The Production and Packaging Technician is responsible for the cleaning and sterilization of materials used for yeast propagation and the packaging of propagation vessels based on the specific needs of our customers.


The Production and Packaging Technician reports to the Packaging Manager and Director of Operations.


  • Performs tasks relating to propagation of commercial yeast pitches from inoculation to packaging
  • Understands product lineup and behavior of yeast strains
  • Performs the daily tasks associated with the packaging and shipment of yeast and bacteria in accordance with established SOPs
  • Cooperates with laboratory staff to meet deadlines for commercial orders
  • Performs all packaging related tasks according to SOP and End of Day checklist
  • Pays close attention to order details while packaging and labeling products for shipping
  • Cleans and sanitizes packaging materials and workspace
  • Cooperates with Project Manager to order supplies
  • Completes documentation required to maintain compliance with regulatory agencies
  • Cleans production and packaging equipment prior to sterilization
  • Operates autoclaves to sterilize vessels and equipment
  • Cleans and performs routine maintenance on autoclaves
  • Communicates with laboratory staff to autoclave liquid media according to specification
  • Cooperates with laboratory, production, and homebrew staff to ensure all necessary equipment is prepared and available when needed
  • 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
  • Maintains a clean and organized workplace


  • Adaptable and able to efficiently manage time and tasks
  • Able to be on you feet for long periods
  • Able to bend and kneel
  • Able to work a schedule of four 10 hour shifts, inclusive of one weekend day
  • Must be at least 21 years of age
  • Sunday — Wednesday shift

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