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Bottling Operator Maintainer - Skylane Winery

Jackson Family Wines

Santa Rosa, CA

Job Description:

Bottling Operator Maintainer

Shift: Nights (M-Th, 4d x 10hrs)


Under the supervision of the Bottling Manager/Supervisor/Foreman, this position will perform all duties related to bottling line operations, changeover, PM and some corrective maintenance.


•  Identify proper change over components using packaging codes.
•  Display the aptitude for removing and installing package change over parts.
•  Neatly store and maintain change over components.
•  Set the equipment for proper bottle to guide clearances.
•  Comprehend the function of each piece of bottling line equipment including its capabilities and limitations.
•  Understand and adjust all equipment timing points.
•  Recognize and resolve improperly adjusted components.
•  Utilize hand tools to perform maintenance and changeover tasks
•  Make in production adjustments to all equipment as necessary.
•  Read and understand equipment technical manuals and follow documented practices and procedures.
•  Inspect for proper machine component performance.
•  Perform in production cleaning.
•  Present detailed and legible work orders and machine parts orders
•  Provide thorough descriptions of equipment malfunctions in writing.
•  Follow, observe and enforce all safety rules and regulations.
•  Understand and follow sanitation procedures of bottling equipment.
•  Inspect for adherence to all packaging specifications, including documenting results and performing corrective actions to maintain quality standards.
•  Operate forklift and clamp in full product case goods and raw materials.
•  Other duties assigned by Supervisor or Lead Person.


Physical Requirements:

•  Ability to lift and carry 25 pounds regularly, and up to 50 pounds occasionally.
•  Ability to stand for long periods of time.
•  Ability to work longer than ten hours per day
•  May require split shift, overtime and weekend work.
•  Must be able to stoop, kneel, crouch, or regularly.

Essential Skills, Experience, and Education:

•  English communication skills, written and verbal.
•  Basic mathematical aptitude.
•  Two years bottling line experience required.
•  Two years maintenance experience preferred
•  Forklift experience required operating electric or gas-powered forklift.
•  Must possess analytical skills to evaluate raw material defects versus equipment malfunctions.
•  Must be able to demonstrate troubleshooting skills on machinery as well as raw materials.
•  Must possess a working knowledge of personal computers including Microsoft Windows operating system, MS Excel and MS Word.
•  Must be able to comprehend machine parts manuals.
•  Must be able to follow and perform machine lubrication schedules.
•  Must be reliable, detail oriented with good organizational skills.
•  Must be willing to learn computer skills and inventory control.
•  Sterilization and cellar experience preferred but not required.

Additional Information:

Job Posted:
Saturday, November 30th
Type of Work:
Full Time
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