Laboratory Technician I - High West

Constellation Brands   Salt Lake City, UT   Full-time     Professional
Posted on September 13, 2023
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Job Description  

Position Summary:   Performs routine procedures for lab and production to support daily operations under the supervision of the Lab Supervisor.  This position requires entry level lab duties including preparation of samples and sensory sessions, performing limited lab analyses, and maintaining the lab and sensory suite in an orderly state.  

Essential Job Functions:      * Precise preparation of proof downs to support QC using dilution, measuring, and weighing techniques; exposure to lab blending to support NPD      * Setup daily sensory evaluations by creating sensory sessions on the in-house database, pouring sample glasses, and providing the Sensory QA/NPD Manager with written overview of relevant sensory results      * Participate in sensory training and maintain sensory competency      * Clean-up of glassware after sensory sessions      * Use of in-house software to create work orders for sample requests, sample receiving, sample labeling, and sample disposal      * Daily maintenance of lab instrumentation to ensure longevity of instrumentation and precision and accuracy in measurements      * Ability to perform lab distillations and sample runs on automated densitometers      * Prepare samples for shipment for external analysis      * Maintain inventories of necessary supplies in lab      * Prepare samples for marketing/sales team, as requested      * Serve as back-up operator for daily quality checks on bottling line      * Participate in continual education programs and receive constructive feedback to enhance job performance and knowledge      * Contribute to keeping a clean and organized work environment including all glassware cleaning cycles      * Comply with safety regulations and procedures and use of personal protective equipment for working in a hazardous environment and with hazardous chemicals  

Minimum Qualifications:      * Experience in a laboratory setting, 1+ years preferred      * Detail oriented and quality focused      * Strong communication skills      * Strong organizational skills      * Strong work ethic and positive attitude.       * Ability to work independently as well as in teams in addition to multi-tasking      * Experience with databases, spreadsheets, and word processing  

Physical Requirements/Work Environment      * Works in warm/cold climates      * Works in high places including use of step-stools and ladders      * Works on wet surfaces      * Is exposed to loud noise, fumes and/or toxic chemicals      * Works near moving, mechanical parts and lift truck traffic      * Must be able to move up to 55 lbs      * Must be at least 21 years of age      * Must be able to sit and/or stand for long periods of time and work on a computer for extended periods. Lifting may be required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.  

Location Salt Lake City, Utah  

Additional Locations  

Job Type Full time  

Job Area Operations and Production  

The salary range for this role is: $17.90 - $27.41 

This is the lowest to highest salary we in good faith believe we would pay for this role at the time of this posting.  We may ultimately pay more or less than the posted range, and the range may be modified in the future. An employee’s pay position within the salary range will be based on several factors including, but limited to, the prevailing minimum wage for the location, relevant education, qualifications, certifications, experience, skills, seniority, geographic location, performance, shift, travel requirements, sales or revenue-based metrics, any collective bargaining agreements, and business or organizational needs. We offer comprehensive package of benefits including paid time off, medical/dental/vision insurance, 401(k), and any other benefits to eligible employees.  

Note: No amount of pay is considered to be wages or compensation until such amount is earned, vested, and determinable. The amount and availability of any bonus, commission, or any other form of compensation that are allocable to a particular employee remains in the Company's sole discretion unless and until paid and may be modified at the Company’s sole discretion, consistent with the law.  

Equal Opportunity  

Constellation Brands is committed to a continuing program of equal employment opportunity. All persons have equal employment opportunities with Constellation Brands, regardless of their sex, race, color, age, religion, creed, sexual orientation, national origin or citizenship, ancestry, physical or mental disability, medical condition (cancer or genetic characteristics), marital status, gender (including gender identity or gender expression), familial status, military or veteran status, genetic information, pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding, or related conditions (or any other group or category within the framework of the applicable discrimination laws and regulations).   Not sure you meet all qualifications? Research shows that women and members of other under-represented groups tend to not apply to jobs when they think they may not meet every qualification, when, in fact, they often do! We are committed to creating a diverse and inclusive environment and strongly encourage you to apply.

Education Level: High school education or GED required

Experience Level: Entry Level