Vintage Laboratory Assistant – Tintara

Company Name: Accolade Wines Australia Ltd

Location: McLaren Vale, Au

Job Duration: 2023-11-14 to 2023-12-15


Enrich Your Everyday

Accolade Wines is the world’s leading provider of New World premium, commercial and value wines. We sell our wines in over 100 countries and have more than 1,600 dedicated employees in Australia, New Zealand, the UK, Europe, Asia, North America and South Africa and … we make some of the world’s best known brands!

Role Details

Your main responsibilities will be:

  • Routine analysis of wine / juice samples and reporting of results
  • Calibration and maintenance of laboratory equipment
  • Preparation of laboratory reagents

Your Key Accountabilities

  • Conduct routine analysis of wine and juice samples in accordance with Laboratory procedures. Routine analysis includes sulphur dioxide measurement, acidity (pH And Total Acidity), wine/ grapescan analysis using FTIR, alcohol measurement, enzymatic analysis using a microplate reader, turbidity measurement. Vintage analysis also includes micro-organism counts using a fluorescence microscope, grape maturity sampling, and ferment sugar monitoring.
  • Conduct routine trials for Winemakers.
  • Data entry.
  • Calibrate and maintain laboratory equipment.
  • Prepare and standardize laboratory solutions.
  • General laboratory housekeeping.

Other Accountabilities Include

  • Any other projects that may be reasonably requested by the Laboratory Supervisor or winemakers.
  • Other winery activities as required including minor cellar work as required.
  • Participate in a 24-hour, 7-day roster during the vintage period.
  • Comply with all SHEQ policies and procedures

Your Knowledge and Skills

  • Year 12 Chemistry
  • Ability to work autonomously and as a member of a team
  • Intermediate computer skills

Essential Qualifications

  • Previous laboratory experience is highly desirable
  • A minimum of two years work experience in a laboratory environment
  • Team focus, strong attention to detail and ability to mentor vintage casual when required

Physical and Other Requirements

Our Company Values

Accolade Wines will provide you with the ideal climate and a hand-picked rewards package for you to make a difference in our successful and growing business.

At Accolade Wines, our name is our motto, so here’s to you… and here’s to your future