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Quality Technician - North Coast

Location: Healdsburg, CA, US

Date: Jun 19, 2022

Company: E. & J. Gallo

Why Gallo?

With a global portfolio of over 100 unique wine and spirits brands, we are the largest family-owned winery in the world. Apply Today! Our Brands. Your Future.

Under minimal supervision, responsible for compiling, analyzing and interpreting results in the routine and non-routine chemical and physical analysis required for quality control, winemaking, environmental monitoring research and the evaluation of products and processes. Supports regional North Coast bottling quality assurance activities by tracking and reporting quality assurance related data. Generates reports that help with supporting quality and food safety objectives. Assists in identifying quality issues and provides input on future mitigation.

What you'll do:

 

  •    Performs routine data analysis in trends, recognizes unexpected deviations, performs minor trouble shooting, and alerts supervisor and/or customer (Operations, Winemaking) of all findings. 
  •     Acts as HACCP designee; collects data, tracks metrics consisting of HACCP log completion, defects, test results, torque, fill volume performance, and rinser validation performance. Reports findings to supervisor and initiates hold requests for non-conforming product.
  •     Operates laboratory instruments such as an auto-titrator, refractometer, densitometer meter, gas chromatographs, infrared analyzers, balances, spectrophotometers, and other instruments as required to perform duties.
  •     Provides support in response tracking, defect tracking system, product quality control, materials control (packaging and ingredient traceability) and inventory disposition monitoring

What you need:

  •     Bachelor’s degree with a combined 12 college coursework units of chemistry, biology, and/or microbiology plus 1 year of laboratory experience or completed a Gallo Internship; OR Associate of Science degree in Chemistry, Food Science, Microbiology, Fermentation Science, Enology/Viticulture, Biology, Chemical Engineering, or Biological Engineering plus 3 years of laboratory, production, or quality assurance experience. 
  •     Required to travel to various winery locations throughout California. 

What will set you apart

  •     Bachelor's degree in Chemistry, Food Science, Microbiology, Fermentation Science, Enology/Viticulture, Biology, Chemical Engineering, or Biological Engineering plus 2 years of quality control, laboratory, or production experience in a food manufacturing environment reflecting increasing levels of responsibility

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

Requisition ID: 93024

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Gallo is an Equal Employment opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, traits historically associated with race, including but not limited to, hair texture and protective hairstyles (such as braids, locks, and twists), color, national origin, ancestry, creed, religion, physical disability, mental disability, medical condition as defined by applicable state law (including cancer and predisposing genetic characteristics in California), genetic information, marital status, familial status, sex, gender, gender identity, gender expression, pregnancy, childbirth or related medical conditions, sexual orientation (actual or perceived), transgender status, sex stereotyping, age, military or veteran status, domestic violence or sexual assault victim status, or any other basis protected by applicable law. 

 

We also consider qualified applicants with criminal histories, consistent with applicable federal, state and local law. Gallo is committed to providing reasonable accommodations for candidates with disabilities in our recruiting process.
 
If you need any assistance or accommodations due to a disability, please let us know at 209.341.7000.


Nearest Major Market: Santa Rosa
Nearest Secondary Market: Petaluma

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