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Quality Assurance Laboratory Co-op

We are currently hiring a Quality Assurance Laboratory Co-Op at our Samuel Adams Brewery in Cincinnati, OH. This position is from January- June 2024. 
The QA Laboratory Co-op at the Cincinnati Brewery is an opportunity to learn about the beer making process and quality assurance. You will also develop laboratory management and time management skills. The position reports to the Assistant Quality Manager and it entails analytical and microbiological analysis of wort and beer from the brew house through packaging. 
You will learn how to operate and troubleshoot lab equipment along with how to identify microbial growth on plates. Additionally, you will be working closely with the Quality team to schedule testing and go about your daily tasks.  

What You'll Brew: 
Cell counts and fermentation tracking 
Perform scheduled microbiological analysis 

Record daily analysis results in QA databases 
Maintain overall cleanliness and sanitation of lab 
Participate in team meetings and communicate regularly with the brewing team 
Shipping and receiving lab samples / package 
Time management and organizational skills are essential. 

Ability to lift at least 35 lbs. 
Ability to be on your feet and in motion for a majority of the day 
What Ingredients You’ll Bring: 
Minimum Qualifications: 
Must be a student currently enrolled studying Chemistry, Biology, Microbiology, Chemical Engineering, or brewing program. 

Sterile plate technique a plus 
Ability to work in a flexible and changing schedule 
Writes clearly and effectively, document activities and presents ideas 

Professional attitude and demeanor & Follows up on commitments 
Ability to work independently and as part of a team 
Ability to be attentive to all aspects of the manufacturing environment while working 
Preferred Qualifications: 
Home brewing or other progress towards brewing experience a plus 

Some Perks: 
Our people are our most important "ingredient." We not only have to hire the best, but we reward, develop, and retain them too. We also have a variety of benefits for our Co-ops including Employee Assistance Program (EAP), not to mention, brown bag lunches with senior leadership, assigned mentors, and social events with other co-ops. 
Boston Beer Corporation is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to a diverse workforce. In order to help ensure reasonable accommodation for individuals protected by Section 503 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, the Vietnam Veteran’s Readjustment Act of 1974