Head Brewer /Brasseur / Beirbrouwer


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Seoul, KR 


Mean Salary US 50,000 per year

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Employment Type:

Full time



Position Title:

Head Brewer /Brasseur / Beirbrouwer

Job Description:

Request ONLY serious applicants. PLEASE think about all aspects of  before applying for this position. The job is in South Korea - Asia has different culture, food and customs.

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.

2020 has been a crazy year and we put on hold the hiring of a prefessional head brewer for our brewery. However, with more certainty about the future and optimism, we are ready to get you on board. 
JAFA Brewery, established in February 2019, is the first and only Indian owned brewpub in Seoul. The Brewery was born out of the love for easy drinking and session-able beers. We are focused on making creative, and well-balanced beers. Each beer is crafted locally using the finest of ingredients and authentic brewing techniques.
JAFA Brewery already has a very strong position in the market for making high quality and unique beers.
We are looking someone who can build on the strong foundation that we have already established. 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.

Company Website - www.jafabrewery.com
Instagram - @JAFABREWERY
Seoul, South Korea
The brewery is located in Seongsu Dong, a very trendy and artistic part of Seoul. This area is often referred to as the Brooklyn of Seoul. The Brewpub is inside a refurbished chemical factory and shares the complex with other restaurants, cafes and shops.
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
  • One of the safest countries in the world
  • 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 – 15%
  • Compensation – Mean Salary USD 50,000 per year; Depending on profile of the candidate.
  • Performance/Sales linked year-end bonus
  • National Health Insurance / Care
  • Pension
  • In the future Stock Option/Equity in the Company
  • Brew-house – 10HL (2 Vessel with separate HWT – Mash/Lauter and Kettle/Whirlpool)
  • Fermentation Tanks – 10 (Each 10HL)
  • Bright Beer Tanks – 4 (Each 10HL)
  • Semi Automatic Bottling Machine – 4 Head
  • Single Head Keg Cleaning Machine 
JAFA Brewery 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 Brewery 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@jafabrewery.com).

Job Requirements:

Candidate Requirements:
  • Over 3 years of experience primarily as a Head Brewer or substantial years of experience.
  • Formal brewing degree is an advantage
  • Proven experience in unique recipe formulation
  • Adept at inventory planning and management
  • Must have knowledge of packaging – Bottles and Kegs (Important)
  • Extremely quality driven with a big focus on 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


Seoul, South Korea

Web Site: www.jafabrewery.com