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Vacancy: Brewer<br>Company: Little Creatures<br>Location: Australia<br>Closing date: 30th September 2014

Vacancy: Brewer
Company: Little Creatures
Location: Australia
Closing date: 30th September 2014

Little Creatures in Australia are looking for experienced Brewers
Do you want to be part of a team of like-minded people working together in one of Australia's greatest and fastest growing Craft Breweries?
Little Creatures Breweries are looking to expand their teams of passionate Brewers.
Our Brewers work on shift; these hands on production roles covers all areas of Brewing, Cellars and Packaging. As part of your career development there is an expectation are that you will rotate through all production areas.

The successful candidates must have Technical Brewing qualifications coupled with some practical experience in a working Brewery.
Above all, the successful candidates will be able to demonstrate their passion for Craft beer.

This is a fantastic opportunity for talented and passionate individuals to further their brewing careers.

To be successful in this role you will have:
- Internationally recognised brewing qualifications
- Practical Brewery experience
- Well-developed communication and team work skills
- Proven problem solving and analytical capabilities
- Demonstrate your passion for beer and craft and a commitment to excellence

To apply please email: resourcing@lionco.com


Vacancy: Shift Brewer<br>Company: Shephard Neame <br>Location: Faversham, Kent, England<br>Closing date: 29th August 2014

Vacancy: Shift Brewer
Company: Shephard Neame
Location: Faversham, Kent, England
Closing date: 29th August 2014


Britain's oldest brewer, Shepherd Neame, is an independent family brewery and pub operator based in the market town of Faversham in Kent. Beer quality is paramount, and we have won more than 40 international awards for our beer in the last five years. Our popular range of ales and lagers, available on draught and in bottle, include Spitfire, Bishops Finger, Master Brew and the new Whitstable Bay Collection. We also brew speciality beers such as Asahi and Samuel Adams Boston Lager under license.

A rare opportunity has arisen for a Brewer to join our award-winning team. We are looking for an enthusiastic self-starter who shares our passion for brewing great beer. You will have an IBD Diploma or Brewing School qualifications, be familiar with ISO and BRC certification requirements and have experience in a supervisory or management role. Excellent verbal and written communication skills are essential, along with strong problem solving skills and a proactive 'can do' attitude.

The successful applicant will be responsible for first line management of the brewery and large pack operations. They will also play an active part in new product development involving the pilot brewery. They will be happy to work flexible hours, as the role involves an alternating two-shift system, including some weekends. In return, we will offer a competitive salary depending on experience, along with associated company benefits. We think Shepherd Neame is a great place to work, and as more than half of our employees have been with us for over 10 years, it's clear they agree. If you would like to be considered for this position, please apply in writing enclosing your CV to; hr@shepherd-neame.co.uk

Please state the reference of the position you are applying for in the subject line of your email.

Closing date for applications: 29th August 2014

Vacancy: Shift Manager<br>Company: Marston's Beer Company<br>Location: Wolverhampton, England<br>Closing date: 22nd August 2014

Vacancy: Shift Manager
Company: Marston's Beer Company
Location: Wolverhampton, England
Closing date: 22nd August 2014

Marston's PLC is a leading independent Brewing and Pub Retail business with a rich heritage dating back to 1834. We currently have an exciting career opportunity within our site based at Burton on Trent due to the expansion of our successful Bottling Operation.

Shift Manager
Reference : MARLY30868.
As a Shift Manager you will manage and support a team of 8 Bottling Operatives on a three shift rotating pattern. You should demonstrate a proven commitment for continuous improvement in quality, efficiency and the overall performance of the team. If you enjoy troubleshooting issues and the challenge of working within a fast paced production environment within a leading and innovative business, this role could be for you.

Ideally you will be of graduate calibre with a professional brewing qualification or a desire to further attain the Diploma Brewer qualification. You should possess a valid Fork lift truck licence and demonstrate at least 2 years proven supervisory and strong people management skills within a fast paced FMCG manufacturing or high speed high speed packaging and HACCP systems environment. A committed team player and not afraid to roll your sleeves up when required, you should also demonstrate excellent communication skills at all levels.
For further information and to apply for these roles please visit our website - www.marstons.co.uk/careers and quote the relevant reference number.

Closing date for all applications will be Friday 22nd August 2014

Process Team Leader - Spirits Distillation<br>Company: Williams Grant<br>Location: Dufftown, Scotland

Process Team Leader - Spirits Distillation
Company: Williams Grant
Location: Dufftown, Scotland

Apply your combination of technical excellence, leadership skills and appetite for continuous improvement to some of the great Global Drinks Brands.

Established in 1887, family-owned William Grant & Sons is a growing premium spirits company with a high-profile portfolio enjoyed worldwide. We distil some of the world's leading brands of Scotch whisky, including Glenfiddich®, the world's favourite single malt, The Balvenie® and Grant's®, one of the world's most loved blended Scotches, in addition to one of Ireland's finest whiskeys, Tullamore Dew®. We also lead the way in spirits innovation, with a range of other award-winning drinks, including gin, rum, tequila and vodka.

Reporting to our Process Area Leader, as Process Team Leader you'll be responsible for leading, controlling and developing all aspects of production and manpower for two of our major distilleries. Ensuring all operations adhere to both our production strategy and legislative requirements, you'll play a central role in the development and execution of site plans in addition to ad hoc improvement projects. So maximising cost-efficiencies whist liaising closely with a wide range of stakeholders will be a key element, together with accountability for Health & Safety. The role will also involve:
- aligning business objectives to help drive behavioural and process change
- overseeing operational maintenance
- acting as on-call Team Leader when appropriate.

Educated to degree level in either Chemistry, Brewing, Chemical Engineering or another Science discipline, you have a significant technical leadership track record in the drinks, pharmaceutical or petrochemical sector. A proven, resilient leader, able to set objectives and both develop and performance-manage your team and get to grips with differing cultures, you're strong on planning and implementation, with a real eye for detail. In addition to robust self-reliance, you'll also bring:
- excellent all-round communication and interpersonal skills enabling you to operate at all levels within the organisation
- great problem-solving skills, with the ability to deliver under conflicting restraints
- a clear drive for continuous improvement and personal excellence.

Job Reference: OM7665

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