Now Hiring:
Production Assistant

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’re looking for a Production Assistant to work closely with our Chicago Laboratory Technician staff. As our organization grows, we must have an “all hands on deck attitude.” The candidate hired for this position should be highly motivated, flexible, and organized with an entrepreneurial spirit and knowledge and knack for the craft beer industry.

Position Responsibilities

  • Assist the production crew in tasks relating to propagation of commercial yeast pitches
  • Clean and sanitize equipment as needed
  • Cooperate with Laboratory Technician staff to meet deadlines for commercial orders
  • Adapt and efficiently manage time and tasks

Requirements

  • Passion for and knowledge of craft beer and the craft beer industry
  • Willingness to work a flexible schedule including weekends
  • Ability to lift 55 pounds repeatedly and maneuver up to 165 pounds
  • Ability to be on your feet for long periods of time, and to bend and kneel
  • Ability to spend long periods of time in a hotter than comfortable environment
  • Must be at least 21 years of age

Position Type

Full time, non-exempt

Pay & Benefits

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

Application Procedure

Please send your resume and cover letter to lance@omegayeast.com. Thank you for your interest!