Cellar Hand - Blenheim, Marlborough


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Company: Villa Maria Estate


Uploaded: 08 April 2019

Closes: 26 April 2019

A leader in sustainability, innovation and quality, Villa Maria is a family-owned winery recognised as an icon in the New Zealand wine industry. Listed as ‘Third Most Admired Wine Brand in the World’ Villa Maria now exports to over 60 countries.

We have a number of vacancies to work with our award-winning team as a Cellar Hand. These positions are working with a team of motivated people who are committed to both, the wine industry and pursuit of excellence. The successful candidates will be involved in all aspects of cellar work and will undertake a training and development programme.

The successful applicants will need:

  • Experience with general cellar operations. Practical experience with winery related tools, equipment and machinery, preferably in a large scale winery
  • A quality focus, attention to detail and pride in your work
  • The ability to learn new skills, perform multiple tasks and possess good mechanical aptitude
  • Good communication skills with strong interpersonal and team skills
  • To be intelligent and self-motivated with a strong work ethic and hands-on approach
  • To be flexible and adaptable to change with a positive outlook
  • Most importantly, you will need to have a winning attitude.

Experience in the following winery operations is desirable:

  • Dispatching, blending, sanitation, barrel work, additions, clarification, and gas adjustment

The role is physical in nature and requires a good level of strength and fitness. Certification in fork hoist operations and confined space entry is desirable.

To apply, please attach your curriculum vitae, cover letter and complete the application form via the button above.

All candidates must be eligible to work permanently in New Zealand.

Applications close 26th April 2019.

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

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