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Production Operator

Domaine Chandon Job Fair is on Thursday, March 26 from 10am to noon and 2pm to 6pm. Bring your resume and come to meet hiring managers!

Job Title: Production Operator

Maintain a superior quality of wines by performing a variety of routine bottling and cleaning procedures as well as special projects, such as hand labeling, special packaging and other non-standard packaging.

Production: (80%)

• Ensures the automatic loader (Champengal) is functioning correctly and bottles are loaded and proceeding through the line efficiently, must keep records of bins coming in with correct cuvee for the day.

• Filler/Corker/Wire Hood/Tumbler/Washer/Foil Station: Responsible for stocking supplies and watching for low fills or abnormalities with the operation of each piece of equipment. Must check dosage; keep records of bottles used to fill filler or other bottles such as dumps and/or losses for the day. May be required to assist in dumping and washing of caps at the disgorger.

• Labeler Station: Responsible for label changes and inspection of labels as they move through the line. Operator will manually fix labels on bottles as needed. Keep records of label counts and downtime on a daily basis. Ensure quality standards.

• Case Erector/Packer/Case Sealer Station: Responsible for ensuring equipment is functioning correctly and manual placement of inserts into box. Verify cases are loaded with appropriate number of bottles as well as inspect for quality assurance, may add neckers or promotional material or close gift boxes as necessary. Verify all boxes have inserts, and must ensure erector is full at all times and glue sealer has plenty of glue.

• Palletizer Station: Ensure equipment is properly functioning, shrink wrap pallets, tag pallets with appropriate paperwork and then forklift to the loading dock. Must lift cases when needed to fix machine in safe manner.

• Glass Depalletizer Station: Responsible for cutting open pallets of shrunk wrapped glass and unload glass onto conveyor. At this station also responsible for keeping supplies stocked and may be required to hand pack. Must keep accurate count of glass coming in.

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, Warehouse, Sanitation and Janitorial with flexible schedule changes as directed by Management.

• Conduct inventory counting of dry goods, surlatte, surpoint and unfinished product during daily, monthly or quarterly inventories.

Qualifications

Education: High school diploma or GED required

Language: English required

Professional experience & know how:

Minimum 3 years winery production experience.
Knowledge of safe production practices, including safety of equipment and following procedures.
Ability to drive a forklift and become forklift certified.
Technical skills:

Ability to understand and perform basic math.
Ability to understand and perform basic measurements.
Ability to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing.
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 – Moët 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 and cover letter to 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 Forklift Operator

The Production Forklift Operator maintains a superior quality of wines by performing a variety of routine bottling and cleaning procedures as well as special projects, such as hand labeling, special packaging and other non-standard packaging.


Forklift Operation: (50%)


• Load and unload production trains, ensuring proper placement of both product and dry goods into the required location.


• Transport to and from warehouses finished good and WIP product.


• Load and unload the Champagel with the correct inventory as per managements direction


• Stage product into the cold room for the next day's production.


• Stage sur latte product in warehouse 2, and ensure all required documentation is completed accurately and within the designated timline.

• Assist in unloading and loading of glass trucks, including paperwork consolidationPrepare and conduct inventory.


• Support tirage line through the supply of glass and removal of packed bins, including confirmation of tags prior to placement on the train.



Production: (30%)


• Ensures the automatic loader (Champagel is functioning correctly and bottles are loaded and proceeding through the line efficiently, must keep records of bins coming in with correct cuvee for the day. May be required to assist in dumping and washing of caps at the disgorger.


• Filler/Corker/Wire Hood/Tumbler/Washer/Foil Station: Responsible for stocking supplies and watching for low fills or abnormalities with the operation of each piece of equipment. Must check dosage; keep records of bottles used to fill filler or other bottles such as dumps and/or losses for the day.

• Case Erector/Packer/Case Sealer Station: Responsible for ensuring equipment is functioning correctly and manual placement of inserts into box. Verify cases are loaded with appropriate number of bottles as well as inspect for quality assurance, may add neckers or promotional material or close gift boxes as necessary. Verify all boxes have inserts, and must ensure erector is full at all times and glue sealer has plenty of glue.

• Palletizer Station: Ensure equipment is properly functioning, shrink wrap pallets, tag pallets with appropriate paperwork and then forklift to the loading dock. Must lift cases when needed to fix machine in safe manner.


• Glass Depalletizer Station: Responsible for cutting open pallets of shrunk wrapped glass and unloading onto conveyor. Must keep accurate count of glass coming in.


