Jackson Family Wines is much more than a family owned wine company. We're risk-taking innovators with a strong belief that quality is paramount. We're always on the lookout for top talent -- individuals who possess a strong work ethic, commitment to quality and share our beliefs in healthy lands and a healthy community. In 2018, we were selected as one of the North Bay Business Journal's Best Places to Work for the fourth year running.
Under the supervision of the Cellar Master, this position will perform routine cellar duties.
These duties include but are not limited to the following:
Follow and observe all safe cellar practices
Sanitation in all areas (facility and equipment)
Balance work orders
Wine transfer, racking and blending
Understanding of barrel operations, racking, filling and topping
Filter operation, pressure leaf, lees, pad, membrane, x-flow, and sterile filtration
Chemical additions to wine and juice
Team leader, ability to direct team members to achieve established production standards
Basic computer skills in Word and Excel
Forklift operation, barrels and case goods
Other duties assigned by Foreperson or Cellar Master
Individuals selected for these positions must be reliable, possess a good work ethic and have the desire to develop skills to advance in the company. In addition, these personnel must be able to follow verbal and written instructions in English. Must be able to add, subtract, multiply and divide. Must be able to lift and carry up to 50 lbs. on a repetitive basis, work standing up and walk on concrete surfaces for extended periods of time. Must be able to work any shift and overtime as needed particularly during harvest season.
A minimum of 3-5 years previous winery experience. A complete knowledge and skill level to operate all winery equipment. 2 years' experience in supervising or leading a crew to accomplish multiple tasks.