Laboratory Supervisor - Grove Mill


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Company: Foley Wines Ltd

Type:Fixed Term

Uploaded: 24 April 2019

Closes: 24 May 2019

About Us

Foley Wines is a collection of iconic New Zealand wineries and brands from New Zealand’s most acclaimed wine regions. Each with a unique story of New Zealand wine to tell. Our wineries are linked by a common unrelenting purpose; to make great wine that people love to drink around the world – made by land and hand. 

We are proud custodians of the Martinborough Vineyard, Te Kairanga, Grove Mill, Vavasour and Mt Difficulty wineries, and world-recognised brands such as Roaring Meg, Russian Jack, Dashwood, Te Tera and Goldwater.

About the Role

Reporting to the Winemaker, the Laboratory Supervisor is a key part of our small, friendly team based at our Grove Mill Winery. This is a fixed-term contract role of up to 12 months to cover our current Laboratory Supervisor while she is on maternity leave.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Tank and barrel sampling
  • Wine and grape analysis
  • Preparation of trials and blends
  • Data entry using EZYWine
  • Set up of tastings
  • Analysis for bottling

About You:

  • 2 years relevant experience
  • The ability to recognise numbers outside of tolerance, raise red flags, and ask questions
  • To be able to maintain a high standard of repeatability in all lab testing
  • Flexibility to work early and late shifts and longer hours during vintage
  • Good communication skills - written and verbal
  • A team player with a can-do attitude 

Benefits and Culture:

Our benefits include onsite parking, Employee Assistance Program and staff pricing for all our wines. We celebrate our successes year-round, with a Harvest Party, BBQs, wine tastings and Christmas Party.

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

  • For information about the Marlborough wine region, click here.

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