Cellar II - Stag's Leap Wine Cellars at Ste Michelle Wine Estates in Napa, California

Posted in Other 5 days ago.

Job Description:


Stag's Leap Wine Cellars is a luxury wine estate that is proud to call Napa Valley our home.We are a collection of distinctive wine estates and maker of some of the finest wines in the world because we value our vineyards and the art of wine-making. This focus has resulted in our ability to offer our consumers extraordinary and distinctive wines from some of the best regions in the world.

We are currently seeking highly qualified candidates for a Cellar II Worker.

In this role, you will:

  • Wash and sanitize all wine contact equipment.

  • Do all stages of barrel work on metal racks and stacks

  • Complete work orders measurements, formulas, etc.

  • Assist with the following tasks: Move, rack, blend, fine, filter, and complete additions to wine.

  • Evaluate wine surface and headspace for films and off-aromas.

  • Assist in Preparing and breakdown bottling.

  • Assist with operating all crush equipment including presses. Shovel pomace.

  • Operate a forklift.

  • Perform all job functions in strict adherence to company Health and Safety protocols, and in accordance with quality control standards and standard equipment operating procedures.

  • Performs other duties as assigned by manager.

  • Projects can take place both indoors and outdoors where temperatures can range from cold to hot depending on the season.

  • Noise level is usually moderate.

  • Full body mobility: Ability to stand; walk; sit; use tools or controls; reach with hands and arms; climb stairs; balance, kneel.

  • Ability to lift and carry up to 50 lbs.

  • Regularly required to roll, move, and/or lift 60-gallon empty wine barrels when needed.

We are seeking candidates with the following qualifications:

  • High school diploma or GED equivalent required.

  • Must be 21 years of age.

  • Ability to read, write, speak, and understand English.

  • Ability to read and understand all Material Safety Data Sheets (MSDS).

  • Ability to follow work orders and written instructions.

  • Ability to accurately calculate figures.

  • Valid Driver's License.

  • Must be able to be certified in forklift operation.

  • Ability to work nights and/or weekends during the harvest season or as business requires.

  • Creative, flexible, and innovative team player.

  • Proven ability to handle multiple projects and meet deadlines.

  • Versatility, flexibility, and a willingness to work within changing priorities with enthusiasm.

  • Commitment to excellence and high standards.

  • At least one to two years of previous wine or beverage production experience.

  • 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.

We believe in developing the leadership potential of our employees by providing opportunities for training, development and advancement.

In addition to the opportunity to apply and develop your skills toward key business objectives, we offer an excellent compensation package including a competitive base salary, comprehensive health insurance, participation in our 401k programs and incentive compensation programs.

Ste. Michelle Wine Estates is an equal opportunity employer. We consider qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, disability, gender identity, protected veteran status, or other protected class. Should you have a disability that requires assistance and/or reasonable accommodation with the job application process, please contact the Human Resources department at 707-261-6436.


EducationHigh School (preferred)

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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. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)