Cellar Hand


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Company: Giesen Group


Uploaded: 23 November 2022

Closes: 09 December 2022

Cellar Hand

  • Want to work with an Iconic New Zealand Brand and a multi award-winning business
  • Want to contribute to an outstanding team environment?
  • Want to improve your winemaking experience in one of New Zealand’s most stunning places? 

If so, then read on… 

Firstly, a bit about us - The Giesen Group is a family-owned and operated producer of internationally-recognised premium New Zealand wine, beer, and Gin. Established in 1981, the Giesen Brothers are seen as one of the pioneers of the New Zealand wine industry and leaders in producing Marlborough Sauvignon Blanc. The Company has grown into a strong brand both domestically, and also on the international stage, where they export premium quality wine across the world.

We are looking for hard-working, self-motivated experienced Cellar Hands to join our Marlborough team. If you’re looking for a change and to learn new skills, we’d love you to join us.

To be successful, you will:

  • Exhibit a passion for making wine and the wine industry
  • Have values and work ethic aligned with the Giesen way of working
  • Be able to problem solve and have strong attention to detail
  • Be a team player
  • Have skill and/or life experience that adds value to our team
  • Be energetic, motivated and hard-working
  • Have good English speaking and writing skills
  • Be physically fit and have a great attitude
  • Have worked in a winery with extensive cellar experience

In return, we will:

  • Provide you an awesome environment and the opportunity to work with a world class team of hardworking passionate people
  • Provide you with the opportunity to grow your skills and experience, and receive full in-house training on all winery SOPs
  • Full time employment
  • Offer a fun, safe and friendly working environment
  • Offer you competitive remuneration, ranging from $25 to $30 hr, based on your experience
  • Product allowance
  • Annual medical scheme

The typical working week is between 07:00 – 15:30 Monday to Friday. Shift work and night shifts may be required and during the peak of vintage you’ll be working up to 12-hour shifts across 6 days.

Minimum 40 hours a week. Our winery is located at, 26 Bristol Street, Riverland, Blenheim, Marlborough, NZ. 4 positions available.

If you think this sounds like you, we’d love to hear from you so please send your CV to harvest.recruitment@giesengroup.co.nz or for further information email for a position description.                 

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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