Experienced Cellar Hand (Wine Jobs: Vineyards & Cellars )

Full Time

  Whitehaven Wine Company

  Marlborough, Marlborough

Whitehaven is a family-owned Marlborough winery, producing 100% Marlborough wine with an uncompromising focus on quality. We offer outstanding regional examples of Sauvignon Blanc, Pinot Noir and a range of other varieties.

We are seeking a Skilled Cellar Hand to join our small and friendly winery team.

Working closely with the Winemakers and reporting directly to the Winery Operations Manager, this is a permanent, hands-on role involved in all aspects of day-to-day cellar operations and wine production.

Key responsibilities within this role include:

  • Day-to-day Cellar operations
  • Ensuring cellar hygiene practices are maintained
  • Supervision and training of casual cellar staff
  • Identifying and solving issues as they arise
  • Helping to maintain winery equipment and efficiencies
  • Ensuring H&S procedures are practised/maintained and improved

With wine quality at the forefront of focus, successful applicants will possess the following attributes:

  • A strong attention to detail and sound knowledge of all winemaking operations and processing equipment.
  • Strong teamwork and communication skills with an ability to build and maintain a positive work environment and lead a small team over the vintage period.
  • Developed problem-solving abilities.
  • A mechanical aptitude and ability to carry out basic machinery and equipment maintenance.
  • Winemaking/Cellar Hand education, or an interest and appreciation for wine.
  • A good sense of time management.
  • A good level of fitness

A proven track record of working in a medium-to-large winery for a minimum of three years will provide the experience you will need for this role.

As this a permanent position, only people eligible to work in New Zealand should apply.

Applications close 5pm, 5th August 2019.

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