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Warehouse Associate / Forklift Operator

Mumm Napa

Napa, CA

Job Description:

Position Summary:

Under general supervision, performs a wide variety of duties to facilitate and maintain quality riddling in the method champenoise; also responsible for production / bottling work, and may rotate between all stations on tirage and disgorge bottling lines.  Responsible for the inventory control and traceability for all Mumm Napa tirage and riddled inventories including processing of transactions, and data entry activities.  Ensures adherence to all principles of Pernod Ricard Winemakers’ Integrated Management System and Sustainability programs.

Key Responsibilities:

Directs riddling functions by hand and mechanical means in method champenoise
Responsible for the safe operation of the ABB robot and Gyro machines
Maintains mechanical riddling, and transfer equipment including change-overs, troubleshooting, and light repairs
Transfers and tracks bottles, cages, and bins as required in the Mix-Riddle department
Delivers completely riddled wines to the disgorge line in support of bottling operations
Responsible for the inventory control of tirage and riddled inventory
Assists with the data entry and reporting of mix riddle movements/transactions, both internally and between offsite storage locations
Responsible for quality control and traceability of Mumm Napa tirage and riddled inventory
Trouble shoots all quality and inventory related issues; completes problem solving and investigations as assigned
Provides back up support on all stations for disgorge and tirage bottling operations
Moves product and supplies throughout the warehouse by use of forklift
May coordinate and or deliver goods/documentation between departments
Responsible for all sustainability matters in assigned work area, completes regularly scheduled inspections/audits, and notifies supervisor of any required attention
Other duties as assigned

Skills / Qualifications / Experience:


Minimum 2 years winery production environment experience required
Ability to prioritize, manage workflow, and meet deadlines
Proficiency in ERP software systems, and Microsoft Office
Accuracy and attention to detail a must
Verbal and written proficiency in English
Strong interpersonal communication skills
Able to maintain composure in a fast-paced environment
Forklift certification

Previous riddling experience preferred
Bilingual (Spanish/English)

Special Conditions:

Some out of hours work may be required;
Intra/Interstate travel as required;
Current driver’s license;
Work is performed in a typical field environment with moderate demands for movement and lifting.
Ability to repeatedly lift a case of wine (40-50 lbs)
Ability to stand for long periods of time at various bottling line stations
Ability to walk, bend, reach, finger and operate machinery
Working conditions in certain areas of the winery are cold, wet, slippery and noisy. Involved exposure to hazardous conditions. Irregular shifts and long hours may be required during harvest. Frequent walking, including going up and down stairs are required

Additional Information:

Job Posted:
Thursday, November 19th
Type of Work:
Full Time

Contact Information:

Mumm Napa