Packaging Lead APPLY NOW

Full Circle Brew Co - Newcastle
Brewery Team
26000 - 28000 gbp / year
29 Feb 2024
Full time

Job Title: Packaging Lead

Salary: £26,000 - £28,000 (Subject to experience)

Holidays: 30 days holiday (inc Bank Holidays)

Hours: 40 hours per week

Yearly profit sharing scheme

Location: Full Circle Brewing, Hoults Yard, Walker Rd, Newcastle, NE6 2HL

Start Date: April 2024

Applications Closing Date: 29/02/24

Company Overview

Full Circle Brewing Launched in late 2019, releasing our first beers in March 2020, We’ve gone from strength to strength, winning 7th best new brewery in the world by in 2020 and best keg IPA by SIBA national competition with our flagship beer, Looper. We have a 4 vessel SSV brewhouse and a Microcan CP10 10 head counter pressure canning line. Our fermentation capacity is 600HL  

We are looking for a Packaging Lead to join our team to help us meet the ever growing demand for our product in 2024. They will work with the Head Brewer and Lead brewer to manage packaging schedule, taking the lead in can, keg and cask filling. 

Main Duties

• Working with Brewery team to monitor and manage conditioning of beer

• Work with brewery team to transfer beer to BBT

• CIP and preparation of BBT, Canning line and kegging manifold

• Carbonation of beer

• Daily CIP and cellar tank actions

• Packing beer into Can, Keg and Cask

• Perform designated QC and QA checks at various stages of the packaging process

• Manage and schedule contract packaging

• Manage the maintenance on brewery packaging equipment

• Working with chemicals and moving heavy items. Training given

• Working with Head brewer, owner and marketing department to make sure labels are to a correct standard and allergens are correctly labelled

• Work with Head Brewer to manage and plan packaging schedule

Additional Duties may include

• Attending beer events as a brand ambassador for Full Circle Brewing

Skills and experience required

• Previous experience packaging experience is essential

• Close attention to detail

• Follow all safety and security guidelines to properly safeguard employees and organisation assets

• Problem solving skills

• High level of hygiene within the work environment

• Enthusiastic and hardworking attitude

• Good record keeping and improving paperwork

• Able to work alone and use initiative

• Passion for craft beer and a desire to drive quality

• Legal right to work in UK


• Full, clean UK driving license

• Forklift license (training can be provided)

• Brewery Qualification 

Company Benefits

• Health Care Benefit Scheme

• Yearly Profit Share

• Staff discount in taproom and webshop

• Access to company store discounts

• Training and Development opportunities

• Cost price merchandise

• Company pension

• Death in Service Life Assurance policy


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