As we celebrate our 42nd year ETS is recruiting candidates who are able to excel in a dynamic and fast-moving environment to join our laboratory team in St. Helena, CA.
WHAT YOU'LL DO:
You’ll be joining our elite international team in St. Helena that is responsible for analytical work and laboratory support functions in a fast paced, high through-put production laboratory. You will be expected to demonstrate superior organizational skills, be extremely detail oriented and able to perform high volume, precise analytical work under pressure with calm confidence, speed and accuracy.
You should share our focus and commitment to continuous quality, innovation, and learning to help drive future development and deliver greater value to our clients and support them as they make the world’s finest wines. No experience in the wine industry is required.
YOUR TALENTS SHOULD INCLUDE:
-Ability to thrive in a fast-paced, high-volume environment with an emphasis on accuracy and timeliness
-Self-motivation, accountability, adaptability, and a positive attitude
-Initiative to search, explore and ask questions to overcome obstacles and find solutions
-Remaining composed and calm under pressure
-Ability to laugh and have a good time without losing your focus while working really hard
-Discretion and maintaining strict confidentiality of the company's and clients' information and intellectual property
-Excellent written and verbal communications skills, and the ability to work independently and as part of a team
-Producing quality work under tight deadlines
YOUR KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:
-Sample and reagent preparation
-Chemistry/Microbiology analyses utilizing sophisticated instrumentation and manual techniques
-Instrument start-up, calibration, operation, and shut-down
-Identifying instrument problems and performing routine troubleshooting
-Generation of quality system-compliant data
-Participation in and promotion of continuous improvement efforts within the laboratory
WHAT YOU NEED TO BRING:
-Bachelor's degree or higher in Chemistry or a related field
-Practical experience in a high-throughput production laboratory or equivalent work experience
-Familiarity with an ISO 17025 environment
-Availability to work flexible schedules when required, especially during peak analytical seasons
Must be able to sit or stand for significant periods of time while performing a variety of tasks.
Must be able to perform repetitive hand motions such as capping and uncapping tubes or sample containers.
This position is open to non-smokers only due to sensitive sensory analyses performed in our laboratory.
ETS offers a comprehensive benefits package.
WHO WE ARE:
ETS Laboratories is the worldwide leader in providing independent, ISO-accredited analytical services to the wine industry. We partner with the world’s greatest winemakers to provide them with innovative analytical tools of the highest quality and an unmatched technical expertise to support their wine-making craft.
Since we opened in 1978, ETS Laboratories has grown to five locations across the West coast with a staff whose knowledge covers a broad range of expertise. We boast a diverse, highly trained team with a broad range of experience and advanced degrees. Although we’ve grown to five locations, we are still a family-owned business.