Wine and Viticulture

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Submission #1199

Quality Lab Technician
Full Time
San Diego, CA
We’re on a mission to make honest alcohol for a healthier planet. We are committed to offering alternative alcohol products that support our healthy active lifestyles while positively impacting the environment. At the end of the day, the goal is simple—give everyone the ability to enjoy a JuneShine in the places that originally inspired our business.
Dec 1, 2022 or sooner
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The Task At-Hand:
The Quality Lab Technician reports to the Director of Quality and Innovation and assists in ensuring all product meets JuneShine quality standards.

Who You Are:
You enjoy working on a collaborative team and thrive in a fast-paced environment in which you work closely with brewing and packaging teams, and play a key role in day-to-day problem-solving. You are an excellent communicator with impeccable attention to detail, a passion for math/science, and an unwavering desire to ensure product quality.

In This Role You Will:
• Perform daily tank checks including but not limited to: temperature, ABV, pH, gravity, titratable acidity, sensory
• Perform daily packaging quality checks including but not limited to: seam integrity, dissolved oxygen, carbonation, sensory
• Perform weekly microbiology analysis including media preparation, spread plating, pour plating, and filter plating
• Assist in ongoing shelf life evaluations
• Log relevant data into spreadsheets and quality databases
• Proactively assist in identifying and troubleshooting fermentation issues
• Assist in coordinating sensory trials
• Work closely with brewing and packaging teams to ensure quality standards are met

Must Haves:
• Must be 21 years of age or older at the time of application
• Must be willing to work an alternative workweek schedule: including potential 3-day workweek/12 hr shifts or 4-day workweek/10 hr shifts, between the production hours of 5:30 AM - 2:00 AM; must be willing to work weekends when needed
• Basic knowledge of fermentation chemistry and microbiology
• Minimum one-year experience working in a laboratory environment
• Proficiency in college-level algebra
• Proficiency with spreadsheets (Excel, Google Sheets)
• Excellent attention to detail
• Stays up-to-date on improved processes and platforms to maintain self-sufficiency
• Desire to work in a fast-paced, growing company

Nice to Have:
• B.S. in areas of Biology, Chemistry, or Microbiology
• Knowledge/experience with fermentation science
• Previous experience in beer, cider, kombucha brewing
• Prior experience with sensory analysis

Compensation: Full-Time, Hourly, Non-Exempt

• Let My People Go Surfing Unlimited Paid Time Off
• Healthcare Benefits; up to 85% contribution for employees and 25% for dependent medical. Voluntary vision, dental, and accidental plans offered
• 401k with up to 4% company match
• 12 weeks paid Equal Parental Leave, Baby-Steps Back to Work, $500 Baby Bonding Bucks, and sustainable baby gift
• Booch, Spirit, and Soft Good Perks
• And so much more!

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