Winery Lab Technician

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Villa Maria Estate Ltd - South Auckland - Auckland

A leader in sustainability, innovation and quality, Villa Maria is a family owned winery recognised as an icon in the New Zealand wine industry. Listed as ‘Fourth Most Admired Wine Brand in the World’ Villa Maria now exports to over 60 countries. Villa Maria’s head office, operational winery, daytime restaurant and events centre is situated in a beautiful 40 hectare vineyard park, 10 minutes from Auckland airport.

We are seeking a full time Laboratory Technician for an immediate start for a period of approximately 6 months, covering parental leave. You will be working with a small team of highly motivated people who are committed both to the wine industry and the pursuit of excellence.

This is a gritty, physical role which includes some manual labour as well as laboratory work.   We have a wide range of varieties come through the Auckland laboratory, with the bottling hall for Villa Maria and associated brands also being onsite. You will be exposed to export testing which requires strong attention to detail, being compliance focused, and carefully following procedures and processes.

This position will be covering our afternoon shift with the hours of 10:00-18:30.

To succeed in this role, you will need to have:

  • Minimum 2 years winery laboratory experience.
  • A strong commitment to health and safety.
  • A compliance and process following focus, knowledge of ISO17025 would be an advantage
  • Experience working a vintage as cellar hand may be an advantage.

If you are passionate about the wine industry, then we want to hear from you. Apply now!

Eligibility to work in New Zealand is required.

Applications close 27 Apr 2018