Machinery Operator


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Company: Whitehaven Wine Company


Uploaded: 28 October 2021

Closes: 19 November 2021

Whitehaven Wine Company is a leading New Zealand family-owned wine company producing an award-winning collection of 100% Marlborough wines with an uncompromising focus on quality. Our broad portfolio of wines are sustainably produced from our own accredited sustainable winery, where we are committed to improving all aspects of our social and environmental integrity.

A varied and interesting role exists for a Machinery Operator based at our Tussocks vineyard in the Awatere Valley. 

Reporting to the Vineyard Manager and working with other Whitehaven staff, this role is hands-on, varied, and often requires working independently. 

The successful applicant will be primarily responsible for executing a range of tractor work, irrigation and trellis maintenance, ground keeping, and general assistance as requested. 

Whitehaven’s company culture is based on the values of Respect, Teamwork, Integrity. Therefore, the successful applicant will have the ability to build rapport and trust, self-start, show initiative, be accountable and problem solve. They will take pride in their work and enjoy being outdoors. 

Flexible work hours are available by mutual agreement. Previous vineyard experience is an advantage, while any outstanding certificates/licenses and further mechanical training can be sought for the right applicant. 

A written application accompanied by a CV may be sent in confidence to:

The Senior Vineyard Manager 

Whitehaven Wine Company Ltd 

39 Pauls Road 

RD 3 



Phone (03) 572 7588 

A Position Description is available upon request.

Applications close 5pm Friday 19th November 2021.


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

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