Laboratory Technician - Berri Estate

Date: 03-Mar-2023

Location: Berri, SA, Australia

Company: Accolade Wines

About us


At Accolade Wines, our purpose is to enrich everyday moments. As one of the world’s leading wine companies, our award-winning portfolio includes beloved brands such as Hardys, Grant Burge, St Hallett, House of Arras, Mud House, Jam Shed and many more. We are one of the largest wine producers in the world – we’ve been around since 1836, and our portfolio has won nearly 9,000 international wine show awards in the last decade.

About the role


The driving force behind our business is our people – we have over 1,500 staff across Australia, the UK, Europe, Asia, South Africa, New Zealand and the Americas, and every one of us is passionate about making the ordinary extraordinary through our amazing wines.

The Berri Estates Winery is the largest grape processing winery in the Southern Hemisphere, crushing 194,000 tonnes in vintage 2022. It is our team that make this possible, a team you can be part of. 

Our Laboratory Technicians support the winemaking teams with the collection and analysis of samples throughout the end to end winemaking process. Laboratory Technicians work in our NATA approved laboratory utilising state of the art analysis apparatus.

Key responsibilities:


Some of the tasks you may be involved in include;

•    Collection and Preparation of samples
•    Performing basic laboratory analysis and specialised tests
•    Recording and reporting of results
•    Stock control
•    Calibration and validation of laboratory equipment
•    Perform microbiological and chemical analysis
•    Assist with training for new staff
•    Laboratory housekeeping
•    Working inside and outside in all weather conditions 

What you'll bring:



•    Full working rights – visa holders included
•    Good communication
•    Literacy and numeracy skills
•    Ability to work rotating shift work (possible weekends also)
•    Minimum Certificate III in a Laboratory stream

Successful applicants will be required to undergo a pre-employment medical, which includes drug and alcohol testing.
Accolade Wines Australia is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
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