Scheid Vineyards

Job Info
  1. Job Title: Assistant Equipment Manager, Vineyards
  2. Location: Greenfield, CA
  3. Number: 9831
  4. Post Date: 8/10/2017
Job description
  • Assist the Equipment Manager in overseeing the company’s fleet of tractors, A.T.V.s, trucks, harvesters, tractor implements, electric motors, gas and diesel engines and other electrical, mechanical, hydraulic and pneumatic equipment
  • Coordinate general repairs of mobile and non-mobile equipment necessary for efficient vineyard operations.
  • Properly, safely and productively use a wide range of electrical, pneumatic, hydraulic, gas and hand tools.
  • Assist/operate gas, ark, mig and tig welding for fabrication and repairs.
  • Transport equipment using commercial vehicles.
  • Trouble shoot and diagnose problematic and/or defective equipment. Assist in timely engineering of safe solution.
  • Use creative skills to invent new and/or improve current equipment to enhance vineyard mechanization
  • Ensure vineyard equipment team and ranch supervisors are equipped with proper tools/equipment.
  • Enlists internal and external resources to improve standard work processes and material handling methods.
  • Executes capital projects.
  • Improves and document the effectiveness of systems, policies and procedures.
  • Communicates with vineyard supervisors on equipment problems, work schedule changes and upcoming plans.
  • Participates in team meetings and make recommendations regarding quality enhancement, cost savings, improved safety.
  • Participates in and contributes to sustainability, lean manufacturing, and ISO efforts
  • Supervise all work completions in computer based GPS based remote asset management/tracking program (GeoForce)
  • Provide input and develop annual equipment capital budgets and farming equipment maintenance plans.
  • Monitors and manage parts and materials purchasing, invoicing and approvals.
  • Facilitate equipment specific training and documentation.
  • Support vineyard equipment special needs/requests.
  • Assist in compliance management and regulatory agencies (DOT, EPA, Hazardous waist, CalOSHA.


  • Degree in Industrial Maintenance Technology or other similar trade certificate
  • 5 or more years of technical production, operations, or technical maintenance management
  • 5 years of supervisory experience
  • Bilingual in English and Spanish is a must
  • Experience working in a Union a plus
  • GPS bases telemetry and remote asset management.
  • Regulatory and compliance management.


  • Required to lift and carry product and equipment weighing up to 50 pounds
  • Ability to stand for long periods of time
  • Ability to push and pull heavy objects
  • Ability to climb, stoop, bend and lift

Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a complete listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job.  Duties, responsibilities or activities may change at any time with or without notice.

Scheid Vineyards, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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