Seasonal Lab Technician in Fresno, CA at Volt

Date Posted: 8/23/2021

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Contingent
  • Location:
    Fresno, CA
  • Job Type:
  • Duration:
    12 weeks
  • Date Posted:
    8/23/2021
  • Job ID:
    295249
  • Contact Name
    Volt Branch
  • Phone
    559-435-1255

Job Description

Volt has a great opportunity for a Lab Technician in Fresno!!! Expand your knowledge and apply today!  Details below... 

Summary

The Seasonal Lab Technician reports to the Lab Quality Services Supervisor and is responsible for performing non-routine / routine chemical / physical analysis, tests required for quality control, research and development purposes for the evaluation of raw ingredients, and products and processes during our "Crush" season.  Assists in compiling, analyzing and interpreting results.

Duties & Responsibilities

  • Perform wine quality analysis pertaining to grape maturity, White and Red juice analysis, fermentation tracking, press analysis, and wine blending and shipping analysis.
  • Ensures accurate operations of all laboratory equipment/instrumentation. Ability to troubleshoot when necessary to ensure accurate results.
  • Performs non-routine and routine analysis utilizing appropriate titrimetric, colorimetric and instrumental methods as required.
  • Operates laboratory instruments such as a refractometer, turbidity meters, Oneofoss, pH meter, Fluoride Meter, Alcolyzer / DMA and other instruments as required to perform duties
  • Maintain and calibrate analytical instruments in the laboratory in optimum operation condition.
  • Understands the proper use and preparation of standardized chemical solutions used in the laboratory. Ability to perform preparations when needed.
  • Executes data collection, analysis and reporting of monthly analysis on Inventory of wines held in cellar. Accurately report analysis and flag possible issues.
  • Collects samples from tanks in cellar.
  • Participate in lab housekeeping and cleaning tasks.
  • Assist in relieving the sugar stand employees during lunches and breaks.
  • This job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for their job. Duties, responsibilities, and activities may change at any time with or without notice.

Qualifications

  • Must be 21 or older at time of hire.
  • A.S. or B.S. in Enology, Chemistry, Food Science or related field preferred but not required.
  • Previous winery experience desired but we will do on-the-job training.
  • Good working and theoretical knowledge of analytical instrumentation.
  • Ability to work and adapt in an environment that has changing priorities and multiple projects.
  • Proficient in the following computer applications: Microsoft Word, Excel, and ability to learn new programs.
  • Excellent organizational & interpersonal skills with attention to detail.
  • Ability to set priorities and work independently within set guidelines.
  • Provide good verbal and written communications to all levels of management.
  • Demonstrated reliability and punctuality, work effectively in team / crew environment, adherence to all safety regulations and operating procedures.

If you qualify, please apply and call Mayra at 559-435-1255 for more details