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Warehouse Team Leader

Requisition Id:  364

Aberlour, Scotland, GB, AB38 9RX

About Edrington

Edrington’s vision is to give more by crafting exceptional ultra-premium spirit brands. The Macallan is our central focus, supported by Highland Park and The Glenrothes in the fast-growing single malt category and Naked Malt in the blended malt category. Our portfolio is completed with The Famous Grouse Blended Scotch Whisky, Brugal premium rum from the Dominican Republic and Noble Oak American Whiskey. Edrington also has strategic partnerships for No.3 London Dry Gin and Wyoming Whiskey. 

Remuneration and Package

  • Salary £38,000 - £43,000 per annum
  • 37 days holiday + 4 Giving More Days
  • Attractive pension 
  • Share reward scheme
  • Global wellbeing programme 
  • Product Allowance

Position Summary

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a team leader to join our dayshift team.  The purpose of this role is to ensure that the Macallan Business Unit (customer) needs and HMRC regulations are fulfilled with particular regard to minimising maturation losses, carrying out a full annual stock check and delivering the required sampling plan. This includes all cask integrity check activity, low cask utilisation, cask stock checking, cask re-gauging and delivering sampling requirements.  A key aspect of the role will involve working closely with operators and senior operators to ensure all day to day operations are delivered whilst also working with the warehouse manager and MAC BU to support future requirements and overall business strategy.

Job Description

Reporting to the Senior Warehouse Manager, key tasks and responsibilities of these roles include:

  • Collaborate with Macallan BU and deliver excellent quality and service to plan.
  • This role will have responsibility for managing all tap & repair activity, low cask utilisation, cask stock checking within warehouses and delivering sampling and cask re-gauge requirements.
  • Ensure all daily, weekly monthly checks are completed in relation to warehouses, sample traceability and stock cask.
  • Support Senior Warehouse Operations Manager and Warehouse Planning Controller to manage warehouse vacuity - achieving most effective maturation whilst minimising losses and insurance risks.
  • Manage and lead the development of a team of senior operators and operators.
  • Responsibility for compliance with HMRC, HSE and environmental legislation.
  • Ensure site security controls are adhered to.
  • Play an integral role in the Transform Operations programme and for the North warehousing function including collaboration with GWR and Buchley.
  • Promote a culture of continuous improvement and operational excellence across warehouse operations.
  • Support the management of the overall Macallan warehouse team budget.
  • Manage effectively warehouse labour requirements and equipment utilisation in collaboration with other warehouse operations team leaders.
  • Management of external contractors as required within plant area.
  • Provide a 24hr on call service on a rota basis.

Skills and Experience

Applicants should have previous experience gained within a warehouse and/or production environment, with HMRC and H&S awareness, and suitable qualifications i.e. IOSH Managing Safely.  You will have a proven record of people management and leadership and a strong awareness of environmental regulations.  Experience with Microsoft Office packages, particularly Excel is preferred and strong planning and organisation skills with the ability to take an innovative approach when appropriate. Competency in sensory analysis of casks desirable. 

Employee Value Proposition

At Edrington, you will experience an incredible culture based on respect and giving more. We are exceptionally passionate about our brands and genuinely care about our people, continually investing in their development and wellbeing. Join Edrington and make a world of difference.