Winemaker

Thursday, 25 March, 2021
anonymous    
Stellenbosch  

Our client, a wine estate located in the picturesque Devon Valley area of the well-known Stellenbosch wine district, has an exciting position available for a dynamic, driven, detailed individual with excellent management-, problem-solving-, and communication skills (Afrikaans & English).

The ideal candidate displays client-oriented innovation and has the ability to build and maintain relationships with clients and internal stakeholders.

The successful candidate will be responsible for (but not limited to): *management of the entire production/winemaking process in the cellar as well as vineyards (including viticultural aspects) *ensuring compliance with relevant quality standards, accreditations/certifications and ethical audits (IPW, ISO22000, WIETA) *wine administration (SAWIS) *inventory management *health & safety requirements *management of maintenance of machinery and equipment *personnel management *liaison with clients and suppliers *brand promotion (identification of new opportunities, product development, national and international marketing initiatives) *all other functions related to the position.

Essential qualifications, skills and experience:
• A relevant qualification in Viticulture and Oenology;
• Minimum 5 years' in a similar position and with sales & marketing in the wine industry;
• Thorough knowledge of relevant quality systems and accreditations;
• Excellent computer proficiency (MS Office, Wine MS);
• Valid driver's license;
• Willingness to travel when required (nationally or internationally).

Commencement date: 1 August 2021

In return, our client offers a competitive compensation package that includes housing.

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 15 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.