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!
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
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!
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