Quality Assurance Manager

Brew Hub

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Quality Assurance Manager

 

The Quality Assurance Manager reports directly to the Assistant Plant Manager and Brewery Engineer, responsible for executing all functions regarding maintaining the brewery’s quality control and quality assurance program, including quality-related analyses, operations and laboratory equipment maintenance.

 

PRIMARY DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

 

  • Directly manage Quality Assurance related functions and associated staff
  • Oversight of lab to include but not limited to maintaining supplies, cleanliness, organization and access
  • Ensure proper operation, maintenance and care of equipment and instrumentation
  • Manage QA/QC for product release and hold; advise, develop, and maintain shelf life program per brand
  • Daily sampling, analysis and organization of data in accordance with a standard operating procedure
  • Monitor fermentation from brewhouse knockout through filtration, in collaboration with Brewing
  • Yeast management including harvest schedule, cell counts, viability counts, pitch rate calculation, in collaboration with Brewing
  • Packaged product sampling and analysis including gas analysis, seam analysis, microbiological analysis and total package quality checks
  • Manage third party analysis of products when necessary
  • Conduct audits, validations, and document controls of associated production functions
  • Manage, maintain and develop a robust sensory program that supports a QA approach and educational opportunities for staff
  • Review and update policies and procedures regarding Quality Assurance and Quality Control
  • Engage in internal team building and company development initiatives
  • Assist with other production functions and support as needed

     

    EDUCATION, TRAINING AND EXPERIENCE: 

     

  • Bachelor’s Degree in microbiology, chemistry or another related field
  • Experience – A minimum of 5 years of experience in brewing or food & beverage manufacturing.
  • Minimum 3 years’ experience working in a lab

 

PERSONAL ATTRIBUTES: 

 

  • Excellent communication skills.
  • Team player and flexible attitude.
  • Must be able to meet strict deadlines.
  • Ability to take initiative.
  • Demonstrate attention to detail while being able to multitask.

     

     

    BENEFITS:

     

  • Medical, dental and vision coverage, paid time off, and 401K offered to all full-time employees.

 

Brew Hub is an Equal Opportunity Employer and committed to workforce diversity. M/F/D/V are encouraged to apply.

Pre-employment drug screening, physical, and background check are required.

 

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