Production Operative

Date: 09-Oct-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 Packaging/ Production Operative to join our Production team  at The Park site close to the M5 near Bristol on a 9 month fixed term contract.  

Working hours: Annualised shift pattern (days & nights) 

About the role – Key Accountabilities

  • Fully accountable within a defined team for the production line but also across the whole of production and the site
  • To operate assigned equipment and plant ensuring optimum line performance is achieved
  • Proactively operate within a lean philosophy ensuring continuous improvements across all areas of business processes are achieved
  • Fully involved in a self reliant team, whilst delivering a positive contribution to our business
  • To work within the framework of the agreed team principles, fully supporting and working towards the achievement of the team objectives
  • Responsible for quality standards and testing of the product produced on the line ensuring optimum levels are achieved.  To fully support and assist in relation to all quality matters and testing
  • To identify and rectify root causes of the running faults within the machinery
  • To ensure that the critical machine settings are maintained and serviced, to continually improve line efficiency and improvements to plant and business processes
  • To ensure all levels of safety within the department are monitored and maintained to a high 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 (e.g. JDE, MIS, Red Prairie, etc)
  • To actively engage with area manager and other employees regarding SOP generation and review.

About you

You will have experience of an operational role with packaging machinery or similar.  You will hold a fork-lift truck licence and have a GCSE or equivalent in Maths and English and ideally an NVQ Level 2 (UK) in Manufacturing Operations.

About the offer

In addition to a competitive salary we also offer a fantastic range of benefits.
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