Senior Advisor, Engineering Services / Brewery / Engineer


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Position Title:

Senior Advisor, Engineering Services / Brewery / Engineer

Job Description:

First Key Consulting requires a highly motivated and detail-oriented engineer to work on brewery consulting projects around the world, with a particular focus on clients in the USA. The ideal candidate will have a mix of engineering, project management and brewery experience and has no legal impediments to working in various jurisdictions.
First Key is the leading global brewing and beverage industry consulting firm. We have worked in over 50 countries and have assembled some of the most talented, interesting and experienced consultants to provide clients independent, comprehensive and integrated solutions in every area of their business.
This is a great opportunity for a beer industry professional to work on, and travel to, unique projects world-wide with project scope ranging from start-up craft breweries to mid-range and large brewery projects.
The successful candidate will be responsible for process design, improvement and implementation strategies for both craft and large brewery clients. Duties include process design engineering, utilities design, CAD work, front end planning engineering, production planning, financial reporting, capital planning, lean manufacturing, continuous improvement and change management. 

The Brewery Engineer role is based in the USA.

Job Requirements:

Required Skills and Experience:
  • Bachelor’s Degree Engineering (Mechanical, Electrical, Chemical or Process)
  • Technical brewery experience in a craft brewery, commercial production brewery or consulting to the brewing industry (minimum eight years)
  • Project management for design and delivery of capital projects (minimum two years)
  • Legally able and willing to travel internationally
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Able to write clear, concise reports and communicate same to clients
  • Strong interpersonal skills with the ability to foster internal and external relationships
  • Uses a collaborative and consultative approach
  • Exceptional problem-solving abilities; bearing in mind the client’s needs, cost, timeline and practicality
  • Proactive and results driven
  • Comfortable working under pressure in a fast-paced environment
  • Able to work within the client’s timeline and budget constraints
Additional Preferred Qualifications:
  • Licensed as a Professional Engineer
  • AutoCAD, Microsoft Project experience
  • Certificate in Brewing from an accredited brewing and training institution
We thank applicants for their interest in this role however, only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.

If you prefer, you can also send your resume/CV directly to us at 

First Key Consulting

First Key Consulting jobs
1021 West Hastings Street
Vancouver, BC, Canada

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