Harvest Lab Technician

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Geyserville, CA, United States

Position Title: Harvest/Seasonal Laboratory Technician

Department: Vinwood Cellars Laboratory

Reports to: Lab Manager

 

 

Position Description

 

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

 

BACKGROUND/EXPERIENCE

 

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.

 

PHYSICAL DEMANDS

 

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.

 

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