Jobs

We’re currently hiring for three roles at Northern Monk Refectory LDS, and two roles at Sydenham Road, our main production facility. Read the job descriptions and find out how to apply below.
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PART TIME BAR STAFF

Application deadline: 26/04/2021

Reports to: General Manager

Location: Leeds

Hours: 12 hours per week

Pay: Real Living Wage

THE COMPANY

Northern Monk is one of the fastest growing and highly regarded breweries in the UK. Born of the North, together we create the best beer experiences in the world, growing in stature as we grow in scale. Due to the hard work and commitment of our team, we’ve won a number of awards in the last year for our brewery, our beer and the way we look after our people.

THE ROLE

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, 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

If you’d like to apply for this role, please email cats@northernmonk.com with your CV and covering letter, instead of using the ‘APPLY NOW’ button below.

PART TIME BAR STAFF

Application deadline: 26/04/2021

Reports to: General Manager

Location: Leeds

Hours: 18 hours per week

Pay: Real Living Wage

THE COMPANY

Northern Monk is one of the fastest growing and highly regarded breweries in the UK. Born of the North, together we create the best beer experiences in the world, growing in stature as we grow in scale. Due to the hard work and commitment of our team, we’ve won a number of awards in the last year for our brewery, our beer and the way we look after our people.

THE ROLE

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, 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

If you’d like to apply for this role, please email cats@northernmonk.com with your CV and covering letter, instead of using the ‘APPLY NOW’ button below.

DUTY MANAGER

Application deadline: 26/04/2021

Reports to: General Manager

Location: Leeds

Hours:37.5 per week

Pay: Dependent on experience

THE COMPANY

Northern Monk is one of the fastest growing and highly regarded breweries in the UK. Born of the North, together we create the best beer experiences in the world, growing in stature as we grow in scale. Due to the hard work and commitment of our team, we’ve won a number of awards in the last year for our brewery, our beer and the way we look after our people.

THE ROLE

The Duty Manager is an important role to the Refectory site, and we are looking for someone who has the initiative to assist in managing a team in a fast-paced and evolving environment. Working closely with the General Manager Cat, and the Assistant Manager Rosie, to set, develop and uphold company standards on what we offer and how we do it.

We’re extremely proud of our craft and will be looking for applicants that share our enthusiasm and drive for quality. We also need you to share our passion in providing the best beer experiences for our customers, from welcoming them to the building to the cleanliness of the venue. The Duty Manager will assist the management team in audit scores, stock management, stock reporting, and ordering processing.

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 having a good understanding of the hospitality industry, particularly in Leeds.

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 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!

ROLES & RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Ensure that Northern Monk Refectory LDS is constantly pushing to create the best beer experiences in the world
  • Work alongside the management team to improve brand awareness and customer footfall through unique events & beer experiences
  • Key holding and end of day reconciliation in a cashless site
  • Continuously develop customer experience and standards of service, including table service
  • Monitor customer feedback and satisfaction and relay these to the General Manager
  • Assist in leading a team of employees, providing support, training and development wherever possible
  • To maintain a high level of organisation and cleanliness in the Refectory, through audits and closedown checks
  • Develop marketing activity to drive footfall to the site working alongside the management team
  • Monitor and respond to any issues of damage, fire or complaint, ensuring to report to the General Manager
  • Attend and contribute to team meetings when required and share best practice with colleagues
  • Assist with all other areas of the Refectory as required

PERSONAL SPECIFICATION

  • Excellent communication skills
  • Highly organised
  • Motivate, organise, and encourage teamwork
  • Possess a positive attitude to a busy work environment, and a willingness to work long or flexible hours when required
  • Must have a keen interest in both their own personal development and that of their team
  • Have fantastic customer service and the drive to go above and beyond for every customer that visits the Refectory
  • A good understanding of the company mission with an ability to uphold company values of community, collaboration and creativity
  • Possess decent knowledge of and a deep interest in craft beer

If you’d like to apply for this role, please email cats@northernmonk.com with your CV and covering letter, instead of using the ‘APPLY NOW’ button below.

BREWER

Application deadline: 07/05/2021

Reports to: Shift Lead Brewer

Location: Leeds

Hours: 37.5 per week, over 5 shifts

Pay: £19,380 – £24,000 per annum

JOB PURPOSE:

Northern Monk is focused 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, and is 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 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 Programme
  • 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.

PACKAGING OPERATIVE

Application deadline: 07/05/2021

Reports to: Canning Line Supervisor, Operations Manager

Location: Leeds

Hours: 37.5 hours, Monday – Saturday

Pay: Real Living Wage

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 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.