Distell Is Hiring: Cellar Assistant x2

Location: Goudini, WC, South Africa

Company: Distell Limited

Applications are invited for the abovementioned position to be based at the Goudini Distillery. This person will report to the Winemaker.


Key Performance Areas would include, but are not limited to:

  • Offloading of bulk products Dry Wine, Fortified wines, Lees wine, Spirits, M160, Juice)
  • Loading of Fortified Wines
  • Yeast preparation for Submerged Sherry
  • Sample drawing of products
  • Transfer of raw products and blended products
  • Participate in stock take
  • Operating the submerged system
  • Ensure area is clean after work that 5s duties are done on a daily basis
  • Blending of fortified wines
  • Juice and Dry Sherry fortification
  • pH Adjustments on Dry Sherry product
  • Fining additions to blends
  • Final additions to products
  • M131 maceration process
  • E2 Excellence
  • Ad-hoc duties


The successful candidate must have the following experience/skills:

  • Grade 12
  • At least 2 years’ experience as a general worker in a cellar environment
  • Physically healthy and strong
  • Be able to work under pressure
  • Own reliable transport
  • A valid code 10 driver’s licence and a valid PDP will be an advantage
  • A forklift license will be an advantage
  • Skop 2 will be an advantage
  • Participate in mini-business meetings
  • Contribute to problem – solving activities

Applications process:

If you are interested and meet all requirements, please register and apply via the Distell Career Portal by logging onto https://careers.distell.co.za/ and following:  Home > Careers.


Reference number: 15844 

 Closing Date: 28 June 2019      

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