Laboratory Manager - Australian Vintage Limited

Australian Vintage Limited
Merbein Packaging 2 Wentworth Road
Merbein, VIC 3505
03 5021 9374 (Main Phone)
0447 301 206 (Mobile Phone)
Application Closing Date
Manages Others
Experience Required
Degree Required
Employment Type
Work Schedule
Full Time - Permanent
No Travel
Job Description
Our Company currently has an exciting opportunity for a Laboratory Manager to be based at our Merbein Packaging facility, VIC.
Reporting to the Senior Winemaker, the successful candidate will participate in winemaking responsibilities for the group, including but not limited to:

• Ensure laboratory equipment is serviced and maintained in good working condition;
• Ensure laboratory management systems comply with all NATA & ISO 17025 requirements;
• Lead lab team, including training and upskilling of personnel.
• Perform chemical, microbiological analysis including export compliance and associated paperwork;
• Preparation of solutions utilised by the laboratory & wine tasting laboratory;
• Ensure daily proficiency program analysis is completed, checked for its accuracy and reported;
• Purchasing consumables and external services; and
• Implement and support all company HSE Policies and safe work practices in the laboratory including solving or
reporting workplace hazards.

Job Requirements
Tertiary qualification(s) in oenology, food & beverage technology, microbiology or another related applied science is essential.
A minimum of five years’ experience in similar laboratory environments, preferably with two years or more at a supervisor level is required.
Exposure to NATA requirements would be beneficial.

Only those with Australian citizenship/residency should apply.
Applications close Tuesday, July 9, 2019

Employer Contact Information
Australian Vintage Limited
Buronga Hill Winery Silver City Highway
Buronga NSW 2739
Australian Vintage Limited Jodie Rebers
Australian Vintage Limited is a leading Australian wine company. Championing a fully-integrated wine business model, the breadth of our capabilities extends to vineyards, boutique and bulk wine production, packaging, marketing and distribution.

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