Shift Manager, Packaging - Berri (C)

Date: 23-Nov-2021

Location: Australia

Company: Accolade Wines

Enrich Your Everyday

Accolade Wines is the world’s leading provider of New World premium, commercial and value wines. We sell our wines in over 100 countries and have more than 1,600 dedicated employees in Australia, New Zealand, the UK, Europe, Asia, North America and South Africa and … we make some of the world’s best known brands!

Role Details

You will provide outstanding leadership, developing department personnel values and actions, which are consistent and supportive of the Company values.  You will continuously challenge, innovate and improve the department performance through the development of a Lean Culture and operational philosophy.

Your Key Accountabilities

  • Ensuring that production processes are managed and developed in a manner which achieve the targeted measures. To report and review performance against these measures on a weekly, monthly and annual basis
  • Ensuring that all personnel are competently trained and have an effective understanding of our business, its processes, objectives, standards,  measures and the impact their personal performance has on these measures
  • Leading departments in operating within the lean philosophy, ensuring continuous improvements across all areas of business process are achieved
  • Actively develop team working within both production and maintenance departments
  • Monitoring, maintaining and promoting safety, ensuring compliance with all relevant policies and to train all personnel accordingly

Other Accountabilities Include

  • Maintaining effective communication using a variety of mediums (team meetings, 1-1s, visual management, etc)
  • Participating in the development of the Quality system and to promote quality awareness and the pursuit of a right first time philosophy throughout the department
  • Providing regular feedback to all packaging operators on their individual performance and adherence to current policies and procedures, including the GMP policy, including counselling for under-performance
  • Ensuring department external and internal auditing requirements are satisfied and standards are achieved to meet external accreditation standards
  • Facilitating and develop productive cross-functional working relationships within the business
  • Preparing and present monthly CTM meetings

Your Knowledge and Skills


  • Technical Ability : Fully understand the philosophy of all control systems within glass manufacturing and retain and utilise this knowledge and skill
  • Safety Awareness: Demonstrates health and safety understanding and compliance
  • Relevant IT system knowledge
  • Analytical Ability & Decision Making: Ability to obtain information and identify key subjects required to understand strategic issues
  • Lean Processes: Understanding of Lean Processes


  • Builds Productive Working Relationships: Works as effective team member, leading, guiding & inspiring others
  • Communications: Communicates well at all levels: share ideas and contribute
  • Initiative Oriented: Take the initiative to problem solve, challenge & improve to deliver the agreed targets
  • Planning & Organisation: Excellent planning and organisational skills
  • Creativity & Innovation: Ability to generate innovative solutions to work situation
  • Professional & Emotional Maturity: Professional approach, demonstrating flexibility and ownership
  • Able to work well under pressure
  • Demonstrates enthusiasm and is self-motivated
  • Leadership skills: Outstanding leadership and Management Ability

Essential Qualifications

Minimum 5 years’ experience in a FMCG environment, with experience  operating  Glass Filling and Labelling machines, with Bertolaso and KRONES experience advantageous.

Minimum 3 years’ experience in a Management / Supervision role within a manufacturing facility specialising in the packaging of bottled wine

Involvement with a Lean  / Continuous Improvement implementation programme and culture desirable

Physical and Other Requirements

Our Company Values

Accolade Wines will provide you with the ideal climate and a hand-picked rewards package for you to make a difference in our successful and growing business.

At Accolade Wines, our name is our motto, so here's to you... and here's to your future!