271 West Hancock Avenue
Athens, Georgia — 30601




271 W Hancock Ave
Athens, GA, 30601

Brewery Hours: 

Monday: Closed
Tuesday - Thursday: 5-10pm  
Friday: 3-10pm
Saturday: 1-10pm
Sunday: 1-6pm

Quality Lab Specialist


Quality Lab Specialist

Shannon Vinson

At Creature Comforts you can not only work for an industry-respected craft brewery but also join a company culture that seeks in every way to add value to your work experience.

We’re constantly searching for new people who sincerely strive for excellence in everything they do, and desire to join a company committed to its employees and its community. We hire great people to keep our company strong, which can mean a thorough interview process.

Our Quality Lab Team is seeking a Quality Lab Specialist to add to the team. The Quality Lab Specialist will contribute to the team through development and implementation of quality initiatives including analytical, sensory, microbiological, and packaging programs. Led by the Quality Manager, this position will collaborate with other Quality Lab Specialists as well as all other departments within the company.

Our Quality Lab Specialists are passionate about craft beer and Creature Comforts and actively work to make each of them better every day. The successful candidate will work with all quality initiatives and be expected to not merely conduct testing but continuously improve it. This role requires a curious mindset, a passion for problem solving, and strong communication skills.


  • Executing microbiological checks for yeast health and potential contamination points

  • Facilitating formal sensory panels

  • Performing routine checks on packaging processes

  • Performing analytical techniques in the analysis of raw materials, wort, beer, and water

  • Maintenance and calibration of a wide array of laboratory equipment

  • Communicating results and decisions with numerous departments and stakeholders

  • Continuously improving current testing programs  

Successful candidates will have:

  • Exceptional problem-solving abilities and a curiosity-driven mindset

  • Fantastic communication skills and willingness to work with multiple departments

  • A minimum of a Bachelors in a scientific field of study

  • Ability to maintain and grow various quality regimens

  • Strong ability to constructively deal with problems and setbacks

  • 2 years of laboratory experience, preferably in the brewing industry

  • Ability to lift up to 55 pounds, twist/turn, reach over shoulders, bend and stoop

  • Familiarity in using laboratory instruments such as spectrophotometers, scales, laminar flow hoods, and various meters

  • Familiarity with brewing and beverage related devices such as density meters and gehaltemeters a plus

  • Competent in Microsoft office suite and aptitude for new digital systems.

If you believe you’d be a great fit for this role and Creature Comforts, please consider who we are, what we do, and why we do it. If these are values you can truly exemplify in your work performance, then we welcome you to apply to this position by following the application directions.

We also encourage you to visit the rest of our website where you can learn more about our story, our family, and what we are passionate about.

Applicants should send a resume and cover letter outlining how they meet the specific requirements of the position to Creature Comforts Brewing Co. is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Diverse candidates are strongly encouraged to apply. While we sincerely appreciate all applications, only those candidates selected for interview may be contacted.

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and do not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, status as a veteran, and basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class.