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Harvest Lab Intern - Manteca

Company: Delicato Family Wines
Location: Manteca
Posted on: March 15, 2023

Job Description:

Position Purpose
Under general supervision, this Harvest Lab Intern is responsible for performing analysis to support wine quality. Following standard operating procedures, this position utilizes wet-bench chemistry, analytical instrumentation, performs data entry, and samples wine and juice as needed. This internship is located at our winery in Manteca, CA.
Essential Duties

  • Performs chemical analysis of grapes, juice, fermenters, and wine following standard operating procedures and protocols
  • Operates various laboratory and technical instruments which may include but are not limited to auto titrators, infrared analyzers, turbidimeters, density meters, and Atomic Emission Spectroscopy
  • Samples and analyzes wine/juice in tanks and barrels
  • Maintains ISO 9001 compliance within the lab
  • Makes standard reagents and stock solutions following standard operating procedures and protocols
  • Performs data entry using various types of applications
  • Completes daily lab start-up and shut down following standard procedures and protocols
  • Maintains ISO 9001 compliance within the lab
  • Continuously audits analytical data
  • Maintains a strong customer service relationship with internal customers
  • Participates in blend evaluations, tasting panels and sensory projects
    *Other duties may be assigned
    Non-Essential Duties
    *Other duties may be assigned
    Minimum Requirements
    Education and Experience

    • Bachelor's Degree in Chemistry, Enology, Food Science, Biology, or other science related field preferred
    • Prior lab experience preferred
      Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

      • Strong communication and organizational skills
      • Works well independently and in a team environment
      • Ability to prioritize work while adapting to changing priorities
      • Proficient in Microsoft Outlook, Word, and Excel
      • Brings a positive work environment

        Working Conditions
        • Analytical lab in a temperature-controlled environment as well as outdoors
        • May be required to drive automotive vehicle or equipment
        • Indoor and outdoor environment with exposure to the elements/temperature variations
        • Exposure to weather-related temperature & humidity extremes
        • Extended Hours
        • Shift Rotation
        • Required to wear PPE (Personal Protective Equipment)
        • Work at protected heights of 50'
        • Exposure to varying levels of dust, chemicals, fumes, gases, and noisy equipment
        • May need to determine color, taste and smell of wine using eyes, tongue, and nose
        • Occasionally may be required to lift and carry cases of wine
          Work Standards
          • Acts in a manner reflective of the Company culture of High Moral Standards, Innovation and Continuous Evolution, Trust in Team, Continuous Improvement, and Sustainable Relationships
          • Communicates, interacts, and works effectively with others; receptive to feedback and coaching; voices concerns in a constructive manner
          • Demonstrates commitment to safety first; communicates safety concerns; promotes a safe work environment based on established safety standards and training
          • Follows all Company policies and procedures
            Additional Comments
            Management retains the discretion to add to or change the duties of the position at any time.
            California Pay Transparency Disclaimer: This is aNon-Exemptposition.The pay range for this position is $18.00to $20.00.

            Actual placement within range will be contingent upon a number of factors, including but not limited to the candidate's qualifications, education, experience, internal equity andalignmentwith market data.

            Delicato Family Wines offers its temporary employees a generous and comprehensive benefits package.The core health insurance component includes medical coverage. In addition you will be eligible to participate in the 401(k) plan with a generous company match, and sick time accrual.

            Delicato Family Wines is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Keywords: Delicato Family Wines, Manteca , Harvest Lab Intern - Manteca, Healthcare , Manteca, California

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