Cellar Supervisor (Wine Jobs: Vineyards & Cellars )

Full Time

  Arterra Wines Canada

  Niagara Falls, Ontario

CELLAR SUPERVISOR

Seeking a quality and performance minded individual capable of running an active cellar while maintaining a high level of organization and cellar hygiene.  Preference will be given to someone possessing experience supervising/managing a team of cellar workers, experience with Continuous Improvement (Lean, 6 Sigma, etc) as well as leading in a union environment.

POSITION SUMMARY
Executes cellar and crush processing activities, Health and Safety, Inventory, and directs/mentors full time and seasonal staff.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

The following reflects essential functions for this job but does not restrict the tasks that may be assigned. Management may assign or reassign duties and responsibilities as necessary: 

  • Supervises all cellar functions including but not limited to equipment maintenance, capital execution, performance management and forklift operations.
  • Reporting to the Cellar Manager, works closely with winemakers to ensure proper implementation of winemaking guidelines and quality control procedures. This may include: writing and maintaining ISO and HACCP documentation, Health and Safety documentation, cellar records/keeping and bulk inventory, and maintaining/some ordering of cellar supplies.
  • Directs the work of the cellar crew in all activities of winemaking. Schedules and tracks workflow
  • Monitors performance of cellar crew ensuring cellar personnel follows winemaking guidelines/provides instruction, training, assistance and feedback to cellar workers.
  • Ensures staff follow safety guidelines, procedures and wearing of personal safety equipment.
  • Build and maintain a culture of safety within the company.
  • Operates within bulk cellar budgetary constraints.
  • Tracks and monitors employee headcount and makes recommendations for changes in required labor needs.
  • Completes and generates required efficiency reports and tracking logs, analyzing and recommending improvements based on the data.
  • Participate in periodic reviews and provide ongoing constructive feedback of job performance of cellar personnel.
  • EDUCATION TRAINING AND OTHER REQUIREMENTS:

    • High school diploma
    • Operations Management Diploma is an asset
    • Knowledge of wines and wine production.two years’ production experience
    • Experience constructively supervising and motivating team members
    • Commitment to excellence and high standards. Proactive problem solver
    • Excellent written and oral English communication skills.
    • Confident working around cellar equipment and performing cellar duties and tasks
    • Strong organizational and analytical skills. Ability to prioritize thoughtfully and manage workflow.
    • Adept at managing multiple competing and/or changing priorities
    • Good judgment/ability to make timely and sound decisions. Deal with stressful situations calmly
    • Ability to understand and enforce safety requirements and cautions
    • Familiarity with manufacturing plant concepts (refrigeration/glycol systems, electrical, etc.) helpful

    PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:

    While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to do the following:

    • Walk, kneel, bend, and stand for long periods.
    • Climb stairs and ladders, lift and/or carry up to 50 pounds.
    • Have no allergies or restrictions that would preclude safely handling common wine additives, and/or cleaning chemicals routinely present in an operating winery.
    • Work in changing temperature environments (hot to cool), around moderate noise levels and in tight spaces on occasion

How To Apply

https://cbrands.mua.hrdepartment.com/hr/ats/Posting/view/7711

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