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Hervé Wine Bar Employment Opportunities

Come be part of the Hervé Wine Bar team!

We are currently seeking Line Cooks, Dishwashers, Servers.

Requirements:
-Must represent our vision and values
-Knowledge of and passion for wine is a plus!
-Hard-working, team player
-Outgoing personality with excellent interpersonal skills
-A minimum of 6 months experience in a full-service restaurant preferred
-Experience in an upscale casual dining or an equivalent service environment preferred
-Ability to stand and walk for up to 8 hours per day
-Ability to lift and carry up to 40 pounds
-Ability to exert fast-paced mobility for periods of up to 6 hours in length
-Ability to communicate and understand the primary language of the work location
-Ability to perform basic mathematical calculations; basic reading, listening and speaking skills
-Ability to perform essential functions to St Clair Winery and Bistro standards with reasonable accommodation
-Ability to work flexible shifts and schedules, inclusive of weekends and some holidays
-Ability to communicate clearly with guests, managers, and team members
-Ability to work calmly and effectively under pressure, in a fast-paced environment

If you are interested in becoming part of our team, please come in to fill out an application at 139 W San Francisco St, Santa Fe, New Mexico,  or apply online https://stclairwinery.com/employment/
Qualified candidates will be contacted to schedule an interview.

Las Cruces Employment Opportunities

Part-time and full-time line cooks, dishwashers, Servers. Experience preferred, but not required.

Requirements:
-Must represent our vision and values
-Hard-working, team player
-Outgoing personality with excellent interpersonal skills
-A minimum of 6 months experience in a full-service restaurant preferred
-Experience in an upscale casual dining or an equivalent service environment preferred
-Ability to stand and walk for up to 8 hours per day
-Ability to lift and carry up to 40 pounds
-Ability to exert fast-paced mobility for periods of up to 6 hours in length
-Ability to communicate and understand the primary language of the work location
-Ability to perform essential functions to St Clair Winery and Bistro standards with reasonable accommodation
-Ability to work flexible shifts and schedules, inclusive of weekends and some holidays
-Ability to communicate clearly with Guests, managers, and team members
-Ability to work calmly and effectively under pressure, in a fast-paced environment

If you are interested in becoming part of our team, please come in to fill out an application anytime at 1720 Avenida De Mesilla, Las Cruces, NM 88005. Qualified candidates will be contacted for an interview.

Albuquerque Employment Opportunities

St. Clair Winery and Bistro, Albuquerque are seeking the following positions. Come be part of our team!

Here is more about us: https://stclairwinery.com/albuquerque/

LINE COOK – Experienced (part-time and full-time available)
DISHWASHER – (part-time)

Requirements:
-Must represent our vision and values
-Knowledge of and passion for wine is a plus!
-Hard-working, team player
-Outgoing personality with excellent interpersonal skills
-A minimum of 6 months experience in a full-service restaurant preferred
-Experience in an upscale casual dining or an equivalent service environment preferred
-Ability to stand and walk for up to 8 hours per day
-Ability to lift and carry up to 40 pounds
-Ability to exert fast-paced mobility for periods of up to 6 hours in length
-Ability to communicate and understand the primary language of the work location
-Ability to perform basic mathematical calculations; basic reading, listening and speaking skills
-Ability to perform essential functions to St Clair Winery and Bistro standards with reasonable accommodation
-Ability to work flexible shifts and schedules, inclusive of weekends and some holidays
-Ability to communicate clearly with guests, managers, and team members
-Ability to work calmly and effectively under pressure, in a fast-paced environment

If you are interested in becoming part of our team, please come in to fill out an application Mon-Thurs 2-4PM at 901 Rio Grande Blvd, Albuquerque, NM 87104 or apply online https://stclairwinery.com/employment/
Qualified candidates will be contacted to schedule an interview.

Deming St. Clair Winery Opportunities

We are looking for exceptional people to join our growing team in Deming!

We currently have a Cellar Associate, Bottling Line Associate & Compliance & Inventory Coordinator position available.

