Assistant Winemaker - Forester Estate

Forester Estate
1064 Wildwood Rd
Yallingup, WA 6282
(08) 9755 2788 (Main Phone)
Application Closing Date
Manages Others
Experience Required
Degree Required
From $55,000 To $63,000
Per Year    
Employment Type
Work Schedule
Full Time - Permanent
No Travel
Job Description
Forester Estate is a family owned 700t capacity winery situated in the northern Margaret River region.The winery houses the best of new technology which is coupled with proven traditional winemaking techniques to ensure the exceptional quality grown in the vineyard is preserved in the finished product.

We are seeking expressions of interest for a permanent, hands on Assistant Winemaker. The position encompasses all aspects of the winemaking process from fruit processing, cellar management and lab operations, to blending, bottling and maintaining Ezy wine computer system.

Reporting to the winemaker, you will be required to manage and run the cellar on a daily basis, including managing a small team of Cellar Hands, while maintaining wine quality and cellar hygiene to the highest level. You will be required to perform cellar work and ensure that bottling requirements are met on time and to specification.

Job Requirements
We require an experienced person with the following attributes:

• Tertiary qualification in Wine Science.
• Skilled in all winery cellar work and equipment.
• Competent in winery laboratory work.
• Hold a valid forklift operators license.
• Have good communication and organisational skills.
• Have experience in finishing wines for bottling.
• Must be prepared to work extended hours, especially during the harvest period.

The ideal candidate would be an experienced person with a good sense of humour, who is prepared to lead by example, is punctual, shows attention to detail and is passionate about wine and the winemaking process.

Applicants must have Australian citizenship or residency.

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

Employer Contact Information
Forester Estate
1064 Wildwood Rd
Yallingup WA 6282
Forester Estate is a premium winemaking facility located in the northern Margaret River region.

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