Planning & Logistics Manager

Wednesday, 15 November, 2023
Megan McDonald    
Walker Bay  

Join the Excitement at Benguela Cove Lagoon Wine Estate as our Production and Logistics Manager!

Are you passionate about the world of wine production and logistics? Benguela Cove Lagoon Wine Estate is looking for an exceptional Production and Logistics Manager to join our team and play a pivotal role in our dynamic and fast-paced environment.

About Benguela Cove Lagoon Wine Estate: Nestled in the heart of innovation and excellence, Benguela Cove Lagoon Wine Estate is a trailblazer in the wine industry. We pride ourselves on crafting exceptional wines and delivering an unparalleled experience to our customers. As our Production and Logistics Manager, you will be at the forefront of our commitment to quality and efficiency.



  1. Production Planning (bottled wine):
    • Expertly forecast and communicate production needs to suppliers.
    • Execute seamless procurement processes (PO, order, GRV).
    • Coordinate labelling and rework schedules with precision.
    • Ensure the availability of dry goods for production.
    • Oversee warehouse controller, ensuring quality control and efficiency.
  2. Admin:
    • Manage Pink Cards and BG9 seal applications with finesse.
    • Handle sensorial approvals and renewals.
    • Facilitate final certification (BG11) processes.
    • Lead monthly SAWIS submissions (SAWIS 5 and 7) and cellar stock reconciliation for accounts.
    • Drive the success of our annual stocktake.
    • Efficiently manage WineMS processes, including PO, GRV, and Labelling runs.
    • Contribute to tender and product information sheet creation.


  1. Exports:
    • Receive and process export orders promptly.
    • Collaborate with the warehouse team to verify stock accuracy.
    • Check invoices meticulously for accuracy.
    • Liaise with freight forwarders for export certificate details.
    • Coordinate delivery logistics seamlessly.
    • Ensure compliance with SAWIS 6 for exports.
  2. Warehouse/Dispatching:
    • Manage the stock inbox and warehouse operations efficiently.
    • Assist in scheduling reworks and provide oversight to the warehouse controller.
    • Coordinate off-site warehouse stock with precision.
    • Process orders for local and online sales seamlessly.
  3. Customer Relationships:
    • Respond promptly to customer orders and queries.
    • Serve as the primary contact point for representatives and export agents.

Skills and Competencies:

  • 3 years' + experience in a similar role.
  • Cellar management experience is advantageous.
  • Strong analytical skills.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Team player with a flexible and can-do attitude.
  • Exceptional time management and organizational skills.
  • Attention to detail and a commitment to work accuracy.

If you're ready to bring your expertise to Benguela Cove Lagoon Wine Estate and be part of an exciting journey in the world of wine production and logistics, apply now! Join our team and contribute to the legacy of excellence in the heart of the wine industry. ??? #BenguelaCove #WineEstate #LogisticsManager #ApplyNow

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