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Seasonal Maintenance Technician 1

The Wine Group, 1777 Metz Rd., Soledad, California, United States of America Req #711
Saturday, May 22, 2021
At The Wine Group we are passionate about our people, our future and our wine. We are America’s second largest wine producer by volume with over 1,200 employees globally across 12 locations in California, New York and Australia. We are proud to be responsible for many of America’s most beloved wine brands, including Cupcake, Franzia, Chloe, Concannon, Benziger, Imagery, AVA Grace, 7 Deadly and more. We are dedicated to our culture built on values like entrepreneurialism, innovation, social responsibility and stewardship. To learn about us and our career opportunities, check us out at www.thewinegroup.com and then come join the exciting journey at The Wine Group.
JOB SUMMARY

The Seasonal Maintenance Technician 1 reports to the Maintenance Manager at Soledad. Position is responsible for but not limited: works closely with production staff and all other departments to keep facility clean and equipment in the best condition. This is a seasonal position, August through appx. November.  The hours are full time, primarily swing shift 2:30pm – 11pm. Must be flexible to change to day shift on short notice if needed, and/or be flexible to come in earlier than scheduled for business demands. Some technical training/experience required, but willing to train no advanced aspects. 

*Additional Stay Pay Bonus opportunity for staying the entire harvest season! * 

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS
  • Responsible for all the maintenance upkeep and continuous improvements of equipment, buildings/grounds, etc.
  • Ensure that all maintenance work whether through outside vendors and/or internal mechanics is in compliance with company and governmental requirements including regulatory, safety, and sanitation.
  • Strong leadership skills, self-motivated, positive attitude, team player and developer of mechanics skills. Strong communication (verbal/written), problem solving, decision-making, coaching, training, etc.
  • Ability to meet deadlines and ever-changing production demands and a willingness to work when needed.
  • Ensures efficient utilization of all winery equipment.
  • Responsible for repair, modification and maintaining winery equipment and building facilities.
  • Establish and maintain daily work schedule, maintenance records and inventory of equipment.  
  • Ensure that all maintenance work performed whether through outside vendors and/or internal mechanics is in compliance with company and governmental requirements especially safety and sanitation.
  • Responsible for all the maintenance upkeep and continuous improvements of equipment, buildings/grounds, etc.
  • Recommend changes in systems, processes, and equipment to reduce cost and/or improve the mechanical efficiency of production.
  • Committed to safety, quality, and productivity.
  • Performs miscellaneous duties as assigned.
  • This job description reflects management’s assignment of essential functions; it does not restrict the tasks management needs to be accomplished.

QUALIFICATIONS
  • Must be 18 or older at time of hire.
  • Must have a high school degree or equivalent, with some technical schooling/training preferred.
  • Food and/or beverage manufacturing experience.  Wine industry experience a plus.
  • Strive for continuous improvements in all areas of responsibility: keep current with technological advancements.
  • Committed to safety, quality, and productivity.
  • Knowledge of OSHA and other FED/State rules and regulations including environmental.
  • Strive for continuous improvements in all areas of responsibility: keep current with technological advancements.  
  • Support and model all company procedures and policies.
  • Embrace and demonstrate The Wine Group’s Values: Long-Term Sustainable Value Creation, Relentlessly Entrepreneurial, Empowered People, and Responsible and Trustworthy.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS
  • Work activities are within an office and manufacturing environment.
  • Position will be exposed to indoor and outdoor environments with varying noise levels.
  • Ability to perform tasks requiring bending, stooping, standing, and twisting in a production environment.
  • Must be able to lift 50lbs occasionally.


At The Wine Group, we are proud to be an equal opportunity employer and we are committed to an environment of mutual respect, diversity and inclusion. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, national origin, disability, protected veteran status or other characteristic protected by law.


Other details

  • Job Family Facilities Maintenance
  • Job Function Operations
  • Pay Type Hourly
  • Employment Indicator Seasonal
  • The Wine Group, 1777 Metz Rd., Soledad, California, United States of America