Job Status: Filled

Cellar Production Supervisor (Wine Jobs: Management & Administration)

Full Time

  BC Tree Fruits Cooperative (

  Kelowna, British Columbia

Looking for an exciting career opportunity to help develop our new hard cider? BC Tree Fruits Cider Company is currently seeking a motivated, safety orientated, and organized individual to join our team as a Cellar Production Supervisor/Foreman. Our ideal candidate will have previous supervisory experience as well as have worked within the cidery/winery/brewery industry.


The BC Tree Fruits Cooperative (BCTFC) is owned by fruit growers throughout the entire Okanagan Valley, employs approximately 500 employees, and operates multiple facilities. Representing over 400 growers, we market fresh tree fruits including, apples, pears, cherries, peaches, nectarines, plums, prunes and grapes.


The successful applicant will have the following key accountabilities:

• Daily Record keeping

• Supervising and running of juice pressing operation 

• Supervising and running the canning line during canning periods

• Ensuring fill-rates and output requirements are met

• Supervising union production staff to reduce downtime and increase output levels

• Create and update SOP’s

• Responsible for ensuring proper sanitation requirements and quality needs are met and exceeded as well as health and safety protocols are being strictly adhered to

• Liaise with lab technicians and cider making team 

• Troubleshooting mechanical issues and make recommendations to Cidery Manager as needed

• Effectively communicate and build strong relationships with store supervisors, internal sales and cidery team


The successful applicant will be qualified by possessing the following key attributes:

• Prior production experience with demonstrated supervisor aptitude

• Ability to Multitask

• A desire to grow with a new company

• Knowledge of winery or beverage processing equipment, bottling filters, safety equipment, standard processing procedures and safety practices

• Poses strong supervisory skills

• Experience in Manufacturing Safety Protocol

• Possess strong mechanical knowledge and have ability to troubleshoot various machines-Millwright certificate considered an asset

• Strong written and verbal communication skills

• Strong organizational, analytical and problem solving abilities

• Related training and/or College/University education will be considered an asset 

• Demonstrated team player with the ability to work under high pressure situations

• Good understanding of business and accounting/inventory/cost control practices

• Must possess a passion of the alcoholic beverage industry

• Results-oriented attitude

• Strong safety background 

• Must be able to work flexible work hours and overtime if needed

• Must be physically able to perform all aspects of the position including ability to lift and carry up to 50 pounds

• Assets: Fork Lift Certification, Confined Space Training, WHIMIS 2015, Any Safety Certification.


About the Benefits:

We are offering a remuneration package that is commensurate with skills and experience, including the following benefits:

• BC Medical

• Dental

• Life Insurance and AD&D

• Long Term Disability

• Defined Contribution Pension Plan – includes matched contributions by employer

• Three weeks of vacation to start

• Yearly incentive program

• Store discounts


BC Tree Fruits thanks all applicants for their interest. Please note that only those under consideration for the position will be contacted. Visit for more information on the cooperative and future employment opportunities.

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