The Production Bottling Line Mechanic is responsible for maintenance of and repairs to the bottling line and production bottling equipment to ensure that safety standards are upheld, unscheduled down time is kept to a minimum, longevity of equipment is optimized and repair costs carefully controlled.
• Performs preventive maintenance on a pre-determined schedule for all bottling line equipment.
• Installs machinery and equipment according to layout plans, blueprints and drawings.
• Trouble shoot, repair and maintain all production and bottling line equipment.
• Uses necessary tools for equipment installation and repairs I.E. hammers, wrenches, crowbars, squares, rulers, micrometers, power drills, power saws, forklifts, dollies, and hoists.
• May operate engine lathe and mill to fabricate, modify, and turn machine parts down to dimensional specifications.
• Responsible for completing projects on time and with in budget.
• Evaluates equipment for efficiency and for upgrades to increase production out put.
• Maintains a forklift program to insure that the fleet is in operating working condition.
• Monitors machines while bottling lines are running, makes adjustments and repairs as necessary.
• Maintains timely, detailed maintenance records.
• Performs daily sanitation and start-up of all bottling lines.
• Maintains adequate stock of parts and consumables associated with planned and reactive maintenance, purchasing in advance of need in conjunction with the Facilities Supervisor
• Performs all bottling line changeovers
• Maintains the mechanical room and the machine shop to cleanliness, sanitation and safety standards of the company.
• Ensures tools and equipment inventory are maintained in excellent condition at all times
• And other duties as needed throughout the facility
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential function from the list above satisfactorily.
The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skills, and abilities required. Reasonable accommodation may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
ESSENTIAL PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:
The physical requirements listed are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions and key responsibilities of this position. Work conditions in certain areas of the vineyard, winery, and Visitor Center are cold, wet, slippery and/or noisy. Frequent walking, including over uneven ground and up and down stairs, and bending, kneeling, and crouching are required.
Ability to sit, stand, walk, climb stairs and ladders, bend, lift, twist, kneel, crouch, crawl, pull, push, carry, grasp, reach and stoop as needed, sometimes for extended periods, and to occasionally lift and carry heavy items up to 50 pounds (may be aided).
• Ability to multi-task and prioritize as needed.
• Ability to work independently under general supervision.
• 5 years of facilities & bottling line maintenance experience or similar
• Ability to safely operate a variety of hand power tools.
• Minimum one year welding experience.
• Thorough working knowledge of electrical systems, ability to use a DVOM, ability to troubleshoot electrical diagrams.
• Knowledge of HVAC systems, hot water boilers, air compressors and refrigeration equipment.
• Knowledge of and commitment to observe safety procedures.
• Ability to maintain cooperative and pleasant relationships with colleagues.
• High school diploma or equivalent sufficient to perform math skills (maintaining inventory, comparing costs of alternate repairs, monitoring budget); English language skills (sufficient to communicate with supervisor and Wine makers, to document repairs performed and communicate with vendors and suppliers without misunderstanding); basic reasoning skills (determine appropriate courses of action when more than one solution is available), good judgment.
• Current California driver license with no more than one point
• Certified forklift operator
• Winery experience
• Spanish language skills