Assistant Winemaker - Wine by Farr

Wine by Farr
101 Kelly Lane
Bannockburn, VIC 3331
03 52811733 (Main Phone)
Application Closing Date
Manages Others
Experience Required
Qualifications Required
Employment Type
Work Schedule
Full Time - Permanent
Light Domestic Travel
Job Description
Wine by Farr was established in 1994, and since that time has continued to strive to push the limits of viticulture and winemaking, to reach the unachievable holy grail of Pinot Noir and Chardonnay. We are seeking a new member to welcome into our small, close knit team and family operation in Bannockburn. Trust and camaraderie is what we value most in a person.
The individual must show the passion and drive that is shared by all members on the property. The operation is an end to end production process and facility, so we aspire to be vigneron's not wine makers.

This full time position is for an Assistant Winemaker, and possibly progressing further into a senior role. The successful applicant will co-ordinate the day to day cellar operations, yet have a willingness to both work in, and understand each vineyard site.
Only the highest level of detail will be accepted, with a whole team approach essential. We require a humble and down to earth character, willing to focus on the job at hand.

We are situated one 1hr West of Melbourne, 20 mins North of Geelong and 30 mins from the beaches of Torquay.

Job Requirements
- Bachelor's degree in Oenology, Viticulture, Food Science or related field.
- 5 Years of Assistant Winemaker or Cellarhand experience required.
- A strong knowledge of practical and technical aspects of the winemaking process.
- A willingness to work with the team in the vineyards when required.
- Willingness and passion to learn new processes and continually strive for improvement.
- Manage cellar and dry goods inventories.
- Experience in record keeping.
- Strong and effective communication skills and awareness of personnel and surrounds.
- Current Australian forklift license and extended experience.
- Help train, supervise and support cellar operations as required.
- Responsibility for OH&S compliance and ensuring all work is carried out safely.
- A zero tolerance for phone and head phones being used during work time unless required.
- Ability to work with contractors, team members and autonomously.
- Pride in appearance, workmanship, physical fitness and punctuality is a must for this physical position.
- The role involves extended hours at times, especially during the harvest period.
- A strong understanding and ability to uphold quality control and winery sanitation.
- Permanent Australian residency, or equivalent unrestricted working visa is required for this position.

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

Employer Contact Information
Wine by Farr
101 Kelly Lane
Bannockburn VIC 3331
Wine by Farr is located in Bannockburn Victoria, and was established by the Farr family in 1994. In the Moorabool Valley region of Geelong, we produce Pinot Noir, Chardonnay, Viognier, Gamay and Shiraz.
We are a small, like minded family team, who experience and enjoy all facets of operations.

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