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Vintage Enology (seasonal)

Ste. Michelle Wine Estates

Paterson, WA

Job Description:

Two (2) Vintage Enologist jobs in Paterson, Washington are available at Ste. Michelle Wine Estates (SMWE). This is a full-time seasonal position at Columbia Crest in Paterson, WA. 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. One position can start in June / July and the second position in August. Both jobs are expected through November (approx. 4 - 6 months).

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.

Vintage Enologist 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 wines.
•  Organize and assist with sampling juice/wine.
•  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 the Vintage Enologist job in Paterson, Washington please apply now.

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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.

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Additional Information:

Job Posted:
Wednesday, June 12th
Type of Work:
Harvest Help
Job Category:
Job Level:
$‌2O.68 ‍−‌ $26.‌8‍9
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