Vintage Cellarhand (Wine Jobs: Vineyards & Cellars )

Full Time

  Pernod Ricard

  Marlborough, Marlborough

Join our team of over 100 Vintage staff and meet a great group of people!

Want to experience a hands-on role in the wine industry? Are you looking to take a gap year from study, or have you finished study and wondering what to do?  Working seasonally just suits your lifestyle? Or you just want to earn some money and experience the buzz of Vintage time in Marlborough?

Pernod Ricard winemakers New Zealand have positions available for cellarhands to play an important part in carrying out the physical aspects of making wine during harvest (vintage). This is an excellent opportunity to gain Vintage experience in an industry leading company and meet awesome people along the way!

We are seeking positive, capable and self-motivated individuals -What’s in it for you?!

  • On-shift yummy Vintage meals provided
  • One of New Zealand’s largest wineries
  • Great team environment!
  • Staff discounts across our product range.
  • Access to a range of staff discounts from local businesses.
  • Career development opportunities
  • Can cater to couples or groups of friends!
  • We are planning for a fun end of harvest party!
  • A competitive pay rate.
  • Great staff facilities, barista coffee machine for use!
  • Transport available to/from winery.
  • We are passionate about making great wine; our dedicated team are ready to show you why, and to welcome you on-board! We’re planning some fun treats and thank you gifts!

Don’t think you can do the job?! You will be surprised, you just need:

  • A can-do attitude
  • Plenty of enthusiasm
  • To be hard working
  • Have the ability to continuously improve
  • To demonstrate a safety mindset.
  • Be comfortable working with semi-automated equipment
  • Have problem-solving skills
  • Have a good level of strength and fitness (e.g. ability to lift heavy loads)
  • Communication skills in English
  • The ability to legally work within New Zealand until May/June 2022
  • To be a team player with a good sense of humour

Winery experience is not required (just a bonus!) you will be fully trained for the role, along with training on how to use all necessary equipment to perform the role – the skills you learn will be transferable to other industries!  This is your opportunity to see if this is an industry you’re interested in.

The harvest period is expected to begin at the start around Feb/early March 2022, with the length dependent on harvest conditions (usually 5-8 weeks).  This role is a fixed-term position providing assistance with processing of grapes and wine products and will end once the workload drops.

These roles includes shift-work to cover our 24-hour operations. During peak harvest period shifts may be up to 12 hours, six days a week.

Please note our Marlborough winery is smoke free.

Early applications are encouraged, and we will review applications as they arrive.

Pernod Ricard Winemakers is a world-renowned wine business with iconic brands across world, including locally grown Stoneleigh and Brancott Estate. Our talented teams craft award-winning wines that are rich in character, including our Organic and vegan range of environmentally responsible wines. To know more about us and what we stand for head along to and follow us on Instagram  @brancottestate  @stoneleighwine    @churchroadwinery

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