Bulk Wine & Blending Operative

Date: 01-Oct-2021

Location: Bristol, GB

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 a total of 8,846 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 Process Operative (in Bulk Wine & Blending) to join our Manufacturing team at The Park site close to the M5 near Bristol. The Manufacturing team operate on an annualised shift pattern (days & nights). 


This role is full-time and permanent.

Key responsibilities include

•    Liaise and communicate with logistics and packaging teams on the availability of wines 
•    Operate, maintain and service assigned equipment ensuring optimum department performance and continuous improvement 
•    Responsible for all quality standards and testing of the product 
•    To identify and assist in rectification of root causes of the running faults within the machinery
•    Identify and assist in rectification of root causes of the running faults within the machinery
•    Enter relevant data into business system interfaces (JDE, MIS, Red Prairie etc)

What you'll bring

You will ideally have an Intermediate WSET qualification or equivalent or willingness to obtain if required, a GCSE in Maths and English (or equivalent), and an NVQ level 2 in Manufacturing Operations. 

What you can expect

A fantastic range of benefits including a gym subsidy and employee assistance program. Plus a whole host of career opportunities. 
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