Quality Analyst

Summary Assists the Quality Department in determining Root Cause analysis, qualifying packaging and/or brewing materials, conducts line or brewery audits, analyzes consumer feedback trends and participates in CAPEX and process improvement projects.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

  • Trend and analyze packaging line data from partner breweries (CO2, TPO's, Fill Levels, etc.).
  • Audit Partner Brewery Packaging Lines and verifies/assists in troubleshooting and process improvements.
  • Audits Raw Material Suppliers as directed (Brewing and Packaging Materials).
  • Conduct Packaged Beer Aging Tests and Shelf Life Stability analysis.
  • Develop and audit GMP and HACCP procedures and perform audits of owned and partner breweries.
  • Develop SOP's for laboratory testing based on ASBC standards and best practices.
  • Participate in vendor selection and qualification of primary, secondary and tertiary packaging materials.
  • Assist in investigating and solving consumer or field quality issues.

Supervisory Responsibilities

This job has no supervisory responsibilities.

Qualifications

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Education and/or Experience

Bachelor of Science in Chemistry, Cereal Science, Brewing, Microbiology, Engineering or equivalent. Prior experience working within a Quality Laboratory, High speed packaging lines, and food or beverage production.

Language Skills

Ability to read and comprehend instructions, technical manuals, trade journals with a strong verbal communication and organizational skills.

Software Skills

Intermediate skills in MSOffice. Must have the ability to develop and present Excel Spreadsheets and PowerPoint presentations. Experience in a Laboratory Information System, Microsoft Dynamics AX, ARAS/Product Life Cycle Management or project management software a plus.

Reasoning Ability

Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out detailed but uninvolved written or oral instructions. Ability to deal with problems involving a few concrete variables in standardized situations.

Physical Demands

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is regularly required to stand/walk/climb. The employee is frequently required to talk or hear. The employee may lift and/or move up to 50 pounds.

Work Environment

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

The noise level in the work environment is quiet to moderate, varying from an Office setting through the production floor.

The position is located at our Dallas, TX office.

Travel

Up to 25%.


See Inside the Office of Pabst Brewing Company

Founded in 1844, Pabst Brewing Company hosts over two dozen American beer and malt liquor brands—including Pabst Blue Ribbon, Schlitz, Old Milwaukee, Old Style, and Colt 45. A producer of high-quality products, Pabst beers have won over 70 Great American Beer Festival and World Beer Cup medals since the mid-1990s, and it retains a loyal following of beer lovers around the world.


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