A leader in sustainability, innovation and quality, Villa Maria is a family owned winery recognised as an icon in the New Zealand wine industry. Listed as ‘Third Most Admired Wine Brand in the World’ Villa Maria now exports to over 60 countries. We are now seeking Vintage Cellarhands to join us in Marlborough for the 2021 harvest season. So, we need experienced and inexperienced people to join our team as we have different levels of Cellarhand roles to offer.
What we need from you:
- Share our culture of Health & Safety first and be eager to learn our processes and procedures.
- Be physically fit and have a positive attitude with a hands-on approach.
- Be self-motivated and energetic with a great work ethic.
- The ability to multitask and work well under pressure while having a strong attention to detail.
- Forklift competency will be highly valued.
What we will offer you:
- A competitive remuneration rate
- A daily shift meal
- Relevant training depending on the experience you bring
- A safe and supportive work environment
If you come with a willingness to learn and have an optimistic, can do attitude and enjoy physical work will be offered a full induction and training program for their role. Previous experience with grape receival, pressing, crushing, barrel work, wine/juice transfer and racking and clarification processes will be a distinct advantage however not essential as we will provide training to ensure you are ready for Harvest.
Senior Vintage Cellarhand
For these roles, you will need to have excellent communication skills as you will work closely with our Area Supervisors and will be assisting with the training, leading and managing small teams of people during Harvest. You must have the ability to competently undertake several tasks at once while also having a strong attention to detail. Previous experience in the winery and a high level of proficiency with most cellar operations are essential. Health and Safety will be your priority while ensuring all operations are completed efficiently and to the highest standard.
If you want to have the opportunity to work with our highly dedicated team of passionate people and make fantastic wines, we would love to hear from you!
We are offering fixed term work for our 2021 harvest period. Shift work will be required and during the peak of harvest working up to 10 hour shifts across 6 days.
Due to border closures we will only be accepting applications from New Zealand Residents or international applicants who are currently in New Zealand. Evidence of a Work Visa or Residency will be required.
Don't miss out on an opportunity to join our 2021 vintage team. Apply now.