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Winery Cellar Master

Lovers Leap Vineyards & Winery

Lawrenceburg, KY

Job Description:

This full-time position assists the management staff and operations within the cellar to ensure quality wine production. The cellar master will proactively troubleshoot all technical and mechanical issues while collaborating with the Winemaker to ensure winery systems and production assets are properly maintained. A qualified candidate must be creative, personable, and have a strong desire to grow. This person should feel comfortable working with a team, independently, and understand that attention to detail and communication are imperative.

Responsibilities Include:
•  Serves as a leader in pursuing quality, efficiency, and safety for all cellar operations.
•  Submits complete and accurate work orders.
•  Responsible for day-to-day management of tanks and the barrel room.
•  Moves, racks, top-off, and blends wine.
•  Operates and instructs others on the safe use of cellar equipment.
•  Schedules, tracks, and completes preventative maintenance on production assets.
•  Assists in solving logistical and operational problems.
•  Conducts facility inspection(s) for sanitization, organization, and performance.
•  Communicates clearly and concisely with Winemaker.
•  Ensures all tanks are clearly labeled with the appropriate information.
•  Ensures cellar cleaniness and organization including cellar, tank, and equipment sanitation.
•  Performs daily and weekly facility and equipment maintenance.
•  Performs daily and weekly tasks as required by the Winemaker.
•  Assists in Tasting Room and vineyard tours as needed.

Qualified Candidates Must Be:
•  Proficient in MS Office (Word, Excel, and Outlook).
•  Accurate data entry skills.
•  Knowledge of all cellar chemicals and their appropriate uses.
•  U.S. Citizen.
•  2+ years of full-time winery production experience.
•  Passion for wine & winemaking.
•  Ability to work Tuesday through Saturday 10am to 6pm.
•  Safely lift 50 pounds.
•  Valid driver’s license and reliable personal transportation.
•  Must be detail-oriented and have strong organizational skills.
•  Ability to operate a Forklift and train staff.

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Additional Information:

Job Posted:
Tuesday, February 6th
Type of Work:
Full Time
Job Level:
Mid-Level
Compensation:
$4O,OOO.OO ‍−‌ $5O,OOO.OO

Contact Information:

Lovers Leap Vineyards & Winery
Brian Sivinski