Jobs

We’re currently hiring for the following role:

Packaging Operative

HR Assistant

Refectory LDS – Bar Staff (Part Time)

Brewer

Shift Lead Brewer

Read the job description and apply below.
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HR Assistant

Application deadline: 18/06/2021

Reports to: HR Manager

Location: Leeds

Hours: 37.5 hours per week

Salary: £20,000 – £24,000

 

JOB PURPOSE

We are looking for an HR Assistant to work with our HR Manager on all things people.

We’re looking for someone with a get sh*t done attitude, who is highly organised, confident in their ability and can take initiative. The role will be fast paced and exciting and has potential for growth for the right person.

The HR Assistant will have a broad remit, supporting on engagement, recruitment, onboarding, reward, learning and development, internal communications, diversity and inclusion and HR systems.  We are looking for someone with an empathic approach and excellent interpersonal skills. Previous experience in an HR/People administration role would be great although not essential for the role.

We believe we have a strong internal culture and the successful candidate will live out our values of community, collaboration and creativity. In addition to demonstrating strong leadership skills and the ability to work in a fast-paced, ever-evolving environment.

In return, you’ll be part of a team of people working together to achieve the same goal. In addition to 29 days holiday, you’ll have two days a year to volunteer with a local charity, a pension with the People’s pension, free mental health coaching,  birthday and anniversary treats, bottleshop credit,  free fruit at work and plenty of beer. Once you’ve been with us a year, you’ll qualify for an annual health check and the Cycle2Work scheme.

As mentioned above, we offer the opportunity to progress professionally with access to internal and external training, and the chance to attend some of the best beer events across the world. Northern Monk is committed to providing a world class working environment and we are proud to say that our employees agree!

 

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Support with the recruitment administration, responding to candidates at each stage, anonymising CVs and booking interviews
  • Support with onboarding, introducing new employees to the team
  • First point of contact for employee HR enquiries
  • Liasing with payroll to ensure the correct information is provided
  • Organising events
  • Managing databases and filing systems
  • Implementing and maintaining procedures/administrative systems
  • Support on new ways in which we can make Northern Monk an excellent place to work
  • Managing current engagement processes
  • Support and take minutes in ER meetings
  • Support on internal communication – messaging, newsletter and internal instagram

PERSON SPECIFICATION

  • Excellent communicator in both written and verbal formats
  • Highly organised
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment
  • Trustworthy

Code of Conduct: Northern Monk expects all its members of staff to adhere to standards of processes, procedures and code of conduct. Specifically:

– Working on multiple work streams to a high degree of accuracy and attention to detail

– Demonstrating the company ethos and approach to partners and contacts through your professionalism, knowledge and enthusiasm

– Protecting and promoting the organisation’s values by keeping critical information confidential

– Being a team player and contributing to the Monk values and ethos.

 

In return, we are committed to respecting and valuing all staff, achieving a good work/life balance, giving staff the space to learn and grow alongside the brewery and ensuring all staff play a role in developing and delivering our vision and plans.

Packaging Operative

Application deadline: 25/06/2021

Reports to: Canning Line Manager

Location: Leeds

Starting Salary: £18,525

Working hours: 37.5 hours, Monday – Saturday – 3x 12 hour shifts, with a day off in between

JOB PURPOSE

Northern Monk is at an exciting time of growth. We are brewing and delivering more beer than ever! We are dedicated to supplying our customers with the best possible beer that we can. In order to do this, we are looking for someone to join our Packaging team. The Packaging Operative role is varied and includes supporting all aspects of packaging at Northern Monk. This role requires an employee who is committed to supporting our mission to create the best beer experiences in the world. The Packaging team are a highly motivated team and integral to operations at Northern Monk.

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 Production and Warehouse teams.

We’re extremely proud of our craft and will be looking for applicants that share our enthusiasm and drive for quality. Our Operations Team are at the core of our business and as a result we put their faces on the finished product so everyone knows who made the beer – you could be on there too!

We’re committed to improving the diversity of our Operations Team, so if you don’t have the relevant experience but are part of a group that is underrepresented in the beer industry, we would love to hear from you. We are committed to providing a safe and inclusive workplace.

In return, you will be part of a team of people working together to achieve the same goal. In addition to 29 days holiday, you will have two days a year to volunteer with a local charity, a pension with the People’s pension, birthday and anniversary treats, free mental health coaching, bottleshop allowance free fruit at work and plenty of beer. Once you’ve been with us a year, you’ll qualify for an annual health check and the Cycle2Work scheme.

We offer the opportunity to progress professionally with access to internal and external training and the chance to attend some of the best beer events across the world.

DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:

The following outlines the roles and responsibilities of the post holder:

  • Filling cask and keg to the standard operating procedure and in line with the regulatory requirements.
  • Packing on a canning line, ensuring the boxes are carefully and timely packed correctly and with excellence
  • Operating the labelling machine
  • Safe and orderly palletising of filled boxes
  • Ensuring the canning line is kept clean and cleaned thoroughly at the end of each run.
  • Assisting the Warehouse Team in putting orders on to pallets in a safe and tidy manner ready for collections
  • Helping the Production and Warehouse teams maintain a clean and safe working environment.

IDENTIFYING TRENDS AND OPPORTUNITIES

  • Monitor competition by gathering current marketplace information on products and packaging
  • Seek out educational opportunities; reading professional publications; maintain personal networks; participate in professional organisations
  • Feed relevant information back

REPRESENTATION

  • Attend and contribute to team meetings and share best practice with colleagues
  • Represent Northern Monk at trade exhibitions, events and tastings (sometimes during evenings and weekends) where possible

OTHER

  • Motivate, organise and encourage teamwork
  • Provide consistent and accurate updates to line manager regarding all areas of work
  • Possess a positive attitude to a busy work environment and a willingness to work long or flexible hours when required
  • Contribute to team effort by completing other tasks as needed.
  • This list is not exhaustive but an indication of the roles and responsibilities of the Packaging Operative.

Code of Conduct; Northern Monk expects all its members of staff to adhere to standards of processes, procedures and code of conduct. Specifically:

– Working on multiple work streams to a high degree of accuracy and attention to detail;

– Demonstrating the company ethos of community, collaboration and creativity through your professionalism, knowledge and enthusiasm

– Protecting and promoting the organisation’s values and keeping critical information confidential;

– Being a team player and contributing to the Monk values and ethos.

In return, we are committed to respecting and valuing all staff, achieving a good work/life balance, giving staff the space to learn and grow alongside the brewery and ensuring all staff play a role in developing and delivering our vision and plans.

Refectory LDS Bar Staff (Part Time)

Application deadline: 18/06/2021

Reports to: General Manager

Location: Leeds

Hours: 12 hours per week & 20 hours per week

Pay: £9.50 per hour

JOB PURPOSE

We are looking for someone who has fantastic customer service, as well as a strong drive to create the best experiences possible for our consumers. We believe we have a strong internal culture, and the successful candidate will live out our values of community, collaboration and creativity.

In return, you’ll be part of a team of people working together to achieve the same goal. In addition to this, you’ll have two days a year to volunteer with a local charity, a pension with the People’s pension, birthday and anniversary treats, mental health coaching, bottleshop allowance, free fruit at work and plenty of beer. Once you’ve been with us a year, you’ll qualify for an annual health check and the Cycle2Work scheme.

We also offer the opportunity to progress professionally with access to internal and external training and the chance to attend some of the best beer events across the world. Northern Monk is committed to providing a world class working environment and we are proud to say that our employees agree!

 

ROLES & RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Serve customers from the bar and implement table service
  • Greet customers and create a welcoming atmosphere
  • Use a till to take orders and payments
  • Assist with all other areas of the Refectory as required
  • Act as a brand ambassador and representative of Northern Monk Brew Co

PERSONAL SPECIFICATION

  • Have excellent communication skills
  • Possess a positive attitude to a fast-paced work environment, and a willingness to work long or flexible hours when required
  • Retain basic knowledge and an interest in craft beer, alongside enthusiasm for the industry
  • Must have fantastic customer service and people skills

Brewer

Application deadline: 30/06/2021

Reports to: Shift Lead Brewer

Location: Leeds

Hours: 37.5 per week, over 5 shifts.

Shift Pattern: 5 Shifts per week, Monday to Sunday working.

Salary Band: £21,000 – £26,000 per annum

JOB PURPOSE:

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.

This role sits alongside our Brewers and under a Shift Lead Brewer at our production facility. In this role, you will have an opportunity to shape the experience for the beer drinker, we value thoughtfulness and creativity, and we hope to find someone who is interested in being part of the team at the forefront of our mission. 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.

We’re extremely proud of our craft and will be looking for applicants that share our enthusiasm and drive for quality. Our Operations Team are at the core of our business and as a result we put their faces on the finished product so everyone knows who made the beer – you could be on there too!

We’re committed to improving the diversity of our Production Team, so if you don’t have the relevant experience but are part of a group that is underrepresented in the beer industry, we would love to hear from you. We are committed to providing a diverse and inclusive workplace and we’d love to hear from candidates who want to be part of that.

In return, you’ll be part of a team of people working together to achieve the same goal. In addition to 29 days holiday, you’ll have two days a year to volunteer with a local charity, a pension with the People’s pension, birthday and anniversary treats, free mental health coaching, bottleshop credit, free fruit at work and plenty of beer. Once you’ve been with us a year, you’ll qualify for an annual health check and the Cycle2Work scheme. We offer the opportunity to progress professionally with access to internal and external training and the chance to attend some of the best beer events across the world.

