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Bottling Operations Manager

CedarCreek Estate Winery

Kelowna, BC   Canada

Job Description:

Bottling Operations Manager
Kelowna, British Columbia
CedarCreek Estate Winery
Start Date: Immediately
Application Deadline: February 25th, 2019

We are a collection of wineries operating a shared mobile bottling line within the Okanagan Valley. Our mobile bottling line was custom made to accommodate several bottling arrangements and is armed with state-of-the-art equipment and technical capabilities.

We are looking for a permanent Bottling Operations Manager who will be responsible for all mobile bottling operations including leading scheduled bottling runs, truck logistics, and optimizing efficiencies. The Bottling Operations Manager will work with Winemakers from each winery to execute specific bottling requirements and meet case production deadlines.

Key Duties:
•  Manages logistics and planning of truck schedule with Winemakers
•  Directs and leads scheduled bottling runs and line setup at the appropriate winery and readiness of stations to start the bottling process
•  Acts as expert for the advanced technical systems
•  Executes line changeovers for different bottles, packaging, and liquid
•  Manages quality assurance throughout the bottling process
•  Troubleshoots machinery to maintain desired performance to reduce downtime: jams, resetting equipment, removing glue/labels
•  Performs and/or schedules equipment maintenance and preventative tasks
•  Responsible for ensuring machinery and stations are clean and sterile to meet high standards of safety
•  Follows all SOPs and GMPs

Must haves:
•  Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering, Business, or Management
•  Minimum 5 years’ experience in a manufacturing/production environment in a wine or beverage production facility
•  Experience working with a high-speed bottling line navigating advanced technology
•  Strong work ethic; willingness to get the job done
•  Highly detail orientated with a commitment to quality
•  Available to travel within the Okanagan Valley

What in It for You:
•  Starting salary range: $80,000 - $90,000 + annual bonus program
•  Competitive benefits package
•  Opportunity for career growth and development
•  Diversity in work environment

If this sounds like you, please apply on our website today!

Additional Information:

Job Posted:
Monday, February 11th
Type of Work:
Full Time
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