Assistant Winemaker - First Creek Wines

First Creek Wines
600 McDonalds Road
Pokolbin , NSW 2320
02 49987293 (Main Phone)
Job Start Date
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Experience Required
Qualifications Required
From $70,000 To $80,000
Per Year    
Employment Type
Work Schedule
Full Time - Permanent
Light Domestic Travel
Job Description
We are seeking an Assistant Winemaker to join our highly awarded winemaking team. First Creek not only makes wine for its own brand but also for a number of highly awarded and iconic Hunter Valley Brands. This is an exciting role that offers the opportunity to apply your winemaking skills , logistical skills and passion for many styles of wine.
The Assistant Winemaker’s role will be to assist the winemaker in all aspects of the production of all clients wines and coordinate the cellar team.

Key Responsibilities:
• Supervise and co-ordinate under direction from the Chief Winemaker the day to day operations and duties in the cellar
• In conjunction with the Chief Winemaker, ensuring that all relevant aspects of cellar operations are recorded as necessary.
• Assist the Chief Winemaker, when required during vintage, with the coordination of fruit harvesting logistics.
• Assist in blends and finings of all wines.
• Assisting in the implementation of any workplace safety policies and practices.

Job Requirements
• Technical: A sound understanding in a broad range of winemaking skills and practices, including fruit processing, filtration and barrel work.
• Communication: Extremely important that the successful applicant has good communication skills with cellar crew, winemakers and clients.
• Other qualifications: Fork Lift Licence, Confined Space Entry are ideal.
• Experience: Previous experience working in a winery.

Candidates must have Australian citizenship / permanent residency or full rights to work and live in Australia with no time restriction.

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

Employer Contact Information
First Creek Wines
600 McDonalds Road
Pokolbin NSW 2320
First Creek Wines is a family owned and operated winery in the heart of Pokolbin.

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