Cellar Hand -Tintara (Wine Jobs: Vineyards & Cellars )

Full Time

  Accolade Wines AU

  McLaren Vale, South Australia

Uncork your potential

Accolade Wines is the world’s leading provider of New World premium, commercial and value wines – our Hardys brand is the most powerful Australian wine brand in the world! We sell our wines in over 100 countries and have more than 1,600 dedicated employees in Australia, New Zealand, the UK, Europe, Asia, North America and South Africa and … we make some of the world’s best known brands!

In this role

You will be required to carry out Cellar Operations and ensure quality wine production under the supervision of the Winemaker / Manager.

Key accountabilities include

  • Follow direction as provided by Winemaker/Manager, Winemakers and Cellar Supervisors
  • Carry out cellar operations tasks as assigned:
  • Vintage operations including crushing, pressing, juice additions and fermentation
  • Cellar operations including wine transfers, blending, filtration and clarifying
  • Record data on log sheets or cellar notes
  • Assist and maintain general winery cleanliness and hygiene
  • Ensure that cellar operations are carried out in a safe and efficient manner adhering to company policies and procedures
  • Wear personal protective equipment as required
  • Participate in training as required

Other accountabilities include

  • Comply with all SHEQ policies and procedures

Essential knowledge and skills are

  • A passion for wine
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Enthusiasm, reliability and energy
  • Ability to work independently and as a member of team
  • Ability to follow verbal and written instructions
  • A mature approach to work
  • A sound understanding of workplace safety, quality assurance, food safety and environment as they apply to the wine industry

Required experience is

  • Winery operations experience (minimum two years)

Essential qualifications are

  • Driver's licence
  • High Risk Work licence for Forklift Truck (highly desirable)
  • Confined space entry accreditation (desirable)
  • Chemical handling accreditation (desirable)
  • Cert II or Cert III in Wine Industry Operations - Cellar or equivalent

Physical and other requirements

This job requires that you are:

  • Physically fit to undertake manual tasks
  • Flexible and able to work shift work, weekend work and overtime as required during vintage (February to April)
  • Reliable and punctual
  • Able to work under pressure

This role involves:

  • Working outdoors
  • Working with hazardous substances
  • Working shift work and overtime including weekends during the Vintage period

Sound like your kind of drop?

Accolade Wines will provide you with the ideal climate and a hand-picked rewards package for you to make a difference in our successful and growing business. At Accolade Wines, our name is our motto, so here's to you... and here's to your future.

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