- Homepage for the Wine Industry

winejobs > job details

General Line Technician

Delicato Family Vineyards

Manteca, CA

Job Description:

Delicato Family Vineyards has an exciting immediate career opportunity for a General Line Technician in our Manteca, CA office.

Delicato Family Vineyards is a family-owned California winery founded in 1924. Three generations of the Indelicato family have guided grapes from vineyard to bottle and into homes and dining establishments around the world. Delicato Family Vineyards is steadfastly committed to crafting and representing wines of the highest quality produced in accordance with sustainable winegrowing practices. Among the leading and fastest growing wine companies in America, the Delicato Family Vineyards' portfolio includes Gnarly Head, Black Stallion Estate Winery, Noble Vines, Belle Ambiance, Juxtapoz, HandCraft Artisan Collection, La Merika, Brazin, Bota Box, Massimo, Irony, Domino, Sequin and Twisted.

Under general supervision, responsible for performing all glass line tasks in an efficient, effective, and safe manner. Work rotation may include glass loading station, glass dumping station, hand-packing station, or material handling. In addition, miscellaneous rework tasks for all the bottling lines.

* Diligently follows safety, GMP, and ISO procedures and policies to safeguard personal and team member's safety, wine quality and company property
* Place cases of glass bottles (empty or filled) onto packware conveyor
* Place cases of glass bottles onto the glass dump conveyor
* Hand cases various bottle sizes of wine at the current line speeds throughout the shift
* 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 specification
* Safely transports materials and finished wine on pallets utilizing a pallet jack and/or forklift to a shrink wrapper and then to a pick-up location or storage rack throughout the shift
* Participates in bottling line change-over activities
* Performs duties in other areas of the production line as requested by the Bottling Manager
* Adheres to all quality control specifications
* Follows the Delicato Operation Excellence (DOE) culture by participating in continuous improvement activities

Non-Essential Duties:

* Uses downtime productively to clean-up or assist other team members
* Performs other general tasks commensurate with skill level, as assigned by the Bottling Manager
* Supports other departments; Quality, Material Handling, Cellar, Mainteance, Black Stallion Estate Winery, and may be reassigned to alternate departments based on business needs


Education and Experience
* High School Diploma, GED, or equivalent experience and familiarity with production line principles is desirable.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
* Proper lifting technique, Safety principles and GMPs is a plus and must be able to work any shift.

Physical Requirements:
* Frequent standing, walking, bending, squatting and occasional sitting and climbing. Will also need to reach above the shoulders, below the shoulders and be able to lift/carry up to 50lbs.
* High percentage of time spent on the production floor exposed to varying levels of equipment noise and temperature fluctuation based on the seasons.

Work Standards/Conditions:
* 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
* High percentage of time spent on the production floor exposed to varying levels of equipment noise and temperature fluctuation based on the seasons.

Delicato offers its employees a generous and comprehensive benefits package. The core health insurance components include medical, dental and vision, where Delicato covers nearly the entire cost for employees and a large percentage for dependents. Additional health benefits include life, disability and flexible spending accounts. Other benefits include 401(k) with generous company match, discretionary profit sharing, paid time off (PTO), paid holidays, wine & merchandise discounts, tuition reimbursement, gym discounts & many more.

Additional Information:

Job Posted:
Tuesday, November 14th
Type of Work:
Full Time
Reference No: