Job Reference 17452
Job type Permanent
Location dublin 11
Salary € 0 - 30,000, 30,000 -40,000, 40,000-60,000

The Role

Leinster Appointments is currently recruiting for a Quality Analyst in Dublin 11.

This is a permanent, full time role.

€30,000 - €35,000 depending on experience

8am - 4.30pm Monday - Friday 


Main duties: 

  • Conduct regular AM and PM Quality Control checks along with analyses of raw materials, in-process samples, and finished products to ensure compliance with Quality Standards.
  • Perform microbiological, chemical, and sensory analyses of beer samples using standard laboratory equipment and techniques.
  • Maintain accurate records of all quality control tests and results, ensuring traceability and documentation in accordance with regulatory requirements.
  • Collaborate with the brewing and production teams to identify areas for continuous improvement in the brewing process and implement corrective actions.
  • Help develop and maintain standard operating procedures (SOPs) for quality control processes, including sanitation, hygiene, and product testing protocols.
  • Monitor and enforce adherence to Good Manufacturing Practices (GMP) and safety standards throughout the brewery.
  • Participate and assist development of sensory evaluation panels to assess beer flavour profiles, aging beer profile, recipe consistency, and overall quality.
  • You will assist in the investigation of non-conformances and consumer/customer complaints or day to day quality issues, providing detailed analysis and recommendations for resolution.
  • With the support of the team, you will stay informed about industry trends, new technologies, and best practices in quality control and brewing science.
  • You will have a willingness to train in and respond to the needs of Production to support a small team environment encompassing many day-to-day tasks in the Business.
  • Support the third-party lab analysis schedule by taking, booking in and reporting third party lab results.


The Person

  • Previous experience in a QC / QA role within the brewing industry is highly desirable.
  • An IBD or Heriot-Watt Brewing qualifications at any level are desirable.
  • Any Brewing, Packaging or Senior Operator experience in brewing or distilling is desirable.
  • Third Level education in Brewing, Food Science, Microbiology, Chemistry are desired but not essential.
  • Homebrewers who work in Pharma Quality or have Dairy or Beverage packaging experience at supervisory / senior operator level are welcome to apply.
  • Strong knowledge of brewing processes, beer styles, and quality control principles.
  • HACCP QQI Level 5 or 6 would be an advantage.
  • Proficiency in conducting laboratory analyses, including but not limited to microbiological, chemical, and sensory testing.
  • Familiarity with quality management systems (QMS), HACCP principles, and regulatory requirements for food and beverage production.


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