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All Purpose Winery Worker

The Wine Group, 85 Bourne St., Westfield, New York, United States of America Req #424
Friday, January 15, 2021

At The Wine Group we are passionate about our people, our future and our wine. We are America’s second largest wine producer by volume with over 1,200 employees globally across 12 locations in California, New York and Australia. We are proud to be responsible for many of America’s most beloved wine brands, including Cupcake, Franzia, Chloe, Concannon, Benziger, Imagery, AVA Grace, 7 Deadly and more. We are dedicated to our culture built on values like entrepreneurialism, innovation, social responsibility and stewardship. To learn about us and our career opportunities, check us out at www.thewinegroup.com and then come join the exciting journey at The Wine Group.

JOB SUMMARY


All Purpose Winery Workers at our Mogen David winery in Westfield execute wine process orders, operate machinery, and perform sanitation and other tasks. Must be able to perform a minimum of 4 functions in Essential Functions and all functions in Other Functions in a proficient manner. All Purpose Winery Workers are required to work in a variety of departments, including bottling, warehouse, and cellar. Ideal candidates will have at least one year of experience working in a similar position in a manufacturing environment (food/beverage/alcohol industries preferred).


ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

  • Operate at least one Case Packer efficiently.

  • Operate at least one Filler efficiently.

  • Operate at least one Labeler efficiently.

  • Efficient perform filler sanitation and wine delivery as required.

  • Operate the forklift/clamp-lift to deliver empty glass and put away finished product.

  • Operate the forklift/clamp-lift to pick, stage, and load finished product.

  • Operate the Velo filter efficiently.

  • Operate plate and frame filters efficiently.

  • Operate the vacuum drum filter efficiently.

  • Execute process orders for pre- and post-fermentation batching.

  • Execute process orders for finished wine blending for bottling.


OTHER FUNCTIONS

  • Work with minimal supervision in a team environment.

  • Work with chemicals safely.

  • Demonstrate excellent work ethic

  • Demonstrate and maintain excellent safety, work performance and attendance record.

  • Work any shift and overtime as required.

  • This job description reflects management’s assignment of functions; it does not prescribe or restrict the tasks that may be assigned.


QUALIFICATIONS

  • Must be 21 years or older at time of hire

  • High School Diploma or GED, Associate Degree preferred

  • 1+ year(s) of experience in a manufacturing environment (food/beverage industry preferred)

  • Must be able to pass the pre-employment background check and drug screen.

  • Must have excellent work ethic

  • Must be able to work any shift and overtime as required


PHYSICAL DEMANDS

  • Able to lift and carry up to 50 pounds at varying frequencies

  • Ability to perform tasks requiring bending, stooping, standing, and twisting in a loud environment.

  • Working environment is both indoors and outdoors, with exposure to related equipment and noise levels



At The Wine Group, we are proud to be an equal opportunity employer and we are committed to an environment of mutual respect, diversity and inclusion. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, national origin, disability, protected veteran status or other characteristic protected by law.



Other details

  • Job Family Winery Operations
  • Job Function Operations
  • Pay Type Hourly
  • The Wine Group, 85 Bourne St., Westfield, New York, United States of America