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Overview

Quality Control Position

Herrick Grapevines
Red Bluff, CA

Full-time Position / Paid Vacation

Wage Range: Dependent on Experience

Established in 1997, Herrick Grapevines began in St Helena, CA to meet the needs of Napa Valley vineyards and wineries looking to find a new source of grapevines. Demand for our quality grapevines spread across California and eventually throughout the United States, Canada, and Mexico. We now proudly supply grapevines to all corners of North America. Herrick Grapevines originated as an offshoot of Cottage Gardens Nursery’s greenhouse operation on South Whitehall Lane in St Helena. Now, located in its new home in Red Bluff, Herrick Grapevines is looking for employees to set roots and grow with them.

Quality Control Position Purpose: Providing services to determine the good health of grapevine nursery’s plant material.

Requirements: Education and Experience: College degree in plant sciences or related subjects. Must have a working knowledge of Microsoft Office with an emphasis on Excel. Bilingual in English/Spanish is encouraged. Driver’s license is required. May be subject to background check and drug screening.

  • Must be able to lift up to 50 lbs.
  • Knowledge of principles and processes for providing customer and personal service. This includes customer needs, meeting quality standards for services, and customer satisfaction.
  • Must have problem solving skills, in the case there is no manager available to consult.
  • Must follow the safety instructions.
  • Willing to work weekends & and after hours.
  • Willing to work in a team environment
  • Willing to learn about the grapevine industry, varieties, clones, and rootstocks.
  • Knowledge of principles and methods for moving goods.
  • Must use logic and reasoning to identify alternative solutions, conclusions or approaches to problems.
  • Must know basic mathematics, reading, and writing.
  • Time Management of one’s own time and of others.

Technical Skills

  • Monitoring the presence of insects or diseases and recognizing the proper treatment.
  • Providing reports of quality control to general manager.
  • Maintaining records of inventory, soils sample reports, plant sample reports, callusing reports,

Tasks include, but not limited to:

  • Determining quality control of vines, routine checks on health of vines and its materials, prepare and deliver plant and soil samples to lab and maintaining records of results.
  • Setting up technical protocols for different departments along the general manager and following up that they are properly implemented.

Quality Control Uses:

Delivery truck, delivery vans, forklift, dollies, cell phone, GPS, cold storage, computer, excel spreadsheets, Microsoft office.

To Apply: Email the attached JTC Standard Application and your resume to offmgr@herrickgrapevines.com or apply in person at 11810 Hwy 99E, (entrance is at 24375 Eldrid Ave, just north of the warehouses on 99E), Monday – Friday between the hours of 8:30am – 4:00pm. Masks are required. If the gates are closed, please call 707-967-8000, or 530-908-8096.

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Minimum Education and Experience

Education Required: None

About Herrick Grapevines, Inc.

Established in 1997, Herrick Grapevines began in St Helena, CA to meet the needs of Napa Valley vineyards and wineries looking to find a new source of grapevines. Demand for our quality grapevines spread across California and eventually throughout the United States, Canada, and Mexico. We now proudly supply grapevines to all corners of North America. Herrick Grapevines originated as an offshoot of Cottage Gardens Nursery's greenhouse operation on South Whitehall Lane in St Helena. Now, located in its new home in Red Bluff, Herrick Grapevines is looking for employees to set roots and grow with them.