Stag’s Leap Wine Cellars, winner of the 1973 Judgment of Paris and iconic Napa Valley Cabernet Estate is in search of Interns to join the team. This is a Regular Full Time position working in the cellar.
Assist with the production of the brand wines.
Some of your duties:
• Wash and sanitize all wine contact equipment.
• Do all stages of barrel work on metal racks and stacks
• Complete work orders ¬ measurements, formulas, etc.
• Assist with the following tasks: Move, rack, blend, fine, filter, and complete additions to wine.
• Evaluate wine surface and headspace for films and off-aromas.
• Assist in Preparing and breakdown bottling.
• Assist with operating all crush equipment including presses. Shovel pomace.
• Operate a forklift.
• Perform all job functions in strict adherence to company Health and Safety protocols, and in accordance with quality control standards and standard equipment operating procedures.
• Performs other duties as assigned by manager.
• Projects can take place both indoors and outdoors where temperatures can range from cold to hot depending on the season.
• Noise level is usually moderate.
• Full body mobility: Ability to stand; walk; sit; use tools or controls; reach with hands and arms; climb stairs; balance, kneel.
• Ability to lift and carry up to 50 lbs.
• Regularly required to roll, move, and/or lift 60-gallon empty wine barrels when needed.
• High school diploma or GED equivalent required.
• Must be 21 years of age.
• Ability to read, write, speak, and understand English.
• Ability to read and understand all Material Safety Data Sheets (MSDS).
• Ability to follow work orders and written instructions.
• Ability to accurately calculate figures.
• Valid Driver’s License.
• Must be able to be certified in forklift operation.
• Ability to work nights and/or weekends during the harvest season or as business requires.
• Creative, flexible, and innovative team player.
• Proven ability to handle multiple projects and meet deadlines.
• Versatility, flexibility, and a willingness to work within changing priorities with enthusiasm.
• Commitment to excellence and high standards.
• At least one to two years of previous wine or beverage production experience.
• History of responsible use of alcohol and other appropriate conduct, as well as fitness to be licensed, permitted, and/or certified by state and/or local regulatory bodies.