Long Term Winemaker Required

Olive Farm Wines
920 Great Northern Highway
Millendon, WA 6056
Australia
Job Start Date
4/12/2017
Job End Date
1/01/2099
Application Closing Date
3/11/2017
Manages Others
Yes
Experience Required
Yes
Degree Required
Yes
Employment Type
Employee
Work Schedule
Full Time - Permanent
Travel
No Travel
Job Description
Have you ever dreamt of looking after 16 acres of vines, processing 250t of estate and locally grown grapes and making them into a HUGE range of wines? Here at Olive Farm Wines, we take pride in conducting every production stage from grape growing all the way through to bottling. We produce traditional and carbonated sparkling, dry through to sweet whites, all sorts of red wines as well as wonderful fortified wines, not to mention we distil our own spirit.

As a 4 generation family owned winery, you will be brought in as one of the family. Family business succeeds with a “all hands on deck” approach to work, not a 9 to 5 approach. When there is work to be done, we get in and get it done.

We have a wonderfully set up winery including: automated pump over systems, floatation, ozone and steam sanitation, de-alcoholisation capabilities, cross flow filtration, thermostatically temperature controlled tanks, our own bottling line and even our own brand new grape harvester to name a few. Money is spent in our vineyard & winery to make the process as streamlined as possible, with the aim to make the best quality wine we can, in a safe and clean workplace.

We sell our wines through our onsite cellar door sales area, along with our dedicated wine and cheese café next door, The Cheese Barrel. There is a huge emphasis on customer service, which involves all staff having a great understanding of our products. You will be working closely with our Cellar Door and Cheese Barrel managers to bring the different facets of our business into a harmonious workplace and venue for visitors. We also export wines overseas and make wine for some local contract clients.

There is no need to list all of the different jobs you may be required to do, if you have enough experience you know what it takes to look after vines and make wine.

Job Requirements
There is never a dull moment around here. You need to be up for the challenge of many different industry and small business focused tasks.

If you have a

• “Can do” attitude with an open mind

• Passion for quality and eye for detail

• Business mindset

• Exemplary written, organisation and interpersonal skills

Then please apply

Please ensure you can tick all of the below requirements prior to applying:

• To be an Australian Resident, who is happy to live in or around the metropolitan area.
• Hold a current Australian Drivers License
• Hold a current Forklift License
• Hold a current RSA
• A minimum of 5 to 7 years wine industry experience
• Held a position as Assistant Winemaker or similar previously

Please forward a copy of your CV and cover letter via email using the 'APPLY FOR JOB’ link above.

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Employer Contact Information
Olive Farm Wines
920 Great Northern Highway
Millendon WA 6056
Australia
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Olive Farm Wines is a 4 generation family winery located in the heart of the Swan Valley and produces a diverse range of premium wines made from estate and locally sourced fruit.

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