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Cellar Supervisor

CHANDON California

YOUNTVILLE, CA

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Cellar Supervisor

Job Description:

Are you a cellar focused leader? Do you thrive in a fast pace / exciting environment?
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Chandon was sparked into life in 1973 by the visionary spirit of Robert-Jean de Vogüé and California pioneer John Wright. As one of the first French-owned sparkling wine ventures in the U.S., Chandon carefully selected its vineyards and are now considered to be amongst the best for producing quality sparkling wines in California.
For over forty years now, Chandon continues to combine traditional French techniques and winemaking knowledge with the beautiful, sun-ripened fruit of California to craft sparkling wines of the highest quality.
Chandon’s winery, Domaine Chandon is located in Yountville and today Head Winemaker Pauline Lhote and her skilled team continue to innovate and provide a unique expression of the terroir, delighting senses with California brightness, vibrancy and intensity of flavors and aromas.

Join us as the the cellar supervisor at Chandon California. This role is responsible for the direct supervision of the cellar staff in all cellar operations in accordance with operational policies to ensure maximum safety, productivity, and quality to strengthen the brand portfolio through strict adherence to winemaking standards.

Leadership:
Supervises all day-to-day cellar activities.
Supervises cellar staff to ensure that proper winemaking and safety procedures are followed.
Promotes teamwork among operations and all winery personnel.
Responsible for the development of teams in their charge. Addressing and appraising performance, identifying training and development opportunities and acting as a coach/mentor when required.
Acting as a leader and escalating issues through the proper communication channels.

Cellar:
Prioritizes, facilitates and supervises operational activities in all areas that incorporate the Cellar and barrel rooms.
Facilitates and/or coordinates facility and equipment repairs and issues with the Maintenance Department and the Winemaking Project Manager.
Ensures that all winery sanitation practices, including but not limited to, general aesthetics, operational, and storage are adhered to.
Identifies, researches, communicates, and implements process improvement opportunities for operational efficiencies and product quality assurance.
Works with the Winemaking department to write, revise, and update the Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) as new techniques and/or equipment are adopted/utilized.
Ensures proper equipment use, maintenance, and storage for all cellar equipment including; Cross flow, STARS, centrifuge, ion exchange, lees filter, super sack, lenticular filter, pumps, tank cooling control units, membrane filters, lenticular filters, and heat exchanger.
Tracks inventory of all winery products, including but not limited to additions, cleaning supplies, and chemicals. Responsible for communicating to Winemaking Project Manager any inventory needs as they arise.
Attending meetings related to cellar management and production activities as needed.

Harvest:
Direct supervision of a shift during harvest.
Ensure accurate and efficient intake and processing of grapes and juice.
Ensure implementation of all safety procedures to maintain a safe working environment.
Identify staffing needs and communicate them to Associate Winemaker.

Safety:
Be proactive in the approach to health and safety; ensuring active engagement, and compliance with all safety requirements, company policies, procedures, and regulatory requirements to maintain a safe working environment

Benefits:
Health Care Plan (Medical, Dental & Vision)
401k
Paid Time Off
Ongoing Training & Development with World Class Platforms / Universities
Wellness Resources (Lifestyle reimbursements)
Wine allocation and discounts
LVMH exclusive benefits


CHANDON California is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate and welcome diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment.

Additional Information:

Job Posted:
Wednesday, November 23rd
Type of Work:
Full Time
Job Level:
Mid-Level