Director, Quality Control/Assurance (Laboratory)


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San Jose, CA, US 


$90,000.00 per year

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Employment Type:

Full time



Position Title:

Director, Quality Control/Assurance (Laboratory)

Job Description:

Typical shift ranges from 7am-4pm M-F, start and stop times vary based on production 
Medical/FSA, Dental, Vision, Life/AD&D, LTD & 401k (subject to eligibility requirements)
Under general administrative direction, this senior management-level position is responsible, for managing the QA Department and its employees, who engage in the daily testing of products and data recording and results reporting; overseeing the daily monitoring and management of brewing and fermentation to ensure all products meet strict quality specifications; broad QA program management, from policy through manual, SOP and job-aid creation & implementation for the company’s Food Safety Management System; metric analysis & reporting; and planning & budgeting. The incumbent will train and ensure there is appropriate Quality Staff available to effectively support all company operations. This role will at-times involve hands-on lab work. The incumbent is responsible for real time QA communication for contract beer production and leads continuous development of laboratory methods and procedures. 
Supervision Exercised:            Laboratory Staff     

Supervised By:                        Senior Director & Plant Manager

Job Requirements:

The ideal candidate should possess the following:
  • A Bachelor’s degree from an accredited four (4) year College or University in Chemistry, Bio-Chemistry, Biology, Microbiology, a Fermentation Sciences or Food Science program or closely related field.  Master’s Degree or higher is highly preferred; AND
  • Seven (7) years total professional post-college experience in a laboratory environment
  • Three (3) or more years of experience as a QA Laboratory Manager and/or Supervisor; AND
  • At least four (4) or more years of experience working in a brewery, winery, or beverage production environment
  • Experience with a SQF Food Safety Management System in the role of Manager or Supervisor
  • SQF Practitioner certification is as plus

Gordon Biersch Brewing Company

Gordon Biersch Brewing Company jobs
357 E. Taylor Street
San Jose, CA, United States

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