LAB TECH

GOOSE ISLAND BREWERY - Chicago, IL (30+ days ago)3.6


Run routine analysis 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 statistical analyses to improve quality throughout the brewery
Perform other routine laboratory testing as needed

Job Qualifications

Bachelor’s degree in science-intensive discipline, e.g. chemistry, biology, biochemistry, microbiology
Ability to operate laboratory instruments and perform basic maintenance
Knowledge of basic laboratory procedures and techniques
Strong technical, troubleshooting, and problem-solving skills
Solid interpersonal skills and team orientation
Scheduling flexibility-ability to work a variety of shifts and availability on weekends
Skill with Microsoft Excel, PowerPoint, and Word
Understanding of brewing and packaging process, HACCP, and Good Manufacturing practices for food manufacturing a plus

As a leading brewer, we are committed to finding innovative ways to continually improve. It's this kind of thinking that creates a unique work environment by rewarding talent, celebrating diversity and encouraging forward thinking. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, disability status or any other characteristic protected by applicable law.