Temporary Lab Analyst I

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Carneros Winery
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POSITION SUMMARY:

The Discovery & Solutions Laboratory addresses unique challenges and provides advanced analytics for Jackson Family Wines. Under the direction of the Laboratory Manager, the Laboratory Technician will perform project specific grape collection and juice or wine analysis. This position offers the opportunity to learn about advanced analytical methods. This is a seasonal position hired only during the Harvest Season (generally between August 1 and could be through January 31, depending on the timing of Harvest).

 

 

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS/DUTIES:

  • Collect and catalog grape, juice, and wine samples as trained
  • Analyze samples and record data in a timely manner
  • Train on and follow laboratory Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) and safety protocols
  • Collect representative samples from vineyards or lab samples as needed
  • Participate in lab general housekeeping
  • Communicate effectively with supervisor and other laboratory staff
  • Other duties as assigned by Lab Manager

 

REPORTING TO THIS POSITION: 

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JOB REQUIREMENTS:

Essential Skills, Experience, and Education

  • Science degree or previous lab experience is preferred 
  • This position requires the ability to follow directions safely, accurately, and in a timely manner
  • General understanding of winery terminology
  • This position requires strong organizational skills, excellent oral and written communication skills and attention to detail. 
  • Must be willing to work flexible hours including overtime and varying shifts and must be willing to work the Harvest season.
  • Required to stand 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 50 pounds of weight.
  • This position will require some driving between wineries. A valid driver’s license is required.

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