Manufacturing Engineer

Date: 30-Jun-2022

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 Park’

Accolade Wines’ UK manufacturing facility ‘The Park’ is a multi-award winning bottling facility, employing almost 400 people and producing 25 million 9L case equivalents of wine each year. Our state of the art manufacturing and blending plant has the ability to package an extensive range of formats, from 187ml to 1.5L in glass bottles, plastic bottles, cans and bag in box, through to 1.5L to 10L casks.  With six packaging lines and the capacity to produce 1,200 bottles of wine every minute, The Park is also home to the largest wine warehouse and distribution centre in Europe (80,000m²). 

About the role

We are now recruiting for a Manufacturing Engineer to join our Supply Chain and Operations team at The Park. 

Our Operations team operate on an annualised pattern working days and nights. 

This role is full-time and permanent.

Key responsibilities include:

•    Responsible for fault finding and rectifying root causes of issues within complex equipment and machinery
•    Full ownership of production line maintenance, breakdowns and machine improvements including overhauls
•    Responsible for all quality standards and testing of the products produced on the line ensuring optimum levels are achieved 
•    Ensure that the critical machine settings are maintained and serviced, to continually improve line efficiency and improvements to plant and business processes
•    Use and update business system interfaces (JDE, MIS, Red Prairie etc.)

What you’ll bring:

•    Ideally you will have experience working in an FMCG or packaging organisation and will be comfortable working in high speed environments
•    NVQ Level 3- Engineering 
•    You will be willing to learn and work effectively as part of a team

What you can expect:

An annual salary of £45,700 which increases to £47,000 after 6 months, as well as a fantastic range of benefits including an onsite gym, staff wine shop, 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: