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Custom Crush Manager, Rogue Valley Oregon

Naumes Crush & Fermentation

Medford, OR

Job Description:


Position Title: Custom Crush Manager
Reports to: CEO, working in tangent with the Winemaker

POSITION SUMMARY: The Custom Crush Manager will work closely with the Winemaker and upper management to run a profitable and successful custom crush winery, overseeing and assisting in business management, strategic development, finance, sales and marketing, customer relations and overall operations.

Considerable knowledge of:
•  Business operations, winemaking and winery operations, finance, sales, marketing
Ability to:
•  Manage many facets of the custom crush winery operations
•  Stay organized, while multi-tasking

Other Qualifications
•  Spanish bilingual advantageous but not required
•  Ability to do physical work, paying attention to detail.
•  Ability to take initiative, control, and work well with minimal supervision.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: BA/BS or equivalent. 5-10 years similar experience in wine business management in medium to large scale facility.

•  Sitting sometimes for long periods at a desk or in a vehicle. Infrequent twisting, bending, crouching, stooping, kneeling, balancing, continual use of arms and hands. Frequent pushing/pulling/ (50 lbs. maximum), grasping, and reaching
•  Senses: hearing, sight (near, far, color)
•  Driving a vehicle for business purposes including through vineyards over level and steep ground through hazards common to the growing operation (i.e., farm equipment, trucks, tools, implements and supplies necessary for farm operations)
•  Standing, walking sometimes for long periods of time over even and uneven, level and hilly ground in vineyard
•  Hot and cold weather extremes including cold cellars, wind, rain and snow are experienced during work
•  The noise level varies depending upon the location of work and can be loud at times
•  There is infrequent exposure to mechanical parts


General Duties:
•  Business development and economic performance (ensure profitability, create/manage budgets and cash flow)
•  Personnel management (winemaking staff in conjunction with Winemaker)
•  Client relations- wine program development and management (in conjunction with Winemaker)
•  Bottling/Packaging: work closely with Winemaker and clients with bottling/packaging scheduling, supply purchasing and management
•  Record keeping, reporting including general compliance
•  Facility maintenance, licensing, security
•  Ensuring health and safety procedures
•  Bulk wine management and sales
•  Assistance with winegrape procurement, including assistance with sales for Naumes Family Vineyards winegrapes
•  Work closely with Winemaker and clients in harvest scheduling and logistics
•  Oversee all general logistics and operations details within the custom crush winery

•  $62,000-$66,500/year, DOE and skillset

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Additional Information:

Job Posted:
Monday, March 11th
Type of Work:
Full Time
Job Level:
$6‌2,OOO.OO ‍−‌ $66,5OO.OO DOE

Contact Information:

Naumes Crush & Fermentation
Naumes Crush and Fermentation Management