Logistics & Production Coordinator

Saturday, 11 July, 2020
Lizette Tolken     0218422370

Boekenhoutskloof Winery is seeking to employ a Logistics and Production Coordinator at its Helderberg facility, located between Stellenbosch and Somerset West. With a brand portfolio that is well-established domestically and internationally, we pride ourselves in the quality of our wines as we continuously strive for excellence in all areas of our operations.

Role in the company

The Logistics & Production Coordinator’s role is to be an effective link between our Production and Logistics departments and to assist with the availability of stock to meet demand as and when needed, by processing orders, liaising with distribution partners regarding ready dates, coordinating effective production schedules, managing the procurement of the necessary dry goods as well as supervising the warehousing function, including stock control right through to assisting with successful loading of consignments and the completion of the associated administration. This goes hand in hand with smooth flow of communication to all relevant parties, consisting internally of the Logistics Manager, the Bottling Manager and the wine-making team, and externally of suppliers, customers, distribution- and logistics partners. Reporting to the Chief Winemaker, it will be expected of the Logistics and Production Coordinator to fulfill the role of Logistics Manager and/or Bottling Manager from time to time, if needs be.

Key Performance Areas:

  • Assisting with export and bottling documentation
  • Wine Online administration
  • SAWIS documentation (from bottling to finished goods)
  • Stock accounting and managing of dry goods
  • Logistics administration (including assisting with transfer of stock between warehouses, delivery notes and relevant documentation)
  • Quality and process controls

 Areas of Responsibility:

  • planning of stock needed for production processes
  • SAWIS submissions & compliance with SAWIS legislation (including pink cards)
  • all production runs (bottling & labelling)
  • ordering in of all stock (including dry goods, bottles & screw-caps)
  • In-Process administration/ensuring our schedule and runs are updated timeously
  • stock and system coordination and control
  • scheduling of runs onto EzyWine
  • submission of documentation to and liaison with our accounts department
  • managing our dry goods and label controllers
  • procurement of all stock and dry goods for bottling and labelling processes
  • stock take on inter alia dry goods
  • reconcile stock on system with physical stock
  • liaison with suppliers to monitor and manage buffer stock
  • arrange bottling with Bottling Manager
  • health & safety duties in production and warehouse areas
  • all sample requests


  • Highly organized and structured individual with above average attention to detail
  • B. Com. or similar tertiary academic qualification
  • Minimum of 5 years’ experience in a similar position
  • An excellent management and leadership track record
  • Knowledge of EzyWine or similar ERP system, and the Office 365 Application Suite would be an advantage
  • Thorough understanding of and hands-on experience with export- and logistics administration and SAWIS documentation
  • Exceptional communication skills
  • Above average analytical- and computational thinking skills

 Please forward your CV to lizette@boekenhoutskloof.co.za before 17 July 2020. If you have not heard from us within two weeks of the closing date, kindly view your application as unsuccessful.