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Senior Operator - Hillersden (Wine Jobs: Vineyards & Cellars )

Full Time

  Constellation Brands New Zealand (

  Blenheim, Marlborough

About Us
Constellation Brands New Zealand is the country’s #1 exporter of wine to the US, with our brands Kim Crawford and Nobilo driving category growth across the Pacific. Here at home and in Australia, our innovation continues to hit store shelves with Crafters Union, Selaks Taste Collection and more. Our people and brands are what set us apart from the competition, to carry out our vision of ‘elevating life with every glass raised.’

About The Role
Reporting to a Block Manager, this role is in our Hillersden Vineyard where the journey of our award-winning wines begins. In addition to daily vineyard tasks, you would have a leadership role as this position assumes the lead when the Block Manager is away. This could include running meetings, gathering time sheets and being a buddy to new staff.

Key Responsibilities

  • Championing a safety culture
  • Supervision of seasonal workers
  • All aspects of growing — mulching, spraying, trimming, plucking, etc — optimising quality in conjunction with the Block Manager
  • Harvest operations

About You

  • Leadership qualities, previous supervisory experience preferred
  • Knowledge and understanding of vineyard management
  • Seasonal work (harvest, spraying, frost fighting, etc) may require flexibility of hours, shift work or overtime (overtime paid at higher rates)
  • A current driver’s licence

Benefits and Culture
Our benefits include a bonus scheme, travel allowance, Safe Ride Home Programme, eligibility for Family Member Scholarships, wellness programme, and more. We offer a team environment as the Viticulture teams often work with winemakers to bring out the best quality for our customers. We celebrate our successes year-round with an end-of-year harvest party, children’s Christmas party for family, Selaks Roast Day lunch, and much more. 

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