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  • Sector: Production
  • Function: Winery Cellar
  • Contact Email:
  • Expiration Date: 21 August 2022
  • Job Ref: Nelson_2170936_1658520706

Job Number: 2170936

Cellar Operations

1. Assists with all routine cellar operations including, but not limited to:

a. Sanitation procedures on all tanks and equipment as instructed

b. Racking and transfers

c. Sampling wine from tanks or barrels

2. Assists with all crush operations including, but not limited to:

a. Sanitation procedures on all tanks and equipment as instructed

b. Fruit intake and processing

c. Juice racking

d. Pump overs

e. Inoculations

f. Additions

Follows example set by Winemaker and senior cellar employees regarding winery performance standards.


  • Interested in learning more about premium winemaking and has an enthusiastic outlook on learning by doing
  • Some knowledge of wine equipment, techniques, and processes a plus
  • Dedication to confidentiality, professionalism, and maturity
  • Versatility, flexibility, and a willingness to work within constantly changing priorities with enthusiasm
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Ability to prioritize and manage multiple assigned tasks

· Ability to deal effectively with a diversity of individuals at all organizational levels

  • Ability to work well with a diverse population and with all levels of management
  • Creative, flexible, and innovative team player
  • Ability to work a flexible schedule with extended hours during busy harvest season
  • Clean driving record

· Must be able to read, write and speak English proficiently.

· Ability to drive a forklift and become forklift certified

· Clean driving record and valid driver's license

· Ability to understand and follow written and verbal instructions and take direction

· Good written and verbal communication skills

· Ability to understand and perform basic math and basic measurements

· Ability to work in small confined spaces and high places

· Ability to work extended shifts

Physical and Mental Requirements

  • Full body mobility: Ability to stand, walk, sit, use hand tools, reach and raise hands above the head, climb stairs, kneel or crouch, talk, hear, and accurately taste and smell
  • Able to lift up to 60 lbs
  • Hearing ability adequate to effectively communicate with co-workers and customers
  • Ability to work in dynamic range of temperatures and weather conditions
  • Able to work in and out doors
  • Can sustain extended periods of standing or walking on concrete floors
  • Able to work irregular and variable hours and days
  • Able to safely and effectively wear all require personal protective equipment.
  • Capable of safely and effectively operating a forklift

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