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  • October 05, 2017 2 min read


    Bishop Nick has a Head Brewer vacancy.

    We're expanding and this is a superb opportunity for an experienced individual who is a personable, driven team-player with enthusiasm for and an in-depth knowledge of the Real Ale industry.

    This is a hands-on, full time and permanent position. Our leading brand, Ridley's Rite has just won SILVER Champion Beer of Britain so it's an exciting time for Bishop Nick. A great opportunity.

    See below for job description and please contact or PM Bishop Nick with further questions. Interested individuals to submit a current CV and cover letter telling us why we must consider the application! Taking applications until 20th October 2017.

    Job Description

    Title:                          Head Brewer

    Salary:                       Negotiable based on experience

    Hours:                       42 hours per week. Typically Monday – Friday

                                 (Occasional weekend/evenings)

     Responsible for:

    All aspects of the Production, Packaging and Distribution.


    • Planning brew schedule to meet production targets including stock management and ordering raw materials.
    • Brew process including related cleaning.
    • Contribute to the extension of the current product range in liaison with management.

    Packaging             Ensuring efficient and quality-controlled packaging of beers.

    Distribution         Planning delivery schedule in liaison with sales staff and supervise delivery staff.

    Other duties include:

    Hosting                Hosting ‘Brew Day Experiences’ and Brewery tours/tastings in partnership with Nelion Ridley 


    • Assisting in the planning of on-site events and off-site festivals where Bishop Nick has an official presence.
    • Deputising for Nelion Ridley on occasion as representative of Bishop Nick at industry events.

    Shop                       Taking card and cash payment for items purchased in the brewery shop.

    Brewery, Warehouse & Yard                  Maintaining a clean, tidy and presentable working environment.

    Keyholder             Opening up or secure closing of the entire brewery site when first in or last out of the unit.