Cellar Associate

Full Time

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • The operation and sanitation of all winemaking equipment including but not limited to pumps, tanks, filters, barrels, hoses, clamps, fittings.
  • Works closely with supervisors and winemakers
  • Prepare yeast inoculates.
  • Follow work orders.
  • Based off work orders, be able to do wine additions, blends, transfers, and any other duties in the production of wine.
  • Perform related duties as assigned by supervisor.
  • Maintain compliance with all company policies and procedures.

Education and/or Work Experience Requirements:

  • High School Diploma or GED
  • Must be willing to learn or possess skills in a production environment
  • Must have flexibility to work schedules required by cellar production including weekends.
  • Strong commitment to safety.

Physical Requirements:

  • Ability to safely and successfully perform the essential job functions consistent with the ADA, FMLA and other federal, state and local standards, including meeting qualitative and/or quantitative productivity standards.
  • Must be able to lift and carry 50 pounds or more on a repetitive basis.
  • Work standing up and walk on concrete surfaces for extended periods of time.
  • Ability to work in a cold and wet environment (consistently 60-65 degrees), during 3-4 months per year 30-40 degrees.
  • Ability to climb ladders.

Other Duties:
Please note 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 this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice.

Apply online here, or in person at 1325 De Baca Rd SE, in the Accounting office located behind the tasting room.

Bottling Line Associate I

Full Time

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Must regularly lift approximately 40 to 50 pounds stacking pallets
  • Ensure stacking is up to standards, while keeping up with production.
  • Put empty bottles on pack on table quickly to keep pace with bottling line.
  • Ensure box labels are placed neatly and correct on boxes.
  • Ensure all bottles are put in correct cases.
  • Watch incoming product to check for quality control issues.  
  • Set up hoses for all bottling runs such as still, champagne, and mimosa runs.
  • Properly clean filler bowls (counter pressure and still wine)
  • Set up mixers both machine and gas mixers.
  • Turn on filler machines and carbo cooler.
  • Must know how to do bubble point on sterile cartilage (still wine)
  • Count basic inventory items
  • Set up filter pads usually 140 in housing for filters properly.
  • Maintains quality standards by conducting visual inspections and production line operation by solving production problems. Refers questions to Bottling Line Manager/Supervisor or Quality Control Associate.
  • Perform related duties as assigned by supervisor
  • Maintain compliance with all company policies and procedures

Education and/or Work Experience Requirements:

  • Ability to work with others
  • Ability to read and take instructions
  • Work at a fast pace and keep up with the bottling line
  • Be on time show up ready and willing to work

Physical Requirements:

  • Must be able to lift and carry up to 40-50 pounds consistently.
  • Must be able to stand for long periods of time.
  • Ability to carry out repetitive tasks quickly and methodically.
  • Ability to be self-motivated.
  • Ability to move buckets of wine if needed.

Other Duties:
Please note 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 this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice.

Apply online here, or in person at 1325 De Baca Rd SE, in the Accounting office located behind the tasting room.

Compliance & Inventory Coordinator

Full Time

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Deals directly with all licensing for all areas that the winery, tasting room, and bistros needs licensing for, liquor and truck tax reporting, and reporting for all local, state, and federal government agencies. The Compliance Coordinator will make sure that all compliance needs for our fast-paced and growing company are met by doing the following tasks:
  • Complete all Sales & Use Taxes for multiple companies, monthly.
  • Complete all Excise Taxes for multiple companies, monthly.
  • Ensures the company is compliant in every county, state, and/or country in which the company either produces or sales product
  • Register all products through TTB, state agencies when required, and local agencies when required.
  • Ensure that all licenses remain current for places we produce, ship, distribute, or travel.
  • Apply and obtain licenses for any new places the company wishes to ship, distribute, or travel in the future.
  • Research new governing agencies to comply with.
  • Maintain all required records in a manner in which law requires and that complies with our company policies.
  • Performs Physical Inventories and Reconciles to Accounting Software.
  • Responsible for monitoring Cost of Goods Sold accounts for production on a monthly basis.
  • Responsible for checking and posting production reports.
  • Responsible for reviewing and auditing work orders completed by the winemaking staff to ensure compliance with federal regulations.
  • Perform related duties as assigned by supervisor
  • Maintain compliance with all company policies and procedures

