Job Title: UK Brewing Specialist - field based
This is an exciting opportunity for someone who has a real passion for brewing. You will be responsible for offering expert guidance and support to our two Breweries – Magor in South Wales and Samlesbury near Preston, Manchester. Working in a European team of Brewing Specialists supporting our 22 Breweries in 6 countries, your expertise will also be called upon by your colleagues.
The brewing Specialist will support the UK breweries in brewing performance linked topics (from raw materials to liquid product in bright beer tanks), as well in specific projects, improvement programs and troubleshooting processes, in order to guarantee sustainability in performance and usage of best technology, procedures and standardization, and this based on existing working methods and procedures, the AB-Inbev culture and tools.
The field based specialist is dedicated to UK breweries but can also be linked to projects and topics applicable to all EU breweries.
The Magor brewery was built in 1979 and is the largest AB InBev brewery in the UK, occupying 50 acres in the county of Monmouthshire, Wales.
The brewery currently employs 290 people across 6 departments (ES, Quality Compliance, Brewing, Packaging, Engineering & Logistics) and operates 24/7, 362 days a year.
At Magor we produce two of AB InBev’s global brands, Budweiser and Stella Artois, as well as other leading local brands.
In a single day, Magor brewery can produce 2 million bottles, 1.8 million cans and 13 thousand kegs and our annual production capacity is circa 4.7 million hectolitres; this is the equivalent of about 792 million pints.
The Samlesbury brewery was built in 1972 and is the second largest AB InBev brewery in the UK, occupying 80 acres of the Lancashire countryside.
The brewery operates 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, 363 days a year, employing approximately 260 people who work in the variety of departments including Brewing, Packaging, Technical Services, Logistics and Administration.
Brands brewed at Samlesbury include Budweiser, Stella Artois, Brahma, Bass and Boddingtons which are packed into kegs, cans and bottles across four packaging lines.
In a single day, Samlesbury brewery can produce 3.5 million bottles, 1.7 million cans and 17 thousand kegs which means the site’s annual production capacity is approximately 2.5 million hectolitres per year. This is equivalent to more than 440 million pints.
Anheuser-Busch InBev is the leading global brewer and one of the world’s top five consumer products companies. Beer, the original social network, has been bringing people together for thousands of years and our portfolio of well over 200 beer brands continues to forge strong connections with consumers. A truly consumer-centric, sales driven organization, we hold the No. 1 or No. 2 market positions across 19 countries.
Headquartered in Leuven, Belgium, and geographically diversified with a balanced exposure to developed and developing markets, Anheuser-Busch InBev leverages the collective strengths of its approximately 155,000 employees based in 25 countries worldwide. In 2014, AB InBev realised 47.1 billion USD in revenue. The company strives to be the Best Beer Company Bringing People Together For a Better World. AB InBev works through six operational Zones; North America, Latin America North, Latin America South, Mexico, Europe and Asia Pacific, allowing our consumers around the world to enjoy our beer.