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QA Analyst Ė Escondido, CA
Stone Brewing Co.






    • Job Tracking ID: 512347-604870
    • Job Location: Escondido, CA


    • Job Type: Full-Time/Regular


Stone Brewing is looking for a QA Analyst to join the team!

The QA Analyst will carry out and facilitate QA analytical support of brewing and packaging processes.  This position will require availability to work any shift and/or weekends.


         Perform standardized analytical testing on in process and finished beer, which includes but is not limited to the following: IBUís, Color, pH, Gravity, Carbon dioxide, Dissolved oxygen, seam analysis, Turbidity, Forced Fermentation, ABV

         Effectively run and modify methods on the Gas Chromatograph and HPLC for VDK and other analytes.

         Monitor packaged beer quality in bottles, cans, and kegs - including packaging material quality

         Organize and track analytical data

         Track and monitor experimental and pilot brews as they move through production

         Work with QA and Brewery personnel to determine root cause and possible solutions for analytical issues.

         Validate new analytical testing equipment and prepares for use in QA and the Brewery

         Assist in ordering chemicals, equipment, and supplies from lab vendors and tracking lab supply inventory.

         Assist in the training of Brewery personnel on analytical equipment

         Prepare stock solutions

         Assist in the maintenance of laboratory equipment and in maintaining a professional and clean lab/tasting area.

         Complete and maintain laboratory data

         Make stock solutions and media plates.

         Prepare Taste Panels as required

         Assist with Brewery issues, including, but not limited to: Yeast culturing, small batch brewing, cask production, and production brewing.

         Assist in special project work

         Cross train to cover microbiological methods and yeast propagation procedures.

         Maintain safety within the brewery and lab at all times.

         Other duties, responsibilities and activities may change or be assigned at any time with or without notice.


To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. 

         Education: Bachelorís degree or higher in Chemistry, BioChemistry, or related field. Brewing education preferred.

         Experience: At least 4 years of related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of experience and education. Experience with GMP and HACCP a plus. Brewery or food/beverage manufacturing experience a plus. Must have experience showing an understanding of the theory behind how the equipment and tests work/measure analytes. Must have experience analyzing and formulating data/test results and presenting results to all levels. Must have experience using strong presentation and reporting skills. Must have experience using different testing methods and developing those methods.

         Computer Skills: Proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, Outlook)

         Certificates, Licenses, Registrations: Brewing certificate or Cicerone program certificates a plus.

         Language Skills: Must be able to effectively communicate in English, both verbally and written. 

Stone Brewing is an Equal Opportunity Employer and committed to workforce diversity. M/F/D/V are encouraged to apply.

Pre-employment drug screening, physical and background check are required.


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