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DowneastCider
06-17-2014, 02:11 PM
POSITION HAS BEEN FILLED

Downeast Cider is a rapidly growing company based in Boston MA. We are looking to ensure the quality and stability of our finished product over the long term. We are seeking someone with lab experience who is willing to learn how to make cider to join our company for the summer (possibly permanent after that).

Primary job specific requirements:

Daily:
Run analytics on Cider: Including Dissolved oxygen, CO2, brix, stability.
Run analytics on finished product: Dissolved oxygen, CO2, fill level, stability.

Periodically:
Run general analytics to maximize efficiency and consistency in cidery.

General Requirements:

This is split between labor and lab analysis. The ideal applicant will have or be working toward a bachelors of science, or can demonstrate understanding of necessary chemistry, biochemistry and microbiology.

Familiarity with basic laboratory techniques, instruments and ability to troubleshoot devices.

Familiarity with CIP techniques.

Excellent Record-keeping and ability to produce and maintain spreadsheets.

Ability to lift 50 lbs to shoulder height multiple times per day, grip and manipulate tools, work safely in tight spaces and on ladders.

Ability to stand for hours at a time.

Please email noahjhershey@downeastcider.com with your cover letter and resume.