Cellar Supervisor

The Wine Group, 85 Bourne St., Westfield, New York, United States of America Req #1490
Monday, September 19, 2022
At The Wine Group we are passionate about our people, our future and our wine. We are America’s second largest wine producer by volume with over 1,200 employees globally across 12 locations in California, New York and Australia. We are proud to be responsible for many of America’s most beloved wine brands, including Cupcake, Franzia, Chloe, Concannon, Benziger, Imagery, AVA Grace, 7 Deadly and more. We are dedicated to our culture built on values like entrepreneurialism, innovation, social responsibility and stewardship. To learn about us and our career opportunities, check us out at and then come join the exciting journey at The Wine Group.


The Cellar Supervisor reports to the Winemaker and is responsible for the direction and supervision of the day-to-day cellar operations such as communicating work assignments, training subordinates on all shifts to meet daily production needs in a safe and effective manner.


  • Coordinates and implements daily cellar, crush, and fermenting activities such as supervision and training of work crews and scheduling job assignments
  • Supervises all cellar activities including sanitation, sweetening/fortifying, crushing, all methods of wine filtration, fermenting, and finished wine for bottling and bulk shipments
  • Must be able to learn and effectively train others on all work processes and paperwork in accordance with SOPs and hold individuals accountable as necessary
  • Monitors performance of all cellar employees and communicates any changes, concerns, or issues with the other departments within the management team
  • Ensures compliance with all personnel procedures and policies for safety and HACCP
  • Responsible for the training, development, counseling, safety, and discipline of assigned staff
  • Check items received, locate in appropriate storage area(s) and complete proper documentation. Maintain cellar supplies inventory and reorder as needed.
  • Accountable for the accuracy and completeness of all cellar documentation and records
  • Recommend changes in work methods, processes, and equipment to reduce costs and/or improve the quality of the product
  • Create process orders for work assignments and wine processing, and enter into JD Edwards when completed
  • This job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for their job. Duties, responsibilities, and activities may change at any time with or without notice


  • Possess at least 3 years of experience working within a winery
  • 5 – 7 years of supervisory experience
  • Knowledge of HACCP or other food safety standards and requirements
  • Knowledge of OSHA required safety procedures such as lockout/tagout, hot-works, and confined space entry
  • Proficient in MS Office and knowledge JD Edwards application preferred
  • Excellent organizational and interpersonal skills with attention to detail
  • Ability to set priorities and work independently within set guidelines
  • Upon assignment, the Company may require First Aid, CPR, AED, Emergency Responder and/or other certifications as necessary
  • Strong knowledge of production/manufacturing operations
  • Provide good verbal and written communications to all levels of management, both internally and externally
  • Prioritize while able to adapt to changing priorities
  • Demonstrated reliability and punctuality, work effectively in team/crew environment, adherence to all safety regulations and operating procedures


  • Primary work environment is on a concrete floor in the cellar/production departments
  • Position will be exposed to indoor and outdoor environments with varying noise levels
  • Ability to perform tasks requiring bending, stooping, standing, and twisting in a production environment
  • Occasionally lift up to 50lbs

At The Wine Group, we are proud to be an equal opportunity employer and we are committed to an environment of mutual respect, diversity, and inclusion. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, national origin, disability, protected veteran status or other characteristic protected by law.

Other details

  • Job Family Winery Operations
  • Job Function Operations
  • Pay Type Salary
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  • The Wine Group, 85 Bourne St., Westfield, New York, United States of America