Technical Operations Supervisor


The Wine Group is one of the top leaders in the wine industry. As a privately held management-owned company with 12wineries in California, New York, and Australia, we thrive to win with exceptional people who share our values. We produce many well-known brands including Franzia, Cupcake, Chloe, Flip Flop, Save Me San Francisco, Insurrection, Concannon, Benziger and Imagery. We are a successful company looking to employ talented individuals on our team who are self-motivated, positive and energetic. If this sounds like you, we encourage you to apply!


Under the direction of the Manager of Technical Operations, the Tech Ops Supervisor is responsible for leading and supervision of all bottling production personnel. You will be leading teams of highly skilled technical operators operating high-speed packaging lines. The Production Supervisor will safeguard that bottling operations meets or exceeds daily scheduled work assignments and drives to question the status-quo. Technical operation supervisor is the driver of a safe, quality-minded and performance culture on the production floor. The ideal candidate needs to have an Engineering Degree, experience with supervising and managing production employees, and possess a passion for leading/developing people.


  • Maintain an engaged safety minded workforce through creative motivation, leadership and accountability
  • Outstanding ability to communicate verbally with strong written skills
  • Motivated for leadership and leading people (Believes in servant leadership)
  • Expected to identify high performing operators, mentor and encourage their development
  • Responsible for knowing operation KPIs and accountable for meeting KPI standards
  • Track first pass quality and complete root cause analysis on all quality non-conformances
  • Accountable for the accuracy and completeness of all production logs, production lines numbers, KPIs and production line staffing
  • Support production line engineerings identifying and communicating equipment and reliability issues
  • Communication of accomplishments and failures with corrective actions to management team
  • Ability to identify areas of opportunity and independently act upon them
  • Develop and challenge employees during 1v1 meetings set measurable goals for employees and hold team members accountable to complete task
  • Set personal goals with measurements and report tracking of goals to management
  • Lead, Teach, coach, Mentor and discipline employees
  • Recommend changes in work methods, process, and equipment to reduce cost and/or improve the quality of production
  • Enforce the companys work rules and follow Collective Bargaining Agreement
  • Responsible for facility and equipment GMPs
  • Maintain a close working relationship with Production Planning, Production Engineers, Maintenance, Quality Assurance, Shipping, Engineering and Cellar operations
  • Communicate daily summary to appropriate team members
  • This job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for their job. Duties, responsibilities, and activities may change at any time with or without notice


  • 3-5 years supervisory, supervisor experience (manufacturing environment preferred)
  • Must have a Bachelors Degree in Mechanical, Industrial, Manufacturing or Chemical Engineering
  • Knowledge of MS Office, Solidworks and AutoCAD knowledge JDE application preferred
  • Excellent organizational & interpersonal skills with attention to detail
  • Ability to set priorities and work independently within set guidelines
  • Strong knowledge of production/manufacturing operations and processes
  • Provide good verbal and written communications to all levels of management, both internally and externally
  • Prioritize while able to adapt to changing priorities
  • Demonstrated reliability and punctuality, work effectively in team/crew environment, adherence to all safety regulations and operating procedures


  • Primary work environment is on the production floor. 90% time spent on production floor
  • Position will be exposed to indoor and outdoor environments with varying noise levels
  • Ability to perform tasks requiring bending, stooping, standing, and twisting in the performance of various tasks in a production environment
  • Must be able to lift 50 lbs occasionally

The WineGroupis an equal opportunity employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status

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