Industrial Technician 1

The Wine Group, 38558 Road 128, Cutler, California, United States of America Req #429
Monday, June 7, 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 and then come join the exciting journey at The Wine Group. 


The Industrial Technician 1 reports to the Production Manager and is responsible for operation and maintenance of lines on assigned shift. Program, troubleshoot, repair and maintain plant equipment in a timely, cost effective manner consistent with established operations procedures and requirements.


  • Candidate must be able to work in various capacities, specifically equipment operation, welding, electrical troubleshooting and PLC repair, mechanical troubleshooting, and repair

  • Process operations consist of delivery of wine, operating and adjusting high speed filling/packaging equipment

  • Execute all Sanitation, GMP and QC practice

  • Execute operation and maintenance of all pieces of equipment on the line to meet or exceed established production goals in a cost-effective manner

  • Perform PMs on all manufacturing equipment

  • Assignments are complex and require knowledge of various methods, tools, codes, procedures, and equipment/material characteristics

  • Ability to operate various types of machinery to include, but not limited to, lift trucks, dump trucks, pallet jacks, hand trucks, etc. May include the operations of any or all processing equipment including refrigeration compressors, chillers and condenser

  • Knowledge of all equipment operation and energy sources as related to safe lock out

  • Must demonstrate to management an above average ability to analyze and take appropriate action on problems associated with bottling equipment

  • Must be able to troubleshoot electromechanical issues when they occur on the line including, but not limited to, installation, diagnosis, calibration, maintenance/ repair of equipment and electronic devices

  • Perform line changes

  • 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 their job. Duties, responsibilities, and activities may change at any time with or without notice


  • Must be 21 or older at time of hire

  • High School Diploma or equivalent

  • Must have three (3) years repetitive manufacturing and mechanical and electrical troubleshooting and repair experience

  • PLC and/or HMI knowledge/experience is required

  • Must have an extensive knowledge of methodical troubleshooting techniques

  • Prioritize while able to adapt to changing priorities

  • Experience operating forklift in manufacturing environment

  • Work independently within set guidelines

  • Demonstrated reliability and punctuality, work effectively in team/crew environment, adherence to all safety regulations and operating procedures


  • Perform work at heights of 45’ for varying durations

  • Must be able to lift and carry weights of up to 50 pounds at varying frequencies

  • Position will be exposed to indoor and outdoor environments with varying noise levels

  • Ability to perform tasks requiring bending, stooping, standing, climbing and twisting

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 Winery Operations
  • Job Function Operations
  • Pay Type Hourly
  • The Wine Group, 38558 Road 128, Cutler, California, United States of America