Saltaire Brewery Blog

We’re Hiring! Production Brewer

Monday, January 15th, 2018

Looking for that dream job? This could be the one!


We have a great reputation for producing excellent beer, with a number of exciting projects under way aided by our recent expansion onto our new 40-barrel semi-automated brew-kit.


As a result, we have an opportunity for an enthusiastic, self-motivated individual who is passionate about all things beer, and brewing, to join our team full-time, and help bolster our culture of quality, creativity and continuous improvement.  Making Saltaire the best it can be.


To join our team, ideally you will be familiar with all aspects of the commercial brewing process, and have the technical expertise and creativity to help us develop our beer and grow our business. You don’t have to have a brewing qualification but it will help. Of course, full training will be provided.


It’s a demanding job – physically, as well as technically, with a flexible approach to work patterns required when necessary, but highly rewarding, with potential to develop further as our business expands.


Main duties include:

  • Brew beers on our semi-automated 40 bbrl kit, to the established practices and procedures
  • Preparing brewing ingredients
  • Checking and managing fermentations from start to finish
  • Harvesting of yeast and yeast management
  • Accurate data collection and record keeping
  • Transferring beer from vessel to vessel


Other duties may include:

  • Packaging beer into cask
  • CIP of brewing vessels/systems
  • Cleaning of brewing plant and environment
  • QA/QC of the product
  • Loading and unloading materials safely.


Minimum Requirements:

  • Legal right to work in U.K.
  • At least C grade GCSEs (or equivalent) in maths and English.



  • Understanding of the beer production process
  • Experience working in the brewing industry
  • Understanding of CIP systems and chemical usage and interaction.
  • Food hygiene qualification
  • Brewing qualification (IBD etc)


Personal Attributes

  • Excellent time management
  • Good communication skills – written and verbal
  • Ability to follow instructions accurately
  • Good listening skills
  • Ability to work effectively in a team or as an individual
  • Fun and engaged


Salary: Competitive & attractive


Package includes: pension scheme, 33 days holiday per year, free beer


If this sounds like you, please get in touch by 15 February 2018 with a full CV and cover letter to:


Or by post to: Saltaire Brewery, 103 Dockfield Rd, Shipley BD17 7AR

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