• Rover: Must manually pack as needed, put doors on bins, put on straps and fill in as needed. Keep records of bins rotating in and out for that day's production.
• Still wine line production: Dump glass and place empty cases on overhead conveyor. Ensure fill heights are within specification, corker hopper has proper corks and is kept full. Hand packing of bottles is required, along with inspection of labels as they move through the line before packing. Hand palletizing of finished and unfinished product, shrink wrap pallets, and place tags on pallets with appropriate paperwork.

• Covering production line, performing operator duties when needed.


• Ensure all quality standards are being performed to established standards.


• Reportmachinery problems in a timely manner to management.


• Cover various production line stations during breaks, performing operator duties when needed.



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, Warehouse, Sanitation, VLMs and Janitorial with flexible schedule changes as directed by Management.


• Performs general duties as assigned, or as the situation dictates.


• Conduct inventory counting of dry goods, surlatte, surpoint and unfinished product during daily, monthly, quarterly or annual inventories.



Analysis/Administrative: (10%)


• Entering transfers into SAP data base.


• Ensure timely and accurate reconciliation of daily record keeping and physical inventory of finished, WIP product and dry goods material.


• Accurately record all bins moved from warehouses on a daily basis.


• Participates in training and safety programs as directed by Production Supervisor in order to enhance job performance and knowledge of safe work practices.



Qualifications



Education: High school diploma or GED required



Language: English required



Professional experience & know how:



Minimum 3 years winery production experience.

Knowledge of safe production practices, including safety of equipment and following procedures.


Ability to drive a forklift and become forklift certified.


Technical skills:

Ability to understand and perform basic math.


Ability to understand and perform basic measurements.


Ability to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing.


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 -- Moët 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 send your resume with salary history to jobs@ chandon.com or come in person to the Administrative Offices at 1 California Drive, Yountville, CA 94599



Chandon is an Equal Opportunity Employer

 

Domaine Chandon 2015 Job Fair

Domaine Chandon invites you to our annual Job Fair on Thursday, March 26th - 1 California Drive, Yountville, CA (at our Visitor Center) - from 10am to 12pm and 2pm to 6pm.

Regular, Seasonal Full Time/Part Time Positions are available for the following departments:

- Cellar

- Tasting Room

- Retail

- Wine Club

- Maintenance

- Production

Come to apply and meet our hiring managers!  

Contact Information: Human Resources Domaine Chandon One California Drive Yountville, CA Yountville email: jobs@chandon.com fax: 707-944-2660

 

Maintenance Mechanic

The Maintenance Mechanic implements facility maintenance services for Domaine Chandon and Newton Vineyard in accordance with the preventive maintenance, aesthetics and safety programs.

~~Production Maintenance: (60%)
• Maintains functional knowledge of all production equipment operation.
• Responsible for performing production line changeovers and adjustments in a timely manner.
• Understands and can troubleshoot electrical schematics, PLC programming and electrical controls.
• Responsible for troubleshooting electrical and mechanical problems.
• Conduct fabrication of replacement parts with a lathe and milling machine or welder.
• Responsible for maintaining a clean work area, including proper care and storage of tools.
• Performs Preventative Maintenance (PM’s) on all production equipment as directed by work orders.
• Responsible for disassembling machinery and equipment to remove parts and make repairs.  Conducts testing on repaired machinery to verify adequacy of repairs.
• Responsible for examination of parts for defects, such as breakage or excessive wear.
• Complies with all safety requirements, company policies, procedures, and regulatory requirements to maintain a safe working environment.

 Facility Maintenance: (40%)
• Conduct plumbing, lighting and electrical repairs as needed.
• Responsible for performing carpentry work as needed.
• Conduct maintenance and repair of facility HVAC equipment.
• Perform general building maintenance such as painting and basic repairs.
• Create drawings and material lists for projects.
• Responsible for perform basic welding to repair equipment and appliances as needed.
• Responsible for testing and maintaining process wastewater and fresh water systems.
• Responsible for maintaining chemicals in approved containers, report any spills and clean up if approved.

 

~~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 electrical, plumbing, welding and general building maintenance.

Technical & management skills:
• Electrical and mechanical skills
• PLC programming
• Read and understand schematics
• General machine shop skills

Personal & interpersonal skills:
• Ability to work as a team leader on some projects and as team member on others
• Must be self-motivated and able to recognize items that need improvement.

 

Please forward your resume with salary requirements to: Attn: Human Resources Domaine Chandon One California Drive Yountville, CA 94599. Fax 707-944-2660 or e-mail us at jobs@chandon.com

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 – Moët 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.

Domaine Chandon is an Equal Opportunity Employer

 

Maintenance Supervisor

MISSION STATEMENT


Supervises facility maintenance services for Domaine Chandon and Newton Vineyard in accordance with the preventive maintenance, aesthetics and safety programs.


