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Forklift Operator - Bottling Line - Ray's Station

Vintage Wine Estates

Hopland, CA

Job Description:

Vintage Wine Estates is a collection of vintner family-owned winery estates and brands based in Santa Rosa, California. We are an industry leader across all sales channels and dedicated to providing wine consumers with a range of wine selections from $10 to $100 dollars. Vintage Wine Estates is a dynamic, growing organization seeking a Bottling Forklift Operator to join our team. Customer service is central in our culture, with focus on both our external and our internal customers. We value individuals with an entrepreneurial spirit who enjoy working with a professional, results-driven team in a collaborative environment.

This position provides forklift support for bottling lines. Stages glass pulls finished product and palletizes finished goods in warehouse. Accounts for all products produced on bottling lines.


•  Staging, loading and unloading of bottling lines
•  Assists lead with auditing materials
•  Verify counts and all other related paperwork
•  Conducts daily forklift inspections
•  Pull, palletize and stage orders as requested
•  Load and unload trucks
•  Maintains a clean and safe work environment
•  Remove pallets and recycling materials from bottling lines


•  Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals
•  Ability to read and write in English as well as generate routing reports and correspondence
•  Must have good communication and exceptional customer service skills
•  Accuracy and attention to detail are essential
•  Must demonstrate good math skills, add, subtract, multiply and divide in all units of measure using whole numbers, common fractions and decimals


•  High school diploma or general education degree (GED) and one to two years related job experience
•  Valid California Driver’s License required
•  Valid Forklift Certification with three plus experience
•  Clamp Forklift experience preferred
•  Must share company values: integrity, respect, value creation, compliance, customer focus
•  Versatility, flexibility, and a willingness to work in an evolving environment with enthusiasm


•  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of this position
•  Must be able to bend, squat, climb, push, stoop and crouch repeatedly
•  Must be able to stand and walk for extended periods as required by job duties
•  Must be able to occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds
•  Coordinate multiple tasks simultaneously


•  Must be able to work a flexible schedule, extended hours during harvest

Vintage Wine Estates provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, marital or veteran status, or any other legally protected status.

Additional Information:

Job Posted:
Wednesday, June 13th
Type of Work:
Full Time
Salary Information:
DOE; $15.00 to $20.00