Winemaker

Flying Fish Cove
Published
22 May 2021
Location
3763 Caves Rd WILYABRUP WA 6280, 3763 Caves Rd, WILYABRUP, Australia
Category
Job Type
Closing Date
1st June 2021

Description

Flying Fish Cove is one of Margaret River’s largest wineries only 25 minutes north of the township in the Wilyabrup sub-region. Established in 2000, the winery makes award-winning wines for a diverse range of contract clients and has its own elegant portfolio.  It is a forward-thinking, shareholder-owned wine business that is fully committed to investing in the latest production and software management assets.

Reporting to the Chief Winemaker this is a senior role with day-to-day management responsibilities, hands-on cellar work, plus thoughtful input to winemaking direction. The role will support your professional development through participation in wine shows, seminars and conferences.

The position demands a high level of professionalism and commitment to the company’s vision for wine quality, value, safety and environmental responsibility.

An attractive remuneration package, commensurate with experience, is available to the successful candidate.

Winemaking and operational functions:

  • Proven winemaking and tasting skills
  • Excellent practical cellar skills
  • Keen eye for innovation improving wine quality and flow of work
  • Capacity to implement and improve systems
  • Client service orientation

Skills and Qualifications:

  • Tertiary qualifications in winemaking
  • At least 5 years relevant experience
  • Valid forklift and driver’s licenses

Competencies:

 

  • Ability to engage with company systems to achieve timely production outcomes
  • Confident leadership skills
  • Customer service orientation
  • Good organisational skills
  • A focus on health and safety in the workplace
  • Working knowledge of relevant legislation pertaining to wine production
  • Excellent communication skills

Interfaces:

 

External:

  •  Contract clients
  • Suppliers
  • Packaging facilities
  • Transport companies

  Internal:

  • Chief winemaker
  • Bottling schedule
  • Weekly work schedule
  • Cellar and laboratory team

 

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