We're a small independently-owned brewery located in San Diego, California. We're proud of our beer and even more proud of the community it has built. Societe was founded in 2012 on the idea that beer is the world’s greatest social uniter. This mindset inspired our name and it keeps us focused on every ounce we brew. We see our brewery as a vehicle for bringing people together from all walks of life. Beer by beer, we’re working hard to build our community, starting with our rally cry– BEER FOLK UNITE! We are looking for a hardworking, team oriented, experienced leader to join our team!


The Quality Manager role at Societe Brewing Company is to support the production team by providing and analyzing critical control points, managing the tasting panel, as well as building a structured Experimental Design. The Quality manager will manage team members in the lab, and develop tracking systems in order to ensure consistent product on a regular basis. The Quality Manager will work closely with the production and packaging managers and report to the VP of Brewing.

Essential Duties

Analyze and Manage data from the production team
  • Manage, record and analyze critical control points through the brewing process
  • Inform team of critical control point deviations.
  • Develop systems and checks, in order to prevent packaging of out of spec product
  • Maintain and organize all data in a standardized fashion so that it is searchable and readable for all members of the production team.
  • Development and upkeep of SOP’s in order to uphold consistent process and product
Curate tasting panel
  • Select beers to drink in a curated tasting panel to gather statistically significant product quality and consistency data on all core and regularly produced product
  • Train and develop the tasting panel to further understand on brand flavor and off flavors
  • Use tasting panel to inform new flavor development and process adjustments
Develop and oversee Societe’s Quality Management System
  • Using statistical analysis: help develop critical control points for wort, yeast, raw material, and finished product to help inform production decisions
  • Apply Experimental Design to inform process adjustments.
  • Develop and run ROI on new equipment to expand the labs analytical abilities
  • Help build the lab as the company grows.
  • Create an environment where data and statistical analysis are the main contributing factors in production decisions.
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
  • Meticulous attention to detail, and time management skills
  • Ability to build a curate data collection spreadsheets
  • Ability to multi task in a potentially dangerous environment
  • A self-starter mentality and exceptional drive
  • The ability to supervise and administer a variety of scientific processes to gather data.
  • Be willing to work safely and efficiently in a wet, non climate-controlled environment, with hazardous chemicals and temperatures
  • The ability to communicate with other team members to prioritize and finish tasks
  • Regular, consistent availability to work eight (8) hour shifts, weekend availability
  • Ability to work overtime and flexible schedule as needed according to production needs
  • Current, valid driver’s license issued by the California Department of Motor Vehicles
  • Intimate knowledge of craft beer, beer styles, flavors and aromas, as well as the desire to learn more and become familiar with Societe Brewing Company’s production process, and beer portfolio

EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE: A degree in chemistry, biology, microbiology, food science or related field. Experience and skills with Microsoft excel and word. Experience working in beer or other alcohol manufacturing is preferred. Experience in a management role.

NECESSARY LICENSES / CERTIFICATIONS:.) Other certifications issued via organizations such as UCSD Extension, SDSU Business of Craft Beer Program and Beer Judge Certification Program are a plus.

CHARACTER AND REFERENCES: You must be able to work well with others, and be respectful of your fellow employees at all times.

This position is available to qualified applicants, and we treat all persons without regard to race, color, religion, creed, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, age, marital status, veteran status, disability, genetic information, or any other characteristic or status protected by applicable federal, state or local law.

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