Position Vacant: Operator, Memlo Systems

Our Company 

VAF Memstar is the international leader in innovative filtration solutions for various beverages across Australia and the globe. Our range of products, technicians and services provides tailored resolutions to suit all producers’ needs. VAF Memstar offers a comprehensive suite of services focusing on the wine industry that are developed, operated, and maintained by our expert staff. 

Using membrane separation techniques like ultra-filtration, nano-filtration, reverse osmosis, and membrane contactor, we offer various services, including alcohol adjustment, phenolic removal, volatile acidity reduction, taint removal, wine concentration and electrodialysis. We also operate a state-of-the-art vacuum distillation unit for total alcohol removal at our Nuriootpa, South Australia site. 

Our continued investment into research in oenological fields is one of the foundations of VAF Memstar. We recognise that supporting scientific advancement in wine sciences will ultimately benefit our clients in providing ever more precise, efficient, and economical filtration services.  

We have financially supported and collaborated with programs at leading wine research faculties worldwide, including the Australian Research Institute, Australian Wine Research Institute and National Wine Centre. This commitment supports our development of filtration technology at VAF Memstar with modern, evidence-based and cost-effective solutions that provide our clients with confidence. Furthermore, with our expertise, training services and autonomous solutions, we can ensure that we preserve and improve the quality of the wines we treat. 


The Position 

VAF Memstar is Australia’s leading developer and provider of membrane-based wine filtration and processing systems. The expanding business has an exciting opportunity for a technically minded “hands-on” Operator for its new MemLo dealcoholisation business located in Nuriootpa, South Australia.

The successful candidate will report to the Memlo Coordinator and will be responsible for the day-to-day operation of state-of-the-art equipment.

This role is solely based onsite at our state-of-the-art facilities in the Barossa Valley.


Key Responsibilities: 

  • Operating and monitoring specialised wine filtration and processing equipment.
  • Undertaking cellar operations including, loading and unloading bulk wine tankers, additions, and spirit transfers.
  • Basic routine wine analysis.
  • Maintaining equipment in top condition.
  • Accurate record keeping.
  • Flexibility to work across a rotating roster up to 24/5 operations in line with business growth.


The successful candidate will have a background in the wine industry and be competent in modern cellar operations. In addition, a strong capability for independent operation and understanding of advanced winery equipment is required. Thorough training and support throughout employment is provided.

A valid driver’s licence and forklift licence are essential.

Competitive remuneration on offer based on skills and experience.


If you want to work in a small, dedicated team in an expanding business then this role is for you.



For further information regarding this role, please contact Matthew Hooper.

P: 0438 131 551

E:  matthew@vafmemstar.com.au