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Seasonal Maintenance Mechanic

Job Title: Maintenance Mechanic (Seasonal)

The Maintenance Mechanic is responsible for production and facility maintenance including production equipment operation, general building maintenance and repair for Domaine Chandon and Newton Vineyard in accordance with the preventive maintenance, aesthetics and safety programs.

Main Responsibilities

Production and Facility Maintenance:
- Responsible for disassembling machinery and equipment to remove parts and make repairs; conducts testing on repaired machinery to verify adequacy of repairs.
- Provide harvest support with machinery repairs
- Conduct plumbing, lighting and electrical repairs as needed.
- Perform general building maintenance such as painting and basic repairs.
- Responsible for testing and maintaining process wastewater and fresh water systems.
- Support on special projects, such as VLM upgrades, etc.
- Provide harvest support with machinery repairs

Profile

Education: High School or GED required.

Must have valid California driver's license.

Languages: English

Professional experience & know how:
3 to 5 years in wine, food or soft drink maintenance skills
Experience in plumbing is required
Experience with welding and general building maintenance is preferred
Exceptional problem solving skills and the ability to apply logic and methods to solve difficult problems with effective solutions

Technical & management skills:
Mechanical skills
Read and understand schematics
General machine shop skills

Personal & interpersonal skills:
Ability to work as a team member
Must be self-motivated and able to recognize items that need improvement

Company Description:
Domaine Chandon, Inc., is the leading sparkling wine producer in the Napa Valley and an emerging producer of varietal wines. Founded in 1973, Domaine Chandon was the first American sparkling wine venture established by a French Champagne house, Moet & Chandon. Domaine Chandon, Inc., is a part of the Wine & Spirits Division of LVMH -- Moet Hennessy Louis Vuitton, the leading worldwide luxury goods company specializing in the wine and spirits, fashion, leather goods, perfumes, cosmetics, watches, jewelry and selective retailing.

To apply, please email us your resume including your salary history in the cover letter at jobs@chandon.com or come in person to the Administrative Offices at 1 California Drive, Yountville, CA 94599
Chandon is an Equal Opportunity Employer

 

Production Line Janitor

Domaine Chandon is seeking a Production Line Janitor.

The Production Line Janitor is responsible for the implementation of sanitation procedures for all equipment related to the production process while adhering to companies safety regulations.

Sanitation: (70%)
• Perform daily sanitation of production equipment and surrounding areas.
• Perform non-routine sanitation of production equipment as directed by Manager.
• Communicates with Lab and Cellar departments on status of sanitation readiness.
• Understands and adheres to all company safety policies including chemical handling and machine operation. Immediately notifies manager when there is a change in procedures.
• Ability to understand and implement sanitation standard operating procedures. Provide feedback to Manager whenever procedures are modified due to process changes.
• Assists Maintenance staff in routine changeover of production equipment and supporting machinery. Communication of any observed machine abnormalities.
• Ability to lead and direct seasonal staff assigned to sanitation functions.
• Monitors sanitation supply inventory and notifies manager of stock requirements.
• Ensures production line is sufficiently stocked with materials for the next days run.
• Safely operate forklift and hand truck.

Production: (10%)
• On a rotating basis, performs routine bottling line work including machine operation and special projects.
• Responsible for understanding and implementing Chandon packaging specifications and standards, must immediately notify management of any nonconforming issues observed.

Organizing: (10%)
• Keep work area clean and organized.
• Follow all safety procedures in operation of equipment and daily operations.
• Works with other departments to help where needed which include but are not limited to: Maintenance, Cellar and Janitorial with flexible schedule changes as directed by management.
• Performs general duties as assigned, or as the situation dictates.

Analysis/Administrative: (10%)
• Keep accurate daily production records.
• Participates in training and safety programs as directed by manager in order to enhance job performance and knowledge of safe work practices.

Qualifications required:

Education: High school diploma or GED required.

Languages: English

Professional experience & know how:
• Minimum 2 years winery sanitation experience.
• Knowledge of safe production practices, including safety of equipment and following procedures.
• Ability to drive a forklift and become forklift certified.

Technical & management skills:
• Ability to understand and perform basic math.
• Ability to understand and perform basic measurements.
• Ability to train and direct less skilled workers, including seasonal labor.

Personal & interpersonal skills: Ability to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing.



Domaine Chandon, Inc., is the leading sparkling wine producer in the Napa Valley and an emerging producer of varietal wines. Founded in 1973, Domaine Chandon was the first American sparkling wine venture established by a French Champagne house, Moet & Chandon. Domaine Chandon, Inc., is a part of the Wine & Spirits Division of LVMH -- Moet Hennessy Louis Vuitton, the leading worldwide luxury goods company specializing in the wine and spirits, fashion, leather goods, perfumes, cosmetics, watches, jewelry and selective retailing.

To apply, please email us your resume including your salary history or come in person to the Administrative Offices at 1 California Drive, Yountville, CA 94599

Chandon is an Equal Opportunity Employer