Foremanwith experience in the wine industry required

City of Cape Town, Western Cape 10 July

Cape Town Wine Hub

  • Description

    Cape Town Wine Hub is situated in the Gants Plaza, Strand, conveniently situated just off the N2. We offer the following services under one roof storage, labelling, reworks, admin, consulting and transportation efficiently and effectively.


    The foreman position is a critical leadership position responsible for facilitating daily operations and making sure all practices are implemented. This is a hands-on position and requires doing warehouse work. The ability to work under pressure.

    Essential functions and requirements:

    Be present on the floor to monitor/perform warehouse work
    Review daily schedule and prioritize daily work schedule to meet business and warehouse requirements
    Possess the ability to understand warehouse requirements via verbal and written instructions
    Assign all work to keep personnel productive and monitor progress from start to finish, including all associated paperwork and ensure our quality standards are met and operations are flowing smoothly daily.
    Must be able to learn and effectively train others on all work processes and hold individuals accountable
    Maintain excellent safety record
    Maintain a safe, clean and healthful work environment at all times
    Effectively communicate with all personnel, vendors, contractors and peers resolving issues and complaints
    Check items received, locate in appropriate storage area(s) and complete proper documentation
    Check items dispatched, and complete proper documentation
    Responsible for equipment maintenance (and some facility Maintenance), keep a schedule for all major cellar equipment and work with vendors/staff to ensure we operate at the highest level, ongoing- reporting weekly.
    Recommend and research new and old technologies to increase quality while creating efficiencies
    Assist in hiring and supervise warehouse employees
    Monitor and maintain accurate inventory.
    Ensures that all deadlines are met.
    Ability to operate a forklift
    Is familiar and able to complete all required processes and documentation for Wine’s received, labelled etc. (Pink Cards, BG5, etc.)
    Experience with container loading, labelling & waxing
    Loading/ offloading and moving of stock by forklift will be required


    Possess at least 2 years of experience working within a winery
    Strong knowledge of production/manufacturing operations
    Able to perform all cellar operations at a very high level
    Proficient in MS Excel and Word. Familiar with wine tracking software preferred
    Great attitude, takes ownership and initiative
    Excellent organizational & interpersonal skills with attention to detail
    Ability to set priorities and work independently within set guidelines and is a self-starter
    Provide good verbal and written communications to all levels of management, both internally and externally
    Prioritize while able to adapt to changing priorities, able to multitask with an excellent work ethic
    Successfully pass all testing requirements
    Forklift certified
    Able to work overtime and weekends as needed.
    Possess the ability to work in a fast pace environment under pressure
    Demonstrated reliability and punctuality, work effectively in team/crew environment, adherence to all safety regulations and operating procedures

    Physical Requirements:

    Primary work environment is on the production floor
    Position will be exposed to indoor and outdoor environments with varying noise levels
    Ability to perform tasks requiring bending, stooping, standing, and twisting in the performance of various tasks in a production environment

  • Number of vacancies: 1
  • Requirements

  • Minumun level of education: Certificate
  • Years of experience: 2
  • Language(s): English
  • Driver's license: B
  • Availability for travel: No
  • Availability for change of residence: No

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Ad summary

  • Foreman

  • Recruiter

    Cape Town Wine Hub

  • Province

    City of Cape Town, Western Cape

  • Work type

    Full Time

  • Type of contract

    Permanent contract

  • Salary


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