Hybrid – Lab Sampler/Weighmaster

Constellation Brands


Healdsburg, CA

Why you should apply for a job to Constellation Brands:

  • FlexAbility program. Employees can choose to work from home or hybrid for many of our roles.

  • Parental Leave program. We offer 8 weeks fully paid parental leave plus 8 weeks fully paid maternity disability for new mothers

  • Fertility/Infertility coverage within our medical coverage

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    Position summary

    Job Description

    Hybrid – Lab Sampler/Weighmaster

    Location: Simi Winery 

    Winery Summary:

    Founded in 1876, the beautiful stone cellar and grounds in Healdsburg have been a Sonoma County fixture for over 140 years.  Simi Winery specializes in the production of Chardonnay, Cabernet Sauvignon, Sauvignon Blanc and Pinot Noir and has a rich history in crafting quality wines year over year.

    Position Summary

    We are looking for a Harvest temporary employee who will gain experience in both Lab Sampling/Weighmaster. Our ideal candidate has a desire to participate in hands-on learning in the wine industry during Harvest 2023.  The employee’s time will be split between the two departments and will be responsible for working on special projects.

    This position follows standard work methods and practices safe work habits to ensure production is as efficient and safe as possible. This is a temporary assignment, generally between August through November. Schedules are determined on an as-needed basis to keep up with grape processing. This may include weekend work and overtime.

    Day-to-day Responsibilities


    • Learn and follow all laboratory work instructions and safety procedures.

    • Perform accurate routine and advanced chemical and physical analysis on wines, juices, concentrates, and other company products.

    • Collect samples from tanks and barrels, and prepare samples for analysis.

    • Prepare reagents and standard solutions.

    • Contribute to producing quality products by completing assignments in a safe, efficient, and valuable manner.

    • Maintain lab cleanliness and a safe, sanitary working environment.

    • Compliance with all Company policies and procedures.


    • Under limited supervision, weighs trucks, enters data into a computerized scale, and fills out related paperwork. 
    • Works closely with wine tracking and production staff for processing trucks and tankers in and out of the facility according to crush schedule and work orders.
    • Operates commercial truck scale to determine and verify the amounts of grapes, bulk wine, and winery-related products and issues certificates attesting to the amount of such products. 
    • Responsible for processing weight tickets and vineyard field tags of inbound and outbound trucks during harvest.
    • Transcribes weight certificates into a computer and fills out miscellaneous documents relating to truck shipments.
    • Assures that commercial transactions based on quantities certified on a Weighmaster certificate are accurate.
    • Additional duties may include filing and data entry, and possibly light cellar work/cleaning.
    • Responsible for compliance with CBI sustainability policies and practices which are economically viable, socially acceptable, and environmentally sound.  This is done by supporting programs at each location for conservation, energy efficiency, and recycling, which are critical for our operations to achieve tangible environmental results.
    • Follow safe operating procedures and support safety programs and policies to safeguard personal safety, company property, environmental, and team member’s safety.

    Minimum Qualifications:

    • High School Diploma/GED
    • 0-2 years’ experience
    • Must be available to work overtime and weekends when required
    • Good computer skills
    • Basic writing and math skills

    Physical Requirements/Work Environment

    • Must be able to stand, walk, sit
    • Must be able to move up to 55 lbs.
    • Use hands to handle or feel; reach with hands and arms
    • Climb or balance stairs/ladders
    • Stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl; talk and hear
    • Must have close vision, distant vision, and ability to adjust focus, peripheral vision
    • Must be able to stand for extended periods of time
    • Work outdoors/indoors
    • Work in warm/cold climates
    • Work on wet surfaces
    • Is exposed to loud noise, fumes and/or toxic chemicals
    • Work near moving, mechanical parts and lift truck traffic

    Company Summary

    If you have taken a moment to unwind with a bottle of beer, toast with a glass of wine, or celebrate with a cocktail, chances are that you have shared that moment with Constellation Brands.  We are passionate producers of iconic beer, wine, and spirits brands that consumers love.  From Corona Extra, to Robert Mondavi Wines, to SVEKDA Vodka, we produce over 100 premium brands with sales in nearly 100 countries, making us the number one multi-category beverage alcohol company in the U.S.

    The purpose of this description is to describe the essential job functions and the level of work performed by individuals assigned to this position. This description is not an exhaustive list of all job duties performed by this position. Management reserves the right to modify, add or remove duties from particular jobs and assign other duties as necessary.

    The salary range for this role is:

    $19.00 - $21.00 an hour

    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, 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.

    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.


    Healdsburg, California

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    Job Type

    Full time

    Job Area

    Operations and Production

    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).

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    About the company

    Industry: Consumer Packaged Goods: Beverages

    At Constellation Brands (NYSE: STZ and STZ.B), our mission is to build brands that people love because we believe sharing a toast, unwinding after a day, celebrating milestones and helping people connect, is Worth Reaching For. It’s worth our dedication, hard work and the bold calculated risks we take to deliver more for our consumers, trade partners, shareholders and communities in ...

    Why you should apply for a job to Constellation Brands:

  • FlexAbility program. Employees can choose to work from home or hybrid for many of our roles.

  • Parental Leave program. We offer 8 weeks fully paid parental leave plus 8 weeks fully paid maternity disability for new mothers

  • Fertility/Infertility coverage within our medical coverage