Jobs at White Labs

YEAST LABORATORY/CUSTOMER SERVICE (DAVIS CA)

Yeast Propagation Technician
Davis, CA
Primary job would contribute to the high quality assurance measures involved with yeast propagation within the production team. Applicant should have experience with sterile/sanitation techniques and quality control/quality assurance. Position will be responsible for all steps of satellite yeast production, including small and large-scale propagations and quality control testing of yeast.
Principle Duties and Required Skills
• Perform yeast propagation including starting of lab-scale propagations and transfer to
large-scale propagations
• Harvest and package propagated yeast
• Perform quality control testing of in-process and final yeast
• Confirm yeast culture QC & release products for packaging
• Complete and maintain quality assurance documents and logs
• Coordinate with the Production Supervisor and Quality Assurance Team on potential
quality control issues and deviations
• Communicate quality variances to Quality Assurance Team and implement proposed
action plans
• Attend Production staff meetings and Quality Assurance Team meetings, as necessary
• Perform accurate, high quality work with great attention to detail
• Perform duties independently and in an organized manner
• Perform other duties as required
NO PHONE CALLS PLEASE. Submit cover letter, resume & references to jobs@whitelabs.com.

Regional Production & Technical Sales Coordinator
Davis, CA
This is a hybrid position where the primary job would contribute to the high quality assurance
measures involved with yeast propagation as well as ensure the implementation of all sales and marketing programs for the entire WL portfolio. Applicant should have experience with
sterile/sanitation techniques, quality control/quality assurance, brewing and/or fermentation .
Position will be responsible for assisting with satellite yeast production as well as coordinating local sales efforts.
Principle Duties and Required Skills
• Assist with yeast propagation including starting of lab-scale propagations and transfer to
large-scale propagations
• Assist with quality control testing of in-process and final yeast, including confirming yeast
culture QC & release products for packaging and maintenance of quality assurance
documents and logs as necessary
• Work with sales & marketing team to coordinate regional sales campaigns
• Directly interface with customers, including customer visits, taking customer orders, and
fulfilling information requests
• Provide technical support for customers as needed
• Perform accurate, high quality work with great attention to detail
• Perform duties independently and in an organized manner
• Perform other duties as required
NO PHONE CALLS PLEASE. Submit cover letter, resume & references to jobs@whitelabs.com.

SALES-CUSTOMER SERVICE

Customer Service Representative
San Diego, CA and/or Boulder CO
White Labs’ is seeking a dedicated, enthusiastic, detail oriented, and organized individual for the position of Customer Service Representative (CSR).  The main duties of our customer service representative are to ensure the implementation of all sales and marketing programs for the entire WL portfolio, take customer orders, fulfill information requests, answer technical questions, and serve as the primary contacts for customers. CSRs perform their job using a variety of platforms including the telephone, email, a customized online tracking and ordering system and in-person visits.
Minimum requirements
​• High School diploma or equivalent.  BA/BS preferred.
​• Typing speed > 30 words per minute.
​• Proficient in Mircosoft Excel/Word/Powerpoint, Google Doc & Calendar
​• 1 – 2 year prior customer service experience preferred
​• Possess a professional phone manner and the ability to work independently
​• Ability to interface with various levels of management
​• Spirits, food & beverage industry, a plus.
​• Strong sense of urgency and commitment to achieving results.
Competitive salary (based on experience),  Full time position has company benefits that include medical, dental insurance, 401 K with company match, paid time off, & bonus program.
NO PHONE CALLS PLEASE. Submit cover letter & references to: jobs@whitelabs.com.

LABORATORY

Yeast Culturing Technician
San Diego, CA
Responsible for maintaining White Labs yeast library, including maintenance and selection of current and future yeast cultures, as well as performing lab-scale steps related to culture propagation.  Also responsible for accurately performing, tracking, and reporting fermentation projects in a thorough capacity, based on customer and internal needs.
Principal Duties and Required Skills (list)
• Start and transfer small-scale yeast propagation cultures
• Maintenance of yeast and bacteria library (freezer bank)
• Maintenance of production yeast and bacteria strains
• Maintenance & selection of new proprietary yeast and bacteria strains
• Acquisition of new yeast and bacteria strains
• Provide quarterly reports on new strains and library maintenance progress and/or issues
• Conduct designed experiments to further internal company research
• Work with Head of Laboratory Operations and Head of Research and Development to design and conduct customized fermentation projects for outside clients, as necessary
• Provide detailed reports to project manager on progress of trials, as well as communicate accurate results
• Maintain lab cleanliness
• Provide guidance to laboratory assistant employees and interns, as necessary
• Perform other duties as required
Company benefits include medical insurance, dental insurance, 401K with company match, Flexible spending accounts, and paid vacation time. NO PHONE CALLS PLEASE. Submit cover letter, resume & references to jobs@whitelabs.com.

