Assistant Brewer

Full-time
The Innis and Gunn Brewing Company Ltd.
Since its foundation in 2003 Innis & Gunn has grown to become one of the UK’s most successful international craft beer businesses. In 2017 Innis & Gunn sold 2.5M cases of beer in over 40 countries in 2017 with a range including its flagship beer Original, Innis & Gunn Craft Lager, recently launched Gunnpowder and Session IPAs, and a successful limited-edition range of barrel-aged beers. The Innis & Gunn Brewery in Perth is the brand’s home for innovation and barrel-ageing. The first Innis & Gunn Beer Kitchen opened in Edinburgh in summer 2015, winning the UK Casual Dining Concept Award in 2016. With a focus on craft beer and food pairings the Beer Kitchens have expanded to Dundee and Glasgow’s Ashton Lane, the largest unit opened to date. Winning a multitude of awards, Innis & Gunn beers are renowned for quality at home and internationally. Recent wins include Gold awards at the 2017 Scottish Beer Awards and Monde Selection. 2017 also saw Innis & Gunn win Gold and Silver in the New York International Beer Awards, and take home the accolade of Scottish Brewery of the Year.

This is an entry level role that will have touch points across the whole brewing process and provide the opportunity to gain skills in all areas of beer production. General working pattern is Monday-Friday on rotational shifts 5am-1pm & 11pm-7pm. Rota for weekend checks with rest of team. Applicants must be over the age of 18.

Key Tasks:

  • Wort production
  • Weighing ingredients
  • Filtration
  • Transfers & Tanker Loading/Unloading
  • Cask & Keg Cleaning & Filling
  • Cleaning – including CIPs
  • Lab work – Beer quality monitoring, including sensory analysis

Additional Tasks:

  • FLT operation
  • Local deliveries / collections
  • Weekend rota for essential checks
  • Stock counting & warehouse work

Competencies Required (Training will be provided)

  • Previous experience in brewing or distilling environment advantageous
  • Brewing Qualifications such as IBD Certificate or Diploma or BSc/MSc Brewing & Distilling advantageous
  • Ideally minimum educational background of SQA Highers in Sciences or Mathematics
  • High attention to detail
  • Ability to work as part of a team
  • Basic IT skills including MS Word & Excel
  • Entry level food production knowledge
  • Basic H&S knowledge
  • Full driving licence
  • Please note due to being an alcohol production site all applicants must be over the age of 18

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