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Maintenance Team Leader

Location: San Miguel, CA, US, 93451

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Date: Jan 10, 2018

Company: E. & J. Gallo

Why E. & J. Gallo Winery?

Recently recognized by Glassdoor as #14 of the “Top 50 Best Places to Work”, we couldn’t be prouder of our employees. As a family-owned wine and spirits company with over 90 brands, the heart of our success story is our people. Our passions run deep and what unites us is an incredible culture of teamwork, innovation, and collaboration. Are you a passionate team player who is looking to grow your career? If so, apply today! Cheers! Your Talent & Gallo — A Perfect Pairing.

We are currently seeking a Team Leader - Maintenance to oversee our maintenance team. This person is responsible for leading and developing a high performance work team that specialize in the installation, operation and repair of machinery and technology used in premium winemaking. Also responsible for managing quality performance, cost parameters, and customer service for internal and external customers. 

What You Will Do:

  • Leads the day-to-day operations of team members to ensure a smooth workflow and achievement of goals and objectives.
  • Ensures a safe working environment by utilizing the winery safety systems and processes.
  • Ensures wineries operates utilizing established food safety and GMP policies.
  • Leads initiatives that improve safety, quality, delivery, and cost performance.
  • Monitors installation, operations, maintenance, and repair of mechanically functioning equipment, as well as electrical systems.
  • Works closely with engineering disciplines in the enhancement of PLC controls and other winery systems to increase quality, efficiency or capacity.
  • Executes capital projects as assigned.
  • Communicates and interprets overall organizational directives and applies them to team and individual objectives.
  • Functions as liaison, representing the team in general, interfacing and influencing other functions in the organization and working cross-functionally to improve processes.
  • Organizes and facilitates work team meetings.
  • Ensures continued development of high performance work teams, deployment of lean principles and tools through a visual factory.
  • Enlists both internal and external resources to make improvements to standard work processes and material handling methods.
  • Champions the 4E’s (Engages, Enlists, Envisions, and Executes) throughout the organization.
  • Participates in the design of formal training programs; conducts presentations and formal training programs for audiences of varying levels of sophistication.
  • Develops, interprets and ensures the fair and consistent application of organizational policies.
  • Monitors the effectiveness of systems, policies and procedures and makes appropriate recommendations to ensure daily operations are efficient; implements approved changes.
  • Ensures adequate staffing in order to meet pre-established completion dates.
  • Ensures budgetary compliance. 

Leadership Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for training and development of team members.
  • Conducts performance evaluations; recommends salary adjustments; schedules and approves overtime; takes disciplinary actions, as necessary; addresses complaints and resolves issues. 

What You Will Need:

  • High School Diploma or GED from an accredited institution or a State issued equivalency certificate.
  • Bachelor's degree in Engineering plus 5 years of technical production/operations or technical maintenance experience OR Bachelor’s degree in Engineering plus 6 years of military operations and leadership experience reflecting increasing levels of responsibility OR 9 years of technical production/operations or technical maintenance experience reflecting increasing levels of responsibility.
  • Required to work an off-shift (swing or graveyard) when scheduled.
  • Experience leading continuous improvement initiatives.
  • Supervisory experience.
  • Required to occasionally lift and move up to 40 pounds.

What Will Set You Apart:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Engineering plus 7 years of production or operations or technical maintenance experience reflecting increasing levels of responsibility.
  • Master’s degree in Engineering or Business Administration.
  • Experience working in a consumer product goods environment.
  • Experience leading high performance work teams and providing motivation to achieve plan goals.
  • Demonstrates team building, leadership and mentoring skills. 

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

Requisition ID: 47403



Equal Opportunity Employer

Nearest Major Market: Bakersfield
Nearest Secondary Market: San Luis Obispo

Job Segment: Manager, Food Safety, Management, Quality

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