White Labs Jobs

At White Labs, Inc., we are dedicated to being the best yeast company in the world. Our employees share a passion for innovation, education and collaboration; which is strongly encouraged by the management team and upheld throughout all day-to-day operations. Today, we have more than 100 employees, and offices in San Diego, CA; Davis, CA; Boulder, CO; Asheville, NC; Copenhagen, Denmark and distribution from Hong Kong, China to southeast Asia, New Zealand and Australia. Interested in joining the team? View a full list of job openings below.

Kitchen & Tap

Back of House Staff

Summary: White Labs Asheville is looking to fill a variety of Back of House positions for our brand new restaurant concept! White Labs Kitchen & Tap will be working with fresh, high-quality ingredients from local farmers, executing a unique fermentation-focused menu with a strong pizza component, in a casual Taproom environment.

We’ll be looking to fill the following positions as part of our new opening:

  • Pizza Cook
  • Line Cook
  • Prep Cook
  • Dishwasher

If you are interested in applying for one of these positions, please submit your resume to [email protected].  In the subject line please reference your position of interest.

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Location Asheville, NC
Job Type Full-time

Server

Summary: White Labs Asheville has openings for servers for our brand new restaurant concept! White Labs Kitchen & Tap will be working with fresh, high-quality ingredients from local farmers, executing a unique fermentation-focused menu with a strong pizza component, in a casual Taproom environment.

We are looking to hire servers who are outgoing, customer focused and have a strong interest in fermented foods/beverages.  Must have daytime availability.

 If you are interested in applying for a server position, please submit your resume to [email protected].  In the subject line, please reference Server. 

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Location Asheville, NC

Brewing/Tasting Room

Tasting Room Associate

Summary: The Tasting Room Associate is responsible for delivering an exceptional experience to all guests of our ​Boulder, CO tasting room. Additionally, this role is responsible primarily for serving, setting-up, and clean-up of all tasting room functions. This is a part time position that will be scheduled for 1 shift per week, with additional shifts scheduled periodically.

Essential functions and duties:

- 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.

- Conducts daily cleaning of bar, utensils, glassware and floors as required.

- Additional duties as assigned by Tasting Room Manager.

-Draft system maintenance

-Tours of the facility

 

Requirements:

- Must be 21+

- Home brewing experience

- Passion for craft beer and fermentation.

- 1+ year of experience working in a tasting room or craft beer bar.

- Ability to engage with a variety of customers and provide an exceptional experience for all.

 

If interested, please send your resume to [email protected] with CO tasting room in the subject line. 

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Location Boulder, CO
Job Type Part-time
Positions 1
Req. Experience 1+ year of experience in a tasting room.

Tasting Room Associate

Summary: The Tasting Room Associate is responsible for delivering an exceptional experience to all guests of our San Diego, CA tasting room. Additionally, this role is responsible primarily for serving, setting-up, and clean-up of all tasting room functions. This position requires open availability, opening and closing shifts 5 days a week. Friday night, Saturday and Sunday availability is needed.

Essential Functions and Duties:

  •  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.
  •  Conducts daily cleaning of bar, utensils, glassware and floors as required.
  •  Additional duties as assigned by Tasting Room Manager.
  •  Draft system maintenance.
  •  Tours of the facility.

Requirements:

  • Must be 21+
  • Home brewing experience
  • Passion for the beer and fermentation industry.
  • 1+ year of experience working in a tasting room or hospitality environment in a customer facing capacity.
  • Ability to engage with a variety of customers and provide an exceptional experience for all.

If interested please send your resume to [email protected] with Tasting Room in the subject line. 

 

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Location San Diego, CA
Job Type Part-time
Positions 1
Req. Experience 1+ year of experience working in a tasting room or hospitality environment in a customer facing capacity.

Facilities

Facilities Manager

Summary: The Facilities Manager manages and assists in the completion of the day-to-day activities involving the maintenance of the building/facility, equipment and machinery, including HVAC, building lighting systems, grounds keeping, security and overall facility appearance. This is a hands on position that also supervises and coordinates the work of employees who repair and maintain building/facility, equipment and machinery.

