Quality Assurance Manager


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Juneau, AK, US 

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Employment Type:

Full time



Position Title:

Quality Assurance Manager

Job Description:

Alaskan Brewing offers career opportunities with growth potential to talented, energetic and creative individuals who have a passion for life and work, and who can enjoy the challenges of living and brewing beer in Alaska. Every member of the Brew Crew enthusiastically contributes to the quality, customer satisfaction and development of the company’s brands, the craft brewing industry and the local community.
We are searching for a Quality Assurance Manager to help us produce award-winning craft beer as an integral member of our brewery team.
This position is located in Juneau, AK.
Responsibilities will include:

-Provide direction and decision making in complex problem-solving situations and direct interaction between QA and production staff as required.
-Oversee and directly supervise the Quality Assurance staff by hiring, training, reporting, scheduling, ensuring quality and enabling systems.
-Identify process improvement and service opportunities in internal processes. Collaborate with others to implement improvements.
-Provide regular status reports for process control and drive out action items for beer quality.
-Provide technical guidance and training in all aspects of beer quality practices and ensures that the best practices are being effectively implemented.
-Establish key performance indications and associated feedback processes to asses Quality performance against standards and goals.
-Set quality goals and execute quarterly quality reports to be distributed to leadership upon actualized results.
-Provide assurance that raw materials are validated and/or standardized.
-Champion continuous improvement efforts and support process improvement initiatives across all departments.
-Conduct internal and external communications directly with customers as required.
-Keep abreast of industry best practices.

Job Requirements:

- Bachelor of Science in Microbiology, Chemistry, Food Science, or related field.
-Working knowledge of the theory and practice of brewing and applied microbiology.
-Working knowledge of management of quality and statistical process control techniques.
-General knowledge of how beer is processed and handled after fermentation.
-Critical thinking and troubleshooting skills. 
-Experience with laboratory equipment and instrumentation. 
-Ability to keep clear and accurate records.
-Ability to work with hazardous materials--acids, caustics, iodine and CO2 gas. 
-Ability to make clear oral and written presentations. 
-Ability to plan and organize complex tasks, communicate effectively with multiple departments and keep clear and accurate records.
-Strong computer skills.

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Alaskan Brewing Co.

Alaskan Brewing Co. jobs
5429 Shaune Drive
Juneau, AK, United States

Web Site: http://www.alaskanbeer.com