MAIN RESPONSIBILITIES

Planning: (30%)
• Assist in the creation and distribution of weekly Maintenance work schedules, ensuring consistent and adequate coverage for both Domaine Chandon and Newton Vineyard, including harvest functions.
• Work closely with both Manager and Production Department to ensure correct and timely repairs of equipment, implementation of preventative maintenance program, and scheduled line change overs.
• Assist in the planning and implementation of maintenance for both Domaine Chandon and Newton Vineyard facilities.
• Update Preventive Maintenance (PM) program and coordinate schedules in order to ensure daily requirements are met.
• Coordinate with outside vendors and suppliers on sourcing of routine maintenance tasks.
• Create, maintain, and process invoices through SAP.
• Assist in design of schematics, floor plans, and process flows for future facility improvements.
• Assist in the creation and implementation of capital investment projects.

Facility Maintenance: (25%)
• Supervise and coordinate both internal staff and outside venders to maintain and repair various facility infrastructures.
• Create drawings and material lists for projects.
• Responsible for maintaining chemicals in approved containers, report any spills and clean up if approved.

Production Maintenance: (20%)
• Serve as direct supervisor of second production shift.
• Maintains functional knowledge of all production equipment operation.
• Responsible for supervising production line changeovers and adjustments in a timely manner.
• Understands and can troubleshoot electrical schematics, PLC programming and electrical controls.
• Responsible for troubleshooting electrical and mechanical problems.
• Supervise fabrication of replacement parts with a lathe and milling machine or welder.
• Schedule and supervise Preventative Maintenance (PM’s) on all production equipment as directed by work orders.
• Responsible for supervising the disassembly of machinery and equipment to remove parts and make repairs.  Conducts testing on repaired machinery to verify adequacy and safety of work.
• Complies with all safety requirements, company policies, procedures, and regulatory requirements to maintain a safe working environment.

Compliance: (10%)
• Maintain and implement Domaine Chandon and Newton Vineyard Storm Water Prevention Plan (SWPP).
• Track and report both process wastewater and domestic water requirements for Domaine Chandon and Newton Vineyard to Napa County Environmental Management.
• Participate in routine facility inspections by various governing agencies and implement mandated requirements.

Team Management: (10%)
• Responsible for the Management of team(s) in charge. Act as a leader and escalate issues through the proper communication channels.
• Responsible for the development of team(s) in charge. Assist in addressing and appraising performance, identifying training and development opportunities and acting as a coach/mentor when required.
• In tandem with Facilities Manager, assist in interviewing and hiring new employees.
• Assist in overseeing the training of all Maintenance personnel.
• As needed, maintain and submit accurate payroll records and timecards for all Maintenance personnel.

Safety: (5%)
• Ensure compliance with all safety requirements, company policies, procedures, and regulatory requirements to maintain a safe working environment.
• Conduct departmental inspections as outlined in company procedures.
• Identify any potential safety concerns and offer solutions to rectify.
• Maintain and update departmental Material Safety Data Sheets (MSDS).

 

QUALIFICATIONS, EXPERIENCE, SKILLS REQUIRED


Education:
• High School or GED required, Bachelor’s degree preferred. Must have valid California driver’s license.

Languages: English

Professional experience & know how:
• 5 to 10 years in Wine, Food, or Soft Drink maintenance skills, experience in electrical, plumbing, welding, and general building maintenance.

Technical & management skills:
• Electrical and mechanical skills, PLC programming, read and understand schematics.

Personal & interpersonal skills:
• Ability to successfully lead a team of individuals spread across multiple properties and departments.
• Must be self-motivated and able to recognize items that need improvement.

 

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 -- Moët 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 send your resume with salary history to jobs@ chandon.com or come in person to the Administrative Offices at 1 California Drive, Yountville, CA 94599


Chandon is an Equal Opportunity Employer

 

PM Production Supervisor

Responsible for the efficient operation of all bottling aspects as it relates to labor utilization, inventory reconciliation, and production of superior quality wine.

Planning / Administrative: ( 25%)

Production: (50%)

Financial responsibilities: (5%)

Team Management: (10%)

Safety: (10%)

 

 

QUALIFICATION, EXPERIENCE & SKILLS REQUIRED :

Education:   High school diploma or GED required.                     

Languages:   English – bilingual Spanish is a plus.

 Professional experience & know how: 

  • Minimum 4 years winery production experience in supervisor roles.
  • 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 train and direct less skilled worker, including temporary and seasonal labor workers.
  • SAP system knowledge preferred.

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 -- Moët 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 send your resume with salary history to jobs@ chandon.com or come in person to the Administrative Offices at 1 California Drive, Yountville, CA 94599


Chandon is an Equal Opportunity Employer