Senior Winemaker - Wickham Hill Winery

Wickham Hill Winery
22 Jensen Road
Griiffith, NSW 2680
02 6960 3700 (Main Phone)
Job Start Date
Application Closing Date
Manages Others
Experience Required
Qualifications Required
From $85,000 To $120,000
Per Year    
Employment Type
Work Schedule
Full Time - Permanent
Light Domestic Travel
Job Description
Wickham Hill Winery is seeking an experienced and driven individual with exemplary work ethic, commitment to excellence and strong communication skills for the permanent role as a Senior Winemaker.

You will work in close collaboration with our energetic winemaking, cellar and laboratory team and report directly to the Winery Manager and Business Director. Your skills and experience will see you work with a diversity of winemaking directives and challenges.

Wickham Hill's range of production includes large volumes of quality commercial bulk red and white wines to smaller semi premium parcels for both domestic and export markets.
Wickham Hill is also a high performance contract processing facility and the producer of an iconic Australian brand of cask wine and a boutique range of bottled wine.

The remuneration package for this role will reflect the experience of the candidate.

Job Requirements
The ideal candidate for this role will have:

• Tertiary qualification in Oenology
• Minimum of 5 to 10 years winemaking experience. It would be beneficial if this
experience also included medium sized wineries.
• Experience in EZY Winemaking Software or similar would be beneficial
• Competence in Microsoft Office, specifically in Microsoft Excel would be beneficial
• Extensive experience in both red and white winemaking
• Excellent communication skills both oral and written
• Ability to work under pressure, adapt easily to change and work as part of a team offering support, direction
and leadership
• Meticulous attention to detail and the ability to prioritise work
• Ability to strategize and troubleshoot
• Continued passion for winemaking and innovation.
• Australian Citizen and Drivers Licence

Applicants must have Australian citizenship/residency or a valid existing Australian work visa.

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

Employer Contact Information
Wickham Hill Winery
22 Jensen Road
Griiffith NSW 2680
Wickham Hill Winery Luke Manias
Established in 1960, Wickham Hill is a modern and progressive Australian Winery committed to excellence in Winemaking.
Steeped in History, Wickham Hill has been a key contributor to the Griffith Wine Industry.
The Directors and Business Owners of Wickham Hill Winery are an eclectic, highly skilled and quietly ambitious group of individuals with experience ranging from a diverse field of industries including the wine industry. They saw the potential of Wickham Hill and purchased the winery in 2012.
They are fully invested on all levels in the future; of not only Wickham Hill Winery but also the Australian Wine Industry both here and overseas.
Since 2012, there's been a substantial investment in the plant, equipment, technology and people, including change of Senior Management and the recruitment of specialised staff.

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