Winemaker (Org de Rac Wine Estate)
Closing Date : 2021-04-30
Closed : Yes
Org de Rac Wine Estate, situated near Piketberg in the Swartland-area and one of the first wine farms in South Africa committed to 100% certified organic wine-farming, has an exciting position available for a dynamic, hands-on, system-driven, detailed individual who communicates well (Afrikaans & English), and enjoys working closely with a small team.
The ideal candidate has a real passion for winemaking, is committed to excellence, and displays innovative thinking.
The successful candidate will be responsible for (but not be limited to): *the entire winemaking process and bottling *ensuring compliance with relevant quality standards (ISO, HACCP, BRC), accreditations/certifications (IPW, SAWIS), and ethical audits (WIETA/Fairtrade) *inventory management of bulk wine *health & safety requirements *personnel management *liaison with clients and suppliers *all other functions related to the position.
Essential qualifications, skills and experience:
• A relevant qualification in Viticulture and Oenology;
• Minimum 5-8 years' relevant experience;
• Experience with organic wines will be to the candidate’s advantage;
• Thorough knowledge of relevant quality systems and accreditations;
• Excellent computer proficiency (MS Office, Wine MS, SAWIS);
• Valid driver's license.
Commencement date: As soon as possible
In return, Org de Rac Wine Estate offers a competitive compensation package.
In line with the client's Employment Equity policy and requirements, preference will be given to suitably qualified persons from designated groups.
Please apply online at www.m3online.co.za before 09:00 on 30 April 2021.
For general inquiries, please contact our Recruitment Team on 021 863 1444.
If you do not receive a response within 2 weeks of the closing date for applications, please assume that your application was unsuccessful.