Quality Assurance Lab Tech

Goose Island Beer Co.

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  • Run routine analytical analyses on beer samples including: pH, gravity measurements, alcohol, sodium, and other analytical tests.
  • Run routine analyses of packaged beer for oxygen, carbon dioxide, fill level, etc.
  • Conduct inspection and analysis of package integrity and specifications.
  • Utilize sterile technique to obtain and process microbiological samples.
  • Coordinate quality analyses ensuring accurate results, timely completion, and proper responses and notification.
  • Perform various studies and perform statistical analyses to improve quality throughout the brewery.
  • Other routine laboratory testing, as needed.


  • Bachelor's degree in a science-intensive discipline (e.g. Chemistry, Biology, Biochemistry, Microbiology, etc.)
  • Ability to operate laboratory instruments and perform basic instrument maintenance.
  • Knowledge of basic laboratory procedures and techniques.
  • Strong technical, troubleshooting, and problem-solving skills.
  • Solid interpersonal skills and team orientation.
  • Must be flexible to work day or afternoon shifts, available weekends
  • Skilled in Microsoft Excel, PowerPoint and Word.
  • Understanding of the brewing and packaging process, HACCP and Good Manufacturing practices for food manufacturing a plus.