Job Status: Filled

Winery Hand (Wine Jobs: Vineyards & Cellars )


  Arterra Wines Canada

  Niagara Falls, Ontario


Constellation Brands is Canada’s leading producer and marketer of wine and wine related products, with operations in British Columbia, Ontario and Quebec. The company’s portfolio includes great brands like Jackson Triggs, Inniskillin, Ruffino, Robert Mondavi and Meomi.  We offer a wide range of exciting career opportunities in sales, marketing, operations, production, finance and administration. As a part of the Constellation team, employees are encouraged to improve their skills and performance throughout their careers through various professional and educational development programs. Constellation provides a robust onboarding program in addition to ongoing training initiatives to help employees integrate into the organization quickly and maximize their growth potential.

Interested in an opporunity to learn the wine business from the ground up?  We are currently hiring newly graduated and/or seasoned persons for opportunity to grow in one of the largest and most technically advanced Wine-making facilities in Ontario.  The facility is a commercial winery located in Niagara Falls, producing a large variety of products, both traditionally as well as the newest wine-making and packaging technologies available.  This is a great opportunity to start and grow a career with exposure to many different opportunities within the wine industry.

Purpose of the Job:

 Support the business throughout peak periods of the year, working on packaging lines as well as vintage winemaking

Key Responsibilities:

 Run a variety of wine packaging and grape processing equipment and ensure quality standards are achieved, maintain a continued flow of product to ensure the optimization of the bottling/ packaging/incoming grapes
 Perform quality inspections, document findings
 Assist in line changes as required, maintain a clean work area
 Assist during vintage in roles including grape receipt
 Work in warmer or cooler conditions – some outside work may be required
 Ensure Health and Safety guidelines are adhered to
 Be able to work with little supervision
 Work within a Unionized environment


•    Minimum College diploma in Wine/Viticulture processes/technology, Science (chemistry/biology)
•    Shop Floor Understanding
•    Potential Beverage Production Line Experience
•    HACCP / GMP knowledge
•    WHIMIS Experience

Working Conditions:

•    This position may require physical effort (up to 100%), which entails lifting and moving both full and empty cases of wine, lifting of raw material, and movement of heavy equipment.
•    The work environment varies according to the external temperatures and some outside work may be required.   
•    The noise level exceeds 85 decibels.  Hearing protection is mandatory.
•    There is a strong presence of glass in the workplace.  Gloves must be worn when there is the possibility of exposure to broken glass.
•    Safety Shoes and Safety Glasses are mandatory within the workplace.

Compensation $16.00/hour

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