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We currently have a number of vacancies listed below.

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Vacancy: Brewing Application Specialist <br> Company: DuPont<br> Location: Brabrand, Denmark

Vacancy: Brewing Application Specialist
Company: DuPont
Location: Brabrand, Denmark

DuPont is a Fortune 500 company with R&D investment of $2.1 billion, revenue of $36 billion and operations in more than 90 countries. DuPont brings world-class science and engineering through innovative products, materials and services for markets as diverse as agriculture, nutrition, electronics and communications, safety and protection, home and construction. In EMEA, DuPont has over 13000 employees and operates in over 40 countries.

Industrial Biosciences (IB) is the Division within DuPont, which develops and markets enzyme solutions. Brewing Application Team is an organisation within the Brewing Team, which again is one of the specialized, industry related teams in IB.

Brewing Application Specialist,
Industrial Biosciences Brewing Team in Brabrand, Denmark

Position Description:
Due to increased activities and ambitious growth targets, we are looking for a new Brewing Application Specialist. The position should preferably be based at our Application Facility in Brabrand, Denmark. The new Application Specialist shall primarily work with customers in Europe and North America, and shall refer to Jannik Munksgaard, Global Brewing Application Leader.

Main Responsibilities:

  • Provide high level technical support to customers in relation to the use and application of DuPont, IB Brewing solutions in close cooperation with the Application Brewing team, IB Brewing Sales Managers and the IB Food Enzymes organization
  • Protect existing business by solving ad hoc technical issues at customers/potential new customers applying IB Brewing products as part of the solution
  • Participate in and run projects, internally and externally
  • Identify new brewing enzyme opportunities for existing products and work with customers to turn these opportunities into new sales
  • Visit customers and build a strong network in the European and North American Brewing industry, 60 - 100 travel days per year is estimated
  • Support Sales in the development of relevant account plans

Candidate Profile:
- Essential:

  • Educational background in Biotechnology/brewing
  • Minimum 5 years practical experience from the brewing industry and experience the biochemistry of brewing
  • Good business understanding and relationship building capabilities
  • Good command of English, written and oral
  • Deep practical and technical engagement which will excite customers

- Desirable:

  • Educated Brewmaster (on Master level)
  • Good understanding of the brewing industry
  • Deep Interest in engaging with customers
  • Other languages, Danish, German etc. is an advantage

What we offer: At DuPont, we are dedicated to maximizing our most valuable asset -- our people. We do so by embracing diversity and offering opportunities for continuous development, whilst maintaining a good work/life balance. Our compensation package includes a competitive base salary, variable performance pay and a comprehensive benefits offering. A career at DuPont offers you an opportunity to become the catalyst for change, personally and professionally. This, together with a respectful workplace that rewards achievement, makes DuPont one of the best career choices today.

To apply for position: http://careers.dupont.com/jobsearch/job-details/application-specialist-brewing/RES00003634/
About DuPont: http://www.dupont.com/
Explore DuPont Opportunities:
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Vacancy: Brewer <br> Company: Joule's Brewery<br> Location: Market Drayton, Shropshire

Vacancy: Brewer
Company: Joule's Brewery
Location: Market Drayton, Shropshire

We currently have an exciting opportunity for someone with a keen interest in beer to join our team as a Brewer.

The role will be based at our brewery in Market Drayton, Shropshire and is a full time position that requires someone who will generally work 08.00 - 16.30, but must also be willing to start early and finish late on occasions and work weekends on a rota basis.

About Joule's Brewery
Founded in 2010 by Steve and Chrissie Nuttall, Joule's Brewery remains family owned. The company operates a growing business and supplies cask and keg beers to other brewers, wholesalers, free trade and our estate of 40 pubs, and was the proud winner of The Publican "Best Brewing Pub Company" award in 2015.

About the job
As one of our brewers you will be responsible for driving and maintaining high standards within our brewhouse and ensure that our beers are brewed consistently and well. Duties will include milling, mashing, wort production, fermentation control and monitoring, as well as helping the wider team to meet and exceed our customer's expectations.

About you
You will have worked in a brewery environment for several years and have passed or be working towards your brewing diploma, having attained at least one module. You will be completely comfortable around brewing recipes and their formulation and have one or two innovative ideas of your own. You will have a working knowledge of HACCP and realise the importance of keeping meticulous records.You will be a good team player, but not afraid to challenge current work practices, and always have one eye on the top job.

The package
A salary of £25 - £35,000 is offered, commensurate with skills and experience.

Please email neilbain@joulesbrewery.co.uk attaching a current CV.

Vacancy: Brewery Worker<br> Company: Hook Norton Brewery<br>

Vacancy: Brewery Worker
Company: Hook Norton Brewery

Job Description: Brewery Worker

Accountable to: Senior Engineer

Chief Aim of Role is to assist in the processes involved in making the beer.

