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Title Laboratory Technicians
Employer Don Sebastiani & Sons
Employment Location Napa
Company Description
Type Full Time
Pay Scale According to the pay scale
Employment Start Date Immediate
Job Description The Laboratory Technicians perform chemical analyses and product quality assessments on our wines. These positions work directly with Winemaking, Cellar and Production.

Primary Duties and Responsibilities:
• Perform all routine analyses of musts and wines in a timely and accurate manner. Analysis include: Free sulfur dioxide, total sulfur dioxide, titratable acidity, pH, alcohol, residual sugar, malic acid, volatile acidity, turbidity, density, dissolved oxygen, carbon dioxide, conductivity, protein stability
• Perform packaging audits on the bottling lines, including cork extraction, torque measurement, headspace vacuum, microbiological plating, package appearance evaluation, equipment pressures, non-conformities evaluation
• Actively maintain a clean, orderly, and safe laboratory work area while observing all safety rules
• Prepare and maintain accurate records of all analyses and quality assurance audits
• Collect samples for analysis and trials
• Prepare microbiology and sensory evaluations
• Communicate any “out of range” results to cellar lead and winemaking team
• Assist in identifying non-conforming product or materials
• Abide by all HACCP and ISO programs as part of DSS compliance
• Enter data and maintains data files
• Utilize specific software for managing processes including Microsoft Excel and Outlook

Education/Experience/Skills:
• Associate’s Degree in a scientific discipline (Enology or Chemistry preferred) or equivalent education and work history
• One to two years minimum basic laboratory experience required
• Good understanding of laboratory methodology
• Working knowledge of MS Office

Physical Requirements:
• Requires ability to occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds
• Requires ability to stand for prolonged periods of time
• Requires sufficient good health to properly discharge duties
Contact Info To Apply
Please send resume and cover letter to jobs@donandsons.com
Contact Address Steelbird Cellars, 520 Airpark Rd, Napa CA.
Contact E-mail jobs@donandsons.com
Contact Website http://www.donandsons.com
Other Information We are currently recruiting for TWO full-time Laboratory Technician positions.

Day shift Laboratory Technician: 4:00 am – 2:30 pm
Swing shift Laboratory Technician: 3:00 pm – 1:30 am

Both positions work Monday through Thursday, 10-hour shifts.

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