Vineyard Quality Manager


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Company: Pernod Ricard Winemakers


Uploaded: 16 July 2021

Closes: 16 August 2021

  • Are you passionate about Viticulture?

  • Great at managing a team?

  • Able to deal with complex situations/managing resources?

We are looking for a Vineyards Quality Manager responsible for the direct management of the Labour field supervisor team (who look after the RSE workers) and Quality assurance team (who make sure the tasks are done to a high standard and keep an eye on our vineyard quality).

You will focus on ensuring we meet quality standards and specifications. The Quality Manager is also directly responsible for engaging, maintain and managing relationships with labour contracting companies.

What does a Vineyards Quality Manager do?

  • Runs the hand-picking programme - managing own staff and contractors ensuring the plan is executed efficiently and to specifications.

  • Assist in ensuring that all labour operations are carried out with maximum efficiency and speed to a high standard.

  • Coordinates contract vineyard labour based on planning strategies in collaboration with the Viticulture Manager - South Island, and the planning team.

  • Works in collaboration with the Viticulture Manager - South Island and Sites Managers to ensure variable labour needs are met, including securing external labour contractors and managing the relationship.

  • Works in with the technical team to ensure all yield and disease monitoring data is captured accurately and on time.

What does our operation offer?

  • A career with opportunity for career development within an international organization, within beautiful Marlborough.

  • A real focus and genuine commitment to workplace Health and Safety.

  • You will work with some very experienced and supportive Marlborough Viticulture experts.

  • You get a product allowance (and its not just wine, although the wine is lovely).

  • You get access to a tool of trade vehicle and other benefits like health insurance.

Who should apply?

We are looking for someone who is skilled in people management and relationship management, who understands and has extensive experience in viticulture within New Zealand. The team does work very hard, but also love a bit of a laugh and to stop and have a social moment (we call it conviviality).

Please note – all our sites are smokefree.

You must be within New Zealand and have appropriate working rights to be considered for this role.


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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