TASSEL RIDGE WINERY Cellar Technician in LEIGHTON, Iowa

Tassel Ridgei Winery is seeking a team-oriented, quality-minded, and results-driven individual to join us as a Cellar Technician. The successful candidate will typically work Monday through Friday, but must be committed to working varying hours, including weekends, early mornings, and/or late nights, as dictated by the season and cellar activities. Key Responsibilities Key responsibilities for the position include, but are not limited to:*Actively participates in wine making and performs crush pad and cellar operations, including weighing grapes, using the forklift, operating the press and destemmer-crusher, performing pump overs, racking, filtering, and bottling *Maintains and troubleshoots all cellar/crush pad equipment*Performs all sanitation operations in the cellar and on the crush pad*Assures compliance with federal, state, and local regulations regarding wine production, safety, record-keeping, and reporting*Trains others in all cellar and crush pad operations, maintenance, safety, and sanitationQualifications The ideal candidate will possess:*Minimum of a 2-year degree in a science-based program - preferably related to food or life sciences*Clean driving record*CDL license or the ability to obtain within a 90-day periodPreferred qualifications include:*Previous food and/or production experience *Leadership experience*A consistent work history in the past 18 or more months. Requirements This position requires an individual who is self-motivated and self-directed; adapts to changing work requirements with multiple priorities; has strong attention to detail; mechanical aptitude; able to operate machinery and heavy equipment; and has good math skills. Physical RequirementsThe positions requires the ability to repeatedly lift 40 lbs., safely operate a forklift, climb ladders, bend/stoop, and stand for prolonged periods of time in varying climatic conditions.For further information on this exciting career opportunity, please visit the Tassel Ridge website at www.tasselridge.comEqual Opportunity EmployerPre-employment physical and drug screen requiredBackground check conducted prior to job offer