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Associate Technologist - Modesto, CA




Location: Modesto, CA, US, 95354

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Company: E. & J. Gallo

Why E. & J. Gallo Winery?

E. & J. Gallo Winery was founded by two entrepreneurs—Ernest and Julio Gallo with a vision to democratize wine in the United States becoming the largest winery in the world. This spirit continues today, where Gallo offers opportunities where we value innovation, collaboration, and creative thinking.

As an Associate Technologist in our process technology department, you will be responsible for supporting process engineering and research/development of grapes and grape byproducts that are re-engineered or developed to create product differentiation, quality improvements and cost savings; therefore creating a competitive advantage for the winery in the marketplace. You will conducts experimental trials, analyze data, interpret experimental results and writes project reports to support the process engineering and research and development platforms.

What You Will Do


  • Participate in planning and conducting of experiments and trials at the bench, pilot and plant levels which contribute to the improvement of commercial processes and wine quality
  • Collect experimental data, analyzes and interprets results; writes project reports detailing and documenting processes used to get to results of experiments
  • Maintains laboratory research notebooks to meet Gallo regulatory and legal standards


  • Contributes to the planning and execution of development research projects during harvest; oversees production activates at site wineries during harvest
  • Participate on cross-functional research and development teams executing supporting tasks such as testing trials
  • Responsible for understanding and complying with applicable quality, environmental and safety regulatory considerations. If accountable for the work of others, responsible for ensuring their understanding and compliance

What You Need

  • Bachelor's degree in Chemistry, Food Science, Biochemistry, Biology, Microbiology, or Engineering OR 4 years chemistry, food science, biochemistry, biology, microbiology, or process engineering experience reflecting increasing levels of responsibility
  • Required to lift and move equipment and product weighing up to 50 pounds
  • Required to possess vision necessary to identify judge color variances
  • Required to work in conditions of extreme heat on occasion
  • Required to work extended hours during harvest
  • High school diploma or GED from an accredited institution

What Will Set You Apart

  • Bachelor's degree in Chemistry, Food Science, Biochemistry, Biology, Microbiology or Engineering plus 2 years of food or beverage research and development or food and beverage process engineering experience
  • Experience supporting research and development projects

Gallo does not sponsor for employment based visas for this position now or in the future
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Job Posting ID: 16322 


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