Harvest Recruitment 2020
Company: Spring Creek Vintners Ltd
Uploaded: 29 August 2019
Closes: 01 December 2019
Are you up for the Challenge? Spring Creek Vintners, Marlborough Vintage 2020.
Spring Creek Vintners Ltd is a 12,000t, family-owned winemaking facility located in Spring Creek, Marlborough. With state-of-the-art facilities, we produce premium wine for some of New Zealand’s leading wineries as well as our own award-winning Rapaura Springs and Summerhouse labels. Joining our harvest team offers the opportunity to work with some of Marlborough's best winemakers, gaining exposure to a broad range of techniques and winemaking practices.
We are currently seeking a dynamic crew to join our dedicated team. Typically, vintage runs from March through to early-May. During the busiest period of vintage, we run 2x12 hour shifts. We offer competitive hourly rates, a hot meal per shift and can assist in finding accommodation, should you require. We believe in working hard, having fun and are passionate about making great wine.
To be successful in this role, applicants must have a minimum 5 years winery experience. We are looking for a highly-motivated, practical and proactive people with excellent leadership qualities. Applicants must be fluent in the English language and have outstanding communication skills. Supervisors are responsible for directing vintage cellar staff in their daily winery operations.
Experienced RDV operators
Applicants must have experience operating a Rotary Drum Vacuum Filter (RDV) at a large production facility. Valued skills for this position include the ability to multi task, exhibit solid communication, strong organisation as well as a self-motivating individual.
Experienced Cellar Hands and Laboratory Technicians
Applicants will need to have completed one full vintage in either the winery or laboratory. Formal qualifications would be looked upon favourably, but are not considered essential. Successful applicants should have a good level of physical fitness; demonstrate strong organisation, initiative, as well as the ability to work to deadlines and under pressure. A willingness to learn and working within a team, are essential qualities.
Applications are invited until all positions are filled.
International applicants are required to obtain a work visa. We will assist with the paper work, if required.
Please accompany your CV with available references (English speaking preferred).
Please use the "Apply Now" button above, or apply to:
Recruitment for Vintage 2020
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 working in New Zealand, visit the Immigration Department website: www.immigration.govt.nz
- For information about New Zealand's Inland Revenue Department (for tax purposes and getting tax numbers etc), visit www.ird.govt.nz
- For information about the Marlborough wine region, click here.
- Jobseekers should be aware that the start and finish dates of harvest work employment may change from those suggested by wineries at the time of your job offer. Vintage dates can not accurately be predicted.
It is therefore important that you understand that depending on your employment arrangements with the employer there may be a period of time where you have no work or less work than you were expecting, and should have sufficient financial arrangements in place should this occur. Your actual start and finish dates may vary - if you have queries around this, check with your winery employer before booking airline tickets etc.