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Company: Pernod Ricard Winemakers


Uploaded: 24 June 2020

Closes: 24 July 2020

Wine Technician

Senior Cellar Supervision Role

Pernod Ricard Winemakers New Zealand has a permanent position available for a Wine Technician. We are seeking a positive, capable and self-motivated individual with senior Cellar Hand or cellar supervision experience to join our full-time permanent team. This is an outstanding opportunity to join one of Marlborough’s largest wineries. 

  • An opportunity to work for a global company
  • Career development opportunities
  • Work in a large winery with some innovative technology and a clear safety focus

You will not only have access to a great team environment, but you will also receive a product allowance and following 12 months of service access to medical insurance for you and your family.

Our team of Winery Technicians provide oversight, supervision, leadership, problem-solving and technical expertise for the Cellar Hands while also actively participating in the winery operations. This role works across the full range of cellar activities including cooperage and stock management.

To be successful in this role you will need a can-do attitude, enthusiasm, to be hard working with problem-solving skills and have the ability to thrive in a continuous improvement environment with a safety focus.

A minimum of 3 full years cellar experience plus leadership skills, experience and a high level of technical skill is required. 

You should have good interpersonal skills, solid communication abilities including well developed written and verbal skills, and an interest in wine and its production. Previous experience working in a large technological winery and/or a related technical qualification would be highly desirable.

As this role is physically active, a good level of strength and fitness are important. In addition, you need to have a full clean Driver’s Licence. These roles work at least 40hrs per week through the year, with up to 70hrs at peak vintage, and some night shifts/shifts are required at the peak times.

Please note we will only accept applications from those with the ability to legally work within New Zealand.

Only people eligible to work in this country should apply for this position. Please provide evidence of your work visa or citizenship.

  • For information about the Marlborough wine region, click here.

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