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Seasonal Harvest Enology Technician

Ste. Michelle Wine Estates

Paterson, WA

Job Description:

A seasonal Harvest Enology Technician job in Paterson, Washington is available at Ste. Michelle Wine Estates (SMWE). This is a full-time seasonal position at SMWE Canoe Ridge Estate Winery in Paterson. Under supervision of our winemaking team, you will perform varied tasks in the production of wine. The work is primarily focused on tasks involving winemaking, computer work and paperwork. There are three positions open. One starts in April 2023, and the other two positions start in August 2023 through November 2023 (depending on harvest).

Ste. Michelle Wine Estates is a premium wine company that is proud to call the greater Seattle area our home. We are a collection of distinctive wine estates and maker of some of the finest wines in the world because we value our vineyards and the art of winemaking. This focus has resulted in our ability to offer our consumers extraordinary and distinctive wines from some of the best regions in the world.

Harvest Enology Technician job responsibilities include:

•  Create and issue routine work orders.
•  Maintain and update Logix tank controls.
•  Create, maintain, and update various tracking spreadsheets.
•  Set up and orchestrate bench top experiments.
•  Interact daily with cellar crew to facilitate cellar work.
•  Coordinate with lab to obtain required wine analysis at various processing stages.
•  Manage and execute special projects to improve quality and style of CSM red wines.
•  Participate in blending and tasting with winemaking team.
•  Participate in vineyard visits with winemaking team.
•  Participate in tank tasting rounds to assist with record keeping and decision-making.
•  Make independent winemaking decisions after training.
•  Maintain and organize wine library.

Position Requirements:

•  Bachelor's Degree is preferred.
•  Previous winery harvest work experience.
•  Ability to read, write, speak, understand English and follow work instructions.
•  Able to lift and carry up to 50 lbs. with or without reasonable accommodation.
•  Able to work extended hours multiple days a week.
•  History of responsible use of alcohol and other appropriate conduct, as well as fitness to be licensed, permitted, and/or certified by state and/or local regulatory bodies.

Your Compensation:

$20.68 - 26.89/hr. based on upon relevant experience.

At Ste. Michelle Wine Estates we believe in paying our employees equal pay for equal work. Individual offers are made dependent upon a candidate's prior experience and educational level as it pertains to the role.

Benefits of working with Ste. Michelle Wine Estates:

Our Total Rewards programs are designed to attract, motivate, and retain talented, curious people with a passion for innovation, collaboration, continuous improvement, and growth. We offer leading programs that inspire and reward superior performance and foster an inclusive, diverse, and healthy workforce and amazing wine discounts.

Culture at Ste. Michelle:

We Challenge: We are driven to succeed in everything we do, and we challenge ourselves and our team to perform at the highest level.

We Care: We put people first - our team, our consumers, our customers, our communities.

We Collaborate: We believe there is nothing we can't accomplish - together - and we believe lifting up those around us is essential to achieving both individual and collective success.

Harvest your potential, Uncork the possibilities! If you are interested in seasonal Harvest Enology Technician job in Paterson, Washington please apply now.

Ste. Michelle Wine Estates is an equal opportunity employer. We consider qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, disability, gender identity, protected veteran status, or other protected class. For more information, see the EEOC's "Equal Employment Opportunity is The Law" poster.

Additional Information:

Job Posted:
Friday, May 26th
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Harvest Help
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