Holgate are one of Australia's pioneering craft breweries, launching in 1999.
Their Woodend brewery has recently undergone a significant expansion and as a result, the team is hiring both a new brewer and a packaging line supervisor.
Job Description: Brewer & Packaging Line Supervisor
A pioneer of the Australian craft beer industry, Holgate Brewhouse has been brewing innovative, award-winning beers since 1999 in the village of Woodend, Victoria. Through growth we are now looking to add two roles to our production team - an experienced brewer and/or an experienced packaging line supervisor. This is a great opportunity to work within a successful business in a beautiful, country location with a brand-new state-of-the-art production facility. Our new equipment includes:
- Fully automated 50hL Braukon brewhouse incl. malt handling
- 24-head rotary bottle filler, 8500 bottles per hour
- 9-head rotary can-filler, 6000 cans per hour
- Cluster packer and auto carton machine
- Keg Technik keg cleaner/filler
- Expanded cellar and yeast propagation
As an experienced brewer and/or packaging line supervisor you will be able to hit the ground running in our busy facility
We are a small, tightly-knit team and the successful candidate will join us in covering a variety of tasks, including but not limited to:
- Wort production on new 50hL brewhouse as well as original 15hL manual brewhouse
- Cellaring, incl. fermentation & yeast management, dry hopping & centrifugation.
- Lab work
- CIP/SIP of plant, tanks etc.
- Packaging shifts and supervising packaging operations: bottle & keg
- Warehousing incl. safe use of forklift
- Occasional representation of the brewery at events & festivals etc.
- Minimum 2 years professional brewing experience or in a suitable trade or packaging operation
- Flexibility regarding shift work (mornings shifts/afternoon shifts Mon – Fri)
- Physically fit: able to work safely and professionally in a manual environment
- Valid Australian Forklift Licence
- Accurate & diligent record keeping
- A working knowledge of Microsoft office
- The right to work permanently in Australia
Looked upon very favourably:
- Science background and/or brewing qualification
- Skills in electrical automation, machinery maintenance and troubleshooting
Remuneration commensurate with experience. Please send application to: email@example.com.
Close of application date is October 12, 2020.