In this role, you will:
Assist Operators in setting up equipment and monitoring wine fermentation, pumping product to tanks and barrels, chemical additions and sanitations.
Notify lead of any inventory shortages and assist in month-end inventory.
Operate forklift to move Barrels and Materials.
Shovel pumice from confined spaces.
Maintain positive relationships encouraging strong communication and teamwork.
Operate presses filters or other winery equipment.
Perform light mechanical duties.
Ability to lift up to 50 lbs.
Other related duties as assigned.
We are seeking candidates with the following qualifications:
High School Diploma or GED equivalency required.
Must be 21 years of age.
Minimum of one year experience in wine processing or related field/industry preferred.
Must have valid driver's license and responsible driving history.
Must possess light mechanic skills.
Ability to work extended hours.
Ability to follow work orders and written instructions.
Ability to read, write, speak and understand English.
Must be certified or able to be certified in forklift operation.
Must be able to work extended hours during harvest time.
History of responsible use of alcohol and other appropriate conduct, as well as fitness to be licensed, permitted, and/or certified by state and/or local regulatory bodies.
We believe in developing the leadership potential of our employees by providing opportunities for training, development and advancement.
In addition to the opportunity to apply and develop your skills toward key business objectives, we offer an excellent compensation package including a competitive base salary, comprehensive health insurance, participation in our pension 401k programs and incentive compensation programs as well as a relocation assistance package.
Ste. Michelle Wine Estates is an equal opportunity employer. We consider qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, disability, gender identity, protected veteran status, or other protected class. Should you have a disability that requires assistance and/or reasonable accommodation with the job application process, please contact the Human Resources department at 509-875-4270.
Ste. Michelle Wine Estates