Heavy Seas Beer is looking for a new crew member to work in our QA/QC department. We offer competitive pay, as well as many benefits.

Job Summary
The QA/QC Lab Technician will be responsible for helping with tasks to execute quality standards. He/she will work under the supervision of the QA/QC Team Leader to perform day-to-day analytical testing and quality checks to support the efficiency of the department. Duties may vary as necessary.

Position Requirements
Including, but not limited to:
Daily sample collection including sterile samples
Performing standardized testing on in process and finished beer which includes but is not limited to the following: ABV, Gravity, pH, IBU’s, Color, VDK’s
Complete package testing for TPO, volumes of CO2, fills, crimp checks, seam checks, keg testing, and other packaging standards
Collecting tasting samples and helping maintain daily sensory panel
Communicating with brewery personnel and management regarding quality control issues
Daily data entry and maintenance of QC spreadsheets including record keeping, trending, and data analysis
Making differential agar and plating for bacterial and wild yeast growth for in process and packaged products
Assisting in the maintenance of laboratory equipment
Assisting in maintaining a professional and clean lab
Works on other projects as needed as a part of QA/QC team

Credentials and Experience
Education: Bachelor’s Degree, science field preferred
Experience: Prior lab or brewing experience is encouraged but not required

Ability to multitask and work at a fast pace
Attention to detail; ability to produce accurate, precise, and reproducible data
Excellent verbal and written communication
Proficiency with Microsoft Excel
Optimistic, self-motivated, positive attitude
Ability to work as a part of a team
Ability to take initiative, act promptly and be proactive
Passion for quality beer!

Physical/Working Conditions
Ability to lift up to 50lbs
Ability to stay seated at a desk for extended periods of time, as well as ability to stand, move around and climb ladders
Work environment has a moderate to loud noise level (moderate noise – office with printers and computers; loud noise – factory or manufacturing space)
Work environment can include areas that are wet and non-temperature controlled

Heavy Seas offers a fun working environment with opportunities for advancement. We offer great benefits as well as paid time off. Land Your Dream Job! Come work for Heavy Seas! What are you waiting for?

Please send all resumes to resumes@hsbeer.com with the subject line “QA/QC Lab Technician”.