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Title Wine Laboratory Technician
Employer Bogle Winery
Employment Location Clarksburg, CA
Company Description Bogle Vineyards is a recognized leader for producing highly acclaimed wines, sourced from the best vineyards in California and crafted with artisan winemaking techniques. We are a family-owned and operated winery, led by 3rd generation winegrowers who are committed to drawing on the best lessons from the past to make the future even better.

Bogle Vineyards is an iconic brand that has gained the trust and loyalty of wine drinkers globally, having received 15 consecutive Impact Hot Brand awards.

Bogle Vineyards is committed to empowering all our employees, many who have been with us for decades. We are located in the heart of the exceptional AVA of Clarksburg, CA.


We would LOVE to chat with each and every one of you but unfortunately the number of resumes we receive makes that impossible. If the hiring manager feels your skills and experience could be a good fit for this role, we will contact you!
Type Full Time
Pay Scale TBD
Employment Start Date Immediatly
Employment End Date N/A
Job Description POSITION SUMMARY: The Lab Technician will need to efficiently and accurately perform all enological analyses on wine through the various winemaking processes to ensure quality control in the finished product.
KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:
• Perform all routine analysis to monitor product quality from the grape through bottling in accordance with established procedures. Including but not limited to SO2, pH, TA, VA, ML, and RS.
• Collect tank and barrel samples of juice, fermenting must, and finished wine for analysis and tasting.
• Prepare and standardize reagents.
• Ensure precision and accuracy of analysis by troubleshooting, calibrating, and standardizing laboratory equipment and reagents.
• Recognize out of range wine analysis and take action, communicate, reanalyze.
• Maintain lab and equipment in a clean and orderly condition.
• Assist in Bottling Line Quality Control checks when necessary.

Harvest/Post Harvest duties include:
• Routine monitoring of fermentations and provide an accurate account of progression.
• Performing various analysis on incoming crushed fruit and ensuring results are promptly available to winemaking team.
• Sampling grapes in the vineyards and analyzing juice for maturation levels.
• Monitoring wine for the completion of both primary and secondary fermentations, along with performing basic acid and stability trails.

QUALIFICATIONS:
Bachelor of Science required.
Knowledge of lab analysis and methodology required.
One year experience working in a lab environment required, experience in a wine production facility preferred.
Must be quality focused, punctual and reliable.
Ability to self-start, prioritize, and work within time constraints while maintaining attention to detail.
Excellent communication and organizational skills.
Must be team oriented and willing to assist others.
Must be able to work long hours and weekends when needed during harvest.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:
The cellar and barrel warehouse present a challenging environment: hot and cold, wet, slippery and often noisy. Must be able to walk up and down stairs, ladders and mobile platforms. Must be able to walk, bend, twist, and be able to lift and carry up to 50 lbs.
Contact Info .
Contact Address 49762 Hamilton Rd
Clarksburg, CA 95612
Contact Phone .
Contact Fax 916-744-1187
Contact E-mail jobs@boglewinery.com

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