Winery Manager - Berri Estates

Accolade Wines
Old Sturt Highway
Glossop, SA 5344
Application Closing Date
Manages Others
Experience Required
Degree Required
Employment Type
Work Schedule
Full Time - Permanent
Light Domestic Travel
Job Description
Reporting to the Operations Director – Berri Estates and Stanley Wines, the Winery Manager will have complete responsibility for the efficient and effective performance of all operational activities at the Berri Estates Winery. This ‘hands on’ role will offer you the opportunity to have great influence over capital work projects, as well as a focus on implementing best practice continuous improvement initiatives across the site.
Job Requirements
Key responsibilities of the role include:
• Managing all site production planning, vintage intake planning, budgeting, compliance and expense management
• Managing site planning and development and all site capital works
• Monitoring the status of all product blends produced on site and with the Winemaking teams, ensuring all bulk wine, packaging and bottling requirements are met
• Managing bulk wine inventory, including month end and end of Vintage stock takes
• Engendering an efficient, effective and best practice/continuous improvement approach to all winery production activities
• Involvement in the maintenance of the group’s production management systems including the bulk wine and spirit system, and the JDE production system
• Ensuring effective and productive site industrial and employee relations, and the ongoing development of people

About you
To be successful in this role, you will possess:
• Relevant tertiary qualifications in Business, Science, Engineering or a related field
• Proven experience in a significant winery or related operation is essential
• Outstanding verbal and written communication skills with the ability to lead, inspire, engage, guide and motivate employees
• Skills as an effective change manager with a continuous improvement mentality
• Ability to use initiative, be solution focused and utilise strong problem-solving skills
• Ability to work under pressure in a fast-paced environment
• Strong negotiation skills with confidence in making important business decisions
Although not essential, a winemaking background will be highly regarded.
Accolade Wines will provide the ideal climate and a hand-picked rewards package for you to make a difference in our successful and growing business.

Employer Contact Information
Accolade Wines
Reynell Road
Reynella SA 5161
Drawing on a proud heritage based on one of the first wineries established in Australia, Accolade Wines has evolved into a global wine company with some of the worlds best-known brands sold in over 80 countries, including Australia, the UK, Mainland Europe, the US, Canada, Japan and China.

The business is the number one wine company by volume in the UK and Australia, with a portfolio of brands ranging from the historic Hardys, the number one Australian wine brand in the UK and significant wine brand in Mainland Europe, through to Kumala, the number one South African wine brand in the UK. The UK portfolio also includes Echo Falls, the third largest wine brand in the UK, Stowells, the number one wine brand in the on-premise trade, Banrock Station (Australia), the UKs number one environmentally-friendly wine brand and South African Fish Hoek and Flagstone. The portfolio also includes various other premium branded wines and a Wine Fusion portfolio including Stones Ginger Wine, Stone's Ginger Joe alcoholic ginger beer and Babycham.

Accolade Wines is headquartered at Reynella, South Australia, and has offices in Guildford (Surrey, UK), Bristol, Sydney, Brisbane, Perth, Melbourne, Singapore, Stellenbosch, Tokyo, Moscow and Amsterdam.

The company has more than 1800 employees in Australia, the UK, Europe, Asia and South Africa.

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