Cellar Supervisor


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Company: MATUA - TWE


Uploaded: 13 May 2024

Closes: 13 June 2024

Cellar Supervisor - Matua

Opportunity to build a career with iconic wine company. 

Matua began in 1969 with a vision shared by brothers Bill and Ross Spence - to revolutionize the New Zealand wine industry. Since producing the first ever bottle of New Zealand Sauvignon Blanc in 1974, Matua has been a mainstay of the New Zealand wine industry. As we celebrate our 50th Vintage we continue to make our name for quality wines, sourcing fruit from across New Zealand’s premier wine regions.

We are currently looking for a Cellar Supervisor to join the Matua Marlborough team located in Rapaura, Blenheim.

About the role

In this this role you will provide efficient operation of the cellar by supervising and coaching cellar team members to meet the winery targets and production needs in a manner that complies with all safety policies and other relevant standards. 

  • Co-ordinate, allocate and complete work as required to meet production plans and cellar notes.
  • General Cellar Operations.
  • Provide on-going support for the cellar as required, ensuring the cellar as a whole meet’s targets and timeframes.
  • Report quality and process improvement issues to Cellar Manager.
  • Develop relationships and assist Winemakers when necessary.
  • Ensure compliance with safety rule and SOP's.

About you

With Relevant wine industry/cellar operations experience, you will have exceptional people management skills and experience.

  • 3+ years Relevant wine industry/cellar operations experience
  • Ability to problem solve and see problems and take action before a major problem
  • Company policy and procedure understanding and competence
  • Sound coaching, counselling skills Outstanding level of commitment, drive and initiative
  • Identify counselling/discipline issues and resolve quickly and respectfully
  • Prioritise and allocate work tasks to team members     
  • Good communication, organizational, planning and problem-solving skills 
  • Able to perform manual handling tasks and work long hours (a medical check will be part of the process)

Ability to work weekends, afternoon, and night shifts, 12-hours per day 6 days per week when required during busy periods.

What’s in it for you?

Access to the world’s most-admired wines through our employee product allowance

Global opportunities across Australia & New Zealand, the US, Asia, UK/Europe

Opportunity to build a career across multiple functions (we’re really good at doing this!)

  • The best training program in Marlborough. (You’ll learn it all!!!)
  • Competitive pay rate ($34 - $36 per hour)
  • “Cellarbrate” awards and prizes
  • Wine allowance
  • Company phone. 
  • Full time permanent role. 40 hs minimum work per week 

What’s it like to work here?

We bring our whole selves, we’re courageous and we deliver together – that’s our DNA. We’re a passionate bunch who enjoy working together, like to have fun and keep things down-to-earth. We’re brave enough and care enough to have the right conversations to get the best outcome and are famous for our can-do attitude. We’re definitely “glass half full” people and see challenges as opportunities and move with pace to achieve our goals.

If you’re ready to help us be the world’s most admired premium wine company, please apply now!

It takes all varietals!

Just like the wide range and variety of brands in our wine portfolio, TWE embraces diversity and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. 

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, colour, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin or on the basis of disability. If you require any assistance to be included in our process, please contact recruitment@tweglobal.com, quoting the job title and reference number.

How to apply

We move quickly at TWE and continually review applications, so if you don’t want to miss out, apply today.

All applicants will receive an email to invite them to complete online assessments that will cover three areas: personality profile, cultural fit and situational judgement tests. The assessments should take around 30 minutes in total and you will get a report at the end of it. 

We will then be in touch ASAP to update you on how your application is progressing. We ask you to try to complete the assessments ASAP – ideally, within 48 hours.

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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