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Lab Technician

Goose Ridge Estate Vineyard and Winery

Benton City, WA

Job Description:

Goose Ridge Vineyards is looking to fill an immediate opening for a Lab Technician in a high volume production laboratory. This is the right opportunity for a technically and science-minded individual, with a strong work ethic, looking for experience in the wine industry.

Responsibilities may include but are not limited to:
•  Performing daily analyses on juice and wine samples
•  Performing analyses using a variety of manual and automated methods
•  Following standard operating procedures
•  Following laboratory safety procedures
•  Processing and testing vineyard grape samples for ripeness
•  Assisting in the setup of tastings and trials
•  Properly maintaining instruments and test systems.
•  Maintaining accurate records and performing accurate data entry
•  Maintaining an organized and clean working environment
•  Support winemaking activities in cellar as needed
•  Other duties as assigned by Winemakers and Lab Manager.

Skills and Requirements:
•  Ability to work quickly, accurately and safely
•  Strong interpersonal skills including verbal and written communication
•  Excellent organizational stills, detail oriented
•  Self-starter with willingness to learn and follow new procedures
•  Previous experience in a production lab or winery preferred.
•  Experience in the use of computers, primarily Microsoft Office products.
•  Good math, science, and computation skills with accuracy and legibility of records required. High school graduate or GED required.
•  Chemistry or Biology-related college degree preferred.
•  Lift, push, or pull a minimum of 50 pounds weight
•  Perform work in sitting or standing position for extended periods of time.
•  Perform work with use of a step stool or ladder

The applicant must be flexible, professional, highly motivated, and able to manage multiple responsibilities and complete tasks efficiently with a high degree of accuracy. This is a paid, full-time position working 8 hour shifts Monday through Friday. Working Saturdays, Sundays, and/or evenings will be necessary during harvest or for special events.

For consideration, please include a cover letter and your resume when replying to this posting.

Goose Ridge Vineyards is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
All submissions will be treated with strict confidentiality.

Additional Information:

Job Posted:
Thursday, January 10th
Type of Work:
Full Time
Salary Information: