Vintage Lab Technician

Hawke's Bay

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Company: Vidal Estate, Esk Valley, Te Awa Collection, Villa Maria Estate

Type:Fixed Term

Uploaded: 23 September 2021

Closes: 23 October 2021

Villa Maria has a new state-of-the-art winery located in the North Island in the Gimblett Gravels of Hawkes Bay, a multi-faceted grape growing region with a reputation for world-class Chardonnay, Syrah and Bordeaux Blends! 

The winery is home to our iconic brands Villa Maria, Vidal Estate, Esk Valley and Left Field, presenting a unique and engaging opportunity to work with several of New Zealand's most renowned winemakers, all under one roof.

Designed to accommodate a range of wine styles, the winery includes open-top concrete tanks and fruit sorting equipment specially designed for premium small batch winemaking with a particular focus on our significant barrel program.

We are now seeking 2 Laboratory Assistants, to join us in Hawkes Bay for the 2022 Harvest season! Duties will vary and may include carrying out daily analysis, ferment checks and data entry.

We want to hear from energetic, self-motivated people with a hands-on approach and strong attention to detail. Applicants must have a relevant tertiary qualification and relevant experience in a science or lab based role. Experience in the wine industry and an interest would be an advantage.

The Harvest employment period is February to April. Shift work will be required and during the peak of vintage working up to 10 hour shifts across 6 days.

Please note that to be considered you must be able to work in New Zealand permanently.

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 Hawkes Bay wine region, click here.

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