Cellar Operator I - The Prisoner Wine Company

Job Description
Position Summary
The Cellar Operator position tends to the day-to-day operation of Cellar Equipment. The position follows standard work methods and practices safe work habits to ensure production is as efficient and safe as possible.
Under moderate supervision, performs basic, routine Cellar and Barrel Room tasks including but not limited to: cleaning and sanitizing Cellar fittings, hoses, fixed process lines, tanks, barrels, and grape and wine processing equipment.
Basic understanding of chemical additives and cleaners
Basic understanding of N2/CO2/Argon/ SO2
Wine movements ? set-up and movement of wine and juice to and from tanks, barrels and tanker trucks.
Make additions to wine and juice after a confirmation of the calculations by a Cellar Supervisor or Manager.
Operates all types of pumps including centrifugal, positive displacement, air pumps and other Cellar equipment.
Measure and calculate routine workplace data.
Understand and be an active participant in the 5S program. (Sort, Set in order, Standardize, Sweep, and Sustain).
Responsible for compliance with CBI sustainability policies and practices which are economically viable, socially acceptable and environmentally sound. This is done by supporting programs at each location for conservation, energy efficiency, and recycling, which are critical for our operations to achieve tangible environmental results.
Follow safe operating procedures, support safety programs and policies to safeguard personal safety, company property, environmental and team member's safety.
Minimum Qualifications
High School Diploma/ GED
Minimum of 6 months of winery production experience
Must be able to work various shifts and overtime as needed
Must be able to operate machinery
Must know how to use hand tools
Must possess basic math skills
Must be able to use D.O/O2 meters
Able to wear half and full-face respirator
Able to enter confine spaces to perform tasks
Computer skills/ down load of scanners
Forklift certified operator with minimum of 2 years of experience; will work with two and four barrel racks and macro bins
Must be flexible with scheduling and changing tasks due to business needs
Physical Requirements/Work Environment
Work Environment
Works outdoors/indoors
Works in warm/cold climates
Works on wet surfaces
Is exposed to loud noise, fumes and/or toxic chemicals
Works near moving, mechanical parts and lift truck traffic
Physical Requirements
Must be able to stand, walk, sit for extended periods of time
Must be able to work on a computer for extended periods of time
Must be able to move up to 55 lbs
Use hands to handle or feel; reach with hands and arms
Climb or balance stairs/ladders
Stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl; talk and hear
Must have close vision, distant vision, and ability to adjust focus, peripheral vision
Must have a valid driver's license and be able to drive a car and travel via plan/train as needed
Must be able to work irregular shifts, including graveyard, and long hours may be required, particularly during harvest
St. Helena, California
Additional Locations
Job Type
Full time
Job Area
Operations and Production
Equal Opportunity
Constellation Brands is committed to a continuing program of equal employment opportunity. All persons have equal employment opportunities with Constellation Brands, regardless of their sex, race, color, age, religion, creed, sexual orientation, national origin or citizenship, ancestry, physical or mental disability, medical condition (cancer or genetic characteristics), marital status, gender (including gender identity or gender expression), familial status, military or veteran status, genetic information, pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding, or related conditions (or any other group or category within the framework of the applicable discrimination laws and regulations).

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