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Vineyard Supervisor/Foreman


Company: Villa Maria Estate
Location: Marlborough
Type: Permanent
Category: Vineyard / Viticulture

Villa Maria is New Zealand’s Most Awarded winery, 100% family owned and named top ten most admired wine brand and first in New Zealand by Drinks International for 2015 and 2016. At Villa Maria, we are just as passionate about our people as we are about producing quality wine. We are currently looking for an excellent Vineyard Supervisor based in the Awatere Valley to join our committed and passionate team to assist with our continuing success.

In this role you will be assisting the Vineyard Manager by carrying out vineyard operations to a high level, as well as overseeing staff throughout the year. This will include planning, leading and actively partaking in machinery operations; ensuring that vineyard specific tasks are performed correctly, on time and to the required standard; and staff and labour supervision, including training.

Additional tasks will include irrigation monitoring, assisting with frost control, canopy management, and record keeping. To help with all of that, we operate up-to-date machinery, irrigation systems and technology.

You will also be assisting in the conversion and production of vineyards to Bio-Gro Certified Organic and/or Biodynamic growing systems.

The successful candidate will have:

  • A strong background in machinery operations
  • A desire to extend their level of responsibility
  • An interest in vineyard development and organics
  • Administration skills
  • Strong communication skills
  • Experience in supervising and training staff

Previous experience in a Foreman or Supervisory role would be highly regarded.

So if you are a team player, results orientated, self-motivated and passionate about growing fabulous wines then Villa Maria is the place for you. In return, we can offer the opportunity to work with a great group of people, comprehensive training and a commitment to career development.

If this sounds like the role you’ve been looking for to get your career moving, then apply online now with your CV and cover letter.


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Date: 11 Jul

To find out more about this company, visit the website: www.villamaria.co.nz/jobs

Only people eligible to work in this country may apply for this position. Please provide evidence (photocopy) of your work visa or citizenship.


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