14 Jan2022

Head Brewer

  • Godspeed Brewery
  • Toronto, Ontario, Canada
  • Job ID : 41814
  • Category : Manufacturing
  • Job Type : Full-Time
  • Salary : $$28.00 to $29.00 (To be negotiated) Hourly
  • Anticipated Start Date : As soon as possible
  • Posting Date : 14 Jan 2022
  • Expiry Date : 14 Jan 2023

NOTE: This job listing has expired and may no longer be relevant!


Godspeed Brewery is seeking a F/T Head Brewer.



Head Brewer


Number of Positions:



Terms of employment:

Full-time, Permanent


Job requirements:

Must have at least 3 years of experience in brewery setting

Experience in supervising/managing a team as a head brewer/brewery supervisor is must

Strong understanding and technical skills of brewery equipment and the science of brewing

Able to use computer, Excel, Word, and other programs


Educational Requirements:

Completion of secondary (high) school


Language Requirements:



Start date:




$28.00 to $29.00 (To be negotiated)



30 to 35 hours per week



10 days paid vacation or 4% vacation pay



You will be responsible in training staff(s), recipe development and supervising all operations from preparation to packaging and safety and quality control. You will work with brew master to establish efficient work procedure and environment and promote the brewery.

Job descriptions:

Tracking of:

• Water filtration filters and cartridges

• Water UV instrumentation

• Water mineral contents

• Water mineral variations throughout the year

• Water treatment for CIP and Brewing

• Machinery maintenance schedules

• Physical qualities & yields variations of grains and hops

• Different lots variables of all raw materials & Recipe modifications

• Age, rotation & inventory of all raw materials

• Storage environment/quality of all raw materials

• All raw materials ordering

• Bottle re-fermentation & Barrel aged beers evolution


Laboratory work:

• Working in a 100% sterile environment

• Autoclave manipulations

• Agar slants inoculations

• Yeast bank storage environment & inventory

• Cross microbial contamination control

• Yeast and microbes isolation

• HLP and/or ADN microbial testing

• Propagation of healthy yeast cells from agar slants to fermenter

• Yeast counts at pitch & throughout fermentation stages

• Yeast cropping & generations management

• Yeast optimal vitality & viability control

• Optimal Oxygen ppm targets for different yeast strains


Other Brewing Operations and Quality Control duties:

• Training assistant brewer(s)

• A to Z sensitiveness & follow ups (constant visual, smelling and tasting of various

materials, such as raw grains, hops, yeast, wort, fermenting green beer, beer at crashing

and maturation stages, beer transfers, non carbonated and carbonated pre packaged beer,

post packaged beer, as well as evolution of beer all the way to the beer glass) to assure

quality & consistency

• State of the art wort production & intensive data records

• Impeccable CIP procedures

• Multiple titrations (water, CIP chemicals)

• Sensitiveness to beer oxygen pick ups from wort production to cellaring to packaging

• All packaging procedures

• Bottle re fermentation procedures

• Beer storage environment, shelf life & rotation management

• Protocols writing & adjustments

• Educating the FOH (Front Of House) and other Brewpub staff about beer

• Be part of beer sensory panels and discussions

• Be part of designing recipes with the Brew Master

• Travelling (for example, promotional festivals)



Work Location:
242 Coxwell Avenue, Toronto, Ontario, M4L 3B2, Canada


Company information:

Godspeed Brewery Inc.


How to Apply

How to apply:

Note 1: Please indicate in your cover letter whether or not you are a Canadian citizen or Permanent Resident of Canada.
2: Include references to prove your previous experience to meet the requirements

Note 3: Please DO NOT drop off your resume in person


Send your resume and cover letter by email to:


Job Categories: Manufacturing. Job Types: Full-Time.

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