Seasonal Lab Analyst I

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Carneros Winery

Position Summary:

The individual in this position of Seasonal Laboratory Analyst I will be an important member of the laboratory team.  This position requires attention and adherence to laboratory quality requirements, support of quality initiatives, teamwork, professionalism and demonstrated work ethic. As a seasonal position, many of the duties will be centered around harvest activities including sampling and monitoring fermentations.



Essential Duties/Responsibilities:

  • Perform quality work in a fast‑paced, team‑oriented environment.  
  • Follow laboratory’s Standard Operating Procedures and safety protocols.
  • Perform daily checks and calibrations for safety equipment and laboratory instrumentation.
  • Participate in maintaining the cleanliness and organization of the laboratory.
  • Effectively perform routine laboratory analyses.
  • Prepare samples and standardize reagents.
  • Log in samples and enter analytical results into the database (BIMS, LIMS)
  • Contribute to and maintain high standards for quality assurance and quality control. 
  • Obtain sample from barrels and tanks.
  • Perform Brix & temperature in a timely manner
  • Communicate effectively with supervisor and laboratory staff.
  • Other duties assigned by supervisor.




  • Science degree or previous lab experience in winery.  
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills and attention to details.
  • Strong organizational skills.
  • Computer skills (Word, Excel, Outlook).  
  • Availability to work overtime and flexibility to work varying shifts. 




Additional Experience or Qualifications Preferred:

  • Spanish language skills.
  • Prior production experience in a wine lab environment


Physical Demands:

  • Required to stand long periods of time.
  • Occasionally required to reach with hands and arms, sit, walk, climb, stoop, kneel, crouch, crawl.
  • Ability to lift and move up to 35 pounds of weight.


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