Omega Yeast Labs is looking for a Quality Laboratory Technician to conduct daily quality testing. At Omega Yeast, we pride ourselves on the quality of our products. The Quality Laboratory Technician will be integral in ensuring the consistency of our yeast by analyzing every batch at every step of propagation.

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!


The Quality Technician is responsible for monitoring product quality throughout the propagation process


The Quality Technician reports to the Director of Quality


  • Conduct daily microbiological testing with a focus on aseptic technique, including sample collection, media preparation, plating, and microbiological identification
  • Perform daily quality checks to monitor propagation performance
  • Troubleshoot quality issues and report any out-of-specification results to the Director of Quality
  • Isolate and document out-of-specification product and collaborate with the Director of Quality on managing product holds and releases
  • Accurately document data required to maintain compliance with regulatory agencies
  • Ensure that equipment is calibrated and working properly
  • Identify areas for possible improvement within the Quality Department as well as the production process
  • Collaborate with the Production Office Coordinator and Production Lab staff to maintain inventory of essential supplies and equipment
  • Ensure a clean and organized workspace


  • Bachelor’s degree in Biology, Chemistry, or related field
  • 1 – 2 years of experience in a quality laboratory environment
  • Microbiology experience a plus, but not required
  • Ability to operate basic laboratory equipment and perform routine equipment maintenance
  • Familiarity with Excel or similar spreadsheet software


  • Adaptable and able to efficiently manage time and tasks
  • Able to lift 55 pounds repeatedly and maneuver up to 165 pounds
  • Able to be on you feet for long periods
  • Able to bend, kneel and climb stairs
  • Able to work a schedule of four 10 hour shifts, inclusive of one weekend day
  • Passion for craft beer
  • Must be at least 21 years of age
  • Wednesday — Saturday 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