W118283 - Food processing worker

Food processing worker
Zilzie Wines

Would you like to commence an exciting career in the Winery Operations Industry in Food Processing as an Assistant at a major winery in a School Based Traineeship (SBAT)?

Zilzie Wines is a modern and progressive major winery in our district and they have a great opportunity for a student who is career focused on Food Processing that will incorporate cellar hand work at the winery.

This is an ideal placement for a VCAL or VCE student enrolled in a VETDSS Horticulture or Rural Operations subject to gain part time employment whilst studying a secondary school program.

For further information contact Dale Harvey at the NMLLEN on 0467 215 213 to discuss this exciting SBAT opportunity.

To Apply:
Please submit Expression of Interest form and resume to dale@nmllen.com.au

Skills You Might Learn

The SBAT may have the opportunity to attain a broad range of skills while on SBAT placement. These may include valuable employability skills such as:
• Communication.
• Teamwork.
• Punctuality.
• Presentation.
• Problem solving.
• Planning.
• Initiative.
• Hygiene.
• Follow instructions.
• Work under supervision.
• Industry specific OH&S.

The SBAT may also attain vital industry specific skills which will relate to their training they include:
• Hands-on practical experience.
• Observing and learning from industry qualified and experienced professionals.
• Working in a Food Processing environment.
• Working with tools and equipment necessary to the occupation.
• Liaising and working with supervisors, colleagues, industry personnel, customers/clients and suppliers.

Typical Tasks & Duties

The SBAT will undertake duties as a Food Processing Assistant as part of a professional and hardworking team in Winery Operations.
Duties to be performed will include but are not limited to collection and blending of samples, chemical, microbiological and quality analysis, record and present data, maintain and control stocks and an understanding of safe work practices in cellar and field environments.

To be successful as a Food Processing Assistant you will need to be able to demonstrate the following:
• Keen to gain experience in the Wine Industry. You like to be organised and are great at having multiple things on the go at once.
• You are customer-service driven and seek the best possible outcomes for your colleagues and customers.
• Have strong personal energy, excellent attitude to work and self-motivation.
• You have sound communication, literacy and numeracy skills.
• You have sound intermediate computer skills and can follow touch screen directions.
• You have the ability to follow instructions, procedures and safe work practices.
• Possesses a desire to learn and acquire new skills and follow a career path in a Winery.

Student Requirements

Students with a positive attitude towards Food Processing work with a keen eye for detail and are self-motivated, willing to listen and follow instruction are encouraged to apply.

Whilst the student is attending the SBAT placement they are expected to:
• Dress appropriately.
• Maintain interest and participate in tasks and work duties.
• Be well mannered and behave in a respectful and responsible manner.
• Be punctual.
• Follow management instructions.
• Act in accordance with Occupational Health and Safety (OHS) requirements.
• Work within the team.
• Listen and take advice from fellow workers.
• Respect other people’s belongings.

The minimum number of employment and training hours is 13 hours per week. These hours may be averaged over three periods of four months in each year of the training contract. At least one day during the normal school week must be timetabled to be spent on the job or in training.

Dress Requirements

The SBAT will be required to present in the following work attire;
• Work boots.
• Work pants suitable for Cellar Hand work.
• Work shirt suitable for Cellar Hand work.

Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) appropriate to the tasks and duties carried out by the SBAT, will be supplied by the Employer.

Special Transport Requirements

Successful applicants to find their own way to and from the work-site.


  • AHC20116 - Certificate II in Agriculture
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Positions: 1 Position
ID Number: W118283
Location: Karadoc - Explore Region
Mode/Type: School Based Apprenticeships and Traineeships (SBATs)
Attendance: To be negotiated,
Added By: Northern Mallee Local Learning & Employment Network


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