Materials Planner

Date: 10-Nov-2021

Location: 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 Materials Planner to join our Planning team. In this role you will be responsible for the delivery of dry goods to the manufacturing plan, minimising risk and managing inventory. You will be able to build strong relationships with suppliers and assist in their performance management. 

You will be based at our bottling site in Avonmouth, Bristol, with flexibility to work from home.

This role is full-time and permanent.

Key responsibilities include

•    Manage relationships with suppliers by regular reviews and site visits
•    Review and set appropriate replenishment techniques to support SKUs and interfaces with daily MRP plans and ensure the MRP system reflect agreed quantities 
•    Review MRP daily outputs to ensure MOQs and IOQs are adhered to
•    Place orders where there are gaps between materials requirements and suppliers ATP
•    Liaise with suppliers at above market level to resolve any issues and anomalies 
•    Ensure sufficient materials are available for call-off in accordance with the latest production schedule

What you'll bring

•    Experience of manufacturing planning, S&OP & MRP-II & ERP environments, Advanced Planning Systems & ideally JDE
•    Advanced Excel skills including the ability to create and manage pivot tables and Vlookups. Design and manipulate complex trackers and create intricate formulas
•    Ability to manage multiple stakeholders

What you can expect

Salary c30,000 pa dependent on previous experience plus an annual wine allowance, on top of your salary! You heard right – you’ll get money to spend on our amazing wines, as well as a fantastic range of benefits including gym subsidy and employee assistance program. Plus a whole host of career opportunities across the world. And wine. Oh, also – wine.


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