Education and/or Work Experience Requirements:

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills, including ability to effectively communicate with internal and external customers
  • Excellent computer proficiency (Google sheets and documents)
  • Must be able to read and interpret laws and regulations
  • Must be able to research laws and regulations and understand how they apply to our business
  • Must be able to work under pressure and meet deadlines, while maintaining a positive attitude and providing exemplary customer service
  • Ability to work independently and to carry out assignments to completion within parameters of instructions given, prescribed routines, and standard accepted practices
  • High school diploma or GED required
  • Bachelor’s degree preferred in the fields of business, accounting or related fields.

Physical Requirements:

  • Ability to maintain regular, punctual attendance consistent with the ADA, FMLA and other federal, state and local standards
  • Ability to safely and successfully perform the essential job functions consistent with the ADA, FMLA and other federal, state and local standards, including meeting qualitative and/or quantitative productivity standards.
  • Must be able to talk, listen and speak clearly on telephone
  • This is largely a sedentary role; however, some filing is required. This would require the ability to lift files, open filing cabinets and bend or stand as necessary.
  • Must be able to work 40 hours per week.

Other Duties:
Please note 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 this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice.

Apply online here, or in person at 1325 De Baca Rd SE, in the Accounting office located behind the tasting room.

 

 

 

Seeking Line Cooks, Servers, Hosts and Dishwashers to join our Farmington team!

St. Clair Winery and Bistro, Farmington is seeking line cooks, servers, hosts and dishwashers to join our team.

Serving the four-corners region, our newest St. Clair Winery and Bistro location in Farmington, NM was opened in 2010. Our Winemaker and Master Chef collaborated to create a menu that features epicurean-style dishes paired with our award-winning New Mexico wines.

Requirements:
-Must represent our vision and values
-Hard-working, team player
-A minimum of 6 months experience in a full service restaurant preferred
-Experience in an upscale casual dining or an equivalent service environment preferred
-Ability to stand and walk for up to 6 hours per day
-Ability to lift and carry up to 40 pounds
-Ability to exert fast-paced mobility for periods of up to 6 hours in length
-Ability to communicate and understand the primary language of the work location
-Ability to perform basic mathematical calculations; basic reading, listening and speaking skills
-Ability to perform essential functions to St Clair Winery and Bistro standards with reasonable accommodation
-Ability to work flexible shifts and schedules, inclusive of weekends and some holidays
-Ability to communicate clearly with Guests, managers, and team members
-Ability to work calmly and effectively under pressure, in a fast-paced environment

If you are interested in becoming part of our team, please come any day of the week between the hours of 2PM-4PM to fill out an application at 5150 E Main Street, Farmington, NM 87402. Qualified candidates will be contacted to schedule an interview.

Santa Fe General Manager Employment Opportunity

We are seeking for a passionate, dynamic and experienced individual to assist in the leadership and the daily operations of our new Wine Bar in Santa Fe, NM.  Mentoring, coaching and supporting the staff to provide the best and most memorable experiences to our guests. This position will build a strong business by innately delivering beyond-expectation guest service, bringing or fostering relationships in the community, passionately articulating the winery story, and creating a positive energy in our retail experience. This candidate is well spoken, polished, and demonstrates warmth and grace with partners, staff, and visitors. He/she is hard-working and a self-starter, desiring a more entrepreneurial environment where he/she takes ownership for the operation to build the business and deliver results, within the overall mission, values, and structure of our company.

The ideal candidate is accomplished at wine service, highly knowledgeable of the wine landscape and plugged into the local wine and food scene. Wine certified is a plus. Experience managing and executing service in a restaurant, retail situation or tasting room is a must. The primary mission is to execute a great, sit-down tasting experience, converting visitors to fans.

