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Shop Manager

Vino Farms

San Miguel, CA

Job Description:

The Shop Manager is responsible for planning; organizing and assigning work to the employees under his/her supervision in a way that will result in quality work and meet required deadlines without sacrificing safety. The Shop Manager’s supervision will result in quality work, efficiency, employee satisfaction, excellent communication, high morale, commitment, and teamwork. The Shop Manager is also responsible for preparing/verifying employee time cards; ordering parts/supplies; preparing reports; maintaining records; following safe work practices; and performing advanced rebuild and repair jobs. The Shop Manager will also be responsible for compliance with the BIT program for the Central Coast.

Key Qualifications

•  Knowledge of administration, supervision and management. Must be able to plan, allocate resources; coordinate people and equipment.
•  Strong time management, active listening, critical thinking and reasoning skills.
•  Ability to use good judgment when performing job duties and to maintain good working relationships with company employees and vendors.
•  The ability to identify when something is wrong or when a hazard is present. To recognize problems when they occur and to work toward the solution of those problems.
•  Ability to communicate effectively.
•  Knowledge of the operation of internal combustion and diesel engines and related power trains.
•  Knowledge of hydraulic and electrical systems.
•  Knowledge of servicing requirements and maintenance procedures for motor vehicles and tractors.
•  Knowledge and experience with acetylene and electric arc welding
•  Advanced mechanical ability and skills.
•  Knowledge of Cal OSHA safety regulations.
•  Basic computer skills and ability to use Outlook, Word, and Excel
•  Fluent in both English and Spanish.

Physical Environment/Requirements
•  Often working outdoors in extremes of heat/humidity/cold and other weather conditions
•  Exposed to dust, noise, gasoline, diesel fuel and solvents
•  Works with flammable and toxic materials
•  Must be able to lift up to 50 pounds
•  Must be able to work long hours during harvest
•  Work is strenuous involving bending, stooping, awkward body positions
•  Walking on uneven ground
•  Must be able to sit and/or stand for extended periods of time
•  Good vision and hearing
•  Ability to work nights
•  Ability to work different shifts
•  Must be able to use personal protective equipment (PPE)
•  Ability to shift gears, depress pedals, turn knobs and levers, read gauges
•  Good finger dexterity
•  Firm hand grip
•  Repetitive arm and shoulder movement, above and below head level
•  Repetitive use of wrist and hands
•  Repetitive pulling, pushing and reaching

Experience Required
•  Minimum 5-10 years supervisory experience
•  Minimum 5 years mechanical repair experience

Education Required
•  High school diploma or equivalent + technical training
•  Intermediate computer skills

Vino Farms offers a competitive salary based on experience level + award winning benefits. Vino Farms was recently named to the Wine Industry’s Top 10 Best in Benefits by Milliman. Our benefits include health/dental/vision/ Life/AD&D/LTD, a 401(k) plan with a company match, and a company provided vehicle and smart phone.

Vino Farms, LLC. is an equal opportunity employer. Vino Farms, LLC. does not discriminate in employment opportunities or practices on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, or any other characteristic protected by law. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. The above is a general outline of responsibilities of this position, it is not intended to be an exhaustive list of all duties, responsibilities, and skills required for this position.

Additional Information:

Job Posted:
Friday, February 8th
Type of Work:
Full Time
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Contact Information:

Vino Farms
Veronica Natera