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Cellar Foreman

Jackson Family Wines

Glen Ellen, CA

Job Description:

General Description of Duties:
Under the general direction of the Winemaker, the Cellar Foreperson performs a variety of work assignments in the cellar and is able to direct less skilled crew members and seasonal employees. Assignments require work of a physical nature and attention to detail. This position is located at Arrowood Winery in Glen Ellen, CA.

Specific Duties:
* Supervise and assist in training regular and temporary cellar crew members
* Take a lead role in the winery’s safety program, assuring a safe working environment and that all personnel follow safety rules
* Maintain the highest standards in cleanliness and organization throughout the cellar, including cleaning, sanitizing and sterilizing all winery equipment and facilities
* Track cellar work accurately with work orders and assist in data entry
* Racking and pumping of juice and wine; moving hoses and equipment
* Making chemical additions to juice and wine while wearing a respirator
* Safe operation of forklifts and barrel room lift to move case goods and barrels in the warehouse and barrel room, loading and unloading of trucks
* Filling, topping, racking barrels, and cleaning barrels
* Operating DE filter and plate and frame filter
* Operating all harvest equipment including crusher, must pump, conveyor systems, and press
* Assist in equipment maintenance, reporting all winery deficiencies to maintenance manager
* Other duties as assigned by the Winemaker

Background and Experience:
Generally requires 3 to 4 years prior, relevant cellar experience. Must have ability to communicate effectively with good skills in reading, writing and basic math. Must be able to speak, read, write, and understand the primary language(s) used in the workplace. Must be able to work safely around equipment, electrical outlets and chemicals. Individuals selected for this position must be reliable and possess a good work ethic. Must be able to work any shift and overtime as needed, particularly during harvest season. Must be able to lift and carry items weighing up to 50 pounds, repeatedly, work standing up and walk on concrete surfaces for extended periods of time.

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Additional Information:

Job Posted:
Thursday, June 26th
Type of Work:
Full Time