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Flying Dog Brewery - Quality Assurance Manager

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  • Flying Dog Brewery - Quality Assurance Manager

    Flying Dog Brewery, Maryland’s largest and most award-winning craft brewery is on pace to produce a record of 80,000 bbls in 2013. We have unflinching Gonzo ideals and an unrivaled passion for our artisanal craft beers. If you feel you have what it takes to join our team of artisans, craftsman, and virtuosos and you meet the below requirements please apply ASAP.

    There’s only one Flying Dog, check us out at: .

    Job Summary
    The Quality Assurance Manager is responsible for planning, coordinating, and directing all aspects of brewery raw material and finished product quality. This includes but is not limited to:
    • Analysis of raw materials
    • Microbiological sampling and testing
    • Analysis of in process and packaged product
    • Maintaining standards of laboratory processes and regular auditing of these processes
    • Detailed and accurate record keeping
    • Sampling our product for QA/QC, sensory and educational purposes.

    Essential Functions in Supporting Our Mission
    The role of Quality Assurance Manager is essential as this person has a high degree of responsibility ensuring all raw materials, ingredients, processes, and products meet quality standards and specifications, ultimately ensuring the customer is receiving the highest quality product possible. A strong background in microbiology and chemistry, including knowledge of ASBC standard analysis is ideal.

    Working Conditions
    Quality Assurance Manager needs to be able to work on their feet for over eight hours at a time, work in extreme temperatures for extended periods of time, in loud production environments, with chemicals of varying composition, work from heights, as well as work in damp and wet areas.

    Minimum Qualifications
    • 3-5 Years in food / beverage quality management
    • Must have 2+ years of 3 or more direct reports
    • BS degree in microbiology, chemistry, bio-chemistry or relevant work experience
    • Advanced math and reading skills
    • Proficiency with MS Office Suite

    Success Factors
    Persons in this position need to be good communicators, comfortable in a lab setting, able to lead by example, be fast thinkers, and lead a team of passionate employees.

    The above noted job description is not intended to describe, in detail, the multitude of tasks that may be assigned but rather to give the associate a general sense of the responsibilities and expectations of his/her position. As the nature of business demands change so, too, may the essential functions of this position.

    Interested? OK, here’s how it works. Send cover letter and resume to .

    To those of who take your valuable time to apply for this position but don’t hear back from us to schedule an interview, we want to say THANK YOU and we sincerely appreciate your interest in Flying Dog. We say this now, because we don’t believe in impersonal auto-responses and it’s not possible for us to send a personal thank you to each of you for applying.