Thunder Road Are Hiring An Assistant Brewer & Lab Assistant

Thunder Road Are Hiring An Assistant Brewer & Lab Assistant

Job posted March 3, 2020

This posting is more than 6 months old

Thunder Road are based behind an historic bluestone cottage in Brunswick and maintain a strong focus on the laboratory and quality side of brewing. 

If you want to brew for them and be involved in the lab, they're hiring.

Job Description: Assistant Brewer/Lab Assistant

Thunder Road Brewing Co is located in Brunswick, Melbourne, Australia.

We operate a quality focused, award winning medium sized brewery. We produce a range of core beers as well creating innovative seasonal releases on our pilot brewing system.

We are currently looking for an Assistant Brewer/Lab Assistant to join our small brewing team.

This role would report to the Head Brewer and Quality Manager.


  • Brewing, Plant CIP, Yeast Handling, Centrifuge/filtration, raw material and chemical handling
  • Performing secondary brewing tasks, including milling and grain out;
  • Keg filling and cleaning operation on semi-automatic keg filler;
  • Cellar and fermentation management; including tank sampling and analysis 
  • Rotating shift work. We operate 5 days a week but rostered weekend work is required (Fermentation Checks)
  • Record keeping
  • Manage projects as delivered by Quality manager, relating to HACCP , product quality control and site safety.
  • Forklift operation
  • General plant cleaning, lots of cleaning.

Key attributes:

  • Min 12 months’ work experience working in quality, preferably in food/beverage manufacturing.
  • Tertiary qualification in Science, Food Technology or similar.
  • Pluses would be External training in Internal Auditing and  HACCP.
  • Follow safe working practices
  • Strong problem solving skills
  • Hard working with a good attitude
  • Attention to detail
  • Ability to work as part of a team and independently with minimal supervision
  • Able to write and follow SOP’s
  • Computer literate
  • Good communicator


  • Minimum 12 months experience in a commercial brewing environment; 6 months minimum brewing
  • Brewing or related science qualifications
  • Recipe development skills

Please send covering letter and resume to:

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