Brewer

Hong Kong Beer Co


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Hong Kong Beer Co is looking for a high-calibre person to join our brew team in Hong Kong. The position of brewer involves overseeing the production of various craft beer styles from raw materials to packaging in accordance with standard operating procedures. The successful candidate will collaborate with and report to our head brewer, Phillip Rankmore, join an exceptional team of brewers and quality assurance professionals, receive extensive in-person and online training and professional development opportunities, work closely with brewery management, and coordinate with our logistics teams to meet distribution schedules.

Established in 1995, Hong Kong Beer Co is the first craft brewery in Hong Kong. Our brewery, which is conveniently located on Hong Kong Island, is among the largest by volume in Hong Kong and the most technologically advanced. Our employees’ passion for craft beer and commitment to customer satisfaction and success have helped Hong Kong Beer Co become one of the leading craft breweries in Asia and a trusted supplier to premier restaurants, bars, hotels, bottle shops, popular tourist destinations, resorts, airport lounges, supermarkets, and online customers.

Responsibilities:

  • Wort production on 3-vessel 25hl automated brewhouse
  • Operate cellar equipment including cellar control system, centrifuge, pasteuriser, water deaeration system, and carbonation equipment
  • Adhere to established recipes, quality assurance processes and SOPs
  • Collaborate on recipe development for limited release beers
  • Fermentation and cellar management, including CIPs, sanitation, managing fermentation schedules, yeast harvesting, dry hopping, and ingredient addition
  • Keep paper and digital logs of brewing operations
  • Supervise packaging into kegs, bottles and cans, ensuring the highest product quality
  • Manage stores of ingredients and brewing supplies
  • Assist with maintenance and preventive maintenance of all brewing equipment
  • Adhere to safety standards at all times

Requirements:

  • Three years or more in a professional brewing role
  • Formal education in brewing science or related fields will be highly regarded
  • Solid experience managing employees and working as part of a high-functioning team
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