Bulk Wine & Blending Operative (Emus) - Bristol

Employment Type:
Full Time
Accolade Wines
Job Ref:

Bulk Wine and Blending Operative

Salary circa £29,500 per annum plus excellent benefits.

About the role

Due to an internal promotion we currently recruiting for a Bulk Wine and Blending Operative to join our Manufacturing Team at our Accolade Park site close to the M5 near Bristol. You will have the chance to learn about the wine industry within the UK's Number 1 Wine Company, where you can gain WSET qualifications and develop your career.

About the location

Accolade Park is the largest bottling plant in the Northern Hemisphere. In 2015 we were delighted to be the Winners of the World Class Manufacturing award at The Manufacturer MX Awards. Over 500 of our 1700 staff across the world are based here, and enjoy the benefits of a fantastic onsite subsidised, gym, exercise classes, staff wine shop and free parking. In addition there is a bus service from Bristol City Centre and St Andrews train station is nearby.

About Accolade Wines

Drawing on our proud heritage as one of the first wineries established in Australia, Accolade Wines has evolved into a global wine company with some of the world's best known brands sold in over 130 countries. Today our portfolio comprises of more than 35 wineries and brands from premium regions in Australia, New Zealand, South Africa, Chile and California. This breadth makes us one of the world's leading providers of New World premium, commercial and value wines. In the UK our most popular and market leading brands are Hardy's, Kumala and Echo Falls, including the exciting recent addition of Echo Falls Vodka seen here on Twitter

About the role - Detail

You will be a key member of a multi disciplined Bulk Wine and Blending team liaising with the Quality, Packaging and Scheduling teams to maintain bulk wine liquid availability. You will also be accountable for product quality and process performance and to assist in achieving continuous performance improvements. You will plan and prepare tanks and equipment as necessary to receive wines and process blended liquids as scheduled to meet the packaging plan whilst minimising waste and conforming to regulations.

About you

You will have the technical ability to fully understand all control systems within our manufacturing environment and be able to retain and utilise this knowledge and skill. You will be able to work as an effective team member, collaborating cross functionally where required.

You will have GCSE English or maths equivalent and NVQ Level 2 (UK) in Manufacturing Operations. Ideally you will have an intermediate WSET qualification or equivalent or willingness to obtain if required.

About the offer

In addition to a competitive salary we also offer a fantastic range of benefits including retail discounts, First Bus discounts, a staff wine allowance and even a free pass to Bristol Zoo.

If this sounds like your next role please click on the apply button. The closing date for the vacancy is 30th April 2018. Please note that should we receive a suitable amount of applications the closing date may be brought forward.

Like to see our fabulous bottling site and find out more about our products - then click on the video http://www.accolade-wines.com/our-company/production/

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