Bottling & Production Supervisor - Deep Woods Estate

Yallingup, WA 6282
Australia
Manages Others
Yes
Experience Required
Yes
Employment Type
Employee
Work Schedule
Full Time - Permanent
Job Description
Deep Woods Estate, established in 1987, is located in the northern corner of the premium wine-growing region of Margaret River in Western Australia and focuses on the production of super premium wines from the region. The winery is roughly 10 minutes from Dunsborough and 30 minutes from Margaret River.
The Bottling Line Supervisor will be responsible for the overall efficient operation of the bottling line during assigned bottling shifts. This position will supervise multiple pieces of equipment and operators, making sure our standards of quality, efficiency, and safety are met. This position will observe, maintain, and troubleshoot bottling line equipment. The Bottling Line Supervisor is a critical part of the bottling team that and is responsible for the maintaining, cleaning, operating, quality, and performance of the bottling line.
Job Requirements
Reporting to the Senior Winemaker / Winery operations manager, the role will include the following duties:
• Plan, organise and direct the packaging and logistics operations while ensuring the highest standards in our quality products
• Assist in scheduling and coordinating bottling activities, labour and plant resources
• Supervision of bottling staff to maintain safety, efficiency and quality standards
• Liaise with Winemaking team to ensure wine quality maintained
• Induction and training of new bottling line operators, along with resourcing and management of seasonal casual staff for the purposes of wine bottling/packaging
• Ensure all bottling/packaging operations are completed efficiently
• Monitor packaging operations ensuring food safety and quality parameters are controlled
• Monitor plant and equipment operation
• Maintain systems for cleaning, hygiene and water quality, to a high standard, for the packaging line and packaging hall, including all dry goods and finished stock
• Maintain safety standards and policies (PPE and safety guarding)
• Conduct team meetings with the bottling staff to communicate directives on quality and bottling objectives
• Assisting any other functional area of the winery when required/directed including vintage operations

Essential skills and experience for this role include:
• Minimum of 2 years supervisory experience in a manufacturing environment; bottling, liquid filing, and/or packaging industry preferred.
• Understand and demonstrate OSH policies
• Previous winery / cellar experience desirable
• Basic mechanical aptitude
• Able to work in a physically demanding environment
• Quality focussed
• Enthusiastic approach to work
• Current WA Work Safe High Risk forklift operator’s ticket
The ideal candidate will thrive in our precision driven winemaking department while ensuring that our bottling line runs to maximum efficiency and quality standards. They will be an effective trouble-shooter with good communication skills and possess the desire and ability to work on a team to accomplish goals. The ideal candidate will join us in taking great pride in the high-quality wines that we create due to the dedication and commitment of our winemaking team.
This is a physical job in a winery/production setting that will require long periods of standing, walking, lifting, climbing ladders and the ability to observe others and the work environment. This position may occasionally be exposed to wet or humid conditions, work near moving mechanical parts, outdoor power equipment, chemicals, and outdoor weather conditions.

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We thank all applicants for their interest, but only those shortlisted will be contacted.
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