Cellar Supervisor / Leading Hand - Tahbilk Estate
254 O'Neils Road
Tabilk, VIC 3608
03 5794 2555
Application Closing Date
Full Time - Permanent
Cellar Supervisor/Leading Hand at Tahbilk Estate.
Tahbilk Estate is a progressive family owned winery and vineyard in Nagambie, Central Victoria. It crushes 1500-2000 Tonnes of Estate grown fruit.
Tahbilk specialises in full bodied traditionally made reds, made using open fermenters and large format oak casks for maturation. The white wines are contemporary in style, concentrating on the Rhone varieties, Marsanne, Roussanne and Viognier in particular.
We are looking for a motivated "hands-on" Cellar Supervisor/Leading Hand for vintage 2019 with potential to fill a fulltime position thereafter.
• Proficiency operating a full range of winery vintage equipment (membrane presses, DE filters, destemmer crushers etc).
• A minimum of two years full time experience working in a commercial Australian cellar, or
• 4 or more vintages experience in medium to large wineries using a wide range of equipment.
• The ability to train and supervise casual vintage staff.
• Solid attention to detail.
• Good communication skills, flexibility and a customer focussed attitude.
• The ability to work extended hours (including 12 hour shifts) during harvest.
• Being comfortable working with or without supervision, and as part of a small tight knit cellar team.
• Have a good level of fitness as working with open fermenters can be physically demanding.
• Be reliable, punctual and self-motivated.
• Have a strong work ethic, flexibility and maintain a focus on quality wine production.
• Hold an Australian drivers licence
• An Australian forklift licence would be useful.
• For the right candidate, a competitive salary will be negotiated.
APPLICANTS MUST HOLD AUSTRALIAN CITIZENSHIP/RESIDENCY.
Please forward a copy of your CV and cover letter via email using the 'APPLY FOR JOB’ link above.
Employer Contact Information
PO Box 130
"A winery steeped in tradition, which should be visited at least once by every wine-conscious Australian, and which makes wines – particularly red wines – utterly in keeping with that tradition."
- JAMES HALLIDAY