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nicholasecain
10-09-2012, 04:22 PM
Ballast Point Brewing & Spirits in San Diego, CA is currently accepting applications for the position of Senior Quality Analyst. This position reports to the Director of Quality.

If you are interested in applying for the position, please send a cover letter and resume to Nicholas@ballastpoint.com

SUMMARY: This salaried position is responsible for implementing and carrying out routine process control testing, analysis and reporting for our brewing and distilling operations. This position will also have a key role in our continuous process improvement efforts, necessary for maintaining the highest level of product quality.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND CORE RESPONSIBILITIES:
• Implement and perform necessary quality assurance testing. (e.g. beer chemistry, microbiology, raw material analysis, etc)
• Identify problem areas and contribute to the problem solving process
• Maintain the lab in a neat and orderly condition and ensure a sufficient supply of consumable materials
• Participate in ongoing product and process development efforts
• Run routine chemical analyses on beer in process
• Sample collection including aseptic sampling for microbiological testing.
• A willingness to learn and become part of a growing team
• Be a team player focused on meeting production, quality, and safety goals.
• Perform project work as needed
• Coordinate with and respond to other departments in order to continually address and improve quality
• Willingness to work in a Production facility and collect samples throughout the process.
• Manage beer quality assessment sensory panel program
• Identify solutions to QA problems
• Ensure quality goals are met

IDEAL CANIDATE WOULD POSSESS:
• QA/QC experience in a commercial brewery and/or 1-2 years quality lab experience in a manufacturing setting
• Bachelor’s degree in Science or Engineering
• Brewing education from a recognized institution.
• Experience with the following systems:
-Microbiological assays
-Analytical instrumentation
-Flavor panel experience with formalized training
-Statistical process control

Ballast Point Brewing & Spirits offers a competitive compensation and benefits package, rewarding work environment and growth for committed professionals.