Bulk Wine & Blending Operative (Wine Jobs: Vineyards & Cellars )

Full Time

  Accolade Wines

  Bristol, England

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 a Bulk Wine & Blending Operative to join our Production 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:

•    Operate assigned equipment and plant ensuring optimum performance is achieved at minimum cost and waste
•    Liaise with logistics over the scheduling of wines in line with the availability of tanks and communicate with the packaging and technical departments over product availability 
•    Ensure the equipment is maintained and services to improve efficiencies and assist in identifying and resolving root causes of running faults 
•    Responsible for all quality standards and testing of the product ensuring expected levels are achieved
•    Enter relevant data into business system interfaces (JDE, MIS, Red Prairie etc)

What you'll bring:

•    Ideally you will have experience working in an operational role with packaging machinery or similar 
•    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 

How To Apply


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