Now Hiring:
Homebrew Specialist

Chicago Lab

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 are a tight-knit group of knowledgeable, passionate, scientific people and our curiosity with cutting-edge practices is helping us to revolutionize the yeast industry. We love what we do with energy and excitement. We are committed to being experts in yeast. Our authenticity, friendliness and approachability means that we connect on a personal level with brewers and our colleagues. Our people are engaging, invested, self-starters who make things happen because they believe we can do it better.

The Homebrew Specialist will package home brew pitches of yeast and fulfill orders for home brew shops. This position requires a highly motivated individual with a knack for the craft beer industry.

Position Type:

Full-time, non-exempt, entry level

Position Responsibilities:

  • Perform tasks relating to packaging of home brew packs and fulfilling of home brew shop orders.
  • Maintain inventory of home brew packs.
  • Perform quality control analysis of outgoing pitches.
  • Maintain inventory of Propper Starter product.
  • Cleaning and sanitization.
  • Cooperate with Laboratory Technician staff to meet deadlines for home brew orders.


  • Bachelors Degree in Microbiology or brewery experience in quality control testing preferred, but not required.
  • Knowledge of aseptic technique preferred, but not required.
  • Passion for craft beer.
  • 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.
  • Spending long periods of time in hotter than comfortable environments.
  • Adaptable and able to efficiently manage time and tasks.

To Apply:

Send cover letter and resume via the link below, or email directly to

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