Holgate Are Hiring A Brewer

Holgate Are Hiring A Brewer

Job posted March 3, 2022

This posting is more than 6 months old

Holgate are true pioneers of Australia's craft beer industry, having launched in regional Victoria in 1999. 

If you'd like to be a part of the brewery's future, they're hiring a brewer.

Job Description: Brewer

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. We are looking to add a brewer to our production team. This is is a great opportunity to work within a successful business with national distribution in a beautiful, regional location. Our brand-new state-of-the-art production facility includes:

  • Fully automated 50hL Braukon brewhouse incl. automated malt handling
  • Fermentation cellar including 50hL/100hL/200hL tanks
  • Fully automated packaging line, from de-palletising through to fully automated multi-packing, case packing and automated palletiser
  • 24-head rotary bottle filler, 9500 bottles per hour
  • 20-head rotary can-filler, 12,000 cans per hour
  • 30 keg/hour M&F Keg Technik keg cleaner/filler

As an experienced brewer 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.

Key requirements:

  • Minimum 2 years professional brewing experience
  • 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 jobs@holgatebrewhouse.com.

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