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Technical Trainer

Req ID: 5425 

Department: Operations 

Status: Full Time, Non-Exempt 

Location: Lodi, California (US-CA) 

Job Summary:

The Technical Trainer is responsible for the performance of work necessary to ensure that bottling machine operators have the knowledge and skills required for the safe, effective and efficient operation of bottling production equipment. This work is done in collaboration with bottling line supervisors, line captains, and on-the-job trainers.

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.

  • Plan and execute training sequence to ensure machine operators understand safety, quality and production pace.
  • Collaborate with Supervisors, Line Captains, and OJT’s to advance training plan to schedule.
  • Monitor trainee progress and report out to supervision.
  • Maintain accurate employee training records in a timely manner.
  • Create and update training materials such as: standard work instructions, one-point lessons, assessments, checklists, and other materials needed to effect comprehensive employee training.
  • Participate in proactive safety activities throughout bottling operations.
  • Participate in continuous improvement activities throughout bottling operations.
  • Provide instructor led training to support bottling operations (safety, food safety, on-boarding).
  • Promote lean and continuous improvement initiatives.
  • Operate bottling line equipment as exceptions arise.



  • Education:  High School Diploma or equivalent
  • Years of Experience:  three plus years with bottling line equipment
  • Effective operation, changeover, and troubleshoot of bottling line equipment.
  • Good verbal communication skills to peer and supervisory levels.
  • Effective presentation skills within a classroom setting.
  • Good writing skills to create training documents.
  • Ability to observe and coach others to perform standard work.
  • Ability to motivate others to improve and learn.
  • Basic understanding of lean and continuous improvement principles
  • Understand and navigate computer equipment using basic office software programs
  • Ability to flex work schedule to accommodate training events across all work shifts


Working Conditions:

  • Moderate to heavy physical work
  • Moderate to heavy computer-based work within an office environment
  • Work site may be any one of Trinchero Family Estates’ facilities
  • Standing for long periods of time ( up to 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
  • Long and irregular hours during peak periods or on various shifts
  • Extensive walking and lifting of up to 55 pounds
  • Some field work required throughout the season during peak periods:  70% office/30% field

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