Job Status: Filled

Warehouse Operative (Wine Jobs: Vineyards & Cellars )

Full Time

  Simpsons Wine Estate (

  Canterbury, Kent, England

Simpsons’ Wine Estate is seeking a hard-working and energetic Warehouse Operator to join its experienced team. This individual would be based at the winery in Barham. They will:

  • exude a strong team-working ethos, as well as an ability to adapt quickly to new tasks
  • have an excellent eye for detail and reasonable level of fitness
  • be mechanically minded, with experience of working with machinery
  • hold a proficiency certificate for forklift operation
  • be flexible in working extended hours when necessary
  • be flexible in working extended hours when necessary

The job will consist of the following responsibilities:

  • packing finished goods and order preparation for the sales team
  • deliveries to trade & private customers
  • receival, dispatch and storage of goods in the warehouse
  • assisting the wine team with logistics around tirage, disgorgement and still wine bottling
  • storage and management of dry goods associated with the above interventions
  • operating a Mecamarc ‘Jade’ labelling and foiling machine
  • stacking, loading and unloading riddling cages and stillages
  • ensuring work areas and machinery are kept clean and tidy at all times
  • occasionally assist with general tasks in the winery

Own transport is essential and we would request that the successful candidate lives within a reasonable distance of the winery.

Understanding of the beverage industry and competence in Excel will be positively viewed and salary will be commensurate with previous experience.

This position is a permanent, full-time role that will begin with a 3-month probationary period. Please submit your CV and covering letter via email.

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