Andrew Peller Limited
  • 11-Sep-2019 to 11-Oct-2019 (PST)
  • Grimsby, ON, CAN
  • Full Time


At Andrew Peller Limited (APL), we deliver the perfect brand experience for every lifestyle, occasion, and generation. Through collaboration, open communication, honesty, drive to win, and accountability, we inspire teammates to be extraordinary every day. 

Who We Are

We are one of Canada's largest and oldest wine companies with a rich heritage in quality winemaking.

We produce some of Canada's most recognized brands and offer our teammates a challenging and rewarding employment experience.

We are seeking a Cellar Hand to join our Operations Team. Reporting into Jessica Kerr, Cellar Manager, the Cellar Hand will be responsible for safely and efficiently executing cellar operations under the direction of Winemaking and/or Cellar Manager. Incumbent will assume lead hand responsibilities during harvest.  

We are looking for a teammate with:

  • Completion of Secondary School (Gr. 12)
  • 3 to 5 years' experience in a manufacturing environment
  • Wine and or beverage manufacturing experience an asset
  • Mechanical aptitude
  • Ability to multi task on a regular basis

This teammate will be accountable for:

  • Follows safe work procedures and practices and reports all unsafe working conditions / hazards to their reporting Manager
  • Operating equipment to crush and ferment grapes, process, clarify and filter juice, wine and spirits
  • Make material additions to juice and wine
  • Transfer juice and wine volumes using a variety of pumps and hoses
  • Cleaning and sanitation of processing equipment. Clean work area with a routine schedule and as needed
  • Ensuring that wine and spirits are sent to Bottling in a timely manner
  • Operate multi-function processing control machinery to mix, blend, and ferment or process alcoholic beverages
  • Observe gauges and video monitors to verify specified processing conditions and make adjustments to process variable such as ingredient inputs, flow rates and temperature settings as specified on a work ticket
  • Follow the bulk receiving guidelines in a timely and efficient manner
  • Follow written procedures and policies and report any deviation immediately to the Cellar Manager and Winemaker
  • Performs duties of Harvest Lead Hand for 3 months during grape harvest season
  • As requested count inventory on materials, wine and spirits
  • Operate cellar equipment in order to maintain efficient operation and generate a maintenance work order for repair when needed
  • Consistently provides and strives for excellent internal and external Customer Service 

We are conducting an internal and external search simultaneously. We wish to thank all applicants for their interest; only those applicants selected for an interview will be contacted.  

Andrew Peller Limited is committed to meeting the needs of persons with temporary and/or permanent disabilities in a way that allows them to maintain their dignity and independence.  We are happy to discuss any need for accommodation in the workplace and will make an effort to meet those needs in a timely manner by preventing and removing barriers to accessibility in the areas of information, communications, and employment. 

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