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Senior Microbiologist

Location: Modesto, CA, US, 95354

Date: Jan 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 Microbiologist 3 at E. & J. Gallo Winery you will play a pivotal role in ensuring microbial stability of a diverse product portfolio and developing cutting-edge analysis tools. You will act as a subject matter expert to guide cross-functional partners in manufacturing, supply chain and new product development.

What You Will Do:

  • Monitors  winery processes and products for any activities and formulations which would/could impact microbial stability
  • Collects and processes microbial samples, prepares media, records relevant information, and generates various reports
  • Partners with Winemaking, Cellar, Engineering and Operations, utilizing problem-solving techniques to facilitate investigative action and troubleshoot sources of contamination
  • Explores and evaluates new microbiological technologies for rapid analysis
  • Uses polymerase chain reaction (PCR) and spectroscopy to identify yeast and bacteria
  • Plans, organizes, and participates in field inspections, tests or surveys related to research projects.

What You Need:

  • Bachelor's degree in Biology, Microbiology, Food Science, Molecular Biology or Biochemistry, plus 3 years of microbiology or laboratory technician experience reflecting increasing levels of responsibility
  • Experience with MS Word, Excel, and PowerPoint at a intermediate level
  • Required to lift and move up to 25 lbs

What Will Set You Apart:

  • Bachelor's degree from four-year College or university in Biology, Microbiology, Food Science, or Molecular Biology or Biochemistry, plus 5 years of microbiology or laboratory technician experience reflecting increasing levels of responsibility OR Master’s degree in any of the above disciplines with 2 years of microbiology or laboratory technician experience
  • Experience using spectroscopy and chemometrics for microorganism identification

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

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Requisition ID:73243 

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Equal Opportunity Employer

Gallo will consider all qualified applicants for employment, including those with criminal histories, consistent with the requirements of applicable law.


Nearest Major Market: Modesto

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