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Winery Production Operator (Swing Shift $1000 Bonus!)

Location: Canandaigua, NY, US

Date: Sep 9, 2021

Company: E. & J. Gallo

Why Gallo?

With a global portfolio of over 100 unique wine and spirits brands, we are the largest family-owned winery in the world. Apply Today! Our Brands. Your Future.

This position is at the Canandaigua Winery in New York. You will participate in all phases of the Winemaking/Bottling Production process . You will also maintain and sanitize all of the equipment and facilities. 

Schedule: 3pm-11:40pm Monday-Friday 

What You Will Do: 

Bottling Operations:

  • Operates and cleans bottling equipment.
  • Assist with change overs.
  • Ability to keep work area clean, organized and Food Safety compliant. Responsible for general housekeeping duties and maintaining a sanitary work area.
  • Must be able to consistently perform all in-process and final production quality control and verification checks.
  • Under moderate supervision performs basic operation and minimal troubleshooting on packaging equipment (ex. Helix, case packer, cap applicator, automatic wrapper, etc .) including loading correct packaging materials into the machinery
  • Safely and efficiently operate all assigned pieces of equipment production line to meet or exceed established production goals in a cost-effective manner.
  • Assist with change overs.

What You Need: 

  • High school diploma or State-issued equivalency certificate; or one year of wine production or manufacturing experience
  • Required to be 18 years of age or older
  • Required to be physically capable of executing any job tasks within the bottling room or cellar operations
  • Must be able to repetitively lift and uncase glass cases onto a conveyer belt
  • Required to work any assigned shift (day, swing, graveyard, 5x8, 4x10); required to work weekends and overtime when necessary
  • Required to wear a respirator when necessary
  • Required to work at heights and in confined spaces

What Will Set You Apart: 

  • High School Diploma or State-issued equivalency certificate plus 2 years of wine production or manufacturing experience
  • Experience operating a forklift

Gallo does not sponsor for employment based visas for this position now or in the future.

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Requisition ID: 78602 



Gallo is an Equal Employment opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, traits historically associated with race, including but not limited to, hair texture and protective hairstyles (such as braids, locks, and twists), color, national origin, ancestry, creed, religion, physical disability, mental disability, medical condition as defined by applicable state law (including cancer and predisposing genetic characteristics in California), genetic information, marital status, familial status, sex, gender, gender identity, gender expression, pregnancy, childbirth or related medical conditions, sexual orientation (actual or perceived), transgender status, sex stereotyping, age, military or veteran status, domestic violence or sexual assault victim status, or any other basis protected by applicable law. 


We also consider qualified applicants with criminal histories, consistent with applicable federal, state and local law. Gallo is committed to providing reasonable accommodations for candidates with disabilities in our recruiting process.
If you need any assistance or accommodations due to a disability, please let us know at 209.341.7000.


Nearest Major Market: Rochester

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