Cairns' Coral Sea Brewing Are Hiring A Head Brewer


Cairns' Coral Sea Brewing Are Hiring A Head Brewer

Posted November 13, 2023

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If you dream of making beer by the Great Barrier Reef, then Coral Sea Brewing have the perfect role for you. 

The Cairns brewers are looking for a head brewer to join the team. 

Job Description: Head Brewer

Coral Sea Brewing Co is seeking a passionate and experienced Head Brewer to lead our craft microbrewery in Cairns, Queensland. As the Head Brewer, you will be responsible for overseeing all aspects of the brewing operations, managing procurement, supply chain and production.

Key Responsibilities:

  1. Brewing Operations:
    • Manage and execute all stages of the brewing process, from recipe development to packaging, ensuring consistent quality and flavor profiles.
    • Monitor and maintain all brewing equipment, ensuring proper functionality and maintenance schedules.
    • Develop and implement standard operating procedures (SOPs) to improve efficiency and safety in the brewing process.
  2. Recipe Development:
    • Create and innovate new beer recipes that align with market trends and customer preferences.
    • Collaborate with the management team to plan seasonal and specialty beer releases.
    • Maintain detailed records of all recipes and brewing processes for consistency.
  3. Supply Chain Management:
    • Oversee inventory, including raw materials, packaging materials, and finished products.
    • Monitor stock levels and reorder supplies as necessary to meet production demands.
  4. Safety and Compliance:
    • Ensure compliance with all relevant food regulations, health, and safety standards.
    • Implement and enforce safety protocols to protect employees and equipment.
  5. Customer & Brand Engagement:
    • Engage with customers, provide brewery tours, and participate in tastings and events to promote the brewery and its products.
    • Respond to customer feedback and adapt brewing processes as necessary to meet customer preferences.


  • Proven experience as a Head or Senior Brewer in a craft brewery or similar role.
  • Extensive knowledge of brewing techniques, equipment, and ingredients.
  • Strong leadership and management skills.
  • Excellent problem-solving and decision-making abilities.
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced, physically demanding environment.
  • A passion for craft beer and a commitment to quality.

If you're an experienced and enthusiastic brewer looking to take the next step in your career and lead a dynamic microbrewery in Cairns, we encourage you to apply. Join our team and be part of creating exceptional craft beer experiences for our customers.

To apply, please email