Cellar Hand - Coonawarra Jack Winery

Coonawarra Jack Winery
15025 Riddoch Highway
Coonawarra, SA 5263
Australia
Application Closing Date
30/04/2024
Manages Others
Yes
Experience Required
Yes
Qualifications Required
Yes
Employment Type
Employee
Work Schedule
Full Time - Permanent
Travel
Light Domestic Travel
Job Description
Coonawarra Jack Winery is family owned and operated, soon to celebrate 50 years of operation at the famous site in the heart of Coonawarra. We are a large winery with a capacity of 10,000 tonne, however are dedicated to batch winemaking and individual expressionism.

We have an opportunity for full-time cellar hands to join our team and become involved in the creation of our exciting portfolio of wines, as well as help support our contract winemaking clients.

You must be, above all things, a passionate and driven individual who has a thirst for knowledge and a keenness to help push boundaries. A strong work ethic and attention to detail are highly valuable traits we also seek.

This is an exceptional opportunity to join our team, who will be there to nurture your development as you take another step in the development of your career.
Job Requirements
As a Cellar Hand, you will play a crucial role in all aspects of wine production, from grape harvest to bottling. You will work closely with our winemaking team to ensure the highest standards of quality and consistency are maintained throughout the winemaking process. This hands-on role requires a strong work ethic, attention to detail, and a passion for the art of winemaking.

Responsibilities:
• Assist with grape harvest, sorting, and crushing operations.
• Operate and maintain winery equipment, including pumps, presses, and filtration systems.
• Perform fermentation management tasks, including monitoring temperatures and conducting pump-overs and punch-downs.
• Assist in the racking, blending, and fining of wines.
• Conduct barrel maintenance tasks, such as filling, topping, and cleaning barrels.
• Perform sanitation duties to ensure a clean and safe working environment.
• Participate in bottling operations, including preparation, filling, corking, and labelling.
• Follow all safety procedures and regulations to maintain a safe working environment.
• Potential elevation into a more senior cellar hand supervisor role available.

Qualifications:
• Previous experience in a cellar or production environment preferred, but not required.
• Strong attention to detail and ability to follow instructions closely.
• Willingness to work long hours, including evenings and weekends, especially during harvest season.
• Excellent communication skills and ability to work effectively as part of a team.
• Passion for wine and a desire to learn and grow in the winemaking industry.

Competitive salary will be offered, commensurate with experience. Opportunities for professional development and advancement within the company will also be available.

If you are a hardworking individual with a passion for wine and a desire to contribute to a dynamic team, we would love to hear from you!

Further enquiries can be directed to applications@coonawarrajack.com

Please submit your resume and cover letter detailing your relevant experience and qualifications.
OR via email using the 'APPLY NOW' link above.

We look forward to hearing from you!

Applicants must have Australian citizenship/residency or a valid Australian work permit.
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Coonawarra Jack Winery
15025 Riddoch Highway
Coonawarra SA 5263
Australia
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Coonawarra Jack Winery Pty Ltd is located centrally within the famous terra rossa strip of Coonawarra. Coonawarra Jack Winery is quickly developing a respectable reputation for crafting it's own unique quality branded wines, offering reliable contract wine grape processing and secure wine storage.

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