Operations Technician

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 Operations Technician to join our End of Line team at our bottling site in Avonmouth, Bristol on an 18-month fixed term contract. In this position you will take a lead role within the team and ensure the manufacturing department is supplied with the correct quantity of material. 

Our production team operate on an annualised shift pattern (working days and nights: 7am-7pm/ 7pm-7am). 

Key responsibilities include:

•    Understand material specifications and identify and rectify any issues that arise 
•    Lead quality within the team, carrying out associated testing on line and assist in administration of quality records including rework, RFT, complaints and unsaleable stock
•    Operate FLT’s and IT systems to ensure optimum performance is achieved
•    Enter relevant data into business system interfaces (JDE, MIS, Red Prairie etc)
•    Operate within a lean philosophy ensuring continuous improvements across all areas of business processes are achieved

What you’ll bring:

•    Ideally you will have experience working in an operational role within a Warehouse, End of Line or Packaging environment 
•    Ideally hold a fork-lift truck license
•    GCSE or equivalent in Maths and English 
•    You will be willing to learn and work effectively as part of a team 

What you can expect:

Starting salary of £35,505.31 per year (£17.80 per hour) as well as a fantastic range of benefits including an onsite gym, staff wine shop 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