Production Supervisor

Req ID: 233 

Department: Bottling Westside 

Status: Full Time, Non-Exempt 

Location: Lodi, California (US-CA) 

Job Summary:

Lead a team of highly engaged operators in the production of Trinchero Family Estates brands.  Coordinate and facilitate the planning, staffing, training and operation of state of the art, highly automated high speed bottling lines.  Provide safety leadership while demonstrating safety as the number one value.   Support all quality efforts while ensuring quality requirements are met or exceeded.  Lead and participate in continuous improvement efforts centered on all aspects of the production environment: safety, quality, environment, delivery and cost.  Develop, sustain and improve quality and food safety systems and processes.

Essential Functions:

The following reflects management’s definition of essential functions for this job but does not restrict the tasks that may be assigned.  Management may assign or reassign duties and responsibilities to this job at any time due to reasonable accommodation or other reasons.

  • Manage the production line employees, including Rovers and Line Captains assigned to each line
  • Monitor production line operations in their entirety, to include the following:
  • Ensure all packaging elements are correct per the specifications prescribed for each individual package format
  • Responsible for communicating to department management any potential or realized problems with wine product, wine packaging, packaging equipment or personnel
  • Report production throughput, down time, and production status in a timely manner to Assistant Production Manager and/or Production Manager
  • Responsible for emergency response training and real response actions (i.e., head counts, proper and appropriate evacuations from facilities)
  • Responsible for regular monthly safety tailgate meetings and their appropriate documentation
  • Report bottling line observations to Production Manager
  • Responsible for plant sanitation and monitoring action plans to maintain sound GMP’s and orderly housekeeping
  • Responsible for ensuring a safe working environment for employees and notifying Management and Safety Director of any potential safety issues
  • Responsible for ensuring company policies are followed by all employees
  • Manages and implements the required training of team and ensures adherence to all policies, procedures and governmental regulations. 
  • Participates in career planning and personal development of staff.
  • Provides input on annual performance reviews for staff and ensures they are completed on time
  • Assist with monthly inventories
  • Report final production counts at end of shift
  • Record keeping of daily down time with specific reasons for down time
  • Keep appraised of product analysis
  • Responsible for notification of other departments (i.e. Maintenance, QC, Cellar) in the event of production schedule changes
  • Maintain working knowledge of SAP data entry and database query
  • Maintain effective relationship with other departments
  • Responsible for understanding Quality Management related activities, the food safety and quality policy including awareness of the ISO Standard(s) currently being administered in assigned area(s)
  • Education: BA or BS degree strongly desired
  • Experience: 2 or more years of supervisory experience in manufacturing environment, preferably food and/or beverage manufacturing
  • Ability to work all shifts, including swing shift and graveyard
  • Proven track record of leadership skills
  • Have demonstrated abilities to multi task in a fast-paced production environment
  • Must demonstrate ability to verbally communicate clearly and concisely
  • Demonstrate abilities to generate written reports and documentation of production events
  • Have strong interpersonal skills and the capacity to be a team leader
  • Possess basic computer skills
  • Knowledge of Production policies and procedures
  • Excellent safety record/knowledge
Working Conditions:
  • Moderate to heavy physical work
  • Work site may be any one of Trinchero Family Estates’ facilities
  • Standing for long periods of time (8 hours per day)
  • Must comply with all safety equipment requirements including ear plugs and safety glasses
  • Exposure to various chemicals in production areas
  • Exposure to machinery, forklifts and related production equipment
  • Long and irregular hours during peak periods or on rotating shifts as needed
  • Extensive walking and lifting of up to 40 pounds

Trinchero Family Estates provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, Trinchero Family Estates complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.

Trinchero Family Estates
Full time
Lodi, California 95242, US