Head Brewer / Brasseur / Beirbrouwer


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Seoul, KR 


Above USD 60,000 per year

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Employment Type:

Full time



Position Title:

Head Brewer / Brasseur / Beirbrouwer

Job Description:

This is a job opening for the position of a Head Brewer for a BREWPUB in Seoul, South Korea; the opportunity is open to all international applicants and our company will handle visa application and processing.
Jafa Craft Brewing is opening a BREWPUB to launch a new brand of Craft Beer. The first brewpub will open in South Korea, followed by opening similar brewpubs other South East Asian countries (Singapore, Hong Kong & India) in the next few years.
The aim of the company is to develop a line of beer that is true to the craft – use the best ingredients, not compromise on the process and be creative and experimental.
To join us in our new project we are looking for an experienced and passionate candidate to become an integral part of the team, drive the brewery operations, and become a part of the Company’s growth story; someone who looks for stability and long term growth.
This job will also provide the opportunity to work & live in different countries, and it goes without saying that the candidate should love travelling, is flexible and keen to absorb different cultures and experiences.
About South Korea (Seoul):
Seoul, the capital of South Korea, is one of the most dynamic cities in Asia, and a hotspot for international business and travel. Apart from being a truly global city, it is also considered to be one of the safest & law abiding. Some other interesting facts:
  • World’s highest fiber optic penetration and fastest Internet speed
  • South Korea has one of the highest per capital consumption of alcohol
  • Top 10 – Most livable city in Asia Pacific
  • One of the best & cheapest health care in the world
  • Average individual Income Tax Rate – 16% - 19%
Company Website - www.microbreweryindia.com
Position – Head Brewer
Location – Seoul, South Korea

  • Total Compensation – Above USD 60,000 (Average Tax Rate – 16% - 19%)
  • Performance/Sales linked year-end bonus
  • In the future Stock Option/Equity in the Company
  • National Health Care
  • One return air ticket annually to home country 
  • Brew-house – 10HL (2 Vessel with separate HWT)
  • Fermentation Tanks – 10 (Each 10HL)
  • Bright Beer Tanks – 4 (Each 10HL)
Jafa Craft Brewing ouvre une brasserie pour lancer une nouvelle marque de bière artisanale. La première brasserie ouvrira en Corée du Sud et pour le projet, nous avons besoin d'un brasseur expérimenté et passionné pour faire partie intégrante de l'équipe.
Jafa Craft Brewing opent een brewpub om een nieuw merk Craft Beer te lanceren. De eerste brewpub opent in Zuid-Korea en voor het projet hebben we een ervaren en gepassioneerde brouwer nodig om een integraal onderdeel van het team te worden.
If you think you are a good fit for the role, please send a COVER LETTER and RESUME to Jay Jafa (jay@microbreweryindia.com).

Job Requirements:

Candidate Requirements:
  • Over 3 years of experience primarily as a Head Brewer or substantial years of experience. Experience in a brewpub is a plus
  • Formal brewing degree is an advantage
  • Proven experience in recipe formulation, and ability to bring formulation to the consumers
  • In-depth knowledge of yeast management
  • Adept at inventory planning and management
  • Must have thorough knowledge of packaging and conditioning – Bottles and Kegs (Manual & Automatic Filling)
  • Experience with barrel aging is a plus though it is not mandatory
  • Quality focused with a keen sense of cleanliness and hygiene
  • Experience in providing training/coaching to assistant brewers
  • Resourceful with a 'get-it-done, can-do' attitude. Must be able to function at a high level in a dynamic environment
  • Self-starter, proactive - able to work independently and shows initiative to make things happen and improve results