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.
• Works with outside vendors to ensure optimal operation of bottling lines.
• Knowledge of proper use of necessary tools for equipment installation and repairs
• 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.
• Works with outside contractor to maintain a forklift maintenance program to insure that the fleet is in safe operating condition.
• Monitors machines while bottling lines are running, makes adjustments and repairs as necessary.
• Maintains timely, detailed maintenance records.
• Assists with 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 Manager
• Performs all bottling line changeovers with assistance from other bottling line staff
• 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
• Participates in cross departmental trainings as needed.
• Other duties maybe assigned as needed throughout the facility
• Knowledge of and commitment to observe safety procedures. Follow safe operating procedures, support safety programs and policies to safeguard personal safety, company property, environmental and team member's safety.
• Responsible for compliance with Domaine Carneros sustainability policies and practices. This is done by supporting programs throughout the winery in conservation, energy efficiency, and recycling, which are critical for our operations to achieve tangible environmental sustainability results.
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 and as a team.
• Ability and willingness to cross train and to exchnage skills and knowledge with others through the department and the company as a whole.
• 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