Duties: Assists the winemaker in all aspects of the wine production including but not limited to:
• Fruit/juice reception and processing
• Laboratory analysis
• Wine and juice movement
• Fermentation management
• Making additions to wine and juice
• Supervision and training of winery staff
• Development of the adherence to standard operating procedures
• Development of the adherence to safety protocols
• Sensory evaluation of wines in progress and bench trials
• Maintenance, cleaning, and sanitation of winery equipment
• Maintenance, cleaning, and sanitation of production facility
• Tracking and reporting inventory of winemaking materials
• Transport of equipment, product, and vessels with forklift
• Public relations, when necessary
Knowledge and Skills Required
• Associates degree (A.A./A.S) or equivalent from two year college or technical school; and one to two years of related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education experience.
Certificates and licenses:
• Valid Driver’s License
• Forklift certification
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand; walk; use hands; reach with hands and arms and taste or smell. The employee is frequently required to climb or balance; stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl and talk and hear. The employee is occasionally required to sit. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds.
The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly exposed to work near moving mechanical parts. The employee is frequently exposed to wet or humid conditions (non-weather); work in high, precarious places and risk of electric shock. The employee is occasionally exposed to fumes or airborne particles; toxic or caustic chemicals; outdoor weather conditions and vibration.
The noise level in the work environment is usually loud.