Microbiologist

at The Yalumba Wine Company
Location Barossa, SA
Date Posted 10th Jul 2017
Category Laboratory
Job Type Full-time
Closing Date 21 July 2017

Description

Established in 1849, Yalumba is Australia’s oldest family owned winery. A fiercely independent fine wine producer, Yalumba is driven by innovation, sustainability, excellence and a pride in its people that results in a genuine opportunity for personal and professional growth.

 

Microbiologist

 

This is an opportunity to work at Yalumba and be part of an innovative and modern laboratory and winemaking team. The position, primarily based at the Angaston winery, requires knowledge of winemaking processes and microbiological quality control. The successful candidate will have superior microbiological knowledge and demonstrate great attention to detail and communication skills. Knowledge and experience with RT-PCR would be an advantage. You will enjoy teamwork and also be capable of operating with some autonomy.

 

The position involves providing technical support to winemakers, bottling and cellar personnel; responsibility for all yeast and bacteria propagation for vintage and sparkling wine secondary fermentation; quality management; trouble shooting and research and development within the winemaking innovation program.

 

Reporting to the Winemaker / Laboratory Manager this permanent position will require some weekend work, particularly during the vintage months.

 

Attractive terms and conditions of employment apply.

How to Apply

We look forward to receiving you application via email to hfraser@yalumba.com

Informal enquiries are welcome on 85613245

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