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Lab Technician

Company: Marlborough Vintners 2011 Ltd
Location: Marlborough
Type: Permanent
Category: Winemaking / Lab / Production

Marlborough Vintners is a wine processing company providing exceptional winemaking services for clients as well producing our own branded wines. Located in the heart of Marlborough's wine region, we are looking for a full-time Lab Techinican to join our talented team. 


  • Daily set-up and calibration of instrumentation.
  • Tank and barrel sampling.
  • Wine and grape analysis using both benchtop chemistry and auto-analyzers.
  • Prepare trials and blends upon request.
  • Data entry utilizing Vinx2 Wine Database.
  • Prepare solutions and maintain chemicals.
  • Ensure safety at all times including use of personal protective equipment.
  • Routine cleaning and preventative maintenance of lab equipment.
  • Set up tastings for our Sensory Panel.
  • Cellar work if needed and other duties assigned by the Supervisor. 


  • must have a minimum of 2 years lab experience and wine making science qulifications or strong science background with some laboratory work.
  • Detail-oriented: ability to recognize numbers outside of tolerance, raise red flags, and ask questions.
  • Analytical and math skills required.
  • Ability to multi-task.
  • Must be a team player.
  • Working various shifts, including weekends and overtime.
  • Good communication skills - written and verbal.
  • Ability to stand for long periods of time


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Date: 16 Nov

Only people eligible to work in this country may apply for this position. Please provide evidence (photocopy) of your work visa or citizenship.

  • For information about the Marlborough wine region, click here.

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