Cellar Supervisor (Wine Jobs: Vineyards & Cellars )

Full Time

  HAMBLEDON VINEYARD

  HAMBLEDON, England

 

Established in 1952 by Major-General Sir Guy Salisbury-Jones, Hambledon Vineyard is England's Oldest Commercial Vineyard. Seventy years later, under the esteemed guidance of Berry Bros. & Rudd and Symington Family Estates, we continue to pride ourselves on our rich heritage and our shared goal: to create the Finest English Sparkling Wine.

To achieve this goal, we are looking for a Cellar supervisor to manage our cellar team.

JOB DESCRIPTION: Cellar supervisor.

JOB TYPE:  Full Time.

SALARY:  Depending on experience (40h/week) + flat rate unlimited overtime at harvest and bottling.

REPORTING TO: Postproduction manager. 

WORKING WITH: Winemakers, Winery supervisor, Cellar and winery assistants, seasonal staff.

OBJECTIVES OF ROLE: 

·       Conducting and supervising the day-to-day operations in the cellar for the Hambledon vineyard wines and for all Hambledon vineyard contract winemaking customers from bottling to dispatch of orders.

 

§  Responsible for safely operating all cellar equipment, adherence to PPE policies, identification of risks and hazards, and recommendations for improvements to reduce and/or eliminate any unsafe conditions.

 

§  Maintains mechanical production equipment including changeovers, troubleshooting, and light repairs

 

§  Helping the winery crew during bottling periods.

 

§  Riddling operations on the gyropalettes.

 

§  Disgorging and labelling operations on our semi-automatic line.

 

§  Assisting with the reception of goods and dispatch of orders.

 

·       Ensuring of the quality of all post-production procedures.

·       Assisting with periodic bottles and dry goods stock check.

 

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCES:

·       Good level of spoken and written English. 

·       Relevant Wine degree will be favourably considered. 

·       Previous experience in the same role will be highly considered.  

·       Forklift licence and telehandler license a plus. (We will provide full training if needed) 

·       Valid driving licence.

  QUALITIES:

  

·       Self-motivated and well organised 

·       Good communication and leadership skills.  

·       Great attention to detail 

·       Mechanically skilled an advantage.  

·       Problem solving.

·       Ability to work long hours, night shifts and weekends when required.

·       Ability to lift 20kg.

 

PLEASE NOTE THAT YOU NEED TO HAVE THE LEGAL RIGHT TO WORK IN THE UK, FOR EUROPEAN CITIZENS THAT MEANS SETTLED OR PRE-SETTLED STATUS IN THE UK.

Please send CV and cover letter to [email protected]

 

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