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Production Operator- Swing Shift

Req ID: 5998 

Department: Operations  

Status: Full Time, Non-Exempt  

Location: Lodi, California (US-CA)  

Workplace Location:  On-Site

Job Summary:

Participate in a team environment in the operation of highly automated, high speed bottling lines.

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.

  • Operate bottling line equipment
  • Make minor adjustments to bottling line equipment and obtain assistance with mechanical issues
  • Monitor quality of finished goods ensuring all quality standards are met
  • Maintain/feed packaging supplies to various bottling line equipment
  • Monitor quality of packaging supplies being used; document material usage as appropriate
  • Openly communicate with Supervisor, Line Captain, Rover and fellow bottling line employees to effectively operate the assigned line
  • Maintain neat and orderly work areas
  • Provide quality inspection on bottling lines as necessary
  • Observe all safety rules in assigned work areas and complete training as required
  • Responsible for understanding Quality Management System related activities, including the quality policy, ISO awareness, GMP’s, and Safe Quality Food (SQF) requirements
  • Perform facility and bottling line equipment sanitation tasks as directed
  • Record downtime and equipment issues using OEE Redzone data collection system
  • Work on special project lines as needed:


  • High School diploma or equivalent
  • 2 + years experience with bottling or packaging line a plus
  • Good communication skills
  • Mechanical aptitude
  • Good observation and analytical skills
  • Ability to accurately follow instructions and take direction and ability to give direction as needed
  • Ability to respond to frequently changing production pressures
  • Ability to work effectively and cohesively within a production environment

Working Conditions:

  • Moderate to heavy physical work
  • Work site may be any one of Trinchero Family Estates’ facilities
  • May require shift work
  • May require weekend work
  • 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
  • Exposure to noise and temperature variations
  • Long and irregular hours during peak periods or on various shifts
  • Extensive walking and lifting of up to 50 pounds



Salary Range: $17.68 -  $26.52  

The starting pay will be based on several factors, including but not limited to experience, training, education, and geographic location. TFE offers a comprehensive benefits package that includes medical, dental, vision, life insurance coverage, disability benefits, PTO, wellness programs and fertility and family building benefits.   We also provide a 401(k) plan where TFE may make a discretionary profit-sharing contribution.


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.

Nearest Major Market: Stockton