This candidate will be extremely flexible and enjoy a “high-change” environment where priorities shift from day to day. Candidates, who connect through positive and respectful interaction, inspire greater success and create extraordinary experiences, solutions and ideas will be at the top of our list.

For a full job description and to apply, click here. 

Laboratory Technician and Laboratory Supervisor

We are looking for exceptional people to join our growing team! We currently have a Laboratory Technician  and Laboratory Manager position available.

Laboratory Technician

Salary Range :9.0000 To 11.0000 (USD) Hourly
Worker Category :Full-time Regular
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

Laboratory Technician functions in a full service custom processing winery, performs analytical and practical lab activities, maintains lab records and bulk wine inventories and monitors analytical and QC lab activities.

Performs routine analysis utilizing appropriate distillation, titrametric, and instrumental methods as required.

Operates laboratory instruments such as an auto-titrator, refractometer, balances, foss integrator and other instruments as required to perform duties.

Enters test results into the laboratory information management system in a timely manner.

Prepares chemical solutions used in the laboratory.

Maintains appropriate documentation of all work performed in accordance with laboratory quality policies.

Performs other work related duties as assigned by the Supervisor including, but not limited to, sampling, cleaning and special projects.

Practices safe work habits and maintains work area and instrumentation in a clean and orderly state.

Must maintain satisfactory attendance, to include timeliness.

Responsible for understanding and complying with applicable quality, environmental and safety regulatory considerations.

Supports the cellar operations by performing duties that include preparation of grapes and wine, track wine blends, maintaining and blending wine in preparation for bottling, evaluation and preparation of oak barrels for wine tracking barrels and chemistry.

Perform related duties as assigned by supervisor

Maintain compliance with all company policies and procedures

Education and/or Work Experience Requirements:

One year winery lab experience or cellar experience preferred

Good interpersonal skills, proven ability to communicate effectively and work well with other employees

Self-starter

Skilled in adding, subtracting, multiplying and dividing using whole numbers.

Experience with MS Word and Excel.

Physical Requirements:

Ability to safely and successfully perform the essential job functions and ability to maintain regular, punctual attendance consistent with the ADA, FMLA and other federal, state and local standards, including meeting qualitative and/or quantitative productivity standards.

Must be able to lift 20 pounds.

Exposure to outside elements (heat, wet and/or damp conditions, cold).

May require heavy physical work (lifting, bending, climbing, pulling, or squatting for long periods of time).

Long hours during crush and peak periods (including all shifts).

Other Duties:

Please note 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 this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice.

Apply here

Laboratory Supervisor 


Worker Category :
Full-time Regular 

Salary Range :13.0000 To 16.0000 (USD) Hourly

Job Class Management

Essential Job Responsibilities:

LAB OPERATIONS & ANALYSIS

  • Demonstrate and direct basic/advanced instrumentation techniques

  • Oversee wine quality analysis pertaining to grape fermentation, cellar/aging operations, storage, tank/line sanitation and bottling.

  • Oversee routine wine analysis utilizing appropriate methods as required. Must be able to establish priorities as it relates to the urgencies of incoming samples due to bottling, adjustments, shipment certification and other requirements.

  • Ensure accurate operations of all laboratory equipment/instrumentation, and ability to troubleshoot when necessary to ensure accurate results.

  • Maintain and calibrate analytical instruments in the laboratory in optimum operation condition.

  • Develop, document, and validate analytical methods for wine which are compliant with Good Laboratory Practices, as needed. Maintain accurate and complete records of all laboratory work, ensuring the proper use and preparation of standardized chemical solutions used in the laboratory.

MATERIALS & RESOURCES PLANNING

  • Execute the plan data collection, analysis and reporting of monthly analysis on inventory of wines held in cellar.

  • Recommend new equipment and assist in selecting suppliers and appropriate accessories for proposed equipment.

  • Ensure the maintenance of inventories, order supplies.

  • Effectively apply appropriate SOPs to projects and keep notes.

