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Date: Jun 15, 2017

Company: E. & J. Gallo

Why E. & J. Gallo Winery

E. & J. Gallo Winery was founded by two entrepreneurs—Ernest and Julio Gallo with a vision to democratize wine in the United States becoming the largest winery in the world. This spirit continues today, where Gallo offers opportunities where we value innovation, collaboration, and creative thinking.

Our Enologists are responsible for influencing the growing of grapes, the production of wines, and the quality of wine delivered to the consumer.  Come be a part of it all!

What You Will Do

  • Functions as liaison between winemaking and production.
  • Partners with production personnel to coordinate work order execution.
  • Coordinates the work order process.
  • Reviews wine analysis, tank top inspection reports; communicates out-ofspecification wines to winemakers.
  • Participates in monitoring fermentation activity and analysis/management of grapes received during harvest.
  • Supports the wine production processes across all wine varieties and brands.
  • Maintains and sorts data from winemaking trials, experiments and wine processing operations.
  • Participates in bench trials; conducts and manages certain trials and experiments.
  • Manages sample requests and inventory tasting.
  • Participates in the management of winery workflow processes using internal company software system.
  • Manages shared complex spreadsheets (mainly MS Excel and MS Access).
  • Participates in berry sensory analysis and fundamental vineyard assessments.
  • Participates in wine tasting and sensory evaluation.
  • Monitors wine/brandy quality.
  • Maintains satisfactory attendance, to include timeliness.
  • Responsible for understanding and complying with applicable quality, environmental and safety regulatory considerations.

What You WIll Need:

  • HS Diploma or GED required
  • Bachelor of Science degree in Biological Engineering, Biology, Chemical Engineering, Chemistry, Enology, Viticulture, Fermentation Science, Nutritional Science, Food Science Plant Science or Microbiology OR 4 years of enology, viticulture or winemaking experience reflecting increasing levels of responsibility.
  • Experience working at least one grape harvest in production winemaking.
  • Valid driver’s license and successful completion of background check. Required to obtain a California driver’s license or appropriate state driver’s license within 30 days of hire.
  • Required to lift and move up to 50 lbs. occasionally.
  • Required to possess the color vision necessary to judge and evaluate wine color.
  • Required to taste and evaluate wines.
  • Required to be 21 years of age or older due to wine tasting.

What Will Set You Apart

  • Bachelor of Science degree in Biological Engineering, Biology, Chemical Engineering, Chemistry, Enology, Viticulture, Fermentation Science, Nutritional Science, Food Science Plant Science or Microbiology plus 3 years of enology, viticulture or winemaking experience reflecting increasing levels of responsibility.
  • Experience reading, analyzing and interpreting general business periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures or governmental regulations.
  • Experience writing reports, business correspondence and procedure manuals.
  • Experience presenting information and responding to questions from groups of managers, clients, customers, and the general public.
  • Skilled in the use of MS Word, Excel, Access and PowerPoint at an intermediate level
  • Skilled in working with mathematical concepts such as probability and statistical inference, fundamentals of plane and solid geometry, trigonometry and algebra
  • Skilled in applying concepts such as fractions, percentages, ratios and proportions to practical situations.
  • Experience solving practical problems and dealing with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists.

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Gallo does not sponsor for employment based visas for this position now or in the future.
Requisition ID: 36241 
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Nearest Secondary Market: Petaluma

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