Omega Yeast
Omega Yeast produces fresh, high quality and pitch-ready liquid yeast for Probrewers and Homebrewers. We’re a dedicated crew located in Chicago and St. Louis — a handful of microbiologists, homebrewers, professional brew staff and craft beer fans who have made it our express purpose to make brewing easier and better for everyone.

Position Overview
Overview
We are accepting applications for a full-time, hourly Brewer position at Omega Yeast Labs in Chicago, Illinois. Omega Yeast produces fresh, high quality and pitch-ready liquid yeast for Probrewers and Homebrewers. We’re a dedicated crew located in Chicago and St. Louis — a handful of microbiologists, homebrewers, professional brew staff and craft beer fans who have made it our express purpose to make brewing easier and better for everyone.

Responsibilities

  • 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

Requirements

  • 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
  • Work schedule Wednesday — Saturday
  • Must be at least 21 years of age

Pay & Benefits
Pay is commensurate with experience.Benefits include company-subsidized health insurance, vision, dental, flexible spending account, 401k, and paid vacation time.

Position Type
Full time, non-exempt

Applications accepted via: https://www.workstream.us/j/om…