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Cellar Crew 2 - Benziger Family Winery

Company: The Wine Geoup
Location: Glen Ellen
Posted on: May 14, 2022

Job Description:

At The Wine Group we are passionate about our people, our future and our wine. We are America's second largest wine producer by volume with over 1,200 employees globally across 12 locations in California, New York and Australia. We are proud to be responsible for many of America's most beloved wine brands, including Cupcake, Franzia, Chloe, Concannon, Benziger, Imagery, AVA Grace, 7 Deadly and more. We are dedicated to our culture built on values like entrepreneurialism, innovation, social responsibility and stewardship. To learn about us and our career opportunities, check us out at and then come join the exciting journey at The Wine Group. JOB SUMMARYThe Cellar Crew 2 is a key member of our team that actively participates in all aspects of wine production. Must be able to perform most cellar tasks responsibly and safely with little supervision. That includes equipment sanitation, wine transfer, barrel work and driving forklift. This position will also assist with our bottling operations. This is a great opportunity to participate in a safe, fast paced, fun work environment while contributing to make wonderful wines.ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONSAble to read, understand and complete paperwork efficiently and accuratelyRacking and blending wine accurately according to Winemaker's instructionsWine additions to tank and barrelsBarrel washing, gassing, stacking with forklift and barrel topping and SO2 addition.Proficient forklift operation including bottling line and loading/unloading grape bins.Tank and equipment cleaning and sanitationGeneral cellar and bottling line housekeepingPerform as weigh master when neededOperate crush equipmentPerforms pump overs and punch downsHarvest additions including yeasting, nutrientsTrain harvest seasonal crew in cellar proceduresOperates moderately complex cellar equipment.Assist in the maintenance of winery equipmentShipping and receiving of tanker trucksAssist with bottling operations, including dumping glass, packing, palletizing, and driving forklift.Assist with bottling line change overs when needed.Always maintain clean and healthful work environmentAlways follow TWG safe work practices and actively contribute to improve the safety of our workplace.This job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for their job. Duties, responsibilities, and activities may change at any time with or without notice. QUALIFICATIONSMust be 18 years or older at time of hire3+ years of experience in a winery, production, or manufacturing environment preferredPrevious experience in all aspects of crush work and previous barrel experience preferredMust have the ability to read, write, speak, and understand instructions in EnglishAbility to multi-task, work independently and with a team in a fast-paced environment with emphasis on safety, quality, accuracy, and timelinessMust be flexible with shift scheduleOperation of basic hand toolsMust have an excellent safety, work performance and attendance recordAble to adapt to changing prioritiesDemonstrated reliability and punctuality, work effectively in team/crew environment, adherence to all safety regulations, operating procedures, and company policies PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTSPosition will be exposed to indoor and outdoor environments with varying noise levelsExposed to inclement seasonal weather, summer heat, cold weather, rainAbility to perform tasks requiring bending, stooping, and twisting in a production environmentMust be able to repeatedly lift and carry weights up to 60 pounds at varying frequencies with equipment At The Wine Group, we are proud to be an equal opportunity employer and we are committed to an environment of mutual respect, diversity and inclusion. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, national origin, disability, protected veteran status or other characteristic protected by law.
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Keywords: The Wine Geoup, Santa Rosa , Cellar Crew 2 - Benziger Family Winery, Other , Glen Ellen, California

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