Cellar Hand

Job ID 22497557
Marlborough, Blenheim
Listed on 10 May 2024

About this job

A Cellar Hand position is available based in the Awatere Valley in Marlborough. You will be responsible for the operations related to producing top quality wine including all operations carried out throughout the harvest period. You will ensure that all cellar procedures are carried out in a safe, efficient manner within agreed time frames to documented quality standards as directed by the company’s winemakers.

This role requires supervision of contractors as and when required.

This position works across the whole winemaking process. This includes (but not limited to) working out on the vineyard, pruning and wrapping the vines. Winery Machine operation: including but not limited to using RDV, Bucher Presses and Armbruster Destemmer. Cleaning barrels and ensuring the dry product area is clean. This position also involves transferring wine to various tanks and bottling. There will be a requirement for completing low level maintenance of equipment.

Pay rate is dependent on experience.

Job Requirements

• Reliability and commitment to vineyard operations. • Must have worked a minimum of six (6) Vintages. • Excellent communication skills. • Experience in managing a small team over vintage. • Knowledge of and ability to operate all winery equipment including but not limited to: RDV (Rotary Drum Vacuum), Bucher presses, and an Armbruster Destemmer. • Willingness to work across all areas of the wine making process. • Ability to work either within a team environment and follow directives or work independently without supervision. • Prepared to work flexible hours • Physically fit. • Able to work in various weather conditions

Days of work
Monday to Friday, 8am to 4:30pm (30 hours per week)
Pay Details
Job Category
Food and Drink Factory Workers
Career Level
Senior (4 years +)
Driver Licence
Full, (Class 1) - Car Licence
Pre-employment drug test required

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