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Assistant Winemaker

Meyer Family Vineyards

Okanagan Falls, BC   Canada

Job Description:

Meyer Family Vineyards is a family owned and operated winery crafting premium wines in the Okanagan Valley since 2006, specializing in single vineyard expressions of Pinot Noir and Chardonnay. Our portfolio also includes traditional method sparkling wine. We produce approximately 10,000 cases each year.
We are seeking a highly motivated and hardworking individual to join our team as Assistant Winemaker. As part of our production team, you will also work with wines from our sister wine brand Mayhem Wines.

Cellar Duties and Responsibilities
- Execute all winemaking associated tasks in accordance with the Winemaker
- Perform, record and organize basic lab analysis
- Monitor and record fermentation of wine
- Ensure production plans and quality parameters are met in terms of bottling, blending and other cellar operations
- Operate and maintain cellar equipment
- Maintain cleanliness of the cellars and equipment
- Manage inventory and supply of winery materials
- Monitor wines and take initiative action to address wine quality
- Setting up and monitoring wine in collaboration with mobile bottling line operators
- Maintain the Health and Safety Program including participation in the JHSC

Other
- Support all other areas of the business
- Work Special events and tastings if needed
- Vineyard tasks during the slow times of the year

Requirements
- Exceptional attention to detail
- Persistent organizational & time management skills
- Able to communicate well with supervisors and others
- Able to adhere to strict deadlines or similar demands with accuracy
- Ability to identify and solve problems, good multi-tasking skills
- Lead and follow safety and standard operational procedures
- Full drivers license and clean driving record
- Willing and able to work extended hours, any day of the week
- Must be a Canadian Citizen - or - have residency status
- Minimum 3 years full year experience in cellar or similar role; International experience a bonus
- University degree or college diploma preferred but not essential
- Forklift experience
- Must meet physical demands including
standing for long periods of time;
working in various weather conditions;
lifting up to 20kg;
working in small spaces

Please apply via email only with resume and minimum two references with email addresses to: chris@mfvwines.com

Additional Information:

Job Posted:
Thursday, February 7th
Type of Work:
Full Time

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Meyer Family Vineyards