Head Brewer

Employer: Mariner Brewing
Job Level: Senior
Location: Coquitlam, BC
Closing Date: Open until closed

Job Description

Mariner Brewing is a vibrant and innovative craft brewery located in the heart of Coquitlam, British Columbia. Our brewery is known for its exceptional quality beers, creative flavor profiles, and commitment to fostering a lively and inclusive community around craft beer. We take pride in pushing the boundaries of traditional brewing while staying true to the craft.

We are seeking a talented and passionate Head Brewer to join our dynamic team. As the Head Brewer at Mariner Brewing, you will be responsible for leading our brewing operations, maintaining the quality and consistency of our current lineup, and driving innovation by creating new and exciting flavors that resonate with our diverse customer base.

If you are a dedicated and innovative brewer who is ready to take on this exciting opportunity, apply today detailing your brewing experience, creative approach to brewing, and why you are the perfect fit for Mariner Brewing. 

Join us at Mariner Brewing and be part of a team that is shaping the future of craft beer in Coquitlam and beyond!

Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Oversee all aspects of the brewing process from recipe development to packaging, ensuring consistent quality and flavor profile of our beers.

  • Manage brewery operations including scheduling, inventory management, and equipment maintenance to optimize efficiency and productivity.

  • Lead and mentor the brewing team to maintain a positive and collaborative work environment.

  • Collaborate with other departments such as marketing and sales to develop and execute promotional strategies and events.

  • Stay updated on industry trends, market demands, and new brewing techniques to continuously improve our offerings and stay competitive in the market.

  • Ensure compliance with all health and safety regulations and maintain cleanliness and organization in the brewery.

Experience & Skills: 

  • Minimum of 5 years of brewing experience in a production brewery, with at least 2 years in a leadership or supervisory role.

  • Extensive knowledge of brewing processes, ingredients, and quality control measures.

  • Strong palate and ability to develop innovative and exciting beer recipes.

  • Excellent leadership and communication skills with the ability to motivate and inspire a team.

  • Flexibility and adaptability to work in a fast-paced and dynamic environment.

  • Proven track record of problem-solving and decision-making in a brewery setting.

  • Formal brewing education or certification (e.g., Diploma in Brewing, Cicerone) is an asset but not required.


  • Competitive salary commensurate with experience.

  • Health and dental benefits package.

  • Opportunities for professional development and advancement.

  • A supportive and inclusive work environment with a passionate team of beer enthusiasts.

  • Discounts on Mariner Brewing products and merchandise.

Company Website: marinerbrewing.ca

Job Location: Coquitlam, BC

How to Apply: Please drop off or email your resume and cover letter to Gil at gil@marinerbrewing.ca. Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis until the position is filled.

Application Deadline: Open until filled