Barrel Import Administrator

Mercurey Australia Pty Ltd
29 August 2023
PO Box 478, Australia
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Mercurey Australia Pty Ltd is sole agent for Tonnellerie de Mercurey barrels based in Mercurey, France. Mercurey Australia has operated for more than 30 years providing high quality hand crafted French Oak barrels to very best Australian wineries. Mercurey barrels are found in nearly every region in Australia and are highly regarded for their quality, consistency and integrity. The cooperage is at the forefront of innovation and product development and now incorporates PurOak alternative products and large format oak Foudres.

Mercurey Australia has a position available as the import administrator. This role covers a wide variety of tasks and requires a person who can navigate and manage a number of key areas in the business.

  • Lodging orders, ensuring they are in the production schedule in France.
  • Communicating with winemakers and discussing oak requirements.
  • Customer service focus.
  • Scheduling timely deliveries to wineries.
  • Confirming shipping dates and container packing with the cooperage.
  • Assisting customs clearance of containers.
  • Transport logistics from France to the winery.
  • Confirming delivery and invoicing.

Mercurey Australia offers the following.

  • Part time 3-4 days per week, potentially full time.
  • Flexible workings hours.
  • Potential to work from home at times.
  • Future growth of the position can involve
    • limited travel representing the company at industry events.
    • Sales opportunities.
    • Business development.
  • Salary and conditions negotiable.

Job Requirements

  • A thorough understanding of the core elements of wine production and experience with high quality oak barrels.
    • Customs and Import compliance.
    • Outstanding time management and clear communication skills.
    • The ability to work independently at times, as well as within a team.
    • Excellent computer skills.


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