Cellar Technician (Wine Jobs: Vineyards & Cellars )

Full Time

  Colio Estate Wines

  Harrow, ON, Ontario

Colio Estate Wines Inc. requires a full time Cellar Technician at our Winery in Harrow. The position is an integral part of the Winery process and will report directly to the Winemaker. The incumbent will be involved in all facets of Cellar operations and they should be familiar with production equipment, preferably in a winery setting. The ability to evaluate, problem solve and follow direction are essential requirements of the position.


Duties and Responsibilities will include but not be limited to;

·      All work relating to fermentation and barrel aging.

·      Preparing and adding dry good additions as directed by Winemaker.

·      Accurate documentation of the above.

·      Maintain a complete inventory of wine ingredient additives.

·      Ensuring that Cellar wine quality parameters are met at all times.

·      Winery hygiene – sanitization of tanks and equipment.

·      Follow all Health & Safety policies, practices and procedures.

·      Follow all Colio standard operating procedures.

·      Good house-keeping.

·      Other duties shall be assigned as required.



Interested candidates should possess;

·      Completion of post-secondary education in winemaking/oenology or viticulture or equivalent education an asset.

·      Forklift operators permit with 1 year experience preferably in a production environment an asset but will be provided.

·      Knowledge of Ontario Health and Safety Act, Regulation 833 Control of Exposure to Biological or Chemical Agents, Regulation 851, Industrial Establishment, WHIMIS and WSIB regulations and guidelines.

·      Ability to work in various weather conditions and flexible work schedule (day, afternoon and weekend shift).

·      Capable of lifting up to 50 lbs.

·      Confined space training an asset but will be provided.

·      WHMIS training is an asset but will be provided.

·      A valid Ontario Driver’s license.


As part of the Colio team you can expect:


·        A competitive hourly wage in accordance with experience.

·        A cooperative team atmosphere that does what it takes to get the job done.

·        A safe, fun, winning and rewarding work environment.


Candidates interested in this exciting opportunity to join a strong and growing company with great values and brands should submit their resume and salary expectations to [email protected]


We thank all that have applied but only applicants being called for interview will be contacted. The deadline for applications is June 4, 2021.

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