The Main Tasks are:

  • Unloading and storing raw ingredients in the correct way
  • Preparation of plant and equipment
  • Maintaining and testing the temperature and quality of the beer
  • Measuring of ingredients
  • Monitoring various aspects of the brewing process
  • Cleaning the work area and sterilising equipment

You will have to work early mornings and conditions may be hot, steamy, noisy and aromatic. You may have to work outdoors in all weathers and there will be elements of standing and heavy lifting.

You will need to have attention to detail and a practical approach to work. Your level of fitness must be good and a responsible approach to health, safety and hygiene issues is vital.

Above all, commitment to the team that you are a part of and a flexible and reliable attitude to work is what you will need

If this sounds like a job that would suit you, then please send your CV to sharon.kane@hooky.co.uk or call 01608 738041

Vacancy: Assistant Distiller <br> Company: Cotswolds Distillery<br>

Vacancy: Assistant Distiller
Company: Cotswolds Distillery

Assistant Distiller
Stourton, Warwickshire

HOURS: Circa 40 hrs (but must be flexible in order to meet business requirements which will include weekend work, evening work and early starts.

This position offers a fantastic opportunity to join a thriving craft distillery seeking to upscale its production in the coming months, which is quickly establishing itself as one of the finest examples of craft distilling in the UK since opening in 2014. The successful candidate will be working as part of a small team and will be heavily involved in a range of tasks including:

Production of a variety of spirits (whisky, gin, brandy and whisky)

  • Bottling operations
  • Order processing
  • Exhibitions, tours and retail
  • Cleaning and maintenance

The company are seeking someone who is hardworking, confident and has a drive to succeed in the distilling industry. The nature of the position requires a significant amount of hands-on physical work as well as associated tasks such as record keeping which require close attention to detail and accuracy. As our distillery is located in the Cotswolds countryside your own transport would be essential.

Previous employment in a production environment, brewing, distilling or associated industries is desirable.
GCSE grade A-D in maths and science desirable


  • Can-do attitude with an ability to multi-task
  • Hardworking and enthusiastic
  • Reliable
  • Excellent communication skills

Please email jobs@cotswoldsdistillery.com for further information.

Vacancy: Spirit Supply Team Leader <br> Company: Diageo

Vacancy: Spirit Supply Team Leader
Company: Diageo

Diageo currently have team leader opportunities at Leven Spirit Supply. We're a company with some of the most storied & iconic spirits, beer & wine brands in the world

From Johnnie Walker to Smirnoff, Diageo is searching for leaders from different backgrounds who have a voracious appetite for manufacturing culture and supply chain practices. Our leaders not only keep up, but drive the pace at which we deliver initiatives. Whether it is engaging and influencing senior stakeholders or finding fast, creative solutions to issues, we are looking for someone to approach these brilliantly.


As a team leader within Diageo, you will lead and motivate a team, taking responsibility to deliver outstanding performance in all key performance indicators (Safety, Compliance, Quality, Adherence to Plan, Productivity and Maintenance Delivery). You will use continuous improvement tools and techniques to drive and sustain improved performance and prioritise your workload in a fast paced operational environment, always ensuring safety, compliance and quality standards are adhered to. You will have a high level of engagement and leadership in Continuous Improvement methods and tools.


- Be bold in action planning and delivery
- Develop team morale, recognize great performance and take timely action to address underperformance where necessary
- Ensure proper application of Root Cause Problem Solving through role modelling and leadership
- Be a major contributor in driving the Asset Care Strategy for the shift
- Role model the use of problem solving tools eg. DMAIC, 5Why, Fishbone
- Influence support functions to drive operational improvement initiatives
- Manage shift performance following standardised work procedures at team leader and team level
- Develop a 'high performing team' by managing and coaching individuals to deliver sustainable performance improvement
- Commit to grow your own capability and experience to the benefit of yourself, your people and Diageo
- Excellent communication and influencing abilities to develop and sustain robust relationships


- NEBOSH Safety qualification and good working knowledge of this in a production environment
- Technical skills or knowledge within a manufacturing environment
- Further education or training in food/beverage science or equivalent discipline.


- At least 3 years' experience within a Spirits (or other food, drinks, or chemical) manufacturing environment.
- Ability to manage people performance, coaching and development of a multi - disciplined team


- Understanding of commercial implications of production & supply chain management
- Working knowledge/experience from within a bulk spirit transfer environment
- Knowledge of Continuous Improvement, manufacturing/ packaging, lean methodologies, process control and asset management
- Leading and embedding change within teams
- Experience of capex projects


If you join us within one of our fast paced sites, you will be surrounded and supported by amazing talent and leadership and rewarded with a highly competitive salary and benefits which include product allowance, annual salary reviews, annual bonus incentives, flexible benefits such as healthcare cover, a number of investment worthy share options, a highly valuable pension which includes 19% company contribution and 6% employee contribution and other ad hoc benefits including the Cycle to work scheme, Diageo Extras and childcare vouchers.


Please visit our Linkedin page: Diageo Linkedin or our website and apply now and we'll be in touch. If you require further information then please email: globalcareers@diageo.com


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