

The primary purpose of this job is to manufacture beer wort using traditional and new world brewing techniques to meet production scheduling while ensuring that the quality of the product is maintained such that the Brewhouse brand remains as an industry leader. Secondly, another important purpose of this job is to support R&D in developing new beer products by providing support from a technical aspect to meet a taste profile.

  •  Assures compliance of all brewing activities to company policy and government regulations for health and safety
  • Ensures the product quality parameters are met at all times in the brewing processes
  • Coordinates with other departments to efficiently deliver product to the production department for packaging
  • Communicates with the planning team on potential brewing constraints to assist in organizing the short-term package schedule
  • Uses accounting inventory principle (FIFO) for proper raw material rotation to ensure that aged material is not used inappropriately
  • Identifies, develops and implements systems to improve inventory control in raw materials
  • Participates in inventory physical counts
  • Assures compliance with all departmental CIP and SOP policies and procedures
  • Communicates and coordinates maintenance and equipment issues with the Operations Supervisor
  • Records and reports brew house efficiency measures as determined regionally and corporately
  • Identifies, develops and communicates systems to improve brewing efficiencies
  • Beer Brewing – Certified in brewing and beer packaging by the Brewers Guild of London
  • 5 years experience in “high specific gravity” brewing
  • Batch process management
  • Plant, process and material safety
  • Computer operations
  • Food mfg GMPs
  • Recipe design
  • Inventory controls

If you are interested in this position, please send a resume and cover letter to:
Sophie Beaudoin
Sourcing Coordinator
Tel: (604) 899-4473 x714
MindField Group
165a Water Street, 3rd Floor
Vancouver, BC V6B 1A7

Written by BCbrews

July 30, 2008 at 11:36 am

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