Quality Technician, Victory Brewing Company

To Apply, please VISIT: http://www.victorybeer.com/employment/

Now is your opportunity to join a growing and thriving organization that is revolutionizing the craft brewing industry. We are seeking an upbeat, forward-thinking Quality Technician with a positive, can-do attitude to assure and control the highest possible quality standards for all Victory Brewing Company products. Victory Brewing Company was founded in 1996 and is owned by Artisanal Brewing Ventures, the 13th largest craft brewing company in the United States. Victory has been recognized in the industry for innovation in craft brewing, and is committed to producing the highest quality product.

What an exciting time to join the team at Victory Brewing Company! With the current development of our Charlotte location with our friends at Southern Tier Brewing Company, the opportunities here are limitless. Becoming a member of the VBC team means you’re joining a truly unique and progressing organization that values the employees’ enthusiasm, commitment, and desire to work with others.

Victory Brewing Company is looking for World Class Candidates who share our appreciation for quality beer and who want to join World Class Organization. Our mission is to be the largest craft brand in all of our core markets.

Position Summary

This position specializes in quality control testing, analysis, and reporting in all areas of production. This includes sterile work for microbiological stability screening, fermentation tracking, chemistry, statistics, sensory, and package testing. Specific duties may vary as necessary as part of an agile and adaptable team. A background in life sciences or production brewing is preferred. The Quality Technician will report to the Quality Manager. This position will be part of an experienced, hard-working team of brewing scientists responsible for testing, analysis, reporting, and troubleshooting to help ensure the consistent high quality of Victory beer. While the lab does not currently work night shifts, willingness to work the occasional night, weekend, or holiday shift is necessary to accomplish lab and production goals. This position is primarily based out of the Parkesburg facility but some work in Downingtown or Kennett Square may be necessary.

Key Responsibilities

• Collects, organizes, and reports QA/QC data from raw materials through packaging.
• Maintains, calibrates, and verifies accuracy of equipment and instrumentation.
• Performs chemical and analytical testing on product samples.
• Performs microbiological stability testing on product samples using aseptic technique.
• Follows Standard Operating Procedures to execute a robust testing regimen.
• Understands and follows all safety procedures and wears appropriate PPE.
• Collaborates with other departments to tackle issues as they arise.
• Performs other duties as necessary.

Position Requirements

• Brewing school or a 4-year degree in natural sciences is preferred.
• At least one year of relevant experience is preferred.
• Easy to work with – excellent communication skills, interpersonal skills, and positive attitude.
• Coachable – ability to learn, adapt, and grow professionally.
• Focused and determined work ethic.
• Ability to work both independently and as part of a cohesive team to accomplish lab and production goals.
• Willingness to perform work in each of Victory’s three locations – Parkesburg, Downingtown, and Kennett Square as necessary.
• Willingness to work occasional night, weekend, or holiday shifts as necessary to accomplish lab and production goals.
• Ability to perform under pressure and prioritize multiple demands.
• Ability to maintain confidentiality of recipes, processes, procedures, and other proprietary information.
• Proficiency in Microsoft Office applications.

Other Requirements


• Ability to stand for long periods of time and do physically demanding work is required.
• Ability to lift up to 50 lbs. is required.
• Willingness to work in an environment with high noise levels is required.
• Willingness to occasionally work nights, weekends, or holidays as necessary is required.

Disclaimer

This Job Description is only a summary of the typical functions of the job, not an exhaustive or comprehensive list of all possible job responsibilities, tasks and duties.

Victory Brewing Company is an Equal Opportunity Employer

To Apply, please VISIT: http://www.victorybeer.com/employment/