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Ste. Michelle Wine Estates

 

 

 

 

Essential Functions:

  • Provide hands-on participation and support for operations relative to daily production activities.
  • Assist in wine production and monitoring of bulk wine inventory.
  • Create work orders for wine production and ensure their completion, follow up with lab analysis & updating winemaking spreadsheets.
  • Create, maintain, and update Winemaking spreadsheets with current lab data.
  • Assist in grape crush, press and ferment of juice, and the monitoring of wine fermentation.
  • Provide backup to Winemakers in their absence in areas of wine production and barrel operations.
  • Assist in the supervision of cellar and barrel personnel in absence of winemakers and Cellarmaster.
  • Participate in research projects, ensuring completion, and proper documentation.
  • Act as liaison providing technical support to QI and Lab operations.
  • Set up tastings and trials, ensuring accuracy and current lab data.
  • Collect and prepare wine samples for analytical and sensory evaluation in a timely manner.
  • Assist in wine evaluations.
  • Balance competing priorities and ensure essential functions are completed in a timely manner and/or by assigned date.
  • Provide necessary assistance to Winetrackers and Winemakers in other departments or facilities during harvest or peak seasons.
  • Represent winery at trade, technical or consumer group meetings.
  • Comply with all applicable local, state, and federal law regarding wine production.
  • Comply with company policies and safety procedures

Non-Essential Functions:

  • Perform other related duties as assigned

Working Conditions:

  • During periods other than harvest, 40 hour week split evenly between office setting and cellar environment.
  • During harvest period, 60-75 hour work week split between office setting approximately 40% and 60% cellar environment

Physical Requirements:

  • Ability to periodically lift up to fifty pounds
  • Ability to work extended hours during peak periods
  • Ability to work in cold, damp cellar environment
  • Ability to climb stairs and work at heights

Qualifications:

  • Balance competing priorities and ensure essential functions are completed in a timely manner and/or by assigned date.
  • Provide necessary assistance to Winetrackers and Winemakers in other departments or facilities during harvest or peak seasons.
  • Represent winery at trade, technical or consumer group meetings.
  • Comply with all applicable local, state, and federal law regarding wine production.
  • Comply with company policies and safety procedures

Non-Essential Functions:

  • Perform other related duties as assigned

Working Conditions:

  • During periods other than harvest, 40 hour week split evenly between office setting and cellar environment.
  • During harvest period, 60-75 hour work week split between office setting approximately 40% and 60% cellar environment

Physical Requirements:

  • Ability to periodically lift up to fifty pounds
  • Ability to work extended hours during peak periods
  • Ability to work in cold, damp cellar environment
  • Ability to climb stairs and work at heights

Qualifications:

  • Minimum Age requirement of 21 when working within winemaking
  • B.S. degree in Enology, Viticulture, Food Science or related field preferred.
  • Some supervisory skills.
  • Must possess strong communication and interpersonal skills
  • Must have the ability to read, write, understand and communicate in English
  • Supervisory skills helpful
  • Must possess strong organizational skills as well as high degree of accuracy and attention to detail.
  • Must be able to travel and work in other Ste Michelle locations as needed
  • Must be able to work extended hours and shift rotation.
  • History of responsible use of alcohol and other appropriate conduct, as well as fitness to be licensed, permitted, and/or certified by state and/or local regulatory bodies.

EEO Statement:
Ste. Michelle Wine Estates is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, sex, gender identity, age, religion, disability, sexual orientation, veteran status, marital status, or other legally protected characteristics.
Ste. Michelle Wine Estates is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Should you have a disability that requires assistance and/or reasonable accommodation with the job application process, please contact the Human Resources department at 509-875-4270.

 

Qualifications

Skills

Required

English

Advanced

 

Behaviors

Required

Dedicated: Devoted to a task or purpose with loyalty or integrity

Team Player: Works well as a member of a group

Detail Oriented: Capable of carrying out a given task with all details necessary to get the task done well

 

Motivations

Required

Self-Starter: Inspired to perform without outside help

Goal Completion: Inspired to perform well by the completion of tasks

 

Education

Required

Bachelors or better.

 

 

Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information.

 

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