QA/QC (Lab) Technician Internship

IMPORTANT: This position requires a degree (or be working toward a degree) in microbiology, food science, or chemistry.

If you’re going to work in a lab, the lab should be in a brewery. Trust us. We might get all geeky about cell counts and fermentation science, but we make beer, and beer is good

Swamp Head is looking for a QA/QC Intern to keep a close eye on the yeasties and everything else that makes our beer the consistent product we strive for. This position would start off as an hourly position with the possibility to grow as the brewery’s needs for lab work grow. If you think you’re the lab coat donning person we’re looking for, read on.

QA/QC Assistant Job Description
The QA/QC assistant is responsible for performing many of the technician’s tasks that keep the lab running smoothly. The assistant will generally be given a few specific jobs in addition to upkeep/cleaning tasks. Hours will vary from 3-4 hours per day for roughly 15~20 hours a week. (opportunity to grow with the company as well!)

Tasks

  • Collecting samples for testing and plating
  • Analyzing yeast samples via Cellometer and microscope
  • Preparing agar plates
  • Plating collected samples
  • Analyzing wort/beer samples for SRM/IBUs/VDK, etc.
  • Setting up and participating in sensory panels
  • Updating logs and sheets
  • Restocking pipette tips
  • Instrument/machine maintenance
  • General lab tidying
  • Miscellaneous lab tasks


If you think your lab love is enough to make it your gig, send us over a resume and a few lines about what would make you a good candidate for the job.
If you have any questions about the position, please email [email protected] Please do not email your resume; attach it to the form.

Please apply to this position by emailing a cover letter and resume to [email protected].

Link to other job postings: http://swamphead.com/company/#employment