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Date: Dec 31, 2017

Company: E. & J. Gallo

Why E. & J. Gallo Winery?

Recently recognized by Glassdoor as one of the “Top 50 Best Places to Work”, we couldn’t be prouder of our employees. As a family-owned wine and spirits company with over 90 brands, the heart of our success story is our people. Our passions run deep and what unites us is an incredible culture of teamwork, innovation, and collaboration. Are you a passionate team player who is looking to grow your career? If so, apply today! Cheers! 

Your Talent & Gallo — A Perfect Pairing. 

As Sensory Analyst on our C&PI team, you will have the opportunity to work on a dynamic and collaborative team responsible for all the Sensory insights across the Winery. You will provide primary support for analytical functions surrounding the design, execution, and interpretation of results from sensory panel evaluations and support the implementation of descriptive, discrimination and consumer panels and training initiatives for the panels and cross-functional teams. If you love wine and want to build your career in the Sensory field, this is a role for you!

What You’ll Do:

  • Design sensory studies with cross functional teams using established sensory testing standards.
  • Provide sensory analytical support to technical research programs and the qualification of new packages and closures; interprets the results and writes reports summarizing findings.   
  • Participate in managing descriptive, discrimination and consumer testing.
  • Engage in panel recruiting, panel training, and reviewing descriptive data and performance analysis. 
  • Train cross-functional winery teams in the descriptive evaluation of wine.
  • Provide back-up support to other WS&PG functions as needed.
  • Participate in department and interdepartmental planning and management teams; works cross functionally to improve processes within the organization.
  • Maintain satisfactory attendance, to include timeliness.
  • Responsible for understanding and complying with applicable quality, environmental and safety regulatory considerations.  If accountable for the work of others, responsible for ensuring their understanding and compliance.
  • This job description reflects management’s assignment of essential functions; it does not prescribe or restrict the tasks that may be assigned.

What You Need:

  • High school diploma or GED from an accredited institution.
  • Bachelor's degree in Food Technology, Food Science, Sensory Science or Experimental Psychology plus 2 years of sensory science, marketing research, or product development experience reflecting increasing levels of responsibility; OR Master of Science degree in Food Technology, Food Science, Sensory Science or Experimental Psychology plus sensory science experience.
  • Possesses good sensory acuity.
  • Required to lift and move up to 25 pounds.
  • Skilled in the use of MS Excel and MS Word at an intermediate level.
  • Required to travel via automobile and air on occasion to execute job duties.
  • 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.

What Will Set You Apart:

  • Master of Science degree in Food Technology, Food Science, Sensory Science or Experimental Psychology plus 2 years of sensory science experience reflecting increasing levels of responsibility.
  • Experience in descriptive analysis preferably in the sensory evaluation of wine or spirits.
  • Enology training and experience.
  • Experience applying and interpreting experimental designs.
  • Experience working as part of a team.
  • Skilled in organization and multi-tasking.
  • Experience maintaining a sense of urgency and prioritization of projects.
  • Skilled in reading, interpreting, professional journals, technical procedures. 
  • Experience defining problems, collecting data, establishing facts, and drawing valid conclusions.

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

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Job Posting ID: 40821 




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