Vintage Wine Estates, Inc.

QC Technician I - Ray's Station (Hopland, CA)

Job Locations US-CA-Hopland
Location : Name
Ray's Station Winery


Vintage Wine Estates, Inc. is a collection of vintner family-owned winery estates and brands based in Santa Rosa, California. We are an industry leader across all sales channels and dedicated to providing wine consumers with a range of wine selections from $10 to $100 dollars. Vintage Wine Estates is a dynamic, growing organization seeking a QC Technician to join our team. Customer service is central in our culture, with focus on both our external and our internal customers. We value individuals with an entrepreneurial spirit who enjoy working with a professional, results-driven team in a collaborative environment.


The Quality Control Technician role is responsible for performance of quality assurance activities in support of Ray’s Station Winery bottling production. The position supports bottling production through wine delivery, wine line sanitation, wine analysis for bottling and package inspection. The technician follows work instructions to assure product conforms to bottling specification, maintains quality records and aids the production team in problem identification and analysis.


  • Follows good manufacturing practices (cGMP) in performance of job assignments and communicates issues and opportunities for improvement to department personnel.
  • Work practices conform to the RSW quality management system requirements, work instructions, HACCP and food safety standards. The technician will hold all production employees accountable to best practices and documented work instructions.
  • The technician shall audit production work practices for conformance, completion of quality records and documented HACCP procedures and records.
  • Assist in creation and communication of bottling line specification work instructions from the NAV production information data base.
  • Perform routinely scheduled packaging bottling line audits including but not limited to:
    • Wine attributes for bottling using analytical instruments
    • Confirms package attributes using test equipment
    • Visual inspection of finished packages and work in progress
    • Inspect incoming packaging supply for compliance with specifications
  • Assists in production tests and evaluation of new materials providing, analysis written reports and recommendations to management
  • Other duties as assigned


  • High School graduate or GED
  • 2-3 Years’ experience with wine production or manufacturing process control
  • Communication skills in written and verbal English



  • 2 Year Associate of Science (AS) or
  • Food or wine production experience - 2 Years
  • Food sanitation or food safety training or certification
  • Ability to communicate in a small group setting
  • Food Safety and Quality Management System experience




  • Bilingual in Spanish and English, a plus

Vintage Wine Estates provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, marital or veteran status, or any other legally protected status.


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