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General Wine Technician

Location: San Miguel, CA, US, 93451

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Date: Feb 5, 2019

Company: E. & J. Gallo

Why E. & J. Gallo Winery?

Recognized by Glassdoor as a "Best Place to Work" two years in a row, we couldn't be prouder of our employees. We are the largest family-owned winery in the world with over 100 brands. We are committed to driving innovation, sustainability, and fostering a culture of collaboration. We look forward to having you join the team! Your Talent & Gallo | A Perfect Pairing

Are you somone who enjoys engaging in support tasks related to the winemaking process? Are you a team player who will actively participate in the care, maintenance, and sanitation of all facility equipment and adhere to all safety procedures, support quality and GMP standards? As a General Wine Technician you will provide reinforcement to one of the world's largest family-owned wineries. If you are a possionate individual who is looking to grow your career, apply today! Cheers!

What You Will Do:

  • Supports the Central Coast operation of winery equipment in bottling and the cellar (bottling machines, pumps, presses, etc.).
  • Performs basic sanitation tasks.
  • Performs tank washing, line and equipment sanitation, including confined space entry.
  • Ensures all additions to juice or wine are made accurately, per the work orders.
  • Completes red and white juice racking or product movement activities
  • Conducts red fermentation processes per the SOP’s and the daily fermentation log.
  • Participates in performing barrel fills, barrel topping, barrel SO2 addition, barrel ingredient additions and barrel out and back duties.
  • Maintains satisfactory attendance, to include timeliness.
  • Responsible for understanding and complying with applicable quality, environmental and safety regulatory considerations.
  • This job description reflects management’s assignment of essential functions; it does not prescribe or restrict the tasks that may be assigned.


To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill and ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

What You Will Need:

  • High School Diploma or State-issued equivalency certificate or one year of work experience.
  • Required to be 18 years of age or older.
  • Required to be physically capable of executing any job tasks within the bottling room or cellar.
  • Required to work a rotating shift/schedule throughout the year (day, swing, graveyard, 5x8, 4x10); required to work weekends and overtime when necessary.
  • Required to work at heights and in fairly small areas.
  • Required to comply with company GMP Policies.
  • Required to wear a respirator, when necessary.

What Will Set You Apart:

  • High School Diploma or State-issued equivalency certificate plus 1 year of wine production experience.
  • Experience showing versatility, flexibility, and a willingness to work within constantly changing priorities.
  • Experience in using a computer.
  • Experience function in a team environment.
  •  Experience understanding and following written and verbal instructions.
  • Skilled in written and oral communication.

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

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Requisition ID: 58568 


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: Bakersfield
Nearest Secondary Market: San Luis Obispo

Job Segment: Law, Legal

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