Quality Control Manager Job Description

Below is an example job description for a Quality Control Manager, intended for use as a template for a craft brewery.

A Quality Control Manager at a craft brewery ensures that all beer products meet the brewery's standards for flavor, consistency, and overall quality. They are responsible for managing the quality control process, conducting regular testing and analysis, and troubleshooting any quality issues. Their role is pivotal in maintaining the brewery's reputation for excellent craft beer, as they help refine brewing processes and prevent product issues before they reach consumers.

About Our Brewery

[Brewery Name] is a community-focused craft brewery dedicated to producing innovative and distinctive beers. Our team combines a passion for craft brewing with a commitment to quality, creativity, and community engagement. If you share these values and have a background in quality control, we invite you to join our team.

Responsibilities and Duties

As a Quality Control Manager, you will:

  • Develop and manage quality control protocols to ensure consistency and high quality in all beer produced
  • Perform regular testing and analysis of both raw materials and finished products
  • Manage the brewery's lab, ensuring all equipment is maintained, calibrated, and up-to-date
  • Train team members on quality control standards and procedures
  • Collaborate with the brewing and packaging teams to address any quality issues or inconsistencies
  • Ensure the brewery is compliant with all relevant regulations and industry standards
  • Contribute to continuous improvement efforts to enhance product quality and efficiency

Physical and Mental Requirements

The Quality Control Manager role requires:

  • Ability to lift or move objects up to 55 lbs and occasionally heavier items
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving abilities
  • Exceptional attention to detail and commitment to quality
  • Excellent communication and leadership skills
  • Comfort with operating lab equipment and relevant software


[Brewery Name] provides a range of benefits for our team members, including:

  • Competitive salary, commensurate with experience
  • Health, dental, and vision insurance
  • 401(k) plan with company match
  • Generous paid time off
  • Employee beer and merchandise discounts
  • Opportunities for professional development and learning

Instructions for Applying

If you're excited about this opportunity, please submit your resume and a cover letter explaining why you're a great fit for this role at [Brewery Name]. Applications can be submitted via our website or emailed to jobs@[breweryname].com with the subject line "Quality Control Manager Application - [Your Name]".

[Brewery Name] is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, or protected veteran status and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability.

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