203 Berg St., Algonquin, IL 60102 USA

224-209-8472 • info@scorchedearthbrewing.com

Hiring Lab/QC/QA Intern (Part-Time)


Laboratory/QC/QA Intern (Part-Time)

February 20, 2018

Scorched Earth Brewing Company is looking to hire a part-time Laboratory/QC/QA Intern responsible for working as a valued member of the brewing team, focused primarily on laboratory work - collecting, analyzing, and presenting data from all areas of production - from raw materials to finished packaging. The Lab Intern will use both standard and specialized lab equipment to perform tests for pH, gravity, ABV, dissolved CO2, water quality, cell count, viability, and more. Sterile techniques will be utilized for microbiological testing, microbial ID, and yeast propagation. On occasion, the Lab Intern may be required to assist production in other areas as needed (packaging, cellarwork, etc.), however their main focus will be on laboratory work. This entry level position is part-time, and subject to the brewery’s dynamic production schedule. This is a paid internship.

Here is what we are looking for:

- Must be 21 + years of age;

- Educational background in chemistry/microbiology is required, Bachelor of Science is preferred, but we will consider candidates working towards a degree;

- Laboratory experience is required (2+ years), either in an academic or professional setting;

- Commercial brewing experience and/or education is preferred, but not required;

- Ability to lift 60 lbs and move kegs (approx. 160 lbs);

- Ability to climb ladders and stairs;

- Ability to work in an environment that can be noisy, as well as adjust to the seasonal temperatures within the brewery;

- Ability to work any day during the week, but primarily week days;

- Responsible and dependable;

- Friendly and courteous, work place professional;

For more information or to express an interest in the position, please send a cover letter and resume to info@scorchedearthbrewing.com.  Be sure to include an explanation as to why you are the best candidate for the job!