Experienced Cellar Hands

Zilzie Wines Pty Ltd
17 August 2023
544 KULKYNE WAY, RED CLIFFS VIC 3496, Red Cliffs, Australia
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Zilzie Wines is currently looking for amazing people to fill full time permanent positions as Experienced Cellar Hands 

Zilzie Wines is one of Australia's largest family-owned wineries, located just outside the vibrant regional city of Mildura.  We pride ourselves on family values, work life balance and being an employer of choice.   

We are ambitious and innovative. As a 4.5 star James Halliday rated winery, sustainability runs deep in our veins as we strive for continuous improvement across the business to deliver the best quality wines and customer service in our industry. 

Mildura, the heart of the Sunraysia - says it all.  Glorious sunshine all year round is waiting for you, as are the wonderful restaurants, spectacular sunrises, sunsets and sparkling star-studded skies.   

With Australia's favourite water playground - the mighty Murray River on your doorstep, this is your opportunity to take your career to the next level AND enjoy a lifestyle like no other. 

About the role 

We are seeking experienced cellar hands to join our team. 

Working with our Cellar Team, you will assist with the creating, processing and despatch of our amazing wines.  Reporting to the Cellar Manager, you will be responsible for: 

  • Vintage related tasks such as operating the crusher, press and clarification equipment 
  • Ensuring quality wine production through efficient performance of cellar operations tasks 
  • Contributing to the continuous improvement of cellar operations process and equipment operation outcomes 
  • General cellar task including additions and transfers 
  • Clarification including Centrifuge/RDV and Cross flow filtration operations 
  • Maintain good housekeeping practices, cleaning and other duties as required 
  • Play an active role in the Workplace Health and Safety, Environmental Sustainability and Food Safety compliance  
  • Entering and working in confined spaces  
  • Working at heights which includes regular access to and climbing of stairs and catwalks 

To be successful in for these roles you will need to be able to demonstrate the following: 

  • You like working in a social team environment 
  • You have sound communication, literacy and numeracy skills
  • You like to be organised and are great at having multiple things on the go at once
  • You are physically fit, you enjoy the outdoors and regular exercise  
  • You have basic computer skills and can follow touch screen directions  
  • You have the ability to follow instructions, procedures and safe work practices  
  • You may have some experience with handling chemicals 
  • You are able to work on a rotating roster of Day and Night Shifts during Vintage periods
  • Current drivers licence 

 Benefits that you will have access to working with our team are: 

  • Work in a positive environment that is passionate about wine 
  • An environment that supports professional career growth 
  • Encouragement of teamwork, innovation, creativity and excellence 
  • Workplace flexibility including accrual of rostered days off 
  • Supporting our employees to achieve their best is part of our VIBE  


The best workplaces are those that value the opinions and perspectives of each team member.   We welcome and value the variety that diverse cultures, minorities, genders and age ranges can bring to our business.   

Please note that candidates will undergo pre-employment fitness for work assessment and drug and alcohol testing as part of the recruitment screening process.  

Candidates must provide proof of permanent residency in Australia. 

Our goal is to set people up with the skills so that they can make the Wine Industry a long-term career choice. 

Applications for these positions will close on Friday 22nd September 2023.  For more information regarding these positions please email us at recruitment@zilziewines.com 

If you believe you have what it takes to fulfil the requirements of this roles, please apply via our website www.zilziewines.com/careers 

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