Winery Cellar Hand

Operates machines and performs routine tasks to make and bottle wine.
Training time 36 - 72 months
Average pay $41,432
Employment prospects Moderate
Employment size 700

What does a Winery Cellar Hand do?

  • weighing, measuring, mixing, dissolving and boiling ingredients
  • adding materials, such as preservatives, to beverages
  • operating heating, chilling, freezing, pasteurising, carbonating, sulphuring and desulphuring plant
  • monitoring product quality before packaging by inspecting, taking samples and adjusting treatment conditions when necessary
  • cleaning equipment, pumps, hoses, storage tanks, vessels and floors, and maintaining infestation control programs
  • moving products from production lines into storage and shipping areas

Related courses

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Certificate III in Wine Industry Operations
Control Food Contamination and Spoilage
Follow Work Procedures to Maintain Food Safety
Food Safety Supervisor - Food Processing
Identify, Evaluate and Control Food Safety Hazards
Implement the Food Safety Program and Procedures
Participate in a HACCP Team