4 Pines Are Hiring A Brewing Leader


4 Pines Are Hiring A Brewing Leader

Posted November 16, 2022

This posting is more than 1 year old

4 Pines launched 14 years ago in Manly but since 2015, Brookvale has been their brewing HQ.

If you'd like to lead the brewing team there, they want to hear from you. 

Job Description: Head Brewer / Brewing Leader

WE LOVE BEER! Do you?!

It’s been more than 14 years since we opened the doors in Manly, but the little brew pub that could has evolved into 50HL brew house capacity and 10,000+ cases per week in packaging… so I guess you could say that we have our hands full? That’s where YOU come in. We have plenty of shiny new toys and state of the art equipment for you to play with and put to the test with a pipeline of new projects and expansion activities underway. 25%+ of our SKUs are from new product development including ranges from 4 Pines and Brookvale Union.

We know that our beers are only as great as our people so to keep us elevating our game we’re on the look-out for a like-minded Brewing Leader to help us meet our aspirational goals and perpetuate our values of craftsmanship, community, integrity and authenticity. We’re on a mission to Brew Better, and as a B Corp, we also have a mandate to do it in a sustainable way that benefits our people, our community and the environment.

If its a good fit, an immediate start may be available for the right candidate.

What skills will you likely need?

  • A love for beer – tasting it, talking about it, designing it, creating it
  • 5yrs+ of brewery and/or beverage manufacturing experience
  • 2yrs+ leading teams and coaching people
  • Recognised technical brewing qualifications
  • A solid knowledge of quality and processing systems in big and small breweries
  • Demonstrated aptitude for continuous improvement and coaching problem solving
  • And most importantly, you can project 4 Pines core values of craftsmanship, community, integrity and authenticity

What will you be doing?

  • Manage the growth of the brewery on the production side
  • Lead and manage the brewing team
  • Guarantee the level of quality of the beers, define standards, implement processes and ensure their applications
  • Establish daily production planning based on a weekly plan
  • Manage raw materials to meet production needs
  • Ensure the continuous improvement of recipes and processes
  • Guarantee the respect of HACCP standards
  • Advise on the budgets and investments needed regarding expanding production
  • Execution of Innovation and New Beer Development projects
  • Ownership and reporting of key metrics to drive safety, quality, and sustainability

What about the perks?

  • BEER! (of course) – Free case each month from the 4 Pines or Brookvale Union range
  • Wide access to training and development pathways – investment in skills certification, formal brewing training courses and lots of on-the-job skills training
  • Even more industry access visa our parent company Asahi / CUB
  • Great perks – 50% off food and beverage (for you and your mates) 4 Pines venues, Boardriders apparel, 4 Pines merch and other discounts at partnership venues
  • Environmentally and socially conscious organisation (we’re a B Corp, a proud member of 1% for the Planet and a Certified Great Place to Work)
  • A tight-knit company culture with an eager and talented Brew Team
  • Dedicated team days to live our 4 Pines personality traits of being passionate, honest, unpretentious and fun
  • Flexible work arrangements
  • Plus many more to discover as part of our Employee Experience program

4 Pines is all about great beer and great people and we're all about bringing your whole self to work which is why we welcome applications from everyone.

Apply Here