  • Identify opportunities for improvement and makes constructive suggestions for change.

TEAM DEVELOPMENT AND COMMUNICATION

  • Positively contribute to the achievement of the team objectives and goals.

  • Ensure lab users have been trained on the correct use of the lab equipment, in addition to mentoring and disciplining lab users for not following safety policies/procedures that have been established for the lab

  • Schedule safety training for new lab users and retraining for lab users who are in need of refresher training to include but not be limited to: equipment training, safety training and/or lab safety plan reviews and ensure the training has been documented

  • Contribute, through regular meetings, to the development and improvement of the Lab and quality team.

  • Maintain positive relationships with vineyard and key decision makers.

  • Assign special projects as needed/requested by the Director of Winemaking & Winery Operations, including, but not limited to, program analysis, training and development.

COMPLIANCE

  • Understands and ensures compliance to all safety requirements. Drives safety culture.

  • With Safety coordinator and Quality Control, develops policy and procedure.

  • Understands and ensures regulatory compliance and works collaboratively with regulatory (TTB)/governmental agencies.

FOOD SAFETY RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Maintain HACCP certification

  • Maintain and update GMPs

MUST REQUIREMENTS:

  • Bachelor of Science in Food Science, Chemistry, Enology or Biology and a minimum of 5 years industry experience or equivalent combination work/education. MS and research experience preferred.

  • Good working and theoretical knowledge of analytical instrumentation.

  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office products with intermediate to advanced Excel

  • Ability to work in an environment that has changing priorities and multiple projects

  • Ability to manage a team

  • Strategic thinker – demonstrates ability to see big picture, anticipate changes and impact on trends, asks what if questions, develops recommendations

  • Ability to apply mathematical skills for preparing and verifying analysis with a strong attention to detail.

  • Demonstrated ability to independently prepare analysis with high degree of accuracy and within an established deadlines

  • Initiative and follow through – Proactively seeks information and utilizes analytical and creative problem solving skills to provide best of class support and mitigate potential issues

  • Strong verbal and written communication skills and ability to articulate complex issues in concise, clear manner

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:

Ability to lift up to 50 lbs. on a frequent basis, carry up to 40 lbs. & push and pull up to 20 lbs. on an occasional basis; ability to sit and work at a desk for long periods of time; requires ability to walk and stand; reach outward and upward, climb, crawl, squat, kneel, and bend; requires hand and finger dexterity for keyboarding and working at computer for extended periods of time.

Apply here

Line Cook Employment Opportunity

Line Cook Employment Opportunity 

LC Bistro

St. Clair Winery & Bistro, Las Cruces are looking to hire for part-time and full-time line cooks. Experience preferred, but not required.

Requirements:
-Must represent our vision and values
-Hard-working, team player
-Outgoing personality with excellent interpersonal skills
-A minimum of 6 months experience in a full service restaurant preferred
-Experience in an upscale casual dining or an equivalent service environment preferred
-Ability to stand and walk for up to 8 hours per day
-Ability to lift and carry up to 40 pounds
-Ability to exert fast-paced mobility for periods of up to 6 hours in length
-Ability to communicate and understand the primary language of the work location
-Ability to perform essential functions to St Clair Winery and Bistro standards with reasonable accommodation
-Ability to work flexible shifts and schedules, inclusive of weekends and some holidays
-Ability to communicate clearly with Guests, managers and team members
-Ability to work calmly and effectively under pressure, in a fast-paced environment

If you are interested in becoming part of our team, please come in to fill out an application anytime at 1720 Avenida De Mesilla, Las Cruces, NM 88005. Qualified candidates will be contacted for an interview.

