Reports to: Shift Lead Brewer

Location: Leeds

Hours: 38 per week, over 4 shifts

Shift Pattern: 4 days on, 4 days off - Rotating every 2 blocks between early and late - early is 5am - 3pm, late is 12pm - 10pm. This role includes evening, weekend, and bank holiday working.

Salary: £23,500 - £26,500 per annum

Closing Date: 22nd May 2024


Northern Monk is focussed on delivering the highest level of quality and consistency across the entire business. This crucially starts within production of our beer and is a vital element to us achieving our goal - to create the best beer experiences in the world, growing in stature as we grow in scale. To be successful in this role you must show a passion and commitment to quality.

We are looking for someone who is passionate about beer, knows the importance of attention to detail, well-organised and comfortable working in a fast-paced, ever-evolving environment. Strong interpersonal and communication skills are also important, as you will be working closely with all other teams at Northern Monk, especially the packaging and warehouse teams.


  • Production of wort
  • Cellar tasks including dry-hopping, centrifuging, transfers, tank cleans etc.
  • Assist the Brew team on achieving production targets including Quality scores, Achievement vs Plan and Monthly Audits
  • Assist the Brew team in delivering on our Quality Program
  • Maintain a high standard of data logging and record keeping.
  • Working to a brewery schedule to ensure that the beer can be released in line with the business needs.
  • Ensure the cleanliness, efficiency, and functionality of brewery equipment.
  • Maintain high standards of health and safety.





  • Ensure to work in way which minimises wastage and excess cost without compromising product quality
  • Provide a superior customer service at all times in person and via telephone calls and emails.
  • Seek out educational opportunities; reading professional publications; maintain personal networks; participate in professional organisations.
  • Research improvements in equipment, processes, packing materials, etc and keep up to date on relevant changes to legislation.
  • Feed relevant information back to Northern Monk HQ and take ownership for improvements that will make our beer & beer experiences better.
  • Attend and contribute to team meetings when required and share best practice with colleagues.
  • Represent Northern Monk at exhibitions and events (sometimes during evenings and weekends)


  • 1 years brewing experience.
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced and growing environment.
  • Comfortable with shift work, including evenings and weekends.

We welcome applicants who are IBD certified, however this is not essential, and we encourage those who do not have this criteria to apply also.


  • 29 days holiday, including bank holidays (increasing 1 day for each year of service for the first 5 years)
  • A pension with The Peoples Pension
  • Two days a year to volunteer with a local charity
  • Birthday and anniversary treats
  • 50% discount on beer and merch
  • £10 Monthly Refund on Bottle shop Spend
  • Free Annual Eye Examination
  • Discounted Annual health check
  • Access to Cycle, Bus and Train Schemes (after 1 year of service)




Unfortunately, this role does not meet the requirements for a Skilled Worker Visa.

Culture fit is hugely important to us. If you’re unsure if you meet all the criteria but have skills which are transferrable and you believe you would fit in with our core values, please don’t hesitate to apply.

We particularly welcome female applicants and those from ethnic minorities, as these groups are underrepresented in the brewing industry.