Grower Liaison Officer - Growers Wine Group

Growers Wine Group
12918 Sturt Highway
Waikerie, SA 5330
08 8541 0800 (Main Phone)
08 8541 0814 (Mobile Phone)
Application Closing Date
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Experience Required
Employment Type
No Travel
Job Description
Growers Wine Group is based in Waikerie, strategically positioned on the Western perimeter of the Key grape growing region of the Riverland. We are a dynamic, innovative company with a clear focus on developing and maintaining a successful wine business by producing wines from local vineyards and from across the state. The winery has an annual crush of 50,000 - 60,000 tonnes.

The monitoring of fruit quality and quantity in the vineyards plays an integral role in the intake planning to ensure fruit is harvested in optimal conditions. To help with this we are seeking a Grower Liaison Officer for the 2021 Vintage.

Job Requirements
The successful applicant will;
• Establish and maintain communication with our growers
• Implement and maintain GPS Map record of contracted vineyards
• Develop and maintain grower vineyard assessments
• Inspect and assess berry conditions of grapes in the vineyard and grape maturation forecasts to aid winery intake
• Provide technical advice to growers
• Seek new growers and further supply of grapes from existing growers

Desired Qualifications / Attributes;
• Degree in Viticulture / Horticulture or equivalent
• In lieu of degree qualification, extensive experience in vineyard management or grower relations operations
• Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written
• Ability to work autonomously and with minimal direct supervision
• Excellent problem solving skills and conflict resolution skills

This is a contract role for the 2021 Vintage (December - April) with hours and salary to be determined in conjunction with the successful candidate.

Please send resume and cover letter to Cindy Kroehn via email using "Apply for Job" link above.

Employer Contact Information
Growers Wine Group
12918 Sturt Highway
Waikerie SA 5330
With over 100 years of winemaking history, Growers Wine Group is the 15th largest winery in Australia by crush and one of the largest privately owned vineyard holders within South Australia.
We offer contract processing and bulk wine sales for buyers own brand.

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