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Quality Assurance Engineer - Geyserville, CA 95441

Delicato Family Wines


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Position Purpose

Acting on own initiative, the Quality Assurance Engineer identifies potential or existing quality issues, assists with responses to customer complaints, analyzes site quality data trends and leads root cause analysis to drive improvement in processes. The Quality Assurance Engineer utilizes the Lean Six Sigma DMAIC (Define, Measure, Analyze, Improve, Control) process and manages multiple projects within all areas of the winery.

Essential Duties

  • Performs internal investigations for customer complaints for bulk wine and case goods programs to determine root cause and implement appropriate corrective actions
  • Provides technical support to the Quality Control team at designated site
  • Develops and implements quality control response plans for out of specification situations
  • Drives packaging Quality Assurance upstream to prevent production of non-conforming product
  • Works within SAP to manage the finished product hold and release process for designated site
  • Assists with site compliance to quality and food safety standards, and serves as an internal auditor
  • Performs Six Sigma DMAIC projects to drive quality improvements
  • Works with the Packaging Engineer and vendors to resolve non-conforming material issues
  • Assists Packaging Engineer with new material qualifications
  • Performs air quality monitoring in key areas of designated site
  • Assists with pest control program management at designated site
  • Other duties may be assigned

Non-Essential Duties

  • Other duties may be assigned

Minimum Requirements

Education and Experience

  • Bachelorís degree in a science discipline
  • 5+ years experience in Quality Control/Assurance
  • Project management experience and strong problem-solving skills in an individual role and as a team facilitator
  • Experience with SAP desired
  • Experience utilizing statistics and the Six Sigma DMAIC process
  • Experience with packaging and packaging material quality preferred


Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

  • Excellent interpersonal, oral and written communication skills
  • Ability to make independent decisions, communicate and defend them
  • Ability to support and manage multiple projects simultaneously with organizational skills in a fast-paced environment
  • Exhibit a professional demeanor, particularly in stressful situations
  • Computer literacy in a Microsoft environment (Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint, Visio, OneNote)


Certificates and Licenses

  • Six Sigma Greenbelt Certification desired
  • Acceptable driving history with valid Driverís License
  • HAACP, ISO, FSSC, or other quality/food safety auditor certification

Work Standards

  • Acts in a manner reflective of the Company culture of High Moral Standards, Innovation and Continuous Evolution, Trust in Team, Continuous Improvement, and Sustainable Relationships
  • Communicates, interacts, and works effectively with others; receptive to feedback and coaching; voices concerns in a constructive manner
  • Demonstrates commitment to safety first; communicates safety concerns; promotes a safe work environment based on established safety standards and training
  • Follows all Company policies and procedures

Additional Comments

Management retains the discretion to add to or change the duties of the position at any time.

Delicato Family Wines offers its employees a generous and comprehensive benefits package. The core health insurance components include medical, dental and vision, where Delicato covers nearly the entire cost for employees and a large percentage for dependents. Additional health benefits include life, disability and flexible spending accounts. Other benefits include 401(k) with generous company match, discretionary profit sharing, paid time off (PTO), paid holidays, wine & merchandise discounts, tuition reimbursement, gym discounts & many more.


Delicato Family Wines is an Equal Opportunity Employer.




Nearest Major Market: Santa Rosa

Nearest Secondary Market: Petaluma

Job Segment: Six Sigma, Lean Six Sigma, Internal Audit, Program Manager, Management, Finance



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