Accounts Payable Clerk

Job Opening: Accounts Payable Clerk Position Available
Full Time
Salary: DOE

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

Perform each function in Accounts Payable in order to ensure proper processing of all bills, credit card transactions, and ensure proper payments to vendors. Responsible for confidentiality of all company information, taking initiative to support the goals and objectives of the Accounting department, and contributing to the team effort of the department. Duties include:

  • Maintain and update all account payable data and ensure accuracy in general ledgers
  • Manage and prepare all bills on an everyday basis and send for approvals
  • Handles all vendor correspondence via phone or email
  • Manage and ensure vendor receives 1099 forms, that we receive forms back completed, and data is input in system
  • Coordinate with various departments and ensure appropriate coding of all transactions
  • File, maintain, and distribute accounting documents, records and reports
  • Code such items as invoices, vouchers, expense reports, check requests, etc., with correct codes conforming to standard procedures to ensure proper entry into the financial system
  • Attach the corresponding purchase orders to incoming invoices with all supporting documentation.
  • Investigate and resolve problems associated with processing of invoices and purchase orders
  • Prepare batch check runs, enter wire transfers, and enter ACH transactions timely
  • Reconcile various accounts by identifying errors in posting or omissions by applying appropriate accounting standards
  • Receive, research, and resolve a variety of routine internal and external inquiries concerning account status, including communicating the resolution of discrepancies to appropriate persons
  • Perform audits on various expense accounts for internal use
  • Perform related duties as assigned by supervisor
  • Maintain compliance with all company policies and procedures

Education and/or Work Experience Requirements:

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills, including ability to effectively communicate with internal and external customers
  • Strong organizational skills; must be detail oriented
  • Ability to multi-task
  • Open to change and willing to learn new skills
  • Excellent computer proficiency (MS Office – Word, Excel and Outlook)
  • Must be able to work under pressure and meet deadlines, while maintaining a positive attitude and providing exemplary customer service
  • Ability to work independently and to carry out assignments to completion within parameters of instructions given, prescribed routines, and standard accepted practices
  • High school diploma or GED required
  • Associate degree preferred

Physical Requirements:

  • Ability to maintain regular, punctual attendance consistent with the ADA, FMLA and other federal, state and local standards.
  • Ability to safely and successfully perform the essential job functions consistent with the ADA, FMLA and other federal, state and local standards, including meeting qualitative and/or quantitative productivity standards.
  • Must be able to talk, listen and speak clearly on telephone.
  • This is largely a sedentary role; however, some filing is required. This would require the ability to lift files, open filing cabinets and bend or stand as necessary.
In order to be considered for this position, applicants must take the required Applied Mathematics & Locating Information tests through the New Mexico Workforce Connection office in Deming, located at  322 E. Oak, or in Las Cruces, located at 226 S. Alameda Blvd. Please contact Maria Snyder at 575-546-0192 (Deming location) OR Marietta Valdez 575-524-6250 ext. 1021 (Las Cruces location) to schedule an appointment to take these two tests.  
 

Apply online here, or in person at 1325 De Baca Rd SE, in the Accounting office located behind the tasting room.

 

Experience Line Cook

We are looking for exceptional people to join our growing team! We currently have Server & Line Cook job openings in Farmington, NM.

EXPERIENCED LINE COOK (part-time) 

$9.00+ (DOE)

Requirements:

-Must represent our vision and values
-Knowledge of and passion for wine is a plus!
-Hard-working, team player
-A minimum of 6 months experience in a full service restaurant preferred
-Experience in an upscale casual dining or an equivalent service environment preferred
-Ability to stand and walk for up to 8 hours per day
-Ability to lift and carry up to 40 pounds
-Ability to exert fast-paced mobility for periods of up to 6 hours in length
-Ability to communicate and understand the primary language of the work location
-Ability to perform basic mathematical calculations; basic reading, listening and speaking skills
-Ability to perform essential functions to St Clair Winery & Bistro standards with reasonable accommodation
-Ability to work flexible shifts and schedules, inclusive of weekends and some holidays
-Ability to communicate clearly with Guests, managers and team members
-Ability to work calmly and effectively under pressure, in a fast-paced environment

If you are interested in becoming part of our team, please come in to fill out an application Mon-Thurs 2-5 pm at 5150 E. Main Street, Farmington, NM 87402. Qualified candidates will be contacted to schedule an interview.