Project Engineer

Accolade Wines
Bristol, Avon
17 Jun 2017
17 Jul 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Salary circa £50k per annum (dependent on experience)

We have an opportunity for a Project Engineer to join our friendly team at our Accolade Park site in Bristol which employs over 500 people. Our Bristol site houses the largest bottling plant in the Northern Hemisphere bottling up to 1 million bottles of wine per day. We are investing £3 million into our Bristol site and have some exciting and innovative projects underway.

About us

Drawing on a proud heritage with 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 100 countries, including Australia, the UK, Mainland Europe, the US, South America, Canada, South Africa, Japan and China.

Accolade Wines is the number one wine company by volume in the UK and Australia, with a portfolio of brands ranging from the historic Hardys through to Kumala, the number one South African wine brand in the UK.

About the role

Opportunities like this do not come along often. We are an innovative organisation and our philosophy and vision for excellence in manufacturing is built on a LEAN foundation that is customised specifically for Accolade Wines. You’ll work alongside highly skilled colleagues in manufacturing on innovative assignments.

Reporting to our Head of Engineering, you will be required to deliver large scale engineering projects through all elements of project management through to execution.

One of our larger projects includes installing our own on-site wind turbine in addition to other high profile projects. Your responsibilities will include:

  • The full delivery of 4 key projects focused on renewable energy
  • Working with external agencies, planning boards, government agencies and contractors to ensure all legal obligations are met
  • Proactively manage contractors to ensure our projects are delivered on time
  • Researching and analysis of data / specifications of equipment and processes to provide solutions, advice and costings
  • Ensuring communication is maintained as a priority with all internal stakeholders

About you

You will be a qualified Engineer with substantial engineering project experience on a large scale, ideally in renewable energy. You’ll be delivery focused and able to work independently and have knowledge of power supply and power distribution (DNO level experience). A key requirement is engineering infrastructure design and scientific / mathematical research experience.

You’ll relish the opportunity and challenge this role will provide and the difference your skills and expertise can make to our award winning site.

Sound like your kind of drop?

In addition to a competitive salary we also offer a fantastic range of benefits including a company pension scheme, retail discounts and an on-site staff wine shop plus discounted wine online. We also have a subsidised canteen that provides breakfast and lunch and an onsite gym.

Our Accolade Park site is in Avonmouth Bristol and is a short drive from the M4 / M5 with free onsite parking. In addition there is a bus service from Bristol City Centre and Avonmouth Train station is local.

If this sounds like your next Engineering Project role please click on apply.

The closing date for this vacancy is 27th June 2017.