Quality Lab Technician

Kane Brewing

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Kane Brewing Company is a fast growing and award winning production brewery located on the coast of New Jersey in Ocean Township.  We are looking for a Quality Lab Technician to add to our growing team.  This full-time position reports directly to the Quality Lab Manager.

Responsibilities:

  • Perform daily cell counts of yeast and fermenting wort 
  • Perform daily testing on fermenting and finished beer
  • Perform DO testing on finished beer and all packaged beers
  • Perform sterile plating and testing of wort, beer, and yeast samples
  • Harvesting, moving, and pitching yeast
  • Maintain overall yeast health of several in-house strains
  • Perform regular calibration and/or cleaning of lab equipment and maintain a clean and organized laboratory environment
  • Organize, track and analyze all results and data
  • Prepare stock solutions and media plates
  • Oversee QC of canning and bottling runs
  • Continue to grow QA/QC program and lab protocols as the company continues to grow
  • Write, update, and improve Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) for the lab
  • Develop and manage sensory panel
  • Oversee and manage barrel-aging program
  • Assist with yeast propagation

The ideal candidate has:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Chemistry, Microbiology, Food Science, or a related field
  • At least 2 year's work experience in a QC/QA lab
  • A working knowledge of fermentation and brewery operations   
  • Strong work ethic, self-starting attitude and a strong attention to detail
  • The desire to work in a fast-paced, growing company 
  • Ability to work individually, as well as part of a team
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Compensation based on experience. Benefits include health, dental, vision, PTO.  If interested, please e-mail your resume and cover letter in PDF format to careers@kanebrewing.com

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