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Date: Apr 18, 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.  

The Lab Technician performs physical and chemical analysis of grapes, grape products, alcoholic beverages, water and related materials facilitating the production of winery products. Observes department's safety practices, procedures and quality system.

What You Will Do:

  • Performs analysis of wine, juice and other samples using a variety of methods, including titration, distillation, enzymatic chemistry, and other specialized methods.
  • Prepares chemical reagents and contributes to general housekeeping of laboratory.
  • Accurately transcribes lab results to appropriate forms or databases.
  • Operates, maintains, and troubleshoots laboratory instruments as required.

What You Will Need:

  • High school diploma or GED from an accredited institution.
  • Bachelor degree or Associate degree with a minimum of 4 semesters/4 quarters of completed college level chemistry or biology courses with lab. OR Bachelor’s degree or Associate’s degree plus 1 year of laboratory technician experience OR 3 years of Laboratory Technician experience reflecting increasing levels of responsibilities.
  • Skilled in writing simple correspondence.
  • Skilled in adding, subtracting, multiplying and dividing using whole numbers.
  • Required to maintain 3 shift availability (day, swing, and graveyard); required to work overtime when necessary.
  • Required to be at least 21 years of age.
  • Required to lift and move 40 pounds.

What Will Set You Apart:

  • Bachelor of Science degree in chemistry, food science, or biology plus 1 year Laboratory Technician experience.
  • Strong verbal, written, analytical and interpersonal skills.
  • Skilled in the use of MS Excel and MS Word at a basic level.
  • Experience reading and interpreting documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions and procedure manuals.
  • Skilled in working with mathematical concepts such as probability and statistical inference and fundamentals of plane and solid geometry and trigonometry.
  • 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.
  • Skilled in interpreting a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram or schedule form.

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Gallo does not sponsor for employment based visas for this position now or in the future.
Requisition ID: 34641 
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Nearest Major Market: Santa Rosa
Nearest Secondary Market: Petaluma

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