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Title Cellar Worker
Employer Cakebread Cellars
Employment Location Rutherford, CA
Company Description The Cakebread family, owners of Cakebread Cellars in Rutherford, is among the most creative and successful winery families in California’s famed Napa Valley. Since its founding in 1973, the winery has developed a reputation for producing world-class wines. Its success is built on quality, consistency and continuity; characteristics which apply equally to the grapes, the wines, the people and the operation of the winery.
Type Full Time
Pay Scale DOE
Employment Start Date TBD
Job Description Under the supervision of the Cellar Master, this team member learns and performs various work assignments that result in the production of high quality wines.

Main Responsibilities:
• Cleans and sanitizes stainless steel tanks and all equipment
• Performs routine barrel maintenance
• Operates all types of pumps including centrifugal, positive displacement, air pumps and bull dog pumps
• Racks and fills barrels. Racks, transfers to and from tanks and to and from barrels
• Tops and stirs barrels
• Makes wine additions to tanks and barrels
• Loads and unloads barrel trucks
• Conducts pumpovers, rack & return procedures, and all other harvest duties
• Operates forklift safely and is forklift certified
• Works on bottling line dumping glass, packing or palletizing as needed
• Assists in the blending of tanks for final blend compositions
• Sanitizes, rinses and loads depth filters
• Sets up wine lines, pumps and fittings for wine transfers
• Cleans bins, floors and other equipment using pressure washer
• Performs all other duties as assigned

Qualifications:
• Versatility, flexibility and willingness to work in changing environment
• Strong organizational and problem solving skills; sets priorities
• Innovative, positive team player
• Ability to work in small confined spaces and high places
• Ability to work extended shifts; including night shifts during harvest
• Bachelor Degree Preferred
Contact Info Please submit a cover letter and resume to jobs@cakebread.com.
Contact Address 8300 St Helena Hwy
Rutherford, CA 94573
Contact Phone 707-963-5221
Contact E-mail jobs@cakebread.com

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