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Manufacturing & Production
Wither Hills Vintage 2023
South Island, NZ
Fixed Term Part Time

 

Vintage will be here before you know it so the team at Wither Hills are starting the search for our 2023 crew.

We have a number of fixed term positions available within our winery based in Marlborough if you want to be part of a fun and motivated harvest team, make some great award-winning wine, and create memories to last a lifetime then we want to hear from you!

 

SUPERVISORS/EXPERIENCED CELLAR HANDS

 

Positions Available: 15

Hourly Rate: $27.80 - $29.00 depending on experience

 

Key Tasks/Responsibilities/Experience

  • You need to be able to lead, train and supervise a small team of people
  • This position requires a minimum of 2-3 vintages experience (no formal qualifications required)
  • Preform routine tasks in the cellar and operate winery machinery
  • Have effective communication skills and be familiar with cellar operations
  • Ability to work 12 hours per day, 6 days per week (weekends included). Minimum of 30 hours per week guaranteed with a maximum of 72 hours per week during peak
  • You will make health and safety a priority and ensure all tasks are completed to a high-standard and efficiency is maintained

 

CELLAR HANDS (Cellar or Lab Based)

 

Positions Available: 24

Hourly Rate: $23.50 - $27.00 depending on experience

 

Key Tasks/Responsibilities/Experience

  • Previous winery experience would be an advantage, but not essential
  • Cellar Hands will perform tasks such as cleaning, grape receival processing, racking, red and white ferment management, additions, barrel work and more.
  • Lab based Cellar Hands will conducting routine analysis on juice & wine samples as well as data entry, industry experience is preferred.
  • Have effective communication skills
  • Ability to work 12 hours per day, 6 days per week (weekends included). Minimum of 30 hours per week guaranteed with a maximum of 72 hours per week during peak
  • You will make health and safety a priority and ensure all tasks are completed to a high-standard and efficiency is maintained

 

 

Depending on the season, work will commence in mid-February and finish around mid-April (with the possibility of extension to some contracts).  During 12-hour shifts we will provide everyone with a meal as well as a continental breakfast.  We also have an array of social events throughout vintage.

All successful applicants will be offered an in-house induction and training for their roles, consider health and safety first and be open to learning our processes and procedures.

All applicants must be able to pass a pre-employment drug and alcohol test.

Please indicate in your cover letter which position you are applying for and send your application including cover letter and current CV with at least two referees via the link provided.

Please apply at the link

 

Wither Hills Application

 

Applications close 10th February 2023 unless filled before hand

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