Distribution Centre Shift Supervisor

Date: 19 Jul 2024

Location: Berri, SA, Australia

Company: Accolade Wines

About us

At Accolade Wines, our purpose is to enrich everyday moments through our amazing wine brands. 


As one of the world’s leading wine companies, our award-winning portfolio includes beloved brands such as Hardys, Grant Burge, St Hallett, Mud House, Jam Shed and many more.

About the role

We are seeking applications for the role of Distribution Centre Shift Supervisors based in our state-of-the-art production facility at the Berri Estates Winery facility - the largest combined Winery and Packaging Facility in the southern hemisphere.


Reporting to the Assistant Logistics Manager, this role forms an integral part of our warehouse operations team working rotating shifts (morning, afternoon, and overnight) Monday to Friday each week, with occasional weekend work.


You’ll enjoy leading a committed team in the safe and efficient operations of all facets of warehousing alongside automated guided vehicles in our modern, climate-controlled warehouse.


Day to day duties will include (but are not limited to):

  • Working as an effective team member, leading, guiding, inspiring, and organising the warehouse team for the efficient picking, packing and loading of finished goods
  • Monitoring, maintaining and promoting safety, quality and continuous improvement requirements
  • Provision of mentoring and feedback to team members on performance
  • Contributing to continuous improvement processes within the lean philosophy 
  • Receiving incoming shipments and checking them against purchase orders
  • Undertaking regular inventory checks
  • Ensuring compliance with accreditation standards and participation in internal and external audits including implementation of actions to close out non-conformances
  • Using multiple system across warehouse WMS, AGV manage and JDE
  • Forklift operations in the picking, packing and loading of finished goods

About you

To be considered for this role you’ll have:

  • Extensive knowledge and experience in warehousing 
  • A sound understanding of health and safety compliance
  • Current forklift licence
  • Initiative and problem solving skills in a workplace environment
  • Clear and effective communication skills to confidently sharing knowledge and contribute ideas
  • A professional approach to work demonstrating flexibility, and taking ownership
  • Self motivation and the ability to work well under pressure 
  • Formal qualifications in Transport & Distribution (Warehousing & Storage) Certificate III or equivalent (desirable but not essential)
  • Experience or involvement with a lean implementation program and culture (desirable but not essential)

What you can expect:

Accolade Wines will provide the ideal climate for you to make a difference in our successful and growing business.  You will also have access to:

  • Opportunities for professional development and training
  • Wages paid in accordance with the Accolade Wines (Wine Industry South Australia) Enterprise Agreement
  • 5 weeks annual leave plus 2 weeks RDOs 
  • Staff recognition rewards program
  • Paid Parental Leave
  • Accolade Wines Anniversary day off
  • Accolade Wines Go Beyond Day off
  • Staff Wine allowance and unique wine specials
  • Access to onsite physiotherapy
  • Annual Flu Vaccination Program
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Various other exclusive employee discounts

Watch us in action here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gRtn17Hgz8M

Interested in finding out more? Apply today! 


At Accolade Wines we are dedicated to building a diverse, dynamic and inclusive culture.