Operator, Wine Processor (2nd Shift)

Mike Callaway Manufacturing, Production

Website Mizkan America

SUMMARY: The Wine Processor Operator is responsible for producing and moving liquid mixes in a safe and sanitary manner utilizing pumps, hoses, piping, etc. in order to meet production and shipping schedules.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

  • Review production schedule to determine quantity and type of wine to produce.
  • Initiate startup, preparing equipment and materials, monitor and shut down each phase of batch operation.
  • Make routine field inspections of the tanks, pumps meters, valves, lines and motors to assure that all systems in the process are in working order.
  • Troubleshoot abnormal conditions and notify appropriate personnel as situation dictates.
  • Monitor production processes through system, determine problems and make adjustments t maintain desired operating conditions.
  • Conduct periodic laboratory analysis to monitor processes and log results.
  • Conduct cleaning procedures inside and outside of tanks and all work areas.
  • Receive raw materials, test samples and unload/load liquid bulk shipments.
  • Complete production reports and certificates of analysis.
  • Monitor weekly inventories of raw materials and finished product.
  • Participate in month end cycle counts.
  • Overtime availability required (daily and rotating weekends)
  • Follow safety rules and keep work area in a clean and orderly condition.
  • Responsible for food product quality and safety.


  • High School Diploma or GED equivalent, required
  • Associates Degree, preferred


  • Fluid handling or plumbing experience, preferred.
  • Use calculator, hoist, intoxilyzer, titrator, agitator, spectrophotometer, personal computer, forklift and hand tools.
  • Perform calculations and maintain accurate records of activities.
  • Must be able to work without close supervision.
  • Must be able to climb ladders and handle heights.
  • Must be able to perform on call duty on any shift and work overtime, on short notice basis.
  • Long-term, temporary assignments to any shift any shift may be required to maintain manufacturing processes.
  • Continuous standing, walking and reaching.
  • Intermittent crouching/stooping, pushing/pulling, bending and lifting/lowering.
  • Frequent lifting of over 50 pounds without assistance, or up to 100 pounds with assistance.
  • Ability to work in a continuously hot environment.
  • Duties are performed with some exposure to noise, lubricants and chemicals.
  • May also work in area that are confined, dusty, and dirty or require personal protective equipment.

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