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Date: Aug 13, 2017

Company: E. & J. Gallo

SUMMARY

Under general supervision, participates in complex phases of winemaking processes as well as the care, maintenance, and sanitation of all equipment and facilities. Must adhere to all safety procedures, support quality and GMP standards.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

  • Operates white and red grape receiving equipment, as well as cleanings press equipment.
  • Performs all work order entry into WineManager and AMS
  • Ensures all additions to juice or wine are made accurately, per the work orders
  • Completes red and white juice racking.
  • Conducts red fermentation processes per the SOP’s and the daily fermentation log.
  • Performs barrel fills, barrel topping, barrel SO2 addition, barrel ingredient additions and barrel out and back duties.
  • Performs wine receiving and shipping activities.
  • Conducts filtration set-up, sanitation and operation.
  • Ensures accurate barrel scanning and recordkeeping.
  • Works on the bottling line, when needed.
  • Drives a forklift and operates warehouse systems.
  • Required to carry out all Wine Technician 1 essential functions when necessary.
  • Maintains satisfactory attendance, to include timeliness.
  • Responsible for understanding and complying with applicable quality, environmental and safety regulatory considerations.
  • This job description reflects management's assignment of essential functions; it does not prescribe or restrict the tasks that may be assigned.

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES

N/A

QUALIFICATIONS

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill and ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

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

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

  • High school diploma or GED from an accredited institution plus 2 years of wine production experience.
  • Required to roll and move 70 pound wine barrels and lift product and equipment weighing up to 50 lbs.
  • Required to work a rotating shift/schedule throughout the year (day, swing, graveyard, 5x8); required to work weekends and overtime when necessary.
  • Required to stand for the duration of shift (8-12 hours excluding breaks and lunch).
  • Required to wear a respirator, when necessary.
  • Required to undertake forklift certification onsite.
  • Skilled in reading, comprehending, interpreting and executing simple instructions, short correspondence and memos.
  • Skilled in writing simple correspondence.
  • Required to work at elevated heights and in confined spaces.
  • Skilled in adding, subtracting, multiplying and dividing using whole numbers.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

  • High school diploma or GED from an accredited institution plus 3 years of wine production experience.
  • Experience showing versatility, flexibility, and a willingness to work within constantly changing priorities.
  • Experience in using a computer.
  • Experience being a team player.
  • Experience understanding and following written and verbal instructions.
  • Skilled in basic mathematical operations.
  • Skilled in written and oral communication.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS

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 walk, kneel, bend and stand. The employee is occasionally required to reach with hands and arms.

WORK ENVIRONMENT

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Works in all areas of winery including the wine cellar, where temperatures are cool. Works with and around chemicals, including (but not limited to) Sulfur Dioxide, Peracetic Acid, Laco-quat, Carbon Dioxide, Sterox and tartaric acid. The employee is frequently exposed to working at elevate heights; moving mechanical parts and risk of electrical shock.

  • The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate to loud. 

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