are in search of a stellar candidate who can supervise activities related
to quality assurance in the BrewDog Brewery. This
includes staffing, scheduling, coordinating, planning and administering the
breweries quality management program. This is a diverse role and will
encompass laboratory, packaging quality, sensory, production compliance and
health and safety, managed under the global BrewDog
ideal candidate drives excellence in service delivery and instills high
ethical standards within the all operational teams. You are a recognized
technical expert and apply continuous improvement strategies. Reporting to
the Global Head of Quality, you will maintain an excellent working
relationship with the Ellon brewery through
regular virtual meetings and promote and continually improve the Global
Duties and Responsibilities:
Setting up and overseeing all
aspects of quality assurance and quality control.
Determining, negotiating and
agreeing in-house quality procedures, standards and/or specifications.
Writing and maintaining
oversight and controls of all lab SOP's.
Recommending new policies or
procedures as necessary to assure high quality of product or service
and communicating these quality programs to employees and coordinates
training of employees as needed.
Liaison with all brewery
departments, particularly Production; effectively communicating
deviations from the specification, troubleshooting process issues and
contributing to root cause analyses.
Supervising all Quality
personnel and conducting reviews, performance plans and disciplinary
Managing the budget – setting
up a supply chain system for Quality Department.
Overseeing installation of
new equipment and facilities.
Maintenance of laboratory
equipment and managing lab and brewing quality data.
Produces KPI’s & drives
Information Management System.
Develop effective ways of
working to ensure maximum buy-in and trust from other stakeholder
Lead Beer Sensory Evaluation
Develop brewery quality
compliance programme, including HACCP plans
and internal audit programme.
Manage external audits and
Liaison with other BrewDog brewery Quality departments globally,
reviewing results, standards and continually. improving
service delivery and innovation. Endorsement and delivery of the
global quality programme
Ensuring team is flawlessly
executing the minimum sampling plans.
Effectively prioritize &
manage ad hoc sampling.
Certify training for staff
members & regularly verify competency in Quality topics.
Ensuring the implementation
of new practices & policies with the team.
Build success of team though
successions planning & project support and leads transformation
and manages change within the team.
Liaison and relationship
building with customers and commercial stakeholders. Make them love
Quality and spread the word.
and Key Competencies:
Minimum Bachelor’s degree in
a science field such as Chemistry, Bio-Chemistry, Microbiology or
related field and at least 5 years of related experience and/or
Knowledge of brewing process
from a QA standpoint.
Operational understanding and
of microbiological and analytical aspects of beer quality management.
Knowledge of Beer Sensory
Evaluation – ideally certified cicerone and/or qualifications through
IBD or equivalent.
Experienced in GMP/GLP, HACCP
(Food Safety Management Systems) and LEAN methodologies.
Experienced in compliance and
health and safety-related areas.
Must be an incredible
communicator a team player – You are the face of BrewDog
Operates with integrity and
troubleshoots with diligence and efficiency – ‘Can if vs can’t
An advocate for knowledge
transfer – teach
others and continually learn.
An advocate for
cross-functionality - gets involved in all areas and proactively seeks
to help and improve.
Creates a performance-driven
culture and focuses on maximising resource