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About Foley Family Wines
Established by Bill Foley in 1996, Foley Family Wines (FFW) is a portfolio of highly acclaimed wines and spirits from some of the world’s greatest estates. The company owns more than 24 wineries and a distillery, each with its distinct style, legacy, and approach to hospitality. FFW has expanded its portfolio significantly since its founding, now including such storied brands as Chalk Hill Estate Winery, Sebastiani, Roth, Banshee, Ferrari-Carano, Chateau St. Jean, and Lancaster in Sonoma; Merus, Silverado, and Foley Johnson in Napa Valley; Lincourt, Firestone, and Foley Estates in Southern California; Chalone Vineyard in Monterey County; Four Graces and Acrobat in Oregon; and Three Rivers in Washington. In 2023, the company began operating Minden Mill Distilling in Nevada and relaunched Charles Goodnight Texas Straight Bourbon Whiskey. FFW’s import portfolio includes Lucien Albrecht in France, Nieto Senetiner in Argentina, and 14 wine brands and Lighthouse Gin, spanning three of New Zealand’s most acclaimed winegrowing regions: Marlborough, Central Otago, and Martinborough.

Position Summary
The individual for this position will provide direction and leadership of the facilities maintenance organization working towards attaining maintenance goals and company short and long-term objectives and goals. This individual will lead not only day-to-day maintenance, but also capital investments required for the site. The facilities maintenance supervisor will lead and, in some examples, carry out skilled technical duties involving repair, maintenance, replacement, installation of all facility equipment and systems. He/she will lead and carry out maintenance activities to ensure the highest level of safety, compliance and quality with an adherence to all local, state, fed and other agency requirements/permits.

•  Adheres to all safety policies and procedures, including but not limited to, timely and accurate reporting of all work-related injuries and illnesses to the supervisor, promoting safety awareness to co-workers.
•  Develop and lead a daily/weekly/monthly work schedule to secure adequate resources to complete inspections, calibrations, preventative, predictive, and planned maintenance while coordinating production requirements, equipment availability and the most efficient use of labor, parts and other resources.
Electrical Systems
Controls and PLC
Process Equipment
HVAC/Refrigeration System
Project/Construction Management

•  Lead the teams through equipment performance to drive MTBF and Right First Time performance.
•  Maintain routine communication with all departments regarding equipment operating status and availability.
•  Responsible for maintaining Plant Maintenance work order system.
•  Responsible for all Contractors qualifications and adherence to Safety requirements.
•  Lead and direct all CAPEX projects supporting the site.
•  Responsible to maintain all plant equipment records to drive Predictive/Condition Based Maintenance.
•  Plan all activities associated with planned utility outages. Communicate planned outages and ensure coordination with production activities.
•  Maintain proper record keeping to drive CI and all Compliance/Code requirements.
•  Offer solutions to problems and procedures to increase efficiency and safety.
•  Develop written procedures for all maintenance tasks.
•  Promotes quality work and a team atmosphere.
•  Other duties and responsibilities as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications
•  4yr College Degree or equivalent experience with Maintenance Principles.
•  8-10yrs Experience with increasing Maintenance responsibilities
•  Must be proficient in Excel, Word, Outlook.
•  Ability to effectively communicate to site personnel, Vendors, OEM’s, and Management. Proven strong communication skills.
•  Able to multi-task, and handle high pressure situations with limited supervision and meet deadlines.
•  Exercise fiscal responsibility, within established budgetary constraints.
•  Demonstrated problem-solving skills and adjust to changing timelines
•  Ability to work in a team environment and perform duties and responsibilities in a manner consistent with the company’s values of exhibiting the highest quality standards in all endeavors.

Preferred Qualifications
•  Knowledge of:
Electrical Systems
Controls and PLC
Process Equipment
HVAC/Refrigeration System
Project/Construction Management
•  Read plans and schematics. Plumbing, electrical, hydraulic and pneumatic.

Physical Requirements/Work Environment
•  Climb 10 ft ladder, stairs, occasionally lift 40 pounds.
•  Must be able to work a flexible work schedule, with potential extended hours, particularly during harvest.

Company Core Values:
Teamwork – Be Each Other’s Partners in Wine
Commitment – Crush Every Day Like It’s Harvest
Quality – Good vs. Grape: It’s All in The Details
Integrity – It Takes a Vineyard
Safety – Tend the Vines
Entrepreneurship – Love the Wine You’re With
Fun! - Smile! You Have Purple Teeth!

Foley Family Wines provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, veteran status or any other characteristic protected under federal, state or local law.

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Additional Information:

Job Posted:
Friday, March 22nd
Type of Work:
Full Time
Job Level:
$7O,OOO.OO ‍−‌ $9O,OOO.OO

Contact Information:

Foley Family Wines - Minden Mill Distilling
Ursula Donahue