HARVEST 2020 - Laboratory Assistants


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Company: Villa Maria Estate

Type:Fixed Term

Uploaded: 24 October 2019

Closes: 24 November 2019

Villa Maria is 100% family-owned and is New Zealand’s Most Awarded winery. For the last four consecutive years Villa Maria has been named in the top ten most admired wine brands, and number one in New Zealand by Drinks International. At Villa Maria we are as passionate about our people as we are about producing quality wine.

Our Marlborough Winery, located near Blenheim, is Villa Maria NZ’s largest facility and concentrates on producing Sauvignon Blanc, Chardonnay, Riesling, Pinot Gris, and Pinot Noir. Fruit is not only sourced from local vineyards, but a number of others ranging from Waipara to Nelson.

We are now seeking Laboratory Assistant candidates to join us in Marlborough for the 2020 Harvest season. Duties will vary and may include carrying out daily analysis, ferment checks, and data entry.

We want to hear from energetic, self-motivated people with a hands-on approach and strong attention to detail. Applicants must have a relevant tertiary qualification and relevant experience in a science or lab-based role. Experience in the wine industry and an interest in wine would also be an advantage.

The Harvest employment period in Marlborough is early-March to early-May. Shift work will be required and during the peak of vintage, working up to 12-hour shifts across 6 days.


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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