Vintage Harvest Assistant
Company: Pernod Ricard Winemakers
Uploaded: 11 September 2020
Closes: 11 October 2020
Start date - late January 2021
Are you an excellent multi-tasker and have a keen attention for detail?
Clear communication necessary in this role.
Harvest experience desirable
About Pernod-Ricard Winemakers
We are one of New Zealand's premier wine and spirits companies. We represent a rich portfolio of brands like Brancott Estate, Stoneleigh and Deutz that makes us intensely proud. We are a company of people with commitment and integrity, a dash of entrepreneurship and a splash of conviviality.
We recognise the importance of having the latest technology and modern facilities, which have both been hugely invested in over recent years at our Marlborough winery. We embrace innovative thinking and have industry leading machinery and processes in many areas. We strive to be at the forefront of Industry 4.0 with innovation and sustainability being important to us in how we operate.
We are now looking for several fixed-term Harvest Assistants to join our Technical team over 2021 Harvest in beautiful Marlborough. You will be working to provide our Viticulture Department with accurate and timely assistance, in accordance with our standard operating procedures (SOPs).
Your key responsibilities will include:
Assisting the grower liaison with contract vineyards intake of fruit
Assisting the technical team with corporate vineyard sampling/data collection
Assist in intake of the fruit - bridging the gap between Vineyard and Winery
Extended vintage hours will be required for the vintage period. This is usually a 6-8 week period.
We are looking for someone who is friendly and outgoing, who works well in a close team environment. Some harvest experience is desirable, but not essential. You will be computer literate (bonus if you love technology), with excellent communication skills, both verbal and written, and be able to produce consistent and accurate results, in an organized manner. A current, full NZ drivers licence is required.
Opportunities exist to work on Viticulture specific tasks for the right candidate, however training will be provided as required to upskill into this role. Positive, motivated persons that are comfortable with fast-paced environments are encouraged to apply. You get the benefits of beautiful Marlborough, while working for a global organisation, and the buzz of being involved in harvest 2021.
Please be aware our sites are Smokefree, and that we can only accept applications from those within New Zealand and with the ability to work within New Zealand.
We will be reviewing applications as they come in. Early applications are encouraged.
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.