Quality Analyst I

Come join the Rowdy Mermaids.

At Rowdy Mermaid, we believe in the power of sustainably sourced, functional plant medicine. We meld art with science to produce easy-to-drink, delicious, family-friendly Kombucha and Sparkling Tonic beverages infused with functional botanicals, herbs and mushrooms. We’re obsessive about ensuring every ingredient has a purpose and every flavor creates a refreshingly rowdy experience. We honor nature, lean into science, daringly push boundaries, and aim to be neighborly with our geographic and virtual communities. We are proudly based in Boulder, Colorado.

Rowdy Mermaid is seeking a full-time Quality Analyst 1 to join the Rowdy team based at our Boulder, CO office.  In this role you will work with brewing equipment, performing quality control tests, using delicate benchtop instruments, data collection, documentation, working with food in a hygienic manner and interdepartmental communication. This role is responsible for, but not limited to:



  • Sampling tanks daily and recording physical properties
  • Calibrating and maintaining benchtop instruments 
  • Testing daily samples for chemical and olfactory attributes 
  • Recording data in neat, legible, and auditable manner 
  • Digital data entry 
  • Collecting, labeling and storing finished product samples
  • Maintaining an organized and clean work space
  • Preparing buffers and solutions 
  • Doing dishes and handling delicate glassware
  • Helping with lab cleaning, maintenance and inventory tasks
  • Communicating with Packaging and Brewing departments to complete tasks



  • Proficient computer and verbal communication skills
  • Experience working in a laboratory, brewing or food manufacturing environment
  • Very clean work practices and ability to follow strict hygiene standards 
  • Neat, legible handwriting and accurate data entry 
  • Delicate handling skills and high attention to detail 
  • Ability to bend, kneel and reach on a daily basis 
  • Ability to lift up to 50 lbs and be on feet for up to 8 hours a day


  • Medical – Employer offers to cover 100% for employee with additional options for family
  • Dental 
  • Vision
  • 401K coming 2023!
  • Pet Insurance
  • 2.8 weeks of Holiday Pay 
  • 80 hours of PTO
  • RTD Buss Pass
  • Boot Allowance 


Rate: $21/hour with the possibility of $1 raise in 90 days

Hours: 40 hours a week with the possibility of overtime on occasion 

Monday through Friday 8 hours a day 

* Please note that this is an FDA facility and removable facial piercings, excessive makeup and perfumes, etc are not permitted on the production floor. Wearing of hairnets, long pants and safety toed shoes, as well as personal cleanliness and uniforms are strictly enforced

Submit resume to careers@rowdymermaid.com