Brewery Assistant and Delivery Driver

£27040
Full-time
Burton Bridge Brewery
We are a traditional style brewery and have produced a wide range of cask beers since 25th May 1982.

 

Job Description

 

Job Title: Brewery Assistant and Delivery Driver
Responsible to: Head Brewer and Brewery Manager
Responsible for: Day to day production

 

Location: Burton Bridge Brewery/Heritage Brewing Company, 25 Bridge Street, Burton on Trent, DE14 1SY

 

Main Purpose of Job:

The Brewery Assistant and Driver plays a pivotal role in supporting our brewery operations by assisting in the brewing process and ensuring timely delivery of our products to customers. This position contributes to maintaining the high quality and efficiency of our brewery while providing excellent customer service.

Main responsibilities 

  • Working closely with the head brewer and assisting the brewing team in various aspects of the brewing process from start to finish, including milling, mashing, boiling, fermenting, monitoring and control, and packaging.
  • Drive company vehicles to deliver casks of beer to various locations, ensuring timely and efficient delivery while upholding customer service standards.
  • Maintain cleanliness and organisation in the brewery, including sanitising equipment and work areas to ensure compliance with health and safety regulations.
  • Operate brewery equipment and machinery under supervision, adhering to safety protocols and standard operating procedures.
  • Assist in inventory management by monitoring raw materials and supplies, and communicating shortages or discrepancies to management.
  • Support quality control procedures by participating in sampling, testing, and recording data as required.
  • Performing cleaning tasks throughout the brewery using chemicals and machinery all while adhering to standard operating procedures and COSHH guidelines.

General responsibilities

  • Ensure all brewing and company standards are adhered to
  • Complete paperwork accurate as required to ensure a full trace of the brewing process is available
  • Brew in line with customer’s orders, stock and availability
  • Uphold a positive and collaborative work environment by communicating effectively with team members and contributing to a culture of mutual respect and cooperation.
  • Adhere to company policies and procedures, including attendance, punctuality, and adherence to safety protocols.
  • Perform physical tasks, such as lifting heavy objects and standing for extended periods, as required in a brewery setting.
  • Flexibility to work evenings, weekends, and holidays as needed to meet production and delivery schedules.

Additional duties:

  • Assist with event setup and promotional activities to promote brewery products and engage with customers.
  • Provide support for general maintenance tasks and projects to ensure the smooth operation of brewery facilities.
  • Collaborate with other team members to identify opportunities for process improvement and efficiency gains.
  • Undertake any other reasonable management request
  • Attend staff meetings when required
  • Work flexibly where possible to support the business when required 

Legal Duties:

  • Operate company vehicles in compliance with all relevant traffic laws and regulations.
  • Handle and transport alcoholic beverages in accordance with applicable laws and regulations, ensuring compliance with licensing requirements.
  • Maintain accurate records of vehicle inspections, deliveries, and other relevant documentation to meet legal and regulatory requirements.
  • Comply fully with all legal requirements including GDPR, Employment law, Weights and Measures, Health and Safety (this list is not exhaustive)
  • Attend any Health and Safety training when required
  • Ensure full compliance with all areas of Health and Safety as per company Health and Safety policy at all times
  • Ensure full compliance with Food Hygiene Regulations at all times

 

Qualifications Essential Desired Measured
Valid driver’s licence with a clean driving record. x
High school diploma or equivalent qualification. x
Fork truck licence x

 

Experience Essential Desired Measured
Previous experience working in a brewery or similar production environment  x
Knowledge of brewing processes and equipment is a plus, but not essential as this can be learned. x
Experience driving commercial vehicles x

 

Skills Essential Desired Measured
Ability to lift heavy objects and perform physical tasks in a brewery setting. x
Strong communication skills, both verbal and written. x
Ability to work efficiently and safely in a fast-paced environment. x
Attention to detail and a commitment to quality. x
Basic mechanical aptitude for operating brewery equipment. x
Team player x
Able to follow instructions x
Ability to work autonomously both with and without supervision x

 

Personality  Essential Desired Measured
Likes working in a clean and organised environment. x
Team player with a positive attitude and willingness to learn. x
Reliable and responsible with a strong work ethic. x
Adaptability and flexibility to handle changing priorities and tasks. x
Flexible approach x
Hard working x
Works with attention to detail x
Customer-focused mindset with excellent interpersonal skills. x

 

WAGE CONTRACT TYPE DAYS
£27,040 Full time 40 hours 5/7

 

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