Jan Biering currently works as a scientific worker and consultant, VLB- Berlin, a post he has held from 2012. He is responsible for different research projects that include industrial projects for recipe development. He is a consultant in breweries worldwide with a focus on technological issues, recipe development and troubleshooting and microbiological issues. He is also involved in education and training for different courses at the VLB that includes the craft brewing course to the certified brew master course.
Earlier, from 2003-2011,he was the plant manager, Schlossbrauerei Schwarzbach, and was responsible for raw material intake till final filled product in bottles and kegs, used in for beer production. Responsibilities included brew house work, fermentation and filtration. His field of activity included Quality management, consumer relations and production of alcohol-free beverages. Jan has a Dipl.-Ing Biotechnology/ Brewing science (1997-2003), which he received from the Technical University of Berlin/Germany and has also done an apprenticeship as brewer and maltster (1995- 1997) at Kulmbacher Brauereien, Kulmbach, Germany.