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Bottling Operator Maintainer

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Jackson Family Wines is much more than a family owned wine company. We're risk-taking innovators with a strong belief that quality is paramount. We're always on the lookout for top talent -- individuals who possess a strong work ethic, commitment to quality and share our beliefs in healthy lands and a healthy community. In 2018, we were selected as one of the North Bay Business Journal's Best Places to Work for the fourth year running. 

Bottling Operator Maintainer
Shift: Nights (M-Th, 4d x 10hrs)


Under the supervision of the Bottling Manager/Supervisor/Foreman, this position will perform all duties related to bottling line operations, changeover, PM and some corrective maintenance.


  • Identify proper change over components using packaging codes.
  • Display the aptitude for removing and installing package change over parts.
  • Neatly store and maintain change over components.
  • Set the equipment for proper bottle to guide clearances.
  • Comprehend the function of each piece of bottling line equipment including its capabilities and limitations.
  • Understand and adjust all equipment timing points.
  • Recognize and resolve improperly adjusted components.
  • Utilize hand tools to perform maintenance and changeover tasks
  • Make in production adjustments to all equipment as necessary.
  • Read and understand equipment technical manuals and follow documented practices and procedures.
  • Inspect for proper machine component performance.
  • Perform in production cleaning.
  • Present detailed and legible work orders and machine parts orders
  • Provide thorough descriptions of equipment malfunctions in writing.
  • Follow, observe and enforce all safety rules and regulations.
  • Understand and follow sanitation procedures of bottling equipment.
  • Inspect for adherence to all packaging specifications, including documenting results and performing corrective actions to maintain quality standards.
  • Operate forklift and clamp in full product case goods and raw materials.
  • Other duties assigned by Supervisor or Lead Person.


Physical Requirements: 

  • Ability to lift and carry 25 pounds regularly, and up to 50 pounds occasionally.
  • Ability to stand for long periods of time.
  • Ability to work longer than ten hours per day
  • May require split shift, overtime and weekend work.
  • Must be able to stoop, kneel, crouch, or regularly.

Essential Skills, Experience, and Education:

  • English communication skills, written and verbal.
  • Basic mathematical aptitude.
  • Two years bottling line experience required.
  • Two years maintenance experience preferred
  • Forklift experience required operating electric or gas-powered forklift.
  • Must possess analytical skills to evaluate raw material defects versus equipment malfunctions.
  • Must be able to demonstrate troubleshooting skills on machinery as well as raw materials.
  • Must possess a working knowledge of personal computers including Microsoft Windows operating system, MS Excel and MS Word.
  • Must be able to comprehend machine parts manuals.
  • Must be able to follow and perform machine lubrication schedules.
  • Must be reliable, detail oriented with good organizational skills.
  • Must be willing to learn computer skills and inventory control.
  • Sterilization and cellar experience preferred but not required.

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