Winery Maintenance Assistant + Production Operator

West Cape Howe
14 December 2023
14932 Muir Highway, Australia
Job Type
Closing Date


Fantastic opportunity to join an expanding family orientated Wine business.
A diverse role at our Mount Barker site

Main duties of this role include:

  • Daily Vintage Maintenance program of vintage machinery
  • Liaise with winemaking on any daily equipment review and repair.
  • Complete documentation of maintenance carried out
  • Assist Senior Maintenance manager in review of program
  • Ensure all equipment is maintained to highest possible food handling requirements
  • General cleaning and calibration of equipment
  • Assist with some general cellar work
  • Identify and relate any issues with equipment to prevent breakdown or production outages.
  • Assist in crusher and press operations when required
  • Operate within all OHS expectations, and assist in the maintaining of a safe and healthy working environment
  • Support the ongoing quality improvement program.
  • Provide assistance when required in the packaging and production operations.
  • Other duties as requested by management


Qualifications & Experience/Knowledge

  • Relevant industry experience
  • Understanding Process engineering and quality implications
  • An understanding of laboratory procedures and analysis expectations
  • An understanding of bottling line processes and equipment
  • A familiarity with European built equipment would be an advantage
  • Ability to communicate issues, and understand instruction
  • An understanding of the issues that can occur during vintage in a wine cellar.
  • Knowledge of general Cellar Hand procedures and duties
  • Good organisational skills
  • Ability to complete tasks unsupervised


The successful applicant will have:
• Well developed communication skills, both verbal and written
• Attention to detail
• Efficient time management skills
• Excellent interpersonal skills to be able to work effectively in a small team environment
• Initiative and the capacity to self-motivate
• Applicants must have Australian citizenship/residency or a valid Australian work permit

For an immediate start. This is a casual part time position, with the expectation of being available from late January to late May working 6 days per week.


All applicants will be appreciated, however only those to be interviewed will be contacted.

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