Bottling Manager - Howard Park Wines

Assistant Winemaker / Cellar Manager - Credaro Family Estate

Credaro Family Estate
6635 Bussell Highway
Carbunup River, WA 6280
08 9755 1111 (Main Phone)
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Full Time - Permanent
Job Description
Credaro is a family run company with the winery based in the northern part of Margaret River at Carbunup River. We process up to 1200T of fruit each year from the family estate vineyards. The family own and run 120 hectares of vineyard across 5 different locations throughout the region, providing the diversity to maximize the potential of our “House Style”.
Credaro Family Estate is seeking expressions of interest for a permanent, hands-on Assistant Winemaker with solid cellar and laboratory skills.

The successful candidate will be passionate about wine, self-motivated & be an effective team player, and able to work effectively within a small but tight knit team.
We are looking for a person who can demonstrate an outstanding work ethic, attention to detail, safety awareness and motivation to be involved in a small team environment

Job Requirements
Key Responsibilities and Objectives
• Helping to create winemaking techniques to match the ‘house style’.
• Help determine and ensuring quality parameters are adhered to from grape to bottle.
• Be responsible for Quality Assurance within the winery.
• Ensure all winemaking procedures are carried out in a way that optimises quality and efficiency according to site policies and procedures.
• Help manage and drive compliance in OH&S, Quality, management systems and process improvements.
• Cellar Maintenance through equipment and infrastructure

The successful applicant will have the following:
• Tertiary qualifications in Oenology,
• Current drivers and forklift licences,
• Hands-on vintage and cellar experience including all wine stabilisation techniques and preparation for bottling,
• Knowledge and understanding of OH&S policies and procedures,
• Comprehensive understanding of quality control standards, ensuring compliance with relevant legislation, an understanding of record keeping requirements and inventory control,
• Flexible attitude to work hours.

• Overseas experience will be favourable,
• Use or knowledge of Vintrace Winery Software is desirable,
• Worked at a progressive and quality driven Chardonnay and Cabernet Sauvignon producer within Australia. Margaret River is highly favourable.

The successful candidate will be offered a competitive salary package and other benefits.
YOU MUST HAVE AUSTRALIAN CITIZENSHIP/RESIDENCY to apply for this position. Candidates who don’t fit the criteria will not be considered. (include at least two professional referees in application)
Employer Contact Information
Credaro Family Estate
6635 Bussell Highway
Carbunup River WA 6280
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The Credaro family first settled in Margaret River in 1922. Initially, small plots of vines were planted to provide the family with table wine. Commercial plantings followed in the 80s and 90s and today the family manages over 100 hectares within Margaret River.
The winery is situated on Bussell Highway, Carbunup at the northern end of the Margaret River Wine region. Processing approximately 1200 tonnes of fruit annually, the winery is equipped with state of the art machinery to handle ultra-premium parcels of fruit.

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Bottling Manager - Howard Park Wines