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QC Technician

Req ID: 2403 

Department: Winemaking 

Status: Full Time, Non-Exempt 

Location: St. Helena, California (US-CA) 

Job Summary:

Responsible for assuring and implementing all TFE quality processes across all facets of production.

Essential Functions:

  • Support and engage in TFE safety systems.
  • Teach and represent TFE‘s industry leading quality standard and principles. 
  • 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:
    • Conduct GMP audit and communicate level of compliance with leadership.
    • Verify incoming packaging materials for compliance with specifications.
    • Responsible for making sure equipment is verified prior to use.
  • Support and sustain 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.
  • Preferred experience: 1 or more years of experience in a manufacturing environment.
  • 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.

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
  • Long and irregular hours during peak periods or on various shifts
  • Extensive walking and lifting of up to 55 pounds


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: Napa

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