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California: Wine Chemist

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ABOUT FOSTER’S WINE ESTATES AMERICAS:
As a premium global beverage company conducting business across 150 countries, Foster’s offers an exciting and diverse portfolio of career opportunities. Our people are innovative, passionate and energetic – working as one team with one high-performance culture.

Foster’s is committed to creating an ‘inspiring workplace’ which attracts and retains highly skilled people. At Foster’s, we recognize and value employee diversity.
Don’t let this great opportunity to work with a dynamic and energetic group of individuals pass you by, please apply now! EEO/AAP.

PURPOSE OF ROLE
Perform analytical testing of wines (in-process and finished) and raw materials and monitor quality control in high throughput laboratory.

DIRECT REPORTS
This position does not have direct reports

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES & ACCOUNTABILITIES include the following. Other duties may be assigned. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
• Perform chemical analyses of wines (and juices) using a variety of methods, including titration, distillation, enzymatic chemistry, and other specialized methods.
• Perform (if required by site) bench-scale trials, including preparation of trial blends, stability testing, filterability testing, color evaluations, fining trials, acid and sugar series.
• Collects requested samples when required.
• Maintain and troubleshoot diverse and complex laboratory instruments.
• Prepare chemical reagents and contribute to general housekeeping of laboratory.
• Responsible for sample collection and proper preparation for all required analysis
• Accurately transcribe lab results to appropriate forms or databases.
• Calculate wine treatments and perform additions for winemaking staff if requested.
• Maintain the chemical and glassware inventories and place orders to sustain adequate supplies at all times.

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