Essential Functions & Duties

  • Performs and/or directs the performance of all maintenance departmental service requests, ensuring that the work performed in these areas is accomplished efficiently, neatly, safely and in accordance with established standards.
  • Manages departmental staff, including selection, scheduling and job assignments; counseling, appraisals and recognition; recommending salary, promotional, disciplinary, termination and other personnel actions.
  • Assists with equipment layout and installation plans for additional equipment and production capacity.
  • Develops and maintains a preventative maintenance schedule program for applicable equipment and machinery.
  • Trains facilities staff as well as operator level employees on basic preventative maintenance tasks.
  • Arranges for, and manages appropriate third-party contractor support as needed.
  • Maintains and acts as point of contact for facilities related vendor contracts.
  • Prepares budgets and secures estimates and cost quotes as needed.
  • Enforces sound safety and housekeeping practices.
  • Ensures completion of maintenance work in accordance with established standards and in compliance with safety regulations and building codes.
  • Oversees preparation and filing of periodic reports with government/regulatory authorities including environmental permitting.
  • Acts as safety champion for all manufacturing areas.
  • Additional duties and projects as assigned by VP of Operations.

Supervisory Responsibilities? Yes

If yes, list positions that directly report to this position: Equipment Maintenance Specialist, Facilities Assistant

 

Necessary Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • BA/BS in engineering, Facilities Management or related field.
  • Certification in Facilities Management a plus.
  • Experience through technical education and hands-on-experience in the following disciplines:
    • HVAC design and engineering
    • Electrical design and engineering
    • Plumbing design and engineering
    • Excellent leadership and managerial skills and desire to train, supervise and lead maintenance staff and contractors.
    • Computer literate including proficiency with Microsoft Word, Excel, and maintenance management systems (Netsuite).
    • Strong customer service focus and ability to develop and maintain effective working relationships with regulatory agencies, vendors, contractors, tenants and employees.
  • Minimum 5-10 years of facility management, plant operations, engineering, or maintenance supervision experience.
  • Commercial brewery related experience highly preferred.
  • Project management experience strongly preferred.

 

Physical Demands

Heavy work: Employee typically shares workstation with others in similar positions. Time spent conducting sedentary work is less than 25%. Requires walking, standing, squatting, bending, reaching and/or driving for more than 75% of the workday. Lifting 100 pounds maximum with frequent lifting and/or carrying of objects weighing up to 50 pounds.

 

If interested, please email your resume and cover letter to [email protected]

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Location San Diego, CA
Job Type Full-time
Positions 1
Req. Experience Minimum 5-10 years of facility management.

Laboratory

Yeast Lab Technician I

Summary: The Yeast Laboratory Technician is responsible for the high-standard quality control measures involved with yeast propagation, including sterile yeast handling, cell counting, media preparation and experimental protocol.

Essential Functions & Duties

  • Starts and transfers lab-scale yeast propagation cultures.
  • Performs aseptic sampling of yeast & wild yeast/bacteria propagations and various stages throughout the production cycle.
  • Conducts quality control testing on all yeast and bacteria produced ensuring that it is free from contamination.
  • Performs cell counts on yeast cultures
  • Performs intermediate data entry into Netsuite.
  • Assists with, and helps to resolve customer complaints related to yeast and wild yeast/bacteria QC.
  • Maintains overall Yeast Lab cleanliness.
  • Performs plate reading and clears yeast & bacteria for packaging.
  • Assists in preparation of lab supplies and consumables.
  • Assists in the training of Lab Assistants and/or interns.
  • Performs additional tasks or projects as assigned.

 

Necessary Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Bachelors degree in Biology or other science related field required.
  • 0-1 year of laboratory bench work experience strongly preferred.
  • Knowledge of aseptic technique.
  • Ability to work independently with minimal daily oversight.
  • Intermediate knowledge of Microsoft Office, including Word and Excel.
  • Experience with inventory tracking software a plus.

 

Physical Demands

Medium work:  Employee may, or may not, have a workstation or office.  Time spent conducting sedentary work is less than 50%.  Requires walking, standing and/or driving for more than 50% of the workday.  Lifting 50 pounds maximum with frequent lifting and/or carrying of objects weighing up to 25 pounds.  Must have adequate vision to use a microscope and adequate hand dexterity for using pipettes and cell culture tools.

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Location San Diego, CA
Job Type Full-time
Positions 1
Req. Experience Bachelors degree in Biology or other science related field required.
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