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Cellar Technician II - Ray's Station Winery

Vintage Wine Estates

ca

Job Description:

Vintage Wine Estates is a collection of vintner family-owned winery estates and brands based in Santa Rosa, California. We are an industry leader across all sales channels and dedicated to providing wine consumers with a range of wine selections from $10 to $100 dollars. Vintage Wine Estates is a dynamic, growing organization seeking a Cellar Technician II to join our team. Customer service is central in our culture, with focus on both our external and our internal customers. We value individuals with an entrepreneurial spirit who enjoy working with a professional, results-driven team in a collaborative environment.
The cellar technician II is responsible for all cellar duties pertinent to the production of quality wines. A strong work ethic and acute attention to detail are critical for success in this position. Continuously improving techniques such as racking, blending and harvest operations is expected. Each member of the cellar team is expected to be collaborative and thrive in a fast-paced environment. Safety is of the upmost importance and safety policies must be followed at all times

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

•  Operate cellar equipment including but not limited to hoists, destemmer/crusher, presses, lees filter, DE filter, cross flow filter, heat exchangers, lift truck and scissors lift
•  Shipping and receiving tanker trucks of wine
•  Moving and blending wine, ingredient additions to wine tanks, racking wine off of settled lees
•  Wine filtration including lees filtration, powder filtration, pad filtration and cross flow filtration
•  DO, CO2 and FSO2 adjustments
•  Sanitation and general housekeeping
•  Chemical inventory management, trace and trace and work order completion

REQUIRED SKILLS:

•  At least one to two years of previous wine or beverage production experience
•  Ability to accurately calculate figures
•  Familiarity with the use of all types of winery equipment is essential
•  Bilingual (English/Spanish) preferred, ability to converse in Spanish a plus
•  Ability to read, write, speak and understand English
•  Ability to follow work orders and written instructions

QUALIFICATIONS:

•  High School diploma or GED equivalent required
•  Must share company values: integrity, respect, value creation, compliance, customer focus
•  Versatility, flexibility, and a willingness to work in an evolving environment with enthusiasm



PHYSICAL/MENTAL REQUIREMENTS:

•  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of this position
•  Must be able to stand for extended periods as required by job duties
•  Must be able to work safely, both indoors and out, in all weather conditions
•  Must be able to climb stairs and ladders safely
•  Must be able to lift up to 50 lbs
•  Must be able to coordinate multiple tasks simultaneously
•  Must work overtime as required; must be willing and able to cover any shift with reasonable notice

Vintage Wine Estates provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, marital or veteran status, or any other legally protected status.

Additional Information:

Job Posted:
Monday, February 12th
Type of Work:
Full Time
Salary Information:
DOE; Competitive