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Harvest Laboratory Technician

Kelly Services
Fresno, CA 93744
Kelly Science & Clinical is excited to bring you this great opportunity in a Global Viticulture Company. Here is your challenge, this is not a standard job, and be open to a different environment. Have to be 21 years of age for this job.


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*Harvest Laboratory Technician in Fresno, CA

*Shifts: $19/hour Plus OT

-11am-7:30pm

-3pm-11:30pm

-11pm-7:30am

-Be open to all shifts-

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Under general supervision, performs the seasonal routine physical and chemical analysis of grapes, grape products, alcoholic beverages, water and other related materials pertaining to the operation of the company and related entities while observing the department's safety practices, procedures and quality system.

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Essential Functions:


This job description reflects managements assignment of essential functions; it does not prescribe or restrict the tasks that may be assigned.


* Performs the routine analysis utilizing appropriate distillation, titrimetric, colorimetric and instrumental methods supporting the grape harvest.


* Operates, calibrates and maintains laboratory instruments such as an auto-titrator, refractometer, density meter, ion specific electrodes, gas chromatographs, high performance liquid chromatographs, infrared analyzers, atomic absorption spectrometer, balances, turbidimeters, and other instruments as required to perform duties.


* Analyzes and processes laboratory samples.

Receives rush samples, prioritizes samples and tests, analyzes samples and reports results in a timely manner as specified.


* Enters test results into the laboratory information management system in a timely manner.


* Prepares chemical solutions used in the laboratory and disposes of chemical wastes according to guidelines.

Organizes and maintains lab cleanliness and safety.


* Performs other work related duties as assigned by the Supervisor including, but not limited to, sampling, cleaning, record clerk duties and special projects.


* Maintains satisfactory attendance, to include timeliness.


* Responsible for understanding and complying with applicable quality, environmental and safety regulatory consideration.

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ADDITIONAL JOB DUTIES ASSIGNED WHEN SUPPORTING THE RESEARCH LABORATORY


* Processes grape samples into laboratory samples with the use of various wet lab equipment such as grape destemmer and blender.


* Collects grape and wine samples for analysis from trucks to tanks from different winery sites. Delivers samples to various labs in a timely manner using company provided vehicles.


* Prepares test samples utilizing appropriate lab techniques such as syringe filtration, pipetting and solvent extraction.


* Utilizes company provided electronic devices to communicate work progress, to perform data analysis/compilation and write reports.

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Supervisory Responsibilities:

NONE

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Qualifications:


* To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill and ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

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Minimum Qualifications


* Bachelor's or Associate's degree with a minimum of 12 units of completed college level chemistry or biology courses with labs;


* OR In the process of and will obtain a Bachelors or Associates degree when Harvest begins (July/August) with a minimum of 12 units of completed college level chemistry or biology courses with labs;


* OR High School Diploma or State-issued equivalency certificate, plus 3 years of Laboratory Technician experience reflecting increasing levels of responsibility


* OR High School Diploma or State-issued equivalency certificate, plus 3 Harvest Seasons as a Gallo Laboratory Assistant.


* Required to possess strong verbal, written, analytical and interpersonal skills.


-Required to lift and carry cases of product that can weigh up to 50 pounds.


-Required to maintain 3 shift availability (day, swing, and graveyard); required to work overtime and weekends when necessary.


Required to conduct work at extreme heights.


Required to be at least 21 years of age.

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Preferred Qualifications


Bachelor's degree in Chemistry, Biology, Food or Fermentation Science, Viticulture/Enology, or Microbiology, plus 1 year of Laboratory Technician experience.


Skilled in the use of MS Excel and MS Word at a basic level.


Experience reading and interpreting documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions and procedure manuals.


Skilled in writing routine reports and correspondence.

Experience speaking before groups of customers or employees of organization.


Skilled in working with mathematical concepts such as probability and statistical inference and fundamentals of plane and solid geometry and trigonometry.


Skilled in applying concepts such as fractions, percentages, ratios and proportions to practical situations.


Experience solving practical problems and dealing with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists.


Skilled in interpreting a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram or schedule form.


Candidates for this position must have a valid drivers license and a safe driving record. Required to obtain a California drivers license or appropriate state drivers license within 30 days of hire


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Physical Demands


* The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

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* While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand or bend/stoop/kneel and talk or hear.


* The employee frequently is required to use hands to finger, handle, grasp or feel. The employee is frequently required to walk, sit, and reach with hands and arms.


* The employee is required to climb stairs to the upper levels of receiving tanks and crush equipment.


* The employee is frequently carrying sample bottles (375mL or 750mL) or equipment, up and down stairs and around the winery.


*Pulling samples occurs on an occasional basis throughout the workday.

* Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, color vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus.


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Work Environment

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


The work is typically performed in a laboratory environment. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally exposed to toxic or caustic chemicals. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate to loud.

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Then send Microsoft word Resume, Location of job, best time to interview and possible start date.


Top "3" reasons why you would be a great fit to matthew.rose@kellyscientific.com


Looking forward to the conversation,


Matthew Rose


**You should know:** Your safety matters! Vaccination against COVID-19 may be a requirement for this job in compliance with current client and governmental policies. A Kelly recruiter will confirm and share more details with you during the interview process.


**Why Kelly** **** **?**


Kelly Science & Clinical is your connection to premier scientific and clinical companies looking to hire talented people just like you. Every day, we match science professionals with dream jobs that fit their skills and interestsits the way we think job searching should be. Nearly 100 percent of our science recruiters have a professional background/education in science, so we know a thing or two about the science market and how to get you noticed.


**About Kelly** ****


At Kelly, were always thinking about whats next and advising job seekers on new ways of working to reach their full potential. In fact, were a leading advocate for temporary/nontraditional workstyles, because we believe they allow flexibility and tremendous growth opportunities that enable a better way to work and live (plus, did we mention we provide a ton of benefits ?). Connecting great people with great companies is what we do best, and our employment opportunities span a wide variety of workstyles, skill levels, and industries around the world.


Kelly is an equal opportunity employer committed to employing a diverse workforce, including, but not limited to, minorities, females, individuals with disabilities, protected veterans, sexual orientation, gender identity. Equal Employment Opportunity is The Law. (https://www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/ofccpost.htm)
Posted: 2022-06-27 Expires: 2022-08-27

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