Assistant Winemaker (Wine Jobs: Vineyards & Cellars )


  Pernod Ricard Winemakers

  Marlborough, Marlborough

Pernod Ricard Winemakers New Zealand has a fixed term position available for an Assistant Winemaker with relevant experience and skills. We are seeking a passionate, positive, capable and self-motivated individual to join our team. 

  • This is an outstanding opportunity to join one of Marlborough’s largest wineries. 

  • This is an opportunity to work for a global company with career development opportunities

  • Work in a large winery with some innovative technology and with a clear safety focus

This fulltime fixed term position reports directly to the Senior Winemaker. You will work closely with the team to assist in day to day winemaking activities at the Winery.  You will ensure the quality, cost-efficiency, legal and technical requirements for the various brands and wines you are responsible for are achieved. To be successful in this role you will need a can-do attitude, enthusiasm, have problem solving skills, to be hard working and have the ability to thrive in a continuous improvement environment with a safety focus. You should have a practical aptitude, good communication skills and an interest in wine.

You must have previous experience as an Assistant Winemaker or similar role, to hit the ground running.

If you have the following attributes, we’d love to hear from you:

  • Tertiary qualification in winemaking or a related technical field with a passion for making quality wine and an appreciation of wine styles and quality

  • Proven winery experience and leadership skills

  • Experience in a larger winery is ideal but not essential

  • Familiarity with recognized problem-solving methodology

  • High level of competency with all Windows based applications

  • Ability to function well in a team environment

  • Excellent oral and written communication skills

  • A level of fitness adequate to cope with the physical nature of the position

Working for us you will get generous product discounts, gain a lot of skills and experience in a large NZ Winery, within an organisation that covers many countries around the world.

Please note we will only accept applications from those in New Zealand and with the current ability to legally work within New Zealand.


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