Bottling Manager - Howard Park Wines

Laboratory Technician - First Creek Wines

First Creek Wines
600 McDonalds Road
Pokolbin, NSW 2320
02 4998 7293 (Main Phone)
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Full Time - Permanent
No Travel
Job Description
First Creek Wines is a contract winemaking and bottling facility located in the Hunter Valley. We are currently seeking a laboratory technician.

To be successful in this position, you will be motivated, reliable, and able to work under pressure. You will have excellent record keeping, be highly organised and have strong communication skills.
Previous winery laboratory experience or tertiary qualifications in science or oenology would be an advantage.
Due to the nature of the wine industry, you must have flexibility and be willing to work different shifts, weekends and overtime during peak periods.

Job Requirements
Duties will include but not limited to:
• Chemical analysis of juice and wine
• Microbiological checks of bottled wine
• Sample collection
• QA checks of bottling lines
• Liaising with external clients and winemakers
• Assist with calibration of laboratory equipment
• Monitoring and recording fermentation
• Undertake data entry and assist with transcription and checking of analysis
• Maintaining a clean work space

Key attributes:
• Experience working in a similar position
• Must be team oriented
• Excellent verbal and written communication skills
• Experience calibrating and maintaining laboratory equipment
• Ability to trouble shoot and solve problems
• Proficient with Microsoft Office Suite, particularly Excel spreadsheets
• Wine industry experience or keen interest in wine

Applicants must have Australian citizenship/residency or a valid existing Australian work visa.

Please forward a copy of your CV and cover letter via email using the 'APPLY FOR JOB’ link above.

Employer Contact Information
First Creek Wines
600 McDonalds Road
Pokolbin NSW 2320
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First Creek Winemaking Services is a family owned and operated winery based in the Hunter Valley.

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Bottling Manager - Howard Park Wines