Microbiologist

    • Job Tracking ID: 512347-585202
    • Job Location: Escondido, CA
    • Job Type: Full-Time/Regular
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Stone Brewing is looking for a Microbiologist to join the team! 

Must be flexible to work weekends and/or any shift in a 24 hour period.

This role will carry out and own the microbiological program.  Some additional cross training will occur to cover analytical methods.

Responsibilities:

 

  • Performs standardized microbiological testing on in-process and finished beer. 

  • Collect sterile samples, perform culture plating functions and read-analyze-interpret culture plates for microbial analysis.

  • Assist with determining yeast health and maintaining yeast cultures

  • Generate and monitor ATP swab data

  • Work with QA and Production personnel to determine root cause and possible solutions for microbial issues.

  • Ensures analytical equipment is properly maintained; comes up with suggestions to upgrade or improve equipment. 

  • Fulfills all analytical requirements of Stone Brewing and is able to document and report all results in an organized manner.

  • Report and track microbial data

  • Prepare stock solutions and medium plates.

  • Assists in the maintenance of laboratory equipment. 

  • Must be able to complete, maintain, and analyze laboratory data

  • Perform Autoclaving and decontamination of the laboratory

  • Assist in maintaining a professional and clean lab.

  • 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.

 

Bachelor’s degree in Microbiology, Biology, or related field. Brewing education preferred. At least 4 years of related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of experience and education. Experience with GMP/GLP a plus.  Brewery or food manufacturing experience a plus.

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.