Head Brewer Wanted for New Alpine Brewery

Head Brewer Wanted for New Alpine Brewery

Job posted July 22, 2015

This posting is more than 1 year old

A new brewery is set to open in the Victorian Alps.

The man behind Blizzard Brewing Company is looking for a head brewer to help launch and run the brewery and design and brew its beers.



  • Start-up craft brewery in a unique Victorian Alps location
  • Brand new plant to commission, nurture and bring to life
  • A blank canvas upon which an accomplished brewer can make their mark
  • Develop the range of beers, participate in realising the proprietor’s vision
  • Be an integral part of Australia’s highest altitude brewery, producing beer made with Australia’s purest water
  • Enjoy the Alpine lifestyle and live in its pristine environment – accommodation provided
  • Potential for equity participation


  • Demonstrated track record of achievement and capability in craft brewing
  • Relevant brewing and management experience
  • Passionate about both the craft and the opportunity to get in on the ground floor of a greenfield project and make an immediate impact on its success
  • Motivated, self-starter, problem solver, adept at managing staff and resources, minimal need to be managed
  • Confident, experienced and professional – able to take control in a scenario with no precedents
  • Flexible, genial and hands-on
  • Attention to detail, meticulous about quality and thorough with processes
  • Enthusiastic about the location and excited to live and work in a special but remote part of Australia


Oversee the entire brewing operation:

  • Participate in brew plant set up and commissioning
  • Operational management
  • Production Management
  • Operating procedures development and implementation
  • Procurement
  • Quality Control
  • Record keeping / excise management
  • Product and Recipe Development

Manage brew house staff:

  • Apprentice brewer
  • Packaging staff
  • Delivery staff

Participate in general management:

  • Help set the vision, direction and culture of the organisation
  • Be involved in label design and social media opportunities
  • Participate in conducting brewery tours and hosting tasting events

Interested? Please email your application and resume to mark.hubbard@blizzardbrewing.com

Applications close on August 21, 2015