Vineyard Site Supervisor - Cape Mentelle Vineyards

Cape Mentelle Vineyards
331 Wallcliffe Road
Margaret River, WA 6285
Australia
03 9415 5225 (Main Phone)
Manages Others
Yes
Experience Required
Yes
Qualifications Required
Yes
Employment Type
Employee
Work Schedule
Full Time - Permanent
Job Description
Cape Mentelle Vineyard is proud to be one of Margaret River’s founding wineries. Our winery has pioneered many of the region’s renowned wine styles and today is a benchmark for the quality of the region’s wines. We aim to produce wines that capture a unique sense of place in every bottle. These characteristics are defined by our pristine coastal location, unique soils and 50 years of viticultural history.

Based in Margaret River and reporting to the Viticulturist, the Site Supervisor is involved in all areas of viticulture and works closely with the vineyard and winemaking teams in order to improve wine quality, enhance sustainability, protect wine integrity and closely manage costs.

Your main responsibilities will be to:
- Provide leadership and ensure compliance with all Health, Safety, Quality, and Environment Management System policies and procedures;
- Work closely with the Viticulture Team on a day-to-day basis to assist with vineyard operations including spraying and calibration, record keeping, canopy management, vine training, irrigation management, grape harvesting….
- Ensure appropriate and accurate record-keeping of all activities regarding vineyard inputs for both internal use and legal requirements;
- Engage regularly with Maintenance and Systems Manager regarding upgrades and maintenance to company buildings;
- Following harvest each year engage in tastings with the technical team to evaluate the influence of seasonal conditions and vineyard management practices on the quality of key varietals;
- Contribute with the staff and contractor supervision, assisting with and implementing work programs, training of staff;

Job Requirements
In order to be successful in this position, you will have:
- 5 years of vineyard experience with management and general knowledge of farming systems;
- A qualification in viticulture or related field is a plus;
- Understanding of Organic Farming Systems is an advantage;
- Significant experience with people management;
- Strong communication and leadership skills;
- The ability to work effectively in a team and time management abilities;
- The right to work legally in Western Australia

Benefits: Competitive salary + annual bonus target + 9,5% super + wine allocation

Applications close: 29.10.2021

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Cape Mentelle Vineyards
331 Wallcliffe Road
Margaret River WA 6285
Australia
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Cape Mentelle Vineyards is proud to be one of Margaret River’s ‘founding three’ wineries. Our winery has pioneered many of the region’s renowned wine styles and today is a benchmark for the quality of the region’s wines. We aim to produce wines that capture a unique sense of place in every bottle. These characteristics are defined by our pristine coastal location, unique soils and 50 years of viticultural history.

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