Quality Technician




If you are into beer & science and enjoy fun and hardworking coworkers, all while working for a successful, Michigan craft brewery, this could be your dream job come true. Short’s Brewing Company is searching for a Quality Technician to join the Short’s family. We are looking for a detailed-oriented person with a passion for producing consistent, high-quality beer and cider.

The Quality Technician works in the Quality Control Lab at the Elk Rapids Production Facility, assisting with the day-to-day quality control activities and projects in the lab and brewery. Duties include general lab work and upkeep, sample preparation and testing, equipment upkeep, and other work as needed in the brewery, cellar, and on the packaging line. The Quality Technician should be willing and available to help out on weekends, if needed. The Quality Technician is a full-time, hourly, at-will employee under the supervision of the Production & Quality Manager.

Applicants must possess an Associate’s degree in chemistry, biology, food science or a related field from an accredited institution. Preference will be given to candidates with a Bachelor’s degree in the aforementioned fields, and one year (or more) experience working in a lab. Additional preference will be given to candidates with technical experience in the following areas and associated instrumentation:

  • Polymerase Chain Reaction
  • DNA Extraction
  • Dilution
  • Titration
  • Gas Chromatography
  • High Pressure Liquid Chromatography
  • Mass Spectrometry
  • UV/Vis Spectroscopy
  • NIR Spectroscopy
  • Microbiological Culture

Think you have the skills we need to make our Quality Department even more awesomer? Submit your application, cover letter, and resume today! Note: Applicants must be 21 years of age.

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