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Title

Winemaker 

Description

JOB STATEMENT: This position is responsible for preparing wines for final blends for bottling, working with the Analytical Laboratory to coordinate analyses and Cellar to coordinate process orders.

Essential Duties:

  • Understand and comply with all ISO9001, HACCP and GMP requirements and processes
  • Dedicated to crafting quality wines, providing value to our customers, and continuing to improve
  • Works with department manager to supervise winery operations in relation to wine quality
  • Supervise in grape receiving, crushing, and pressing and wine production operations during harvest on days, swing shift, or graveyard
  • Supervises Assistant Winemakers and / or Barrel Room Personal (if assigned)
  • Participate in wine tasting at all stages throughout the winemaking process and responsible for conducting evaluation and recommendation of treatments
  • Write process orders for all production related tasks from harvest to bottling
  • Responsible for supervising, training, and mentoring all cellar employees during harvest, as assigned
  • Conduct and manage experiments, including reporting the results, in relation to wine quality
  • Work as a team with all winemaker’s on all blends to insure wine profiles are being adequately filled and bottling requirements are met on time
  • Responsible for adhering to state and federal regulations
  • Will conduct educational tastings and tours of the facility, when needed
  • Contributes to the continuous improvement of the winemaking process and procedures
  • Lead in a specific area of Winemaking, for example “Red Winemaking”

JOB REQUIREMENTS:

Education/Experience:

  • Degree in Enology, Chemistry or related field
  • Minimum two years of experience as an Assistant Winemaker
  • Experience with both the practical and technical aspects of the winemaking process

Knowledge of:

  • Winemaking regulatory requirements
  • Harvest, fermentation, cellar work, and winemaking analysis

Ability to:

  • Must possess excellent written, oral communication and presentation skills
  • Conduct and manage experiments, including reporting the results, in relation to wine quality

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:

  • Sit for an extensive period of time
  • Lift up to 50 lbs
  • Perform tasks using standard computer equipment

WORK ENVIRONMENT:

  • Limited noise level
  • Indoor & Outdoor climate

PERSONAL PROTECTIVE EQUIPMENT REQUIRED:

  • Side shield safety glasses, safety vest, head/ear protection and proper footwear when in production facility
 
Position Requirements  
Full-Time/Part-Time  
Shift  
Salary  
Position Winemaker  
Exempt/Non-Exempt Non-Exempt  
Req Number WIN-17-00001  
Open Date 4/5/2017  
Location Bronco Wine Company  
EOE Statement We are an equal employment opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law.  

This position is currently accepting applications.

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