Seasonal Lab Assistant - Louis Martini

Louis Martini Winery in St Helena is hiring a seasonal Lab Technician! Under direct supervision, performs the following: sanitation inspections at various locations in the winery and microbiological and chemical analysis of wine/juice products. Responsible for media preparation and general up-keep of the laboratory.

What You Will Do:

  • Performs visual sanitation inspections of winery equipment.

  • Collects top and bottom samples from wine storage tanks and crush tanks.

  • Becomes familiar with all tank and other sampling locations in the Winery.

  • Participates in keeping the Lab and all related equipment neat and clean.

  • Collects representative samples in a safe, clean manner that does not risk contamination or loss of product.

  • Maintains satisfactory attendance, to include timeliness. 

Types of samples taken on a regular basis and analysis to be performed include:

  • pH

  • % solids

  • Total and Free SO2

  • Alcohol

  • Brix

  • Balling

  • FTIR juice or wine analysis

  • Sanitation Samples

  • Daily Starter/Fermenter Samples

  • Juice Samples

  • Requested Cellar Samples

  • Wine and Concentrate Samples

  • Monthly inventory samples.

  • Miscellaneous Samples

What You Will Need:

  • High School diploma or GED from an accredited institution.

  • Skilled in reading, writing, and understanding the English language.

  • Experience working well with others.

  • Skilled in maintaining accuracy in lab work.

  • Must be at least 21 years of age.

  • Required to lift and move 40 pounds frequently.

  • Specific vision requirements for this job include close vision, color vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus.

  • Strong verbal, written, analytical and interpersonal skills.

  • Required to work in high, precarious places.

  • Required to work any shift, including weekends.

  • Required to work overtime when necessary.

  • Skilled in reading, comprehending, interpreting and executing simple instructions, short correspondence and memos.

  • Skilled in writing simple correspondence.

  • Skilled in adding, subtracting, multiplying and dividing using whole numbers.

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

Requisition ID: 57401



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