Lab Technician for the Santa Fe Brewing Co.

Description:

Santa Fe brewing Company is looking for a Lab Technician to join our growing QA/QC program. The Lab Technician will be responsible for completing daily measurements and analyses throughout the brewing process to package at the direction of the Head of QA/QC.

 

Essential Responsibilities:

  • Facilitate and manage data of daily beer sensory panel.
  • Measure and record daily fermentation statistics.
  • Run chemical analysis on beer with spectrophotometer- VDK distillation, AA, SRM, FAN testing.
  • Yeast counting and yeast management.
  • Complete daily microbiological sampling program- testing wort, beer in process, and packaged beer using aseptic technique.
  • Assist packaging staff by checking packaged oxygen levels.
  • Accurately record data into quality database.
  • Complete weekly laboratory preparation- pour agar plates, measure instrument calibration curves, and prep reagents.
  • Maintain a clean and organized lab.
  • With the direction of senior leadership, design and execute trials to help improve beer quality

Required Skills and Qualifications:                                                                                                                                                 

  • A solid understanding of Chemistry and Microbiology in the context of a brewery, 4-year degree strongly preferred.
  • Ability to multi-task and work in a fast-paced, dynamic work environment.
  • Ability to work in a team as well as independently.
  • Experience working with spectrophotometer, aseptic technique, plating, hemocytometer and microscope.
  • Flexibility in scheduling, position will require weekend work and flexibility in hours.
  • Strong communication skills.
  • A positive attitude.
  • The ability the adapt to change and help shape it.

Benefits:

  • Company Sponsored Healthcare w/ 50% Company Subsidy for Employee (after 90 days of continuous employment)
  • 401K retirement plan w/ 3% Company Contribution Annually
  • 100% Company Funded Life Insurance Plan

If interested please send Resume and cover letter to:

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