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Associate Research Chemist (Temporary)

Location: Madera, CA, US

Date: Jun 14, 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.

As a Temporary Research Associate for our Winegrowing team in Madera, you will perform routine and non-routine chemical and physical analysis of alcoholic beverages, grape products, drinking water, wastewater, incoming materials, and other related materials pertaining to the operation of the winery. 

What You Will Do

  • Develops an in-depth understanding and knowledge of wine, grape, and water chemistry and of relevant analytical and chemical techniques
  • Functions as a member of one or more project teams
  • Participates in instrument troubleshooting and maintenance
  • Optimizes existing analytical methodology and supports the development of new methodology using appropriate validation techniques

What You Need

  • High School Diploma or State-issued equivalency certificate
  • Bachelor's degree in Biology, Chemistry, Food Science, Biochemistry or Fermentation Science
  • Candidates for this position must have a valid driver’s license and a safe driving record. Required to obtain a California driver’s license or appropriate state driver’s license within 30 days of hire
  • Required to non-traditional and extended hours during harvest
  • Required to lift and move up to 50 pounds

What Will Set You Apart

  • Bachelor of Science degree in Biology, Chemistry, Bio-Chemistry, Fermentation Science or Food Science plus 2 years of wine, food, pharmaceutical or environmental laboratory experience reflecting increasing levels of responsibility; or Master of Science degree in Chemistry, Bio-Chemistry, Food Science plus 1 years of wine, food, pharmaceutical or environmental laboratory experience reflecting increasing levels of responsibility
  • Experience using advanced laboratory instrumentation including IC, GC, GC/MS, HPLC, LC/MS, GPC and FTIR

Gallo does not sponsor for employment based visas for this position now or in the future.
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Requisition ID: 93941 




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: Fresno
Nearest Secondary Market: Madera

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