Bulk Wine & Blending Operator

Date: 22-Jul-2021

Location: Bristol, GB

Company: Accolade Wines

Enrich Your Everyday

At Accolade Wines, our purpose is to enrich everyday moments through our amazing wine brands. It goes without saying that everything we do as an organisation and as individuals is in service of fulfilling this purpose.
As one of the world’s leading wine companies, our award-winning portfolio includes loved brands such as Hardys, Grant Burge, St Hallett, House of Arras, Petaluma, Banrock Station, Mud House, Jam Shed, Tatachilla, Brookland Valley and many more.

The driving force behind our business is our people, their expertise, their passion and their professionalism. With over 1,400 dedicated employees in Australia, the UK, Europe, Asia, South Africa, New Zealand and North and South America, it is our teamwork that sets us apart.

About the role and location

We have a new opportunity for a  Bulk Wine & Blending Operative to join our Manufacturing team  at The Park site close to the M5 near Bristol. 
Working hours: Annualised shift pattern (days & nights). This is a 12 month Fixed Term Contract. 

About the role – Key Accountabilities

  • To liaise with logistics over the scheduling of wines in line with the availability of tanks
  • To liaise and communicate with the packaging and technical departments over the availability of wine
  • To operate assigned equipment and plant ensuring optimum dept performance is achieved at minimum cost and waste
  • Responsible for all quality standards and testing of the product ensuring expected levels are achieved.  To fully support and assist in relation to all quality matters and testing
  • To work within the framework of the agreed team principles, fully supporting the Team Leader and working towards the achievement of the team objectives
  • To identify and assist in rectification of root causes of the running faults within the machinery
  • To ensure that the equipment are maintained and serviced, to continually improve efficiency and improvements to plant and business processes
  • To ensure all levels of safety within the department are maintained to the correct standard
  • To be competent and able to provide training of operational processes to both new and current employees
  • To be willing and able to assist and cover other teams or Operatives according to the needs of the business
  • Enter relevant data into business system interfaces (JDE, MIS, Red Prairie etc)
  • To actively engage with area manager and other employees regarding SOP generation and review.

About you

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

About the offer

In addition to a competitive salary we also offer a fantastic range of benefits
If this sounds like your next role please click on the apply button.  The closing date for the vacancy is  5th August 2021. 
Like to see our fabulous bottling site and find out more about our products – then click on the video: https://player.vimeo.com/video/296545118