QC Technician I

Req ID: 6293 

Department: Winemaking 

Status: Reg F-T Non-Exempt, Nonexempt  

Location: Lodi, California (US-CA)  

Workplace Location:  

Job Summary:

Responsible for assuring, implementing and improving TFE quality processes across production.


Essential Functions:

* Support and engage in TFE safety systems.

* Teach and represent TFE‘s industry leading quality standard and principles.

* Personal Growth and Development Goals based on team and business needs.

* Off-site Co-Manufacturer and Supplier auditing skills.

* Perform audits of bottling lines: fill volume, TTB compliance, wine and packaging specification compliance. Limited wine analysis performed.

* Ability to accurately work with data in software applications, such as SAP, LIMS, Red Zone or equivalent.

* Responsible for understanding and implementing the Food Safety and Quality Management System and related activities, including SQF standards:

o Conduct GMP audit and communicate level of compliance with leadership.

o Verify incoming packaging materials for compliance with specifications.

o Responsible for making sure equipment is verified prior to use.

* Support, sustain and implement lean principles through continuous improvement.

* The above functions 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.



* Preferred education: Bachelor’s Degree in Food Science or science related college level courses.

* Expected experience: 2+ years in a manufacturing environment, including employee training.

* Communicate effectively with peers and leadership across functional teams.

* Excellent analytical skills with attention to detail and ability to demonstrate critical thinking.

* Demonstrate personal accountability; taking ownership for actions with minimal supervision.

* Ability to effectively work with others in or on cross functional teams.

* Respond to changing production pressures and prioritize assigned projects.

* Meet Skill Level Requirements as determined by Quality Leadership.


Working Conditions:

* Moderate to heavy physical work

* Work site may be any one of Trinchero Family Estates’ facilities or partners

* 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

Salary Range: $19.50 -  $29.90  

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

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