Bulk Wine & Concentrate Trading Coordinator ANZ

Date: 08-Jun-2022

Location: Adelaide, Australia

Company: Accolade Wines

About us

At Accolade Wines, our purpose is to enrich everyday moments. As one of the world’s leading wine companies, our award-winning portfolio includes beloved brands such as Hardys, Grant Burge, St Hallett, House of Arras, Mud House, Jam Shed and many more. We are one of the largest wine producers in the world – we’ve been around since 1836, and our portfolio has won nearly 9,000 international wine show awards in the last decade.

About the role

The driving force behind our business is our people – we have over 1,500 staff across Australia, the UK, Europe, Asia, South Africa, New Zealand and the Americas, and every one of us is passionate about making the ordinary extraordinary through our amazing wines.


We are now recruiting for a Bulk Wine and Concentrate Trading Coordinator ANZ to join our Supply Chain and Operations Team.  In this role, you will manage the bulk wine and concentrate budget and facilitate all process steps for bulk wine purchase and sales across Australia and New Zealand.  This includes, coordination of bulk shipments for both domestic and international markets and taking an active role in working with wineries, transport and ocean fright logistics, end to end supply chain and OTC.


You will be based in our Adelaide office, with flexibility to work from home.


This role is full-time and permanent.

Key responsibilities include:

•    Manage customer production requirements and sales schedules. 
•    Administer all functions of bulk and grape sourcing. 
•    Manage bulk wine shipment for sales and purchases, including liaising with freight forwarders/transport companies.
•    Supply samples, QA results and batch allocation for GJ Concentrate sales.
•    Prepare tasting notes and maintenance of sample database for 3rd party bulk wine purchases.
•    Gather and disseminate LIP’s, COA’s & WIS’ for bulk wine purchases and sales.
•    Obtain quotes & update pricing and pricelists for non-intercompany shipments.
•    Maintain JDE & MDM database in relation to bulk wine codes and vintages.
•    Reconciliation of customer specific requirements for shipping queries and documentations.
•    Liaise with compliance bodies (internal and external), external laboratories and government entities.
•    Develop strong working relationships with key stakeholders, to help direct information when required.
•    Trouble-shoot problems within the bulk wine structure and identify lead time issues and suggestions for improving freight budget.
•    Identify opportunities within current work practices to continually improve the bulk wine processes, striving to improve and deliver efficiencies.

What you’ll bring:

•    Practical understanding of the Sales Order Processing to cash role.
•    University degree in International Trade / Business Management or related discipline is preferable.
•    Minimum 3-5 years’ experience in Export & Import role.
•    Viticulture or Wine qualification advantageous.
•    Proactivity, excellent organisational skills and a passion for wine!

What you can expect:

An annual wine allowance, on top of your salary!


You heard right – you’ll get money to spend on our amazing wines, as well as a fantastic range of benefits including a gym subsidy and employee assistance program. Plus, a whole host of career opportunities across the world. 


Want to see our fabulous bottling site in the UK, and find out more about our products? Watch us in action here: https://player.vimeo.com/video/296545118