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Bottling Line Operator

Copper Cane LLC

Rutherford, CA

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Bottling Line Operator

Job Description:

Purpose
Copper Cane is looking for a bottling operator is responsible for the setup, operation and maintenance of the various manual and automated equipment associated with the bottling line.

Key responsibilities and accountabilities
Bottling Responsibilities
•  Exhibits the company vision, mission and values in all aspects of their work
•  Displays the importance of safety
•  Focus on quality
•  Learns and utilizes the established communication procedures
•  Maintains established production and quality levels with a high sense of urgency
•  Takes part in clean up and preventative maintenance activities
•  Participates in the setup of machinery and ensures all production materials are available
•  Participates in troubleshooting on the line
•  Operates and monitors equipment and replenishes materials as needed
•  Visually inspects production run and documents results
•  Determines and reports malfunctions to appropriate parties
•  Maintains cleanliness and sanitation of equipment and bottling unit
•  Packages, seals and labels finished product as required
•  Conducts basic inspections of all moving components during set up operations
•  Operates the bottling line to optimize packaging rates and ensure quality standards
•  Updates production quantity, time, scrap, and labor rates on a daily basis
•  Inspects all bottle filling equipment regularly and repair, oil and adjust as needed
•  Completes overhaul and cleaning of bottling machine components as scheduled
•  Maintains a safe work environment
•  Maintains satisfactory attendance, to include timeliness
•  Responsible for understanding and complying with applicable quality, environmental and safety regulatory consideration
•  Performs other duties as assigned

Core Competencies
•  Excellent teamwork and organizational skills
•  Demonstrated ability to coordinate workflow

Traits
•  Excellent written and verbal communication in English
•  Able to read, understand, and possess High School graduate level math skills
•  Able to handle multiple tasks
•  Use proper safety equipment and safety procedures
•  Detail-oriented and able to perform quality work efficiently with minimal supervision
•  Able to problem solve and use initiative to adapt / change processes to improve operational performance

Requirements
•  High School Diploma, preferred
•  At least two years of experience in a manufacturing environment (bottling, winery, cellar, packaging)
•  Ability to cover afternoon shift when we are running during peak times and would need to flex time based upon production needs
•  Experience within high-speed industrial environment
•  Experience with both batch and continuous processes, including bottling lines and mix tanks
•  Knowledge of industrial technology
•  In-depth knowledge and understanding of bottling/packaging operation
•  8-hour shift is typical with occasional overtime
•  Basic computer literacy preferred
•  Basic reading and writing skills are required

Physical Requirements
•  The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions
•  While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to crouch under, step over, and move around equipment in tight quarters; ascend/descend stairs and trailer doors. The employee regularly works long days
•  Must be able to work in a 45-65 degree warehouse
•  Must be able to move/lift up to 50 lbs

Additional Information:

Job Posted:
Monday, September 27th
Type of Work:
Full Time
Job Level:
Entry Level