Quality Assurance Production Assistant
San Diego, CA
Primary job would contribute to the high quality assurance measures involved with yeast propagation within the production team. Applicant should have experience with sterile/sanitation techniques and quality control/quality assurance. Position will be responsible for pulling and handling quality control samples and maintenance of quality assurance logs as they pertain to in-process yeast propagations. This position will also assist the Production Team with all steps of in-process yeast propagations.
Principle Duties and Required Skills
• Obtain quality control samples from in process propagations
• Complete and maintain quality assurance documents and logs
• Coordinate with the Production Supervisor and Quality Assurance Team on potential quality control issues and deviations
• Communicate quality variances to Quality Assurance Team and implement proposed action plans
• Assist Production staff  with daily production tasks in the clean room, including propagation starts, harvests, and transfers
• Attend Production staff meetings and Quality Assurance Team meetings, as necessary
• Perform other duties as required.
Company benefits include medical insurance, dental insurance, 401K with company match, Flexible spending accounts, and paid vacation time. NO PHONE CALLS PLEASE. Submit cover letter, resume & references to jobs@whitelabs.com.

PRODUCTION

Production Assistant
Full-time, San Diego, CA
White Labs Inc. is seeking a Production Assistant to assist production staff within the yeast propagation facility.
Duties include preparation of stock materials, washing & sanitizing production materials & lab ware, autoclaving materials, and aiding with weekly maintenance of production equipment.
Applicants may assist with pre-packaging for shipping department. Qualified candidates should be able to follow established written protocols, possess good manual dexterity. Trouble-shooting capabilities and knowledge of large-scale mechanical systems a plus.
This position will be in a warehouse environment, non-smoking with moderate noise and heat.
Some of this position’s responsibilities include:
• Follow established written protocols for general production tasks
• Washing production equipment and labware
• Help in the preparation of stock materials: malt, water, tanks, flasks, etc.
• Ready materials for autoclaving
• Autoclave production materials
• Sanitize appropriate production equipment
• Assist production technicians with fermentation processes
• Assist with weekly maintenance of production equipment
• Observe and report any malfunction of equipment in production areas
• Aid with final product assembly when necessary
• Maintain warehouse cleanliness
• Requires extensive use of hands, reach with hands and arms
• Requires standing/walking/bending throughout shift, lift and/or move up to 60 lbs.
• Ability to speak, read and comprehend simple instructions, safety rules, procedure manual.
Compensation: DOE. Full time position has company benefits that include medical insurance, dental insurance, 401K with company match, Flexible spending accounts, and paid vacation time. NO PHONE CALLS PLEASE. Submit cover letter, resume & references to jobs@whitelabs.com.

TASTING ROOM

Tasting Room Associate
Part-time, San Diego, CA
The White Labs’ Tasting Room Attendant is responsible primarily for serving, setting-up, and clean-up of all tasting room functions. He/She is expected to provide exceptional beverage service to all guests. Attendant must follow the company's and ABC alcoholic beverage policies; and is attentive to guests, making them feel welcome, at all times. This is a fast-paced position that will involve constant customer interaction.
This position’s principal duties and required skills include:
• Greets guests entering and exiting in a friendly and courteous manner
• Take beverage orders, provide beverage information, serve beer, & collect money for drinks served.
• Check identification of customers to verify age requirements for purchase of alcohol.
• Batch credit card receipts & balance daily receipts
• Attempt to limit problems and liability related to customers' excessive drinking by taking steps such as persuading customers to stop drinking, or ordering taxis or other transportation for intoxicated patrons.
• Clean glasses, utensils, and bar equipment.
• Reports needed repairs, missing articles, damage or mechanical problems and equipment, or unsafe conditions to Lead Tasting Room Associate.
• Serve snacks to customers at the bar
• Fill out order or requisition sheet for beer & supplies.
• Clean bar & floor daily as needed & as part of closing procedure.
• Restock merchandise, apparel and bar supplies.
• Must be comfortable giving presentations to large groups.
• Perform other related duties as assigned.
Minimum Requirements:
• High School diploma or equivalent
• Must be 21 years of age
• LEADS class within 1 month of hire
• Requires extensive use of hands, reach with hands & arms. Requires standing/walking/bending throughout shift, lift and/or move up to 30 pounds.
Compensation: DOE
NO PHONE CALLS PLEASE. Submit cover letter, resume & references to jobs@whitelabs.com.

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