Assistant Wine Maker (Wine Jobs: Vineyards & Cellars )

Full Time

  Summerhill Estate Winery Co (http://www.summerhill.bc.ca)

  Kelowna, British Columbia

 

Summerhill Pyramid Winery is a 35,000+ case Organic winery producing  a variety of sparkling, white, rose, red, Late Harvest and Icewine located in Kelowna, BC in the heart of the Okanagan Valley. 

We are looking for an energetic individual with a  “corky” personality and a passion for wine and all things organic to join our team as Assistant Winemaker. The Assistant Winemaker's job is a full time, year-round position with extended hours during harvest and bottling. The Assistant Winemaker will report directly to the Winemaker.

Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

-          Help run day to day operations

-          Paper work and reporting compliance

-          Wet chemistry lab work

-          General cellar work, (Racking, filtering, bottling, labeling, barrel work, disgorging, cleaning, crush work, more cleaning, icewine, lab work, additions, ect.)

-          Bench trials and tasting panels

-          Strategic planning, ect.

-          Plan and execute research and development

-          General equipment maintenance

 

Requirements:

-Positive attitude and ability to work in a team

- Ability to meet physical demands of position including lifting up to 50lbs, standing for long periods of time, working outside in varying weather conditions, and comfortable with heights

- Punctual and ability to get oneself to work

- Must be able to work long and flexible hours

- Post secondary education in winemaking or relevant field

- 3+ years in full time cellar position

 

Can be an asset:

- Prior supervisor experience

- Forklift experience

- Able to work nights

- Confined space training

-OSHA approved First Aid any level

- Lab experience

- Organic and Biodynamic winemaking experience

 

To apply email Michael at Winemaker@summerhill.bc.ca subject “Assistant Winemaker 2020”

Must be eligible to work in Canada, no LIMA will be undertaken

Only potential candidates will be contacted

 

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