Job Title: Assistant Production Manager
Company: Monterey Wine Company
Location: King City, Central Coast of California
About Us: Monterey Wine Company is a state-of-the-art custom wine production facility located in King City, California. We are dedicated to providing our clients with the latest in premium wine-making technologies, quality custom crush and processing equipment, experienced blend development, and efficient bottling capabilities. We take pride in offering a sound working environment that welcomes wine traditionalists, inventors, and entrepreneurs. Our commitment to innovation, integrity, and service sets us apart in the industry.
Job Description: We are seeking an Assistant Production Manager to join our dynamic team. As a key member of our production department, you will be responsible for supervising all operations related to the production of finished case goods in accordance with departmental policies. Your role will encompass various responsibilities, including production scheduling, inventory control, line operations, performance evaluation, efficiency analysis, quality analysis, safety management, and training program support. You will play a crucial role in helping us achieve our goals of productivity, efficiency, and cost accountability.
• Oversee production operations, including production scheduling, inventory control, safety, staffing, reporting, procedure adherence, consistency, and quality.
• Efficiently operate the bottling line and train staff in line operations, safety, expectations, and procedure adherence.
• Project management experience is essential.
• Strong computer skills.
• Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
• Proven ability to influence and lead teams.
• Business acumen and a knack for analyzing processes to improve quality.
• Drive change and implement new training programs while providing employee support.
• Maintain daily shift and department production requirements and generate reports and logs.
• Maintain professional communication with clients regarding their bottling requirements.
• Keep daily inventory reports of packaging materials and finished goods.
• Manage warehouse inventory, pull orders, load trucks, create Bills of Lading (BOL), and assist with shipping and receiving, including conducting month-end physical audits.
• Maintain a strong presence on the production floor to ensure a consistent flow of production.
• Work directly with Bottling Line Operators to achieve and maintain the accuracy and consistency of information, procedure execution, production requirements, and overall performance.
• Perform daily walks and physical inspections of the warehouse and bottling line to ensure safety, productivity, and organization.
• Maintain a consistent commitment to quality standards for the position.
• Collaborate with the Winemaking, Compliance, and Cellar departments to oversee successful changes in daily and weekly bottling schedule requirements.
• A bachelor’s degree (B.S.)
• Minimum of 3 years' experience with high-volume packaging lines, with knowledge of bottling line equipment preferred.
• Forklift experience.
• Effective communication skills and the ability to follow directions.
• Proficient computer skills.
• High level of reading, writing, and math skills.
• Ability to lift 55 lbs.
• Fluent in English; bilingual proficiency is a plus.
• Availability to work any shift, including weekends.
If you are a highly motivated and detail-oriented individual with a passion for wine production and the required qualifications, we invite you to apply for the Production Assistant Manager position at Monterey Wine Company. We look forward to welcoming a dedicated professional to our team and continue producing exceptional wines for our clients.
Monterey Wine Company is an equal opportunity employer, and we encourage candidates from all backgrounds to apply.
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