Tank Farm Apprentice (Wine Jobs: Management & Administration)


  Halewood Wines & Spirit

  Huyton, England

We have an exciting opportunity for an Apprentice to join our Tank Farm Department. You’ll be responsible for maintaining stores and keeping stock maintained.

Main Purpose of role

To be trained and developed to fulfil the role of an experienced and competent Tank Farm Operator working within the Tank Farm Department. T

Duties and Responsibilities:

Duties include, but are not limited to: -

  • Connection of pipework to pumps.
  • Movement of pipework and associated equipment
  • To ensure that all tasks are done with the minimum product loss.
  • The off-loading of bulk liquid tankers.
  • To make, dilute, filter and transfer a range of alcoholic beverages and soft drinks.
  • To build fermentation recipes and monitor fermentation progress by daily testing.
  • To fortify base wines, including Ginger Steeps, according to approved recipes.
  • To clean, pack and use sheet filters for the preparation of products prior to bottling.
  • To clean tanks and sterilise product filling lines and fillers, using the automated CIP plant in accordance with the daily product filling timeline.
  • To Operate process plant for carbonate filling lines, including pastuerizers and carbonators using the automated scada system.
  • Lifting of bags and containers up to 25kg
  • Taking measurements/dips – climbing vertical ringed ladders 11/12 metres high.
  • To ensure specification sheet and SOP are followed at all times.
  • To run equipment at the correct speed levels to maximise efficiency
  • To follow a reasonable management instruction with regard to the tank farm operation
  • Ensure all processes are conducted in accordance with Company hygiene requirements and the work area is clean and tidy.
  • To be aware and understand the Company health and safety policies
  • To abide with C & E regulations
  • To participate in controlled tasting sessions
  • To assist in the training of other tank farm colleagues.

Person Specification

A positive approach to learning and gaining new skills through teamwork and training opportunities, along with the capability to work within a physically demanding role are key requisites of the role.

  • Personal Qualities:
  • Good organisational and planning skills
  • Effective communication
  • Self-motivated
  • Punctuality
  • Trustworthiness
  • Desire and commitment to learn
  • Qualifications:
  • Educated to GSCE grade C or equivalent including Maths/English and I.T.

Halewood International Limited is an equal opportunities employer and positively encourages applications from suitably qualified and eligible candidates regardless of sex, race, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender reassignment, religion or belief, marital status, or pregnancy and maternity.

Please note that due to the high volume of applications we receive, only those successfully shortlisted for the role will be personally contacted.

Job Type: Apprenticeship


  • GCSE or equivalent (Preferred)


  • Huyton, Merseyside (Preferred)

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