Laboratory Manager - Domaine Chandon Australia

Domaine Chandon Australia
727 Maroondah Highway
Coldstream, VIC 3770
+61 3 9738 9286 (Main Phone)
Job Start Date
Experience Required
Degree Required
From $60,000 To $70,000
Per Year    
Employment Type
Work Schedule
Full Time - Permanent
No Travel
Job Description
Domaine Chandon is a leader in the Australian premium sparkling wine market. Our winery home in Victoria’s Yarra Valley, 50 minutes from Melbourne, is where we’ve been confidently crafting méthode traditionnelle sparkling wines since 1986. Our site includes our contemporary winemaking, bottling and warehousing facilities and a Visitor Centre which boasts iconic views over the magnificent Yarra Ranges.

Chandon is part of the LVMH group, a family of over 70 luxury maisons including Louis Vuitton, Christian Dior, Dom Pérignon, Moët & Chandon, Sephora and TAG Heuer.

[About the Role]
We’re looking for an experienced & passionate Laboratory Manager to join Chandon’s winemaking team. You will be working with a team dedicated to excellence, where you would contribute your expertise by providing analysis into to all aspects of grape, ferment and wine assessment. As Chandon is defined by an uncompromising commitment to quality, an integral aspect of your role will be maintaining & evolving rigorous systems of detection and evaluation.

In this role, you will:
- Conduct highly-accurate juice, ferment, wine and post-production lab analysis and provide clearly presented data to stakeholders
- Take accountability for all quality aspects of winemaking, in addition to filling and packaging
- Conduct trials in consultation with the winemaking team
- Implement Chandon quality systems (existing and innovations) and regularly audit these processes with respect to maintaining traceability and accurate record keeping
- Engage with key departments to meet their evolving needs by developing initiatives to improve practices and quality standards
- Keep abreast of trends and technical changes in winemaking, cellar operations and quality benchmarks

- In order to be successful in this position, you will have:
- Bachelor of Science/Applied Science, Wine Science/Oenology qualification preferred
- At least 2 years’ experience in winery or food industry
- Enthusiasm and passion for performing scientific analysis & investigating scenarios
- Developed knowledge of issues and threats affecting cellar operations
- Proven methodology in analytical practices and report writing
- Ability to be adaptable and prioritise tasks to meet objectives accurately and on time
- Relocation assistance and work visa sponsorship may be available for a suitably qualified and experienced international candidate

[Benefits & Apply]
You will be joining a high performing & collaborative team defined by excellence in a salaried position, with paid leave, bonus target and wine allocation.

To apply, please use the 'APPLY FOR JOB’ link above.
Employer Contact Information
Domaine Chandon Australia
727 Maroondah Highway
Coldstream VIC 3770
During the mid-1980s, a team of Chandon’s wine whisperers struck gold at Green Point, an old dairy farm in Victoria’s Yarra Valley, 50 minutes from Melbourne. The cool climate and great soil combined to make a picture-perfect home for Domaine Chandon. Since 1986, this is where Australia’s leading Méthode Traditionnelle producer has been confidently crafting sparkling and still wines that are stamped with the distinct style that is Chandon.

Chandon is part of the LVMH Moet Hennessy Louis Vuitton group, a family of over 70 Houses including Dom Perignon, Christian Dior, Givenchy, Sephora, TAG Heuer, who create products that convey savoir-faire and preserved heritage while remaining firmly anchored in modernity.

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