Cellar Worker - La Crema
General Winery Worker
Under the general direction of the Cellarmaster, the General Winery Worker performs a variety of tasks in the cellar such as operating crush and press equipment, stacking barrels, operating a forklift, filling barrels and topping wine.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities
- Cleaning, sanitizing and sterilizing all winery equipment and facilities.
- Racking and pumping of juice and wine; moving hoses and equipment.
- Forklift operation, moving barrels and case goods.
- Following and observing all safe cellar practices.
- Other duties as assigned by the supervisor.
Background and Experience
The ability to communicate effectively with good skills in reading, writing and basic math are required. Must be able to read and interpret documents, such as safety rules and procedures, and be able to read cellar work orders, count barrels, record times and dates. Individuals selected for this position must be reliable, punctual and have a good work ethic. Must be willing to work flexible hours including overtime and varying shifts. Minimum of 5 years of forklift barrel experience
This position requires the ability to reach with hands and arms, sit, walk, climb, stoop, kneel, and be able to regularly lift and carry up to 50 pounds.
The candidate must successfully complete a pre-employment physical and drug screen.
This job description reflects management’s assignment of essential functions; it does not prescribe or restrict the tasks that may be assigned. Critical features of this job are described in the headings above. They may be subject to change at any time due to reasonable accommodation or other reasons. (Reasonable accommodation is defined as any modification or adjustment to a job or work environment that permits a qualified applicant or employee with a disability to perform the essential functions of the job.)