Andrew Peller Limited
  • 06-Mar-2017 to 07-Apr-2017 (PST)
  • Grimsby & Niagara on the Lake, ON, CAN
  • Contract

Andrew Peller Limited is seeking two quality focused, detail oriented Harvest Winemakers to assist in the winemaking programs in Grimsby and Niagara on the Lake throughout the Harvest season.  One position is located at the Grimsby facility and the other at Trius Winery in Niagara on the Lake. The ideal candidate will be available from August to November 2017 and have the ability to work a flexible schedule including evenings and weekends.

The successful candidate will be accountable for:

  • Issuing work orders to cellar supervisor for daily activities
  • Assisting with fermenter fills
  • Verification of Bills of Lading and SETGOs
  • Managing sugar inventory and placing orders with Winemaking processing technician when required
  • Assisting with dry ice list, fermenter sheets, inoculations, malo build ups
  • Assisting with product quality and process optimization trials
  • Inspecting fruit upon arrival; Tracking daily tonnage received by grower and variety
  • Tracking yeast and oak usage; Updating the oak inventory (binder)
  • Assisting with set up, sampling and tasting
  • Frequent communication with Winemakers and Cellar Manager and staff on cellar activities/processes
  • React to daily analysis as per good manufacturing and winemaking practices
  • Maintaining Occupational Health and Safety program as per corporate guidelines
  • Following safe work procedures/practices; reports any unsafe working conditions/hazards to assigned Manager on Duty

 The ideal candidate will possess the following qualifications/skills:

  • Successfully worked 2 - 3 vintages/Harvests
  • Degree or Diploma in Food Science, Chemistry or Biochemistry preferred
  • Experience in food science/food manufacturing preferred
  • Knowledge and understanding of fermentation
  • Knowledge of WHMIS, HACCP, and ISO an asset
  • Proven ability to meet deadlines while managing conflicting priorities and maintaining a high level of detail and accuracy
  • Ability to troubleshoot and solve problems as they arise in a calm and scientific manner
  • Excellent organizational and time-management skills
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Availability August through to November 2017
  • Able to work a flexible schedule including evenings and weekends

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.  In accordance with the company's "Employment of Relatives Policy" immediate family of employees who currently work for Andrew Peller Limited or any of its subsidiaries are not eligible for (re) hire. In addition, per our "Internal Job Posting Policy"; internal candidates must have been in their current position for one (1) year and their performance must be in good standing. 

Andrew Peller Limited is committed to inclusive, barrier-free recruitment and selection processes and work environment. We are happy to discuss any need for accommodation and will make every effort to meet those needs in a timely manner.  Please advise the Human Resources Department if you require accommodation throughout the recruitment and selection processes and/or within the work environment. Information received relating to accommodation measures will be addressed confidentially.

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