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Title Seasonal Lab Technician
Employer Charles Krug, C. Mondavi & Family
Employment Location St. Helena, CA
Company Description Founded in 1861 Charles Krug was the first commercial winery in the Napa Valley.
Type Seasonal F/T
Pay Scale DOE
Employment Start Date End of July, early August (Dependent on Season)
Employment End Date Dependent on season
Job Description The Seasonal Laboratory Technician will have the opportunity to see our process from grape to bottle.
The Seasonal Lab Tech provides active support to winery analytical and quality control laboratories as required.

- Science or related classes or degree (Chemistry, biology, enology, viticulture); and winery laboratory experience for a minimum of 6 months
- Must be able to work flexible days and hours. Shifts will range from 8 to 10 hours; 5-6 days per week and there will be a day shift and a night shift in the laboratory.
- Must be punctual
- Must be able to repetitively lift 35 pounds
- Must be able to work outside and in a wet or rugged winery environment, be able to use catwalks and ladders
- Must be detail oriented and have the ability to multitask
- Must work in a clean and productive manner as determined by management
- Must adhere to laboratory and safety protocols

Job duties to include:
- Berry sampling
- Yeast and bacteria inoculations and nutrient additions to tanks and barrels
- Juice and wine sampling from tanks and barrels using aseptic techniques
- Berry, juice, wine sample preparation
- Basic juice and wine analysis including but not limited to: pH, TA, VA, ALC, RS, MA, NOPA, AM, Brix and SO2.
- Promptly recording and reporting data
- General laboratory cleanup and setup
- Set up and clean up for production tastings
- Assisting in setting up for trials (fining, blending, etc.)
- Cover the bottling line Quality Control Laboratory as needed which would include but is not limited to: checking CO2, DO, vacuum pressure or toque of closure, fill height and weight, packaging, line sanitation, filterability, cold conductivity and plating for yeast and mold.
Contact Info Please submit resume via e-mail, subject line: Seasonal Lab Technician. No phone calls please.
Contact Address 2800 Main Street St. Helena, CA 94574
Contact E-mail
Contact Website
Other Information Please only apply if legal to work in the U.S. At this time, we aren't accepting foreign applicants.

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