Experienced Cellar Hands - McLaren Vintners

McLaren Vintners
181 Douglas Gully Road
McLaren Flat, SA 5171
08 83832000 (Main Phone)
Application Closing Date
Experience Required
Employment Type
Work Schedule
Full Time - Permanent
No Travel
Job Description
An exciting opportunity exists for experienced candidates to join our Cellar team on a permanent basis.

McLaren Vintners is a 5,000T+ premium custom crush facility located in McLaren Vale, processing fruit predominately from McLaren Vale, Adelaide Hills, Langhorne Creek and the Coonawarra.

The role of Cellar Hand is to support and assist in the winery production by successfully completing their assigned tasks in an efficient and safety conscious manner.
Success will depend on the applicant being able to positively work as part of a team environment, possess sound communication skills, have a fine attention to detail and a high degree of self-motivation and the required skillset and winery knowledge.

Job Requirements

• Experience working in winery operations and production
• Have a broad knowledge working with a vast range of winery machinery
• Experience in press operations with both Diemme and Bucher is an advantage
• Demonstrate a high degree of initiative in how jobs are handled.
• Ability to work both independently and as part of a team
• Advanced experience in forklift operations
• Working with the winemaking team and the Cellar Manager to complete the required day-to-day winery operations.
• A high, personal work ethic.
• Sound reading, writing and arithmetic skills.
• A current Drivers License, Australian forklift license and confined space permit is essential.

Vintage Hours

Vintage will last for approximately 3 months; successful candidates are expected to work the necessary hours to fulfil the role as cellar operator during this period. It is envisaged that vintage would commence from mid-February with a high volume of hours each week over a 6 day period being required. This can be subject to change and due to seasonal discrepancies these hours are not guaranteed.

** Above award pay rates**

The nature of the work can be physically demanding.

A valid working VISA or Australian residency is essential for this role.

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

Employer Contact Information
McLaren Vintners
181 Douglas Gully Road
McLaren Flat SA 5171
McLaren Vintners Tara Madgett
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