Operations Operative – Bristol

Company Name: Accolade Wines Australia Ltd

Location: Bristol, GB

Job Duration: 2021-11-13 to 2021-12-13


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 Operatives to join our End of Line team at our bottling site in Avonmouth, Bristol on an 18-month fixed term contract. 

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

Key responsibilities include:

•    Accountable for the efficient and safe operation of material stores, Goods in and End of Line
•    Operate all MHE, mobicon, counterbalance reach truck & VNA on a rotational basis 
•    Operate FLT’s and IT systems to ensure optimum performance is achieved
•    Enter relevant data into business system interfaces (JDE, MIS, Red Prairie etc)
•    Work as part of the team for the restitution of bags from containers and recycling of all waste materials onsite
•    Be fully trained on at least one piece of production line equipment 

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 £31,701.87 per year (£15.90 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