Head Brewer - Barrington’s Craft Brewery - Plettenberg Bay
Situated in Plettenberg Bay, Barrington’s is home to not only one of the largest craft breweries on the Garden Route, but a Small Hotel, Restaurant, Bar, Bakery, Wine Shop, incredible 1000m 2 organic Kitchen Garden and boutique Nursery.
The brewery features a state-of-the-art, five hundred litre brewhouse and ten thousand litres of fermentation tanks as well as a bottling facility.
The following 5 flagship Barrington’s beers - American Lager, German Hefeweizen, American Pale Ale, Irish Stout and English Ale as well as a range of seasonal, speciality beers are all available on tap at the showstopping Barrington’s bar as well as a number of other venues in and around Plettenberg Bay
In addition, the brewery also contract brews for a number of other Garden Route hospitality venues.
We are looking for an experienced, organised and passionate Head Brewer to manage all aspects of production, distribution and client liaison.
This is an excellent opportunity for someone looking to develop themselves professionally within a fairly new and expanding operation and make their mark with new product development.
3+ years experience of commercial brewing
Ability to lead on recipe design and product development
Ideally hold a relevant technical degree or diploma in Engineering or Brewing
Lab work knowledge / experience Glowing recent references
Barrington’s Craft Brewery is one part of a vibrant hospitality venture in one of South Africa’s foremost tourist destinations.
In addition to the technical skills and qualifications, all candidates must possess the following -
Strong interpersonal skills and be able to communicate both verbally and written
Strong problem-solving skills
Ability to work collaboratively in a team
An adaptable and flexible nature A strong passion for craft beers and the brewing industry
A positive mindset
A desire to continuously research new methods, processes and materials to improve quality, to optimise output and advise on new equipment specifications
A willingness to represent the company at industry events and in-house as and when required
Offer regular product training to Barrington’s staff and clients
Work with directors to create and manage plans to increase annual output in line with agreed sales forecasts
To apply – please forward CV & references to Simon Ash - firstname.lastname@example.org