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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

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Senior Salon Cook

Domaine Chandon is currently seeking a Senior Salon Cook.

The Senior Salon Cook prepares and cooks food according to the instructions of Visitor Center Manager in a quality and timely manner, while exhibiting excellence in customer service, in order to create a world-class experience for every guest.

Culinary:  (65%)

Prepares food / sandwiches for Visitor Center guests and staff, following recipe or ingredient instructions. Cooks food properly and in a timely fashion, using all appropriate safety precautions. Communicate with other salon cooks and VC staff to ensure food is prepared on time. Ensures high quality of plate presentation. Train other salon cooks when necessary. Perform other tasks as assigned. Ensure food is received at proper temperature quality.

 Sanitation:  (15%)

Comply with scheduled salon cook station sanitation and ensure all standards and practices are met, by maintaining clean and well-stocked Salon cook station. Use of all food handling standards. Ensure use of First In First Out system. Maintain system of control for storage temperatures and proper functioning of kitchen equipment. Wash and dry plates and cooking equipment, according to health-code standards.

 Customer service:  (20%)

Perform food cooking/service as well as consistently discuss benefits of food and wines pairing, by representing Domaine Chandon in a professional manner. Help/Assist when necessary for keeping tables clear of glassware and service ware, wiped clean for visiting guests.

 The Senior Salon Cook is also in charge of inventory, menu analysis, costing, leadership, cleaning.

Education: a graduate of an Accredited Culinary School a plus. High School diploma or GED

 Languages: English, French/Spanish a plus

 Professional experience and essential requirements:

1 year fine dining food experience a plus. Teamwork and inter-personal communication oriented

 Technical skills:

Thorough knowledge food products and cooking techniques (i.e. knifes skills, sauté, proper cooking temperature, etc…); Ability to work with limited supervision, to multi task in a fast paced salon environment.

 Personal & interpersonal skills : Action Oriented; Creativity; Dealing with Ambiguity; Priority Setting; Problem Solving

This position is to be filled by Thursday, January 15, 2015.

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

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Newton - Cellar Worker III

Perform intermediate to advanced cellar operations with limited supervision in order to create wines of the highest quality. 

Cellar Work:  (85%)

·         With limited supervision, perform and direct routine operation of pumps and filters to rack, transfer, and clarify juice and wine.

·         Under limited supervision operate all complex cellar equipment, including: membrane and pad filters, heat exchanger.

·         Enter accurate and detailed bulk inventory gauging and transfer information on cellar work orders.

·         Monitor accuracy and completeness of cellar work orders conducted by Cellar I and Cellar II staff.

·         Responsible for sanitation of equipment and facilities in all areas of cellar activity.

·         Collect wine samples and general support for laboratory sampling.

·         Perform and direct chemical additions to wine.

·         Perform and direct basic equipment maintenance such as hose repair.

·         Submit Maintenance requests via online request process.

·         Perform and direct barrel maintenance.

·         Perform all barrel procedures including receiving, prepping, filling, topping, cleaning/sanitation, and inventory.

·         Set both manual and automatic tank temperature control.

·         Safely operate forklift and handcarts.

·         Operate and direct operation of presses and crushers.

·         Handle shipping and receiving of wine tankers and grape deliveries.

·         Maintain yeast and malo-lactic cultures to ensure viability.

 

Team Support and Administrative:  (15%)

·         Participate in safety, department, and company meetings.

·         General support and coordination with Laboratory and Operations departments.

·         Train and direct less skilled workers.

·         Conduct inventory on wine and supplies.

·         Take lead role in equipment repair and preventative maintenance programs.

Review completed work orders for accuracy.

 

Education: High school diploma or GED required.                    

Languages: Fluent English

Professional experience & know how:

Minimum 4 years winery cellar experience. Knowledge of safe cellar practices, including safe handling of chemicals. Knowledge of winery cellar operating procedures. Ability to be trained in confined space entry process and 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. Preferred: intermediate knowledge and ability of the following computer software programs: MS Windows, Excel, Word, Outlook or Lotus Notes.

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

 

Newton Vineyard and Winery is dedicated to producing ultrapremium, handcrafted wines in tandem with nature.  In the vineyard, Newton subscribes to low-impact farming where maturity is determined by the taste of the fruit rather than by its chemical composition. The terraced vineyard estate on Spring Mountain provides an impeccable source of Bordeaux varietals including Merlot, Cabernet Franc, Cabernet Sauvignon and Petit Verdot.

 Newton Vineyard is a part of the Wine & Spirits Division of LVMH – Moët Hennessy Louis Vuitton, the leading worldwide luxury goods company specializing in 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

Newton Vineyards is an Equal Opportunity Employer

 

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