We are accepting applications for a full-time, hourly Brewer position at Omega Yeast Labs in Chicago, Illinois.

Omega Yeast Labs was founded in 2013 and grows high-quality, ready-to-pitch liquid yeast for professional and home brewers. We’re known for our progressive propagation techniques, innovative strains, and reliable, responsive service.

We love what we do with energy and excitement! We have a commitment to authenticity, friendliness, and approachability which means that we connect on a personal level with brewers and our staff. We’re fun, casual, and sincere. Our people are engaging, invested, self-starters who make things happen because we believe we can do it better. We’re nerds and we’re cool with that!


  • Responsible for the daily production of wort on a four-vessel automated brewhouse
  • Performs CIP/SIP on propagation vessels and brewhouse according to SOPs
  • Monitors the brewing process through regular testing and troubleshoots any issues that arise
  • Communicates across departments about changes in the production schedule
  • Cooperates with laboratory staff to meet deadlines for commercial orders
  • Completes documentation required to maintain compliance with regulatory agencies
  • Proactively addresses issues that may affect product quality, delivery delay, or employee safety
  • Participates in ongoing efforts for continuous improvement in our processes
  • Stays current with all SOPs and related documentation
  • Cooperates with Production Assistants to ensure all necessary equipment is prepared and available when needed
  • Cooperates with Production Office Coordinator to order supplies
  • Maintains a clean and organized workplace


  • Passion for craft beer
  • Brewing industry experience
  • Adaptable and able to efficiently manage time and tasks
  • Willingness to work a flexible schedule including weekends
  • Able to lift 55 pounds repeatedly and maneuver up to 165 pounds
  • Able to be on your feet for long periods of time
  • Able to bend and kneel
  • Able to spend long periods of time in hotter than comfortable environments
  • Schedule of four 10 hour shifts inclusive of one weekend day
  • Must be at least 21 years of age

As an employee you will be eligible for a benefits package that adds to your overall compensation. Omega Yeast Labs subsidizes Health Insurance as well as Dental and Vision plans. Life and long-term disability insurance are included at no cost. Optional additional life insurance is available. Paid vacation time is provided. Optional Medical and Transit FSAs are available. You are eligible to participate in Omega’s 401K program, with a fully vested employer contribution match of up to 4% each year.

Position Type
Full time, non-exempt