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Cellar Hand, Le Clos Jordanne
Job Posting Category: Experienced Professionals (1+ years)
Career Level: Experienced (Non-Manager)
Industry: Packaged Goods
Job Category: Manufacturing
Years Experience: 1-2 Years
Job Type: Full-time
Posting Date: March 06, 2023
Job Location:

Niagara, ON
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Job Description

At Arterra Wines Canada, we love inspiring the big and small moments that happen when our products are shared and enjoyed. For us it’s not just about what’s in and on the bottle, it’s what happens in people’s lives when we’re a part of them that keeps us thirsting for more and not resting on our laurels as Canada’s largest and most enjoyed wine company. We put the consumer at the center of everything we do and we’re looking for people who do the same.

The Le Clos Jordanne -Cellar Hand is responsible for performing all cellar related activities as part of the winemaking process and vintage. Assist the winemaker in all winemaking responsibilities related to the making of wines. Work tickets to be completed to maintain bottling schedule as required. Transfer of incoming bulk wine and processing to bottle.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Support the winemaker in managing production of wines and ensuring wine quality expectations are met, including all regulatory and compliance requirements are met.
  • Support the winemaker to ensure all packaged products as noted above are provided to the bottling tanks in such a condition to reduce risk of FG AD as much as reasonably possible.
  • Conduct tank updates and winemaking in the wine system related to the above products.
  • Work with the other departments to provide products to the bottling schedule as needed as per the planner’s bottling schedule.
  • Based on a set of analysis compared to specifications this role approves botting lines for start-up and running, ensuring that bottled products are within required specification. This role also verifies that some running/bottling parameters on the bottling line are met (ex. lot application, fill volume)
  • Operating forklift to be primary site contact to run mobile bottling, organizing temps, components and maintain all packaging standards and inventory requirements.
  • Ensures a safe work environment & safety orientated culture is maintained and all external and internal safety regulations are meet.
  • Serves on committees associated with on-going Health & Safety improvement processes.
  • Communicate relevant information to winemakers and to the cross shift
  • Perform inventories, ingredient collection and put away, lift truck inspections, and complete paperwork and update lot codes as required.

What You Bring:

  • Winemaking experience
  • Manufacturing experience
  • Strong ability to follow written instructions
  • Work independently
  • Effective communication skills
  • People skills
  • Multi-tasking
  • Team player
  • Goal oriented
  • Mechanical aptitude
  • ISO 9001:2000
  • GMP

Working Conditions:

  • Three shift rotational work may be required
  • Must be able and willing to work overtime as required
  • This position may require physical effort which entails lifting and moving up to and including 50lbs
  • Able to work at heights (catwalk)
  • Some outside work may be required, in all weather
  • Noisy conditions at times

What We Offer:

  • Competitive wage and bonus
  • Benefits and Pension Plan
  • Product Allowances & Safe Ride Home Program
  • An organization that cares about Corporate Social Responsibility
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • Training & Development Programs
  • An opportunity to learn about the world of wine

We are committed to establishing a qualified workforce that reflects the diverse population it serves and we encourage applications from all qualified individuals. We are also committed to preventing and removing barriers to employment for people with disabilities, and we invite you to inform us should you have any accessibility or accommodation needs.


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