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General Winery Temp

Position Purpose

Under close supervision, responsible for performing all tasks and duties inclusive of General Line Technician and General Technician Cellar. This position will rotate as needed between the Bottling and Cellar departments in a general level capacity to assist meeting daily goals and business needs.

Essential Duties

Bottling

  • Places cases of glass bottles (empty or filled) onto the dump table or un-caser
  • Hand cases various bottle sizes of wine at the current line speeds throughout the shift
  • Dumps reclaim during wine changes as directed by the Team Lead or Team Supervisor
  • Hand stacks cases of wine onto pallet and keeps up with the speed of the line throughout the shift
  • Performs product rework (bottles, cases, etc.) to company specifications
  • Performs duties on the Bag in Box (BIB) lines under the direction of the Team Lead or Team Supervisor
  • Hand cases cartons of wine at the current line speeds throughout the shift
  • Safely transports BIB cases on pallets utilizing a pallet jack to a shrink wrapper and then to a pick-up location throughout the shift

Cellar

  • Constructs basic pump and hose transfer lines for movement of liquid products to and from tanks and tanker trucks, adhering to procedures outlined in General Standard Operational Procedures and Standard Work Documents (SWD)s
  • Ensures critical steps are followed for wine receiving and shipment of domestic and international loads that maintain quality and customer demands
  • Executes cleaning and sanitation steps to wine tanks, transfer lines and winery equipment
  • Performs critical winemaking steps during harvest to rack clean juice to fermenters and expedite yeast inoculations and nutrient additions
  • Assists with General Cleaning, including but not limited to sweeping, trash collection, shoveling, rinsing and pressure washing
  • Performs tank entry to remove lees (wine sediment), remove oak staves or rinse inside of tanks. 

General

  • Diligently follows safety, GMP, and ISO procedures and policies to safeguard personal and team member’s safety, wine quality and company property
  • Uses downtime productively by working on assigned projects, clean-up or assisting other team members
  • Assists and supports other departments as needed and may be provisionally reassigned to other departments based on business needs
  • Performs other general tasks commensurate with skill level, as assigned by department leads and/or supervisors
  • Assists skilled technicians as necessary

*Other duties may be assigned

Minimum Requirements

Education and Experience

  • High School Diploma or GED-equivilent preferred 
  • 1+ year experience and/or familiarity with production line principles and/or winery cellar operations is desirable

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

  • Knowledge of proper lifting technique, safety principles and General Manufacturing Practices 
  • Basic math skills and ability to multitask
  • Adheres to all quality control specifications
  • Communicates business information in a professional and clear manner
  • Monitors multiple assignments simultaneously
  • Takes initiative to maintain work area in a safe, professional and organized manner
  • May need to determine color, taste, and smell of wine using eyes, tongue, and nose

Certificates and Licenses

  • Valid CA drivers license

 

Working Conditions

  • General manufacturing plant/production floor environment with limited travel
  • Indoor and outdoor environment with exposure to the elements/temperature variations
  • Exposure to weather-related temperature & humidity extremes
  • Extended Hours
  • Shift Rotation
  • Required to wear PPE (Personal Protective Equipment)
  • Must be able to pass fit test and perform work while wearing respirators
  • Work at protected heights of 50’
  • Work in close quarters or confined spaces
  • Exposure to varying levels of dust, chemicals, fumes, gases, and noisy equipment 
  • May be required to lift and carry cases of wine (35 lbs)
  • Required to drive automotive equipment 
  • May need to determine color, taste and smell of wine using eyes, tongue, and nose
  • Must work around forklift operation
  • May operate a forklift and use right foot repetitively

Work Standards

  • Acts in a manner reflective of the Company culture of High Moral Standards, Innovation and Continuous Evolution, Trust in Team, Continuous Improvement, and Sustainable Relationships
  • Communicates, interacts, and works effectively with others; receptive to feedback and coaching; voices concerns in a constructive manner
  • Demonstrates commitment to safety first; communicates safety concerns; promotes a safe work environment based on established safety standards and training
  • Follows all Company policies and procedures

Additional Comments

Management retains the discretion to add to or change the duties of the position at any time.

Delicato Family Wines offers its temporary employees a generous and comprehensive benefits package.  The core health insurance component includes medical coverage.  In addition you will be eligible to participate in the 401(k) plan with a generous company match, and sick time accrual.

 

Delicato Family Wines is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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Nearest Major Market: Stockton