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Bottling Maintenance Supervisor-Swing Shift

Purple Wine + Spirits

Graton, CA

Job Description:

Position Summary:
This is hands-on, swing shift role, supervises and coordinates the Bottling Mechanics efforts.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
•  Supervise and direct Bottling Maintenance staff personnel and administrative functions ensuring that staffing, scheduling and work performed are in accordance with company and regulatory expectations.
•  Ensure bottling equipment safely and efficiently produces quality product.
•  Perform and document preventative maintenance tasks for all packaging machinery. Ensure company/manufacturers’ preventive maintenance is performed on schedule. Ensure documentation of all PM activities are completed.
•  Order spare parts while staying within budget.
•  Training and mentor the bottling maintenance staff. Ensure mechanics are trained adequately before being allowed to work on major equipment.
•  Utilize technical skills in troubleshooting, adjusting, and repairing packaging machinery. Cross-train bottling personnel so that they learn how to increase “up-time” and reduce the amount of rework generated.
•  Provide support to Bottling Line Staff to ensure efficient daily operational efficiencies as required. Help reduce the amount of rework generated.
•  Ensure timely line change-overs between products.
•  Contribute to and uphold ISO 9001 standards and quality management system policies.
•  Ensure documented procedures and training programs are in place to increase Bottling Line Mechanic competency.
•  Engage with Bottling Operations Team to capture downtime and root cause. Analyze and put corrective actions in place for those equipment related issues resulting in safety, quality and/or productivity issues.
•  Work with OEM’s to ensure proper operation and maintenance of equipment.
•  Assist in the organization and cleaning of the Maintenance Shop.
•  Participate in safety related programs to include Safety Trainings, Safety Committee, JSA’s and Safety Audits.

Supervisory Responsibilities:
•  Supervises mechanics in a fair and nondiscriminatory manner and leads by setting self as role model.

•  Five years minimum related experience.
•  Demonstrated proficiency in supervising and motivating subordinates.
•  Technical experience with electrical, hydraulic, pneumatic, and fabrication.
•  Commitment to excellence and high standards.
•  Excellent written and oral communication skills.
•  Forklift certified a plus.
•  Ability to work flexible shifts and weekends when needed.
•  Basic competence in subordinates’ duties and tasks.
•  Strong organizational, problem-solving, and analytical skills.
•  Versatility, flexibility, and a willingness to work within constantly changing priorities with enthusiasm.
•  Good judgment with the ability to make timely and sound decisions.
•  PC literate, capable of working with spreadsheets and preventative maintenance software.

Work Environment:
•  The main percentage of work time is spent in a wine bottling environment where temperatures are cool and noise level is high. Multiple forklifts are in transit during shift.

Additional Information:

Job Posted:
Sunday, April 15th
Type of Work:
Full Time
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