 

DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:

The following outlines the roles and responsibilities of the post holder:

  • 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.

IDENTIFYING TRENDS AND OPPORTUNITIES

  • 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.

REPRESENTATION

  • 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)

OTHER

  • Motivate, organise and encourage teamwork
  • Provide consistent and accurate updates to line manager regarding all areas of work
  • Possess a positive attitude to a busy work environment and a willingness to work long or flexible hours when required
  • Contribute to team effort by completing other tasks as needed.

Code of Conduct: Northern Monk expects all its members of staff to adhere to standards of processes, procedures and code of conduct. Specifically:

– Working on multiple work streams to a high degree of accuracy and attention to detail

– Demonstrating the company ethos and approach to partners and contacts through your professionalism, knowledge and enthusiasm

– Protecting and promoting the organisation’s values by keeping critical information confidential;

– Being a team player and contributing to the Monk values and ethos.

In return, we are committed to respecting and valuing all staff, achieving a good work/life balance, giving staff the space to learn and grow alongside the brewery and ensuring all staff play a role in developing and delivering our vision and plans.

Shift Lead Brewer

Application deadline: 30/06/2021

Reports to: Production Manager

Location: Leeds

Hours: 37.5 per week, over 5 days.

Shift Pattern: Monday – Saturday (6am – 2pm OR 12pm – 8pm OR 9am – 5pm) with one in three half day weekend shifts which is given as time back in lieu the following week.

Salary: £26,000 – £30,000

JOB PURPOSE:

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 in scale. To be successful in this role you must show a passion and commitment to quality and have the leadership skills to deliver quality excellence from your team.

This role sits under our Production Manager, alongside another Shift Lead Brewer and is based at our main production facility. Each shift will consist of a Shift Lead and up to three staff with brewing and cellaring duties. In this role, you will have an opportunity to shape the experience for the beer drinker, we value innovation and we hope to find someone who is interested in being part of the team at the forefront of our mission.

We are looking for someone who is passionate about leading people, knows the importance of attention to detail, is well-organised and comfortable working in a fast-paced, ever-evolving environment. Being the Shift Lead Brewer will require strong interpersonal and communication skills as you will be working closely with all other teams at Northern Monk, especially the packaging, sales and warehouse teams.

We’re extremely proud of our craft and will be looking for applicants that share our enthusiasm and drive for quality. Our Operations Team are at the core of our business and as a result we put their faces on the finished product so everyone knows who made the beer – you could be on there too!

In return, you’ll be part of a team of people working together to achieve the same goal. In addition to 29 days holiday, you’ll have two days a year to volunteer with a local charity, a pension with the People’s pension, birthday and anniversary treats, free mental health coaching, bottle shop credit, free fruit at work and plenty of beer. Once you’ve been with us a year, you’ll qualify for an annual health check and the Cycle2Work scheme.

We offer the opportunity to progress professionally with access to internal and external training and the chance to attend some of the best beer events across the world. Northern Monk is committed to providing a world class working environment and we proud to say that our employees agree!

DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:

The following outlines the roles and responsibilities of the post holder:

  • Manage a brewing and cellaring shift, working under the instruction of the Production Manager
  • Ensure your shift teams wort production and cellar tasks are completed to our quality standards
  • Lead your shift team to achieving the brew team production targets including quality scores, achievement vs plan and monthly audits
  • Promote and maintain a high standard of data logging and record keeping
  • Work to the brewery schedule to ensure that the beer can be released in line with the business needs
  • Lead your shift team on cleanliness, efficiency and functionality of brewery equipment
  • Maintain high standards of health and safety and promote a safe working environment at all times
  • Ensure to work in a way which minimises wastage and excess cost without compromising product quality
  • Manage the shift teams holiday leave, absence, performance reviews, training and welfare in line with company procedures
  • Provide a superior customer service at all times in person and via telephone calls and emails

IDENTIFYING TRENDS AND OPPORTUNITIES

  • 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 and beer experiences better

REPRESENTATION

  • 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)

OTHER

  • Motivate, organise and encourage teamwork
  • Provide consistent and accurate updates to line manager regarding all areas of work
  • Possess a positive attitude to a busy work environment and a willingness to work long or flexible hours when required
  • Contribute to team effort by completing other tasks as needed.

Code of Conduct: Northern Monk expects all its members of staff to adhere to standards of processes, procedures and code of conduct. Specifically:

– Working on multiple work streams to a high degree of accuracy and attention to detail

– Demonstrating the company ethos and approach to partners and contacts through your professionalism, knowledge and enthusiasm

– Protecting and promoting the organisation’s values by keeping critical information confidential;

– Being a team player and contributing to the Monk values and ethos.

In return, we are committed to respecting and valuing all staff, achieving a good work/life balance, giving staff the space to learn and grow alongside the brewery and ensuring all staff play a role in developing and delivering our vision and plans.