Cellar Analyst

The Wine Group, 22004 Road 24, Madera, California, United States of America Req #1222
Thursday, May 12, 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. 


Cellar Analyst is responsible to plan, prioritize, and schedule execution of strategic and day to day cellar workflow, ensuring winemaking protocols and production needs are achieved.


  • Working in conjunction with Winemaking/Operations, coordinate all Cellar Operations priorities and workflow, ensuring Winemaking standards and production deadlines are met
  • Generate, prioritize, and validate all Work Orders which includes developing, communicating, and distributing processing plan (changeover form) to Cellar Operations
  • Play active role in winery grape intake
  • Review harvest related templates, partner with winemaking to generate Work Orders
  • Review laboratory analysis daily; to help ensure wines are analytically in spec to meet shipping schedule
  • Support continual improvement in all areas, including process quality, equipment efficiency, and fiscal responsibility
  • Maintain KPI’s for Cellar Operations; interpret and communicate data, lead team in continual improvement
  • Review and manage inventory control of wine additives, processing aids, and cellar supplies including purchasing and coordinating deliveries
  • Maximize plant capacity utilization in all areas, including cooperage management, equipment, and processing
  • Maintain and organize workorders, including ensuring validity of work orders out on the floor.
  • Develop and maintain process for ensuring cellar forms are readily available for use
  • 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


  • BA degree or equivalent experience required
  • 3-5 or more years of experience in consumer packaged goods with alcoholic beverage experience a plus
  • Excellent analytical, organizational, and interpersonal skills with attention to detail
  • Proficient in MS Office preferred
  • Ability to multitask, work independently and with a team in a fast-paced, high volume environment with emphasis on accuracy and timeliness
  • Routinely uses standard office equipment such as computers, phones, photocopiers, filing cabinets and fax machines
  • Provide good verbal and written communications to all levels of management, both internally and externally
  • Strong business acumen and fiscal responsibility
  • Demonstrated understanding of process flows
  • Demonstrated reliability and punctuality, work effectively in team/crew environment, adherence to all safety regulations and operating procedures


  • Primary work activities are within an office environment
  • Must be comfortable with and able to work on the production floor around equipment
  • Occasional exposure to noise, heat, cold, odor
  • Ability to perform tasks requiring bending, stooping, and twisting in the performance of various task in the warehouse environment

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 Hourly
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  • The Wine Group, 22004 Road 24, Madera, California, United States of America