Cellar Hand


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Company: Pernod Ricard Winemakers


Uploaded: 05 May 2023

Closes: 05 June 2023

Pernod Ricard are an international family with over 19,000 employees spanning across 73 countries and are the world number 2 in the wine and spirits industry.

Our Blenheim winery, based in the Riverlands Estate is increasing its cellar team with a permanent position available. We are seeking an experienced person that is a positive, capable, and self-motivated individual to join our full-time permanent team. This is an outstanding opportunity to join one of Marlborough’s largest wineries. 

Key requirements:

  • Must have a can-do attitude, be hard working and can thrive in a continuous improvement environment
  • Team player with good communication skills and a safety mindset
  • 2 +  vintages with further experience outside of vintage (wine)
  • Ability to independently operate : centrifuge, decanter, dynamos, gas membrane, smart tanks
  • Experience in performing cellar hand duties
  • A good level of strength and fitness are important as these roles are physically active
  • Ability to work weekends, afternoon, and night shifts, 12 hours per day, 6 days per week during extended period (vintage and blending period)
  • Ability to lead a team during Vintage
  • A full, clean Driver’s Licence is desirable
  • An interest in wine and speaking more than one language would be advantageous

What’s in for you:

  • Hourly rate: $ 28 - $ 30 depending on experience
  • 40 hours minimum per week, with some weekend work as required
  • Work phone (Iphone)
  • Generous product allowance (Pernod Ricard Wine and Spirits Portfolio)
  • Following 12 months of service, access to medical insurance for you and your family
  • Generous parental leave policy
  • Life insurance
  • Free physio appointments, if needed
  • Cereals for breakfast all the year around
  • Working with a team that care about you

Only those with full, unrestricted working rights in New Zealand will be considered for this position. 

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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