Sierra Nevada Brewing Co.



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Nov 21

Get to Know Us

Ken Grossman started Sierra Nevada in 1980 with a hand-built brewhouse and the odds stacked against him. That passion forever changed the course of American craft brewing and launched a beer revolution that's in full force today. Turns out, good beer can do a lot of good, and Sierra Nevada became a cornerstone for both its innovation and its care for the Earth and its people. We’re committed to advancing a culture of inclusion and believe diversity in all its forms makes us stronger. We keep pushing boundaries, whether that’s in the brewhouse, with sustainability, or in the great outdoors.

Get to Know This Role
The Quality Assurance Analyst 2 will contribute to and perform routine testing and analysis of product and processes throughout the brewery. This role collaborates internally to report quality findings to brewery team members as appropriate. In addition to the day-to-day quality duties, a key focus of this role is to recommend actions that serve to protect our brand quality.

What's In It For You
We’re committed to our employees and work hard to prove it. For starters, we’re offering $19.52 to $29.29 hourly compensation for this role. Individual offers are based on skills, experience and qualifications. 

But base pay is just the beginning. We support your future by offering a generous 10% company match on 401(k) contributions, providing learning and development opportunities, and fostering your safety at work with ongoing trainings, state-of-the-art equipment, and preventative care. We offer medical, dental, and vision insurance, an onsite medical clinic, as well as mental health and well-being benefits including paid sick leave. We foster a culture of work-life balance and always encourage employees to use and enjoy their paid time off.

What You Will Do
  • Accurately analyze in-process and finished products, appropriately escalate out of specification results/trends and recommend/take action on corrective/preventative action
  • Maintain product quality through contributions to good manufacturing practices, product specifications, and quality procedures; complete tasks thoroughly and accurately to ensure compliance with quality standards
  • Contribute positively to production (brewing & packaging) processes, delivering superior internal customer service; isolate and contain product that does not meet quality standards
  • Lead quality and seek to protect and elevate the brand at all times
  • Contribute to lab equipment reliability programs; calibrate, maintain and repair equipment to ensure instruments are operational and reliable
  • Proactively identify and prioritize improvements that drive quality and minimize waste and inefficiency without compromising or missing the day-to-day needs of the quality department
  • Communicate effectively across departments and time zones; provide concise, organized, and complete information/recommendations
  • Is able to prioritize and take action independently and with limited supervision
  • Draws conclusions from information; effectively informs necessary individuals of decision path and recommends actions
  • Contributes to the Sierra Nevada safety culture by recommending safety improvements and modeling safe behavior
  • Synthesizes technical knowledge of area to understand how objectives, tasks, job duties, or problems influence other departments
  • Capable of explaining the "why" behind "what" for routine job tasks; understands how individual job tasks fit into the broad picture of what we do
  • Demonstrates awareness of department impact on business throughout the company and greater community
  • Demonstrates a clear understanding of relevant KPIs; is able to link actions taken to results achieved

Please Apply if You Have
  • Bachelor's Degree in science, analytical, or food related discipline preferred or
  • or any combination of education and/or experience from which comparable knowledge, skills, and abilities have been achieved required
  • 2 years Experience in quality assurance and quality control in a production environment required and
  • 2 years Previous experience in a brewery or manufacturing environment required
  • 2 years Experience in some or all of the following areas:
    • Food/beverage microbiology
    • Glass and packaging material quality & integrity testing
    • Development and revision of standard operating procedures (SOPs)
    • Food/beverage sanitation & chemical hygiene
    • Independent work & teamwork
    • Gas chromatography
    • Workflow optimization
    • Root cause analysis or other complex problem-solving techniques
    • Statistical Process Control (SPC)
    • HACCP, internal audits, and good manufacturing practices (FSMA, cGMP)
    • Risk assessment and risk management
    • Continuous improvement activities and methods preferred
  • Strong team player with the ability to build relationships at all levels within the organization
  • Ability to champion innovative approaches that lead to improved business performance
  • Achievement oriented and well organized in meeting business and team objectives
  • Ability to demonstrate high level of skills in data collection & analysis to facilitate effective problem solving
  • Advanced knowledge of brewery practices in brewing, packaging, microbiology, and/or food safety

Additional Requirements to Consider Before Applying
  • You must be at least 18 years of age to work for Sierra Nevada Brewing Co.
  • Selected candidate must pass a pre-employment, post offer background check.
  • Candidate must be able to work 5 AM - 1:30 PM

Before applying for this role, please review the full job description, including the physical demands and working environment: https://sierranevada.jdxpert.com/ShowJob.aspx?EntityID=2&id=2252

** This position will remain open until filled; online applications will be reviewed weekly **

Sierra Nevada Brewing Co. is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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