Arthur Velador 510 325 8133 |

Objective Seeking a full-time position as a QA Technician in a growing and dynamic environment

Core Strengths 6+ years experience
Certified in Brewing Microbiology
A Self-starter to boot
Detail-oriented and provide quality management Maintain consistency through inspection
and research

Adept in brewing process and industry standards

2005 - 2012 Lead QA Technician | Pyramid Breweries/North American Breweries | Berkeley, CA
Supervised all lab personnel and trained on all lab procedures and brewing processes
Performed lab analytics at several stages of fermenting product
Conducted Micro sampling and plating at several stages of fermenting product
Microscopy and identification of incubated plates
Yeast cell counting and viability testing of reclaimed slurry
Managed lab budget and lab inventory supplies
Batching and pouring of several micro plating medias including: LMDA, HLP, LCSM, LWYM, and WLD
Recorded daily temperature, pH, and gravity of all active fermentations
Collected and reported data entry of all micro results
Executed bottling and keg racking line audits and each start up and change over
Organized and conducted daily taste panel of bright tank and packaged product
Developed effective reporting communication techniques for data results