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Lab Tech I

Paterson, WA
We have an exciting job opportunity available at Ste. Michelle Wine Estates for two Laboratory I Tech positions. These roles will be based in Paterson, Washington and will involve working a 40-hour week schedule. As a Laboratory Tech, you will be responsible for optimizing laboratory work towards quality, safety, and efficiency. This includes performing analysis according to approved standard operating procedures, operating and maintaining analytical instrument systems, maintaining quality assurance records, and recording and reporting analytical results. The ideal candidate will have an associate degree or 2 years of college coursework in a science discipline, as well as analytical laboratory experience.

Ste. Michelle Wine Estates is a premium wine company that is proud to call the greater Seattle area our home. We are a collection of distinctive wine estates and maker of some of the finest wines in the world because we value our vineyards and the art of winemaking. This focus has resulted in our ability to offer our consumers extraordinary and distinctive wines from some of the best regions in the world.

Laboratory Technician I job responsibilities include:
  • Operate, calibrate, and maintain analytical instrument systems with some ability for troubleshooting.
  • Maintain quality assurance records and workstation records.
  • Perform testing, as trained and qualified to do, related to wine manufacturing.
  • Record and report analytical results.
  • Follow health and safety procedures.
  • Support procedures for health, safety, good housekeeping practices and good stewardship in waste management

  • High School diploma or equivalent required.
  • Associate degree or two years of college coursework in a science discipline (chemistry, biochemistry) or related science field preferred.
  • Analytical laboratory experience with a background in operational laboratory instrument systems is preferred.
  • Ability to maintain and troubleshoot analytical instrumentation.
  • Operational experience in handling chemicals is preferred.
  • We follow Good Manufacturing Practices (GMP) in our production facilities. You will be required to follow all GMP and Safety requirements.

Your Compensation: $18.22-23.67/hr. based upon relevant experience.

At Ste. Michelle Wine Estates we believe in paying our employees equal pay for equal work. Individual offers are made dependent upon a candidate's prior experience and education level as they pertain to the role.

Benefits of working with Ste. Michelle Wine Estates:

Our Total Rewards programs are designed to attract, motivate, and retain talented, curious people with a passion for innovation, collaboration, continuous improvement, and growth. We offer leading programs that inspire and reward superior performance and foster an inclusive, diverse, and healthy workforce.
  • Health Care Coverage including medical, dental, vision & prescription - eligible on date of hire for full-time employees
  • Paid Vacation & Holidays
  • 401(k) with Employer Match and Supplemental Contribution
  • Employee Wine Discounts

Culture at Ste. Michelle:

We Challenge: We are driven to succeed in everything we do, and we challenge ourselves and our team to perform at the highest level.

We Care: We put people first - our team, our consumers, our customers, our communities.

We Collaborate: We believe there is nothing we can't accomplish - together - and we believe lifting up those around us is essential to achieving both individual and collective success.

Harvest your potential, Uncork the possibilities! If you are interested in the Laboratory Technician job in Paterson, WA. please apply now.

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Ste. Michelle Wine Estates is an equal-opportunity employer. We consider qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, disability, gender identity, protected veteran status, or other protected class. For more information, see the EEOC's " Equal Employment Opportunity is The Law " poster.