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Lab Assistant - Seasonal Asti Winery
E. & J. Gallo | Healdsburg, California
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Job Description

                                

Gallo WInery - ASTI Winery location in Geyersville is looking for SEASAONAL LAB AIDE to performs the following: sanitation inspections at various locations in the winery and microbiological and chemical analysis of wine/juice products. Responsible for media preparation and general up-keep of the laboratory.

 

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

  • Performs visual sanitation inspections of winery equipment.
  • Collects top and bottom samples from wine storage tanks and crush tanks.
  • Becomes familiar with all tank and other sampling locations in the Winery.
  • Participates in keeping the Lab and all related equipment neat and clean.
  • Collects representative samples in a safe, clean manner that does not risk contamination or loss of product.
  • Maintains satisfactory attendance, to include timeliness. 
  • Responsible for understanding and complying with applicable quality, environmental and safety regulatory consideration.
  • This job description reflects management’s assignment of essential functions; it does not prescribe or restrict the tasks that may be assigned.

 

Types of samples taken on a regular basis and analysis to be performed include:

  • pH
  • % solids
  • Total and Free SO2
  • Alcohol
  • Brix
  • Balling
  • FTIR juice or wine analysis
  • Sanitation Samples
  • Daily Starter/Fermenter Samples
  • Juice Samples
  • Requested Cellar Samples
  • Wine and Concentrate Samples
  • Monthly inventory samples.
  • Miscellaneous Samples

 

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

  • High School diploma or GED from an accredited institution.
  • Skilled in reading, writing, and understanding the English language.
  • Experience working well with others.
  • Skilled in maintaining accuracy in lab work.
  • Must be at least 21 years of age.
  • Required to lift and move 40 pounds frequently.
  • Specific vision requirements for this job include close vision, color vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus.
  • Strong verbal, written, analytical and interpersonal skills.
  • Required to work in high, precarious places.
  • Required to work any shift, including weekends.
  • Required to work overtime when necessary.
  • Skilled in reading, comprehending, interpreting and executing simple instructions, short correspondence and memos.
  • Skilled in writing simple correspondence.
  • Skilled in adding, subtracting, multiplying and dividing using whole numbers.

 

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

  • Associate’s degree in chemistry, food science, biology, or chemical engineering plus 1 year of laboratory experience.
  • Skilled in the use of MS Excel at a basic level.
  • Experience reading and interpreting documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions and procedure manuals.
  • Skilled in writing routine reports and correspondence.
  • Skilled in applying concepts such as fractions, percentages, ratios and proportions to practical situations.
  • Experience solving practical problems and dealing with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists.
  • Skilled in interpreting a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram or schedule form.
  • Experience operating laboratory machines and equipment such as a manual-shift motor scooter, computer and various meters and testing devices.

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Gallo does not sponsor for employment based visas for this position now or in the future.
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