Winebusiness.com - Homepage for the Wine Industry
Created and Managed by WBM

winejobs > job details

Cellar Supervisor

Constellation Brands

Lodi, CA

Job Description:

Job Description

Position Summary

The Cellar Supervisor for our California wineries is responsible for the direct supervision of cellar staff in routine and complex cellar and cleaning procedures and activities in accordance with operational policies, to ensure maximum productivity and efficiency and the high quality of all products produced. You will play a vital role in developing the cellar crew and driving continuous improvement for the cellar department.

Responsibilities
* Prioritizes, facilitates, and supervises operational activities in all areas that incorporate the Cellar
* Supervises and trains cellar workers in the performance of cellar and cleaning procedures, ensuring compliance with all operational policies and procedures
* Implements and ensures compliance with company mandated programs and procedures inclusive of, but not limited to, Safety Programs, Advancement Plans, Standard Operating Procedures and Training Program, Inventory Tracking and Control, Equipment Inspection Logs, Accident/Incident Reports, and basic budget compliance
* Facilitates and/or coordinates facility and equipment repairs and issues with the Maintenance Department
* Ensures that all winery sanitation practices, inclusive of but not limited to, general aesthetics, operational, and storage are adhered to
* Identifies, researches, communicates, and implements process improvement opportunities for operational efficiencies and product quality assurance
* Determines staffing needs in the area assigned and coordinates with other supervisors to maximize labor resources
* Writes, revises, and updates the Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) as new techniques and/or equipment are adopted/utilized
* Assures completion of daily performance reports and process tracking logs, analyzing and recommending improvements based on the data
* Participates in Company and external educational opportunities to enhance job performance and knowledge
* Maintains knowledge and understanding of hazardous material and safety procedures assuring adherence by subordinate staff
* Ensures proper equipment use, maintenance, and storage for all cellar equipment and completes equipment-tracking logs
* Works with Corporate Safety Manager to ensure all mandatory safety programs are up-to-date and ongoing, and staff is in compliance
* Supervises all day-to-day cellar activities.
* Supervises cellar staff to ensure that proper winemaking and safety procedures are followed
* Promotes teamwork among operations and all winery personnel.
* Trains and develops cellar staff in winery operations, including production planning and continual process improvement
* Serves as a resource and mentor to cellar staff in winery operations, leadership and management
* Provides leadership and guidance to management and employees to promote and ensure positive employee relations that maximize productivity and efficiency and are consistent with corporate values
* Direct authority to make decisions relating to routine activities of cellar and crush personnel
* Direct authority to evacuate the facility in the event of a hazardous situation

Minimum Qualifications
* Bachelor's Degree or equivalent experience
* 1+ years of supervisory/managerial experience
* Good English written and verbal communication skills
* Demonstrated analytical/problem solving ability
* MS Office proficiency in Word and Excel

Preferred Qualifications
* Bi-lingual (English/Spanish) communication skills

Physical Requirements/Work Environment
* Work Environment:
* Works outdoors/indoors
* Works in warm/cold climates
* Works in high places
* Works on wet surfaces
* Is exposed to loud noise, fumes, and/or toxic chemicals
* Works near moving, mechanical parts and lift truck traffic

Location
Lodi, California

Additional Locations

Job Type
Full time

Job Area
Operations and Production

Equal Opportunity

Constellation Brands is committed to a continuing program of equal employment opportunity. All persons have equal employment opportunities with Constellation Brands, regardless of their sex, race, color, age, religion, creed, sexual orientation, national origin or citizenship, ancestry, physical or mental disability, medical condition (cancer or genetic characteristics), marital status, gender (including gender identity or gender expression), familial status, military or veteran status, genetic information, pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding, or related conditions (or any other group or category within the framework of the applicable discrimination laws and regulations).

Additional Information:

Job Posted:
Tuesday, June 30th
Type of Work:
Full Time
Reference No:
R-16593