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Bottling Maintenance Technician

Delicato Family Wines

Geyserville, CA

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Job Description:

Position Purpose

Under general supervision, the Bottling Maintenance Technician monitors, trouble-shoots, repairs, adjusts, installs, maintains, operates, tests or otherwise services automated, servo-mechanical, electromechanical, or electro-pneumatic equipment in support of bottling and production operations. Utilizes skills, knowledge and technical abilities independently or as part of a team to collaborate and contribute to the continuous improvement of enterprise-wide productivity, quality, safety, and cost-saving metrics.

Functional Responsibility

Essential Duties

•  Collaborates with other stakeholders and third-party providers to ensure a safe working environment as it relates to tools/equipment, training, work environment, unsafe acts, identifying potential issues or other related safety items
•  Works cohesively with Bottling Supervisors, Production Managers, Bottling Manager, QC & QA
•  Cleans, lubricates, repairs, or adjusts parts, pumps, vessels, equipment, or machinery using hand tools or specialized equipment
•  Repairs, reworks, or calibrates hydraulic, pneumatic, power transmission, and conveyance assemblies or systems to meet operational specifications or needs
•  Observes, measures, or tests the operation of machinery or equipment to diagnose malfunctions using PLC I/O indicators, HMIs, tachometers, or other testing devices
•  Analyzes test results, machine error messages, blueprints, repair manuals, or parts catalogs, and information obtained from operators to diagnose, solve, and correct equipment problems
•  Tests electrical systems or continuity of circuits in electrical wiring, equipment, or fixtures, using testing devices, such as ohmmeters, megohmeter, voltmeters, and ammeters
•  Operates newly repaired machinery or equipment to verify the adequacy of repairs
•  Sets up or changes over machine parts and attachments according to production specifications using hand tools or other specialized equipment
•  Records work activities, parts or materials used, and order or requisition new parts or materials as necessary

*Other duties may be assigned

Non-Essential Duties

*Other duties may be assigned

Minimum Requirements

Education and Experience

High school diploma or equivalent

Minimum 5 years of experience performing repairs, maintenance, and troubleshooting of automated, servo-mechanical, or electromechanical equipment in a bottling, labeling, and/or packaging equipment environment or relevant, industrial maintenance/production experience

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

Mechanical - Knowledge of machines and tools, including their designs, uses, repair, and maintenance

Engineering and Technology - Knowledge of the practical application of engineering science and technology

Physics - Knowledge and prediction of physical principles, laws, their interrelationships, and applications to understanding fluid and material dynamics, as well as mechanical, electrical, and atomic processes

Computer technology - Knowledge of analytical, scientific, spreadsheet, word processing, facilities maintenance, and e-mail software

Electronics - Knowledge of circuit boards, processors, chips, electronic equipment, and computer hardware and software, including applications, programming, and PLC ladder logic

Problem Sensitivity - the ability to tell when something is wrong or is likely to go wrong

Deductive Reasoning - the ability to apply general rules to specific problems to produce answers that make sense

Operate vehicles, mechanized devices, or equipment such as forklifts, scissor lifts, boom lifts, or passenger vehicles

Operate metalworking machines and welders to fabricate housings, jigs, fittings, or fixture

Certificates and Licenses

Acceptable driver's history with valid driver's license

Related vocational, trade-school or ROP program completion beneficial

Working Conditions

Marked temperature and humidity changes with exposure to dust, fumes, and gases

Noisy environment which requires the use of approved hearing protection

Exposure to machinery, forklifts, and related production equipment

Work Standards

•  Acts in a manner reflective of the Company culture of High Moral Standards, Innovation and Continuous Evolution, Trust in Team, Continuous Improvement, and Sustainable Relationships
•  Communicates, interacts, and works effectively with others; receptive to feedback and coaching; voices concerns in a constructive manner
•  Demonstrates commitment to safety first; communicates safety concerns; promotes a safe work environment based on established safety standards and training
•  Follows all Company policies and procedures

Additional Comments

Management retains the discretion to add to or change the duties of the position at any time.

Delicato Family Wines offers its employees a generous and comprehensive benefits package. The core health insurance components include medical, dental and vision, where Delicato covers nearly the entire cost for employees and a large percentage for dependents. Additional health benefits include life, disability and flexible spending accounts. Other benefits include 401(k) with generous company match, discretionary profit sharing, paid time off (PTO), paid holidays, wine & merchandise discounts, tuition reimbursement, gym discounts & many more.

Delicato Family Wines is an Equal Opportunity Employer


Additional Information:

Job Posted:
Friday, January 14th
Type of Work:
Full Time
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