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Assistant Manager, Maintenance

Company: Francis Ford Coppola Winery
Location: Geyserville
Posted on: June 8, 2021

Job Description:

Job Summary: The Assistant Manager provides leadership to the maintenance team, overseeing and coordinating maintenance projects on property. This individual will act as a Safety Captain, leading by example and ensuring work is done safely and to company standards.

Reasonable Accommodations Statement: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.

Safety Statement: All employees shall follow safe practices according to the injury and illness Prevention Policy (IIPP), render every possible aid to safe operations, and report all unsafe conditions or practices immediately to any management employee or People Operations.

Supervisors and Leads are fundamentally responsible for ensuring safety in their own departments and to uphold the following safety standards:

  • Demonstrate a positive attitude toward safety.
  • Ensure work is performed in a safe manner and all safety rules, regulations and instructions comply.
  • Report and investigate workplace injuries in a timely manner; identifies ways to eliminate risk of re occurrence; complete audits; conduct monthly safety meetings and trainings; maintain compliance with hazardous materials program; inform/train new employees on specific safety aspects and procedures with the department and location; participate in monthly management safety meetings.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

70% Operations:

  • Directs workers in carpentry projects rough to finish, electrical, electronic, mechanical, hydraulic, and pneumatic maintenance and repair of machinery and equipment.
  • Assists workers in diagnosing malfunctions in machinery and equipment. Refrigeration repair and operations both ammonia and Freon
  • Directs workers engaged in dismantling, assembling, and installing industrial machinery.
  • Works with Facilities Manager to establish or adjust work procedures to meet production schedules.
  • Analyzes and resolves work problems, or assists workers in problem solving.
  • Performs activities of workers supervised.

30% Leadership:

  • Manage timekeeping responsibilities.
  • Document employee issues and performance.
  • Initiates or suggests plans to motivate workers to achieve work goals.
  • Acts as Safety Captain for the department promoting safety and enforces safety regulations.
  • Maintains time and production records; approves worker time each payroll cycle.
  • Confers with other supervisors to coordinate activities of individual departments.
  • Responsible for all department invoices and submitting to accounting for payment.
  • Recommends measures to improve production methods, equipment performance, and quality of product.
  • Studies production schedules and estimates worker hour requirements for completion of job assignments.
  • Interprets company policies to workers.
  • Interprets specifications and job orders to workers, and assigns duties.

Supervisory Responsibilities: Provide leadership and personal support to work team; coach, guide, nurture and develop the right people; "walk the talk". Drive company focus, manage culture, encourage a strong work ethic and foster an environment of trust and respect. Communicate and support company policies and decisions in a positive manner. Train employees to do their job and set standards for work performance. Recognize and address performance strengths and challenges of staff. Handle employee issues, concerns, and complaints in an objective and confidential manner.

Job Requirements


  • Associate's degree (A. A.) or equivalent from two-year college or technical school; or
  • 3-6 years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • At least 2 years of supervision experience.Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:
  • Excellent communication skills both oral and written
  • Excellent organization skills
  • Strong leadership and motivational skills
  • Computer proficiency in MS Office, Kronos Software
  • Ability to maintain positive work atmosphere by communicating effectively with clients, management, peers, and subordinates
  • Strong negotiation and mediation skills
  • Strong analytical skills
  • Ability manage and prioritize projects under tight time constraints
  • Highly organized, accurate and detail oriented


  • Must have a valid driver's license and a driving record acceptable to the company's insurance carrier.
  • State certifications in one or all areas:

D1 - Water Distribution

T1 - Water Treatment

W1 - Wastewater Plant Operation

  • Electrical/electronic certifications
  • PLC programming and trouble shooting

Physical Demands:

N (Not Applicable)-Activity is not applicable to this occupation.

O (Occasionally)-Occupation requires this activity up to 33% of the time (0-2.5 + hrs/day)

F (Frequently)-Occupation requires this activity from 33% - 66% of the time (2.5-5.5 + hrs/day)

C (Constantly)-Occupation requires this activity more than 66% of the time (5.5 + hrs/day)

Stand-C, Walk-C, Sit-O, Handling/Fingering-F, Reaching Outward-F, Reaching Above Shoulder-O, Climb-O, Crawl-O, Squat or Kneel-O, Bend-O, Working at the Computer-O

Lift/Carry Push/Pull Other Physical Requirements

10 lbs or Less O 12 lbs or Less O Vision (Near, Distance)

11 lbs to 20 lbs F 13 lbs to 25 lbs O Sense of Sound

21 lbs to 50 lbs F 26 lbs to 40 lbs F Sense of Touch

51 lbs to 100 lbs O 41 lbs to 100 lbs F Ability to wear Personal Protective Equipment (steel toe boots, safety glasses)

Over 100 lbs N Over 100 lbs F

Work Environment: The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly exposed to outside weather conditions. The employee is frequently exposed to moving mechanical parts and extreme heat. The employee is occasionally exposed to wet and/or humid conditions; high, precarious places; fumes or airborne particles; toxic or caustic chemicals; risk of electrical shock; and vibration. The noise level in the work environment is usually loud.

About The Family Coppola

The Family Coppola encompasses all of the things Francis loves most-cinema, wine, food, resorts and adventure-and embraces quality, authenticity and pleasure as a backbone to each of these vibrant business endeavors.

Our people are driven by the cultural values of respect, integrity, innovation, passion, teamwork, and embracing change. Our employees love working here for our sense of "family" community. We've been recognized as one of The Best Places to Work in the North Bay multiple years in a row.

Keywords: Francis Ford Coppola Winery, Santa Rosa , Assistant Manager, Maintenance, Other , Geyserville, California

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