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Tenuta Vineyards - Winemaker Resume Example

Noah Smith
  • XXX XXXXXXXX XXXXX, Tracy, CA 95376
Winemaker / Production Manager 
Dedicated winemaker with hands on approach to all aspects of wine-making activities.
 Passionate and motivated, with a drive for excellence.  Production Manager with more than 17 years experience and a proven track record working in the Life Science Industry with extensive experience with the manufacturer of genetic research equipment.
Motivated leader with strong organizational and prioritization abilities. Able to work with cross-functional teams as well as independently. Performs under extreme situations of high stress while providing expected deliverables. Excellent multi-tasking skills at high levels, while meeting all revenue and quality targets.
  • Time Management
  • Judgment and Decision Making
  • Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint
  • World Class Manufacturing
  • Lean Manufacturing
  • Certified ISO 9000 & 9001 auditor
  • SAP
  • Forklift Certified 
Winemaker, 08/2005 to Present
Tenuta Vineyards Livermore, CA
  • 6,000 case winery specializing in small lot production and Custom Crush Services) Routine duties included but are not limited to: Commitment to excellence and high standards.
  • Operation and maintenance of crusher destemmer, (2) 3 ton bladder presses, performing punch downs or pump-overs as required, monitor brix levels through fermentation.
  • Determining appropriate yeast strains and M/L bacteria for inoculation and nutrients and other cellar additions.
  • Performing lab tests for ML Completion, PH, TA, and SO2 levels, interpreting lab results from outside laboratories and determine appropriate actions as required.
  • Responsible for the operation of filtration devices utilizing DE, cartridge membrane, and pad methods for final filtration prior to bottling.
  • Set up and operation of semi-automated bottling and labeling systems.
  • Performs all levels of bottling line and equipment operation.
  • Train and direct work instructions to volunteer workforce and also interns from the Las Positas College wine program.
Sr. Operations Supervisor, 05/1988 to 08/2005
Applied Biosystems, a Division of Applera Corpora Foster City, CA
  • Managed 30+ production personnel in a traditional production environment and within a cross-functional project team.
  • Strong interpersonal skills with the ability to determine appropriate tact based on the situation at hand.
  • Effective communication skills both written and orally.
  • Mediated employee conflicts and other disciplinary issues as required.
  • Increased production rate of flagship DNA Sequencer product line from 3M quarterly revenue to 11M quarterly over a three-month period, followed by a 22M revenue in the third consecutive quarter.
  • Coordinated with R&D development teams on east coast to transfer product to Foster City to begin pilot manufacturing.
  • Provide breadboard development work area and Technician support to manufacture development breadboard units on several projects simultaneously.
  • Worked closely with R&D group in the manufacture and sustaining support of developmental prototype instruments for deployment to various engineering disciplines for further product development.
  • Hire, train, evaluate, or discharge staff or resolve personnel grievances.
  • Prepare and maintain production reports or personnel records.
AS: Business Administration, University of Phoenix - San Jose, California
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Previous Companies:

  • Tenuta Vineyards
  • Applied Biosystems
  • a Division of Applera Corpora

Previous Job Positions:

  • Winemaker
  • Sr Operations Supervisor


  • University of Phoenix

Level of Education:

  • AS

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