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Microbiologist (Temporary)

Location: Modesto, CA, US, 95354

Date: Apr 5, 2021

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 Microbiologist 1, you will play a pivotal role in ensuring microbial stability of a diverse product portfolio. You will apply classical and advanced microbiology techniques to monitor beverage quality and make recommendations to cross functional partners in Supply Chain, Operations and Winemaking. Duration: 3 months 

What You Will Do:

  • Collects and processes microbial samples, prepares media, records relevant information, and generates various reports
  • Identifies microorganisms by microscopic examination of physiological, morphological and cultural characteristics
  • Participates in the planning and organizing of field inspections, tests and surveys related to research projects
  • Maintains collection of specimens for study or reference purposes
  • Works with customers to identify and troubleshoot sources of contamination

What You Need:

  • Bachelor's degree in Microbiology or Biology; OR High School diploma or State-issued equivalency certificate plus 4 years of Microbiologist or Laboratory Technician experience reflecting increasing levels of responsibility
  • Intermediate MS Word, Excel, and PowerPoint skill requirements
  • Required to lift and move up to 25 lbs

What Will Set You Apart:

  • Bachelor's degree in Microbiology or Biology plus 1 year Microbiologist or Laboratory Technician experience reflecting increasing levels of responsibility
  • Knowledge of fundamental concepts, practices and procedures of food and beverage microbiology
  • Skilled in the intermediate use of MS Word and Excel and the basic use of MS Access, PowerPoint and LIMS

Gallo does not sponsor for employment based visas for this position now or in the future. 
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Requisition ID: 79841 


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.


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