QA Lab Technician – Immediate Opening:
Left Hand Brewing Company is looking for an outstanding candidate to join our righteously independent brewery in Longmont, Colorado, located in the heart of the foothills and gateway to Rocky Mountain National Park. A passion for craft beer, with a desire to learn and grow along with the company’s expansion, is a must. The ideal candidate will have a natural ability to work well under pressure all while keeping a positive demeanor and staying on task.
ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS & DUTIES:
• Produce reliable and precise data to support scientific investigations.
• Monitor and report any changes in product specifications.
• Carry out lab procedures reliably, according the standard operating procedures.
• Record and interpret test results to present to senior staff members.
• Maintain files on all raw materials and report any anomalies to Lab Manager.
• Create control charts to allow for processes to be monitored.
• Calibrate and maintain instruments and measurement devices as they relate to QA/QC.
• Maintain sanitary and aesthetic cleanliness of lab areas.
• Construct, maintain and operate standard laboratory equipment.
• Train and administer testing for individuals responsible for using instruments.
• Help to organize, administer and report sensory operations.
• Take advantage of continued education opportunities.
• Maintain a positive attitude and continue to push yourself and the team forward.

CORE VALUES:
We strive to thrive everyday through our Core Values which define our culture and shape how we approach our customers.
1. Do the Right Thing. Promote Safety, Trust, Accountability, and Responsibility in all relationships (be a STAR to your fellow co-owner).
2. Embrace Diversity. Understand and appreciate the uniqueness of each individual − together we are stronger. We encourage healthy debate and differences of opinion.
3. Help Others. Contribute positively to each other and to our communities where we work, live, and play.
4. Improve Yourself. Pursue individual growth and learning, be passionate with a good attitude, and endeavor to maintain a healthy work/life harmony.
5. Be an Owner. Explore initiatives to bring about positive results which foster pride in the workplace and strengthen One Team.

THE IDEAL CANDIDATE WILL HAVE:
• A passion for all things craft beer, from enjoying it to learning and researching about it.
• A Bachelor’s Degree in Chemistry, Microbiology, or equivalent preferred.
• A basic understanding of the brewing process, aseptic technique, and fermentation.
• Strong communication skills with good team dynamics.
• Strong organizational and planning skills.
• Strong work ethic and ability to multitask.

This is a full-time hourly position with a benefits package including medical, dental, vision, 401(k) retirement plan, ESOP, paid time off, and of course world class beer. We do not cover relocation costs. Proud to be an EOE. For a more detailed list of our benefits please visit: (put in website)
Instructions on how to apply:
If you love hard work and interacting with people as much as you enjoy craft beer, and you think you’re appropriately qualified and a good fit to work with us, please forward your cover letter and resume to jobs@lefthandbrewing.com.
If you have completed StrengthsFinder please include your top five strengths in your cover letter or resume. The subject line should have QA Lab Technician (your name). Phone calls will not be accepted. If we feel you are a potential candidate, we will call you. Not sure if this position is still available? Please check our website: www.lefthandbrewing.com. This posting closes EOB, 9/13/2019 (We reserve the right to close postings sooner).