Team Leader (Wine Jobs: Vineyards & Cellars )

Full Time

  Mount Dunstan Estates Ltd

  Otago, Otago

Mount Dunstan Estates is a 100% pinot noir vineyard in Alexandra.  We manage 42 hectares for the shareholders of Mount Dunstan Estates, and a further 20 hectares under a management contract.  We are a commercial grower, with emphasis on growing the best quality grapes on a budget.

About the Role

We are looking for a passionate motivated individual as Team Leader. Reporting to the Vineyard Manager this role is focused on delivery of key operational functions and leading the team to deliver exceptional results.  

Key Responsibilities

  • Manage a team of various sizes during the growing season, ensuring all tasks are done in a timely manner. 
  • Be part of the pruning crew during winter
  • Train team members in all tasks to ensure vineyard jobs are completed
  • Monitor quality of vineyard tasks and provide feedback and look for ways to continuously improve efficiency
  • Take ownership of relevant safety procedures, ensuring proper PPE usage, incident reporting, etc.
  • Actively participate in planning and scheduling of tasks 
  • Support daily tracking of progress of vineyard tasks.

About You

  • Demonstrated history of leading teams of diverse cultures, values and experiences.
  • At least 3 years’ experience working in the viticulture industry

Benefits and Culture

As a team, we work hard to make the work environment an enjoyable environment.  The remuneration package is commensurate with experience, including use of a company vehicle. 

You must have eligibility to work in New Zealand.

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