Assistant Winemaker (Wine Jobs: Vineyards & Cellars )

Full Time

  Firelands Winery

  Sandusky, Ohio

Firelands Winery, originally Mantey Vineyards, is one of Ohio’s oldest wineries still in operation. Currently we are looking for a full-time assistant winemaker.

We are looking for a person who is

  • Very mechanically inclined.
  • A problem solver
  • Ability to manage time and handle multiple projects
  • Working knowledge of pumps, presses, filtration is a plus
  • Meticulous attention to detail
  • Willingness to continually learn
  • Must be able to follow and execute all verbal and written work orders given by the Winemaker
  • Able to measure and do basic calculations
  • Sanitation, Sanitation, Sanitation
  • Able to work long hours 6 days a week during the harvest season
  • Must be able to lift and carry 55 pounds
  • Knowledge of fermentation a plus
  • Must be able to squat, bend, twist, crawl, lift and climb safely
  • Must be ok with heights and confined spaces
  • Must be able to work in all different environmental conditions
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Follow all safety precautions and protocols
  • Team player but also able to execute task independently as directed
  • Assist in the vineyards as needed
  • Knowledge of wine and an aptitude for sensory evaluation a plus
  • Forklift certified a plus

Please do not call or stop by the winery. Interviews will be by appointment only.

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