Position Title: Harvest/Seasonal Laboratory Technician
Department: Vinwood Cellars Laboratory
Reports to: Lab Manager
Under the general direction of the Laboratory Manager, the Laboratory Technician will perform routine juice and wine analysis.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Duties include but are not limited to the following:
Performing routine wet chemistry analysis in a timely manner
Making and standardize reagents
Perform routine equipment preventive maintenance incl. calibration
Record results in proper journals and database
Monitor tanks and barrels fermentation as requested
Collect accurate samples from tanks and barrels
Participate in lab general housekeeping
Other duties as assigned by supervisor
Science degree, working knowledge of wine chemistry or previous lab experience is preferred. This position requires strong organizational skills, excellent oral and written communication skills and attention to detail. Must be willing to work flexible hours including weekends, overtime and varying shifts.
Required to stand for long periods of time, occasionally required to reach with hands and arms, sit, walk, climb, stoop, kneel, crouch, crawl and able to lift and move up to 35 pounds of weight.