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Bottling Technician

Rutherford, CA
Position Summary :

Under general supervision, efficiently operates Mumm Napa tirage and disgorge bottling equipment using a wide variety of technical, mechanical and manual skills, monitoring and ensuring the product quality in adherence to standards and specifications. Troubleshoots problems when required to maximize process efficiency and meet production plans. .. Assits with the inventory control and traceability for all Mumm Napa packaging materials, operating supplies, and finished goods inventories including recording of material movements, data entry, and physical inventory activities.

Key Responsibilities

  • Set up and operation of MN production equipment in accordance with current good manufacturing practices and standard operating procedures
  • Responsible for safely operating all winery equipment, adherence to PPE policies, identification of risks and hazards, and recommendations for improvements to reduce and/or eliminate any unsafe conditions
  • Maintains mechanical bottling equipment including change-overs, troubleshooting, and light repairs
  • Transfers and tracks packaging materials and finished goods as required in the bottling department
  • Delivers BOM supplies to the bottling lines as directed by Work Order instructions
  • Responsible for the inventory control of packaging materials, operating supplies, and finished goods
  • Assists with the data entry and reporting of bottling related movements/transactions into bottling databases and PRW USA's ERP system as required
  • Responsible for the quality control and traceability of Mumm Napa packaging and finished goods inventories
  • Monitor, measure, and track data related to the performance of bottling equipment (i.e downtime, quality failures, etc.)
  • Trouble shoots all quality and inventory related issues; completes problem solving and investigations as assigned
  • Provides back up support for warehousing and mix-riddle operations
  • Moves products and supplies throughout the warehouse by use of forklift
  • Supports Mumm Napa harvest activities including fruit receival, operation of grape presses, and/or cellar related tasks
  • May coordinate and or deliver goods/documentation between departments
  • Responsible for all sustainability matters in assigned work area, completes regularly scheduled inspections/audits, and notifies supervisor of any required attention
  • Monitor, measure, and track environmental data related to bottling operations, identification of any non-compliance issues and/or opportunities for improvement related to use of natural resources and influences to waste streams
  • Other duties as assigned

Skills / Qualifications / Experience :


Minimum 2 years winery production environment experience required

Ability to prioritize, manage workflow, and meet deadlines

Experience operating and maintaining manufacturing equipment

Accuracy and attention to detail a must

Able to maintain composure in a fast-paced environment

Ability to repeatedly lift 40-50 lb. packages

Forklift certification

Basic mechanical skills

Problem Solving tools

Knowledge of good manufacturing practices


Previous wine bottling experience preferred

Bilingual verbal and written proficiency (Spanish/English)

Proficiency in ERP software systems, and Microsoft Office

Basic statistical process control

Interpersonal communication skills

Continuous improvement toolbox (5S, SMED)

Special Conditions :
  • Flexible working hours and ability to work overtime as required
  • Working conditions in certain areas of the winery are cold, wet, slippery and noisy. Involved exposure to hazardous conditions. Irregular shifts and long hours may be required during harvest. Frequent walking, including going up and down stairs is required

Pay Transparency Disclosure: The base pay scale offered for this position is $20.00 - $25.00 per hour. These figures represent what we reasonably expect to pay for this position, but the actual compensation offered will depend upon numerous job-related factors, including but not limited to candidate qualifications, skills, experience, education, location, and alignment with market data. The Company reserves the right to modify the range in the future.

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