Winebusiness.com - Homepage for the Wine Industry
Created and Managed by WBM

winejobs > job details

Enologist

Maryhill Winery

Goldendale, WA

Send this job to a friend:

Share this job:

Job Description:

Produce awarding wines from 30 varieties and over 50 sku’s through planning cellar and crush processing activities, barrel management, bottling operations and performs other duties as assigned. Reports to the Winemaker.

Essential Job Functions:
•  Timely and proficiently ensures all aspects of cellar work
•  Organizes and maintains cellar records for all barrel and wine transactions
•  Orders and maintains all cellar supplies
•  Works closely with Winemaker to ensure proper quality
•  Directs the work of the cellar crew in all activities
•  Ensures safety training, protocols and practices at all times
•  Responsible for the training, motivation and development of cellar crew
•  Provides effective leadership and supervision
•  Monitors performance and communicates with management
•  Timely and accurate reporting and documentation
•  Operation and maintenance of cellar and harvest equipment
•  Assist where required during busy harvest season; working extended periods of time as required which can be numerous consecutive days
•  Must be flexible in work assignments

Qualifications:
•  BS in Fermentation Science or Enology
•  Minimum of two years related experience
•  Knowledge of wines and wine production
•  Demonstrated skills in compiling, analysis and reporting
•  Proficiency in computer skills in programs such as Microsoft Office
•  Proficient competence in all subordinates duties and tasks
•  Proficient competence in cellar protocols and procedures
•  Strong problem-solving and continuous improvement focus
•  Ability to step into any position whenever needed
•  Effective execution and project management skills
•  Ability to understand and set priorities, workflow and deadlines
•  Proven ability to handle multiple projects and meet deadlines
•  Demonstrated ability to make sound judgments and good decisions timely
•  Ability to work effectively independently or in teams
•  Demonstrated ability to perform basic mathematics and calculate figures

Physical/environmental requirements:
•  Ability to work in a varied temperature environment from cold to hot
•  Ability to work within a noise level that can be consistently moderate to loud at times
•  Ability to work with hazardous chemicals
•  Ability to work extended hours consecutive days during heavy production periods
•  Ability to repeatedly lift 50 lbs.
•  Ability to safely operate a forklift
•  Ability to work at a computer station and operation of office equipment
•  Ability to understand and operate all facility equipment
•  Ability to work on your feet for long periods of time, on concrete, walking for distances, up and down stairs or standing in place

Maryhill Winery is a family-owned company established in 1999 in the Columbia Valley. Fruit is sourced from over a dozen AVA’s through Washington’s prime growing locations.

Please send a resume and cover letter when applying.

Additional Information:

Job Posted:
Wednesday, July 21st
Type of Work:
Full Time
Job Category:
Job Level:
Associate