External Operations and Blending Scheduler (Wine Jobs: Management & Administration)

Full Time

  Accolade Wines UK

  Bristol, GB, England

Salary Circa £27,500 dependent on experience plus excellent benefits and staff wine allowance.

About the role

We have an opportunity for a External Operations and Blending Scheduler to join our Operations Planning team at our Accolade Park site close to the M5 near Bristol.

About the location

Accolade Park  is the largest bottling plant in the Northern Hemisphere UK Headquarters in Weybridge.  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.

About the role

Blending is an exciting new function at Accolade and within this role you will be managing all productions at external packing facilities, seeing all productions through from demand signals to finished goods receipt and closing out works orders. You will ensure all inventory at all locations are accurately managed and visible. You will also be managing the site blending schedule and will ensure that all stakeholders are aligned to all upcoming blends.

About you

You will be customer focused and possess a high level of systems knowledge (ideally JDE & WMS). You will have production scheduling experience and know your way around a spreadsheet. You will be focused on attention to detail and will be able to stay calm under pressure.

Ideally you will have some customer/supplier facing experience and have a background in inventory management.

You will have the flexibility to work out of office hours and will be expected to travel occasionally to our external packing facilities

About the offer

In addition to a competitive salary we also offer a fantastic range of benefits including private medical cover, 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 13th March 2018.

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