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Cellar Technician 2, Etude Winery

Treasury Wine Estates Global

Napa, CA

Job Description:

About Etude

What began thirty years ago as a philosophical state of mind is now a state-of-the-art winemaking facility in the Carneros region where the ancient art of winemaking is pursued with a singular passion. Etude Wines is dedicated to the study of craft of winegrowing. In classical music, an etude is a composition with a technical focus that allows the musician to practice a particular technique. Similarly, Etude wines are the product of deliberate concentration on the instructive variables of the craft. The end game is not edification alone, but rather the wine itself as a source of enjoyment.

About the role

This cellar worker would execute all grape, juice and wine movements from crush to the bottle. Duties to include topping, crush equipment and press operation, barrel work, tank racking, wine transfers, chemical additions, sanitation, fining, filtering, forklift operation and bottling.
* Perform juice, wine, and pomace movements using all winery process equipment (e.g. pumps, presses, etc.).
* Clean and sanitize tanks and processes equipment.
* Performs barrel work, both hand stacking and machine stacking (barrel racks).
* Executes yeast and chemical additions.
* Completes cellar work orders and other paperwork in a thorough and timely manner.
* Perform all cellar sanitation according to SOP, including tank washing, hose and equipment washing, floor washing, barrel washing, and SO2 gassing
* Ability to train Cellar Tech 1's as well as temporary interns by following company SOP's
* Furnishes lab with wine/juice samples for analysis.
* Responsible for bottling set-up, running the bottling line, loading/unloading trucks of bottling supplies or finished product as required.
* Know how to ship and receive bulk wine, including accurate completion of all necessary paperwork.
* Maintain a safe working environment at all times by following all corporate QHSE requirements and using and maintaining all PPE. Must report all accidents and potentially hazardous scenarios to a supervisor immediately.

About you
* High school diploma or equivalency required.
* 2 years previous cellar experience a must.
* Forklift experience required.
* Proficiency in mathematics required.
* Ability to perform calculations with accuracy.
* Ability to comprehend and follow verbal and written instructions.
* Ability to write simple correspondence neatly and clearly.
* Must have a working knowledge of cellar winemaking requirements.
* Ability to work overtime and evenings as required.
* Is able to work with minimal supervision.
* Reliable transportation and valid CA driver's license required.
* Must contribute to a positive work atmosphere by behaving and communicating in a courteous and professional manner.

What's in it for you
* The opportunity to be bold and make an impact in the world of wine
* Access to the world's most celebrated wines through our employee product allowance
* True flexibility in determining how, when and where you work to achieve your potential
* Global opportunities across Australia & New Zealand, the US, Asia, UK/Europe
* Opportunity to build a career across multiple functions (we're really good at doing this!)
* Structured development programs to support your health, wellbeing and career
* "TWEforME Day" - an additional day of leave each year, for you to do you
* Meeting-free Monday mornings (we all love this!)


We bring our whole selves, we're courageous and we deliver together - that's our DNA. We're a passionate bunch who enjoy working together, like to have fun and keep things down-to-earth. We're brave enough and care enough to have the right conversations to get the best outcome and are famous for our can-do attitude. We're definitely "glass half full" people and see challenges as opportunities and move with pace to achieve our goals.

If you're ready to help us be the world's most admired premium wine company, please apply now!

Inclusion and Diversity

Just like the wide range and variety of brands in our wine portfolio, TWE embraces diversity and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, age, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin or on the basis of disability. If you require any assistance to be included in our process, please contact, quoting the job title and reference number.

Pay Transparency Disclosure: The base pay range offered for this position is $22 to $24 per hour and other benefits. These figures represent what we reasonably expect to pay for this position, but the actual compensation offered will depend upon numerous job-related factors, including but not limited to candidate qualifications, skills, experience, education, location, and alignment with market data. Our expectation is that the incumbent will work in our Napa, CA location. If the incumbent works out of another location, the wage rate may fall above or below this range. Treasury reserves the right to modify the range in the future.

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Additional Information:

Job Posted:
Tuesday, July 9th
Type of Work:
Full Time
Job Level:
$‌2‌2.OO ‍−‌ $24.OO
Reference No: