Planned Maintenance Engineering Technician

Bondgate, Pontefract WF8 2LH
circa £34,000 + competitive annual bonus incentive & company pension scheme
24 Apr 2018
24 May 2018
Business Sector
Food Manufacturing
Contract