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Chemistry Research Scientist

Employer
E. & J. Gallo Winery
Location
Modesto, California
Salary
Salary TBD
Closing date
May 14, 2020

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Field of specialization
Food
Work Function
Laboratory
Job Type
Full time
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Why E. & J. Gallo Winery?

Named a Glassdoor "Best Places to Work" three years in row, we couldn't be prouder of our company culture. As the largest family-owned winery in the world with over 100+ unique wine and spirits brands, our products are synonymous with life's special occasions. Come celebrate with us!

Your Talent & Gallo | A Perfect Pairing

As a Chemistry Research Scientist, you will conduct research focusing on the chemistry of alcoholic beverages and raw materials, with the goal of providing superior technical innovations and advanced analytical capabilities to the business.  You will execute chemistry research strategies, programs and projects which contribute to improving grape growing and winemaking/spiritsmaking practices and processes. This position supports Research Applications by facilitating scale up and commercialization of scientific breakthroughs in the area of grape, wine and spirits chemistry.

What You Will Do

  • Elucidate the linkage between grape and wine chemical composition and wine sensory attributes.
  • Develop, optimize and validate requisite techniques and analytical methods to quantify key grape and wine metrics related to wine quality and consumer preferences.
  • Work cross-collaboratively with research and winemaking/spiritsmaking production partners on innovative projects of major interest to the wine industry. 

What You Need

  • High School Diploma or State-issued equivalency certificate
  • Ph.D. degree in Chemistry, Biochemistry, Biology, Fermentation Science, Food Science, Biochemical Engineering, or Chemical Engineering, plus 2 years of Chemistry Research experience OR Master of Science degree in Chemistry, Biochemistry, Biology, Fermentation Science, Food Science, Biochemical Engineering, or Chemical Engineering, plus 4 years of chemistry research experience OR Bachelor of Science Degree in Chemistry, Biochemistry, Biology, Fermentation Science, Food Science, Biochemical Engineering, or Chemical Engineering, plus 6 years of chemistry research experience.
  • Ability to occassionally lift and move up to 50 pounds. 
  • Ability to possess specific vision abilities including color vision. 

What Will Set You Apart

  • Ph.D. degree in Chemistry, Biochemistry, Biology, Fermentation Science, Food Science, Biochemical Engineering, or Chemical Engineering, plus 4 years of relevant Chemistry research experience with a demonstrated record of achievement and innovation in aroma and mouthfeel methodology.

Gallo does not sponsor for employment based visas for this position now or in the future.

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Job Posting ID: 66441

Gallo will consider all qualified applicants for employment, including those with criminal histories, consistent with the requirements of applicable law.Equal Opportunity Employer

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