Ballistic Are Hiring A Head Brewer For Their Salisbury Site

Ballistic Are Hiring A Head Brewer For Their Salisbury Site

Job posted February 8, 2022

This posting is more than 6 months old

Ballistic Beer have multiple homes in Queensland but most of their beer comes from their production brewery in Salisbury. 

If you're a brewer eager to take on a leadership role at that site, they want to hear from you. 

Job Description: Site Head Brewer

Ballistic Beer Co. is a multi-gold medal-winning brewery based in Salisbury, Brisbane. Our main production brewery is in Salisbury, with three other breweries and an off-site barrel and wild ferment facility across Brisbane, Bundaberg and Airlie Beach.  

We believe great beer has the power to bring people together and grow communities. We are passionate about crafting and delivering the best possible beer experience to everyone.  We promote our core values at every opportunity – Fostering community, striving for quality and excellence, seeking continuous improvement, and always ensuring we show care, acceptance, and respect.

Due to continued expansion, a unique opportunity is now available to lead our main brewery team at Salisbury.  This is a great opportunity to be responsible for all aspects of our Salisbury Brewing operations and managing our production team. 

This position will report directly to our Senior Leadership Team and will provide you with the ability to help develop and shape the future of Ballistic Beer Co.

About The Role 

As a Site Head Brewer, your days will consist of:

  • Being wholly responsible for producing over one million litres of award-winning beer at our Salisbury site
  • Management of brewing at our 8HL brewpub in Springfield
  • Collaborate with, and support, Head Brewers from our other sites
  • Create and implement brewing processes, polices and workflows
  • Ensuring productions execution of NPD release dates
  • Management of New Product Development in conjunction with our Head of Innovation 
  • Liaise with Group Head Brewer and other Senior Managers to support overall business success
  • Completing production plans for your team
  • Contribute to long-term forecasting and planning
  • Management of the site’s costs against budget
  • Management of hop contracts
  • Management of all brewing records
  • Management of the safety program at our site
  • Rostering and recruitment for Production team
  • Mentoring and training of the Production team
  • Management of contract brewing customers
  • Represent the brewery for public activations and media requirements
  • Plus more!

About You

To be successful in this role, you will need:

  • A formal brewing education from an accredited brewing program is preferred
  • Experience in leading a craft brewing production team
  • Strong background in craft brewery operations
  • Be a hands-on leader
  • Experience in leading and developing a strong team and culture
  • Ability to interact positively with senior management, peers and co-workers to promote and maintain a positive and professional working environment.
  • Knowledge of supplies, equipment, and services ordering and inventory control
  • Present yourself and interact with the public directly and via social media to present a positive image of Ballistic Beer Co.

You will be mentored by our Group Head Brewer to ensure your growth within this role, and Ballistic, is fast-tracked.

This is a full-time opportunity based at our Salisbury Brewery.  

For further information please contact Kerie at or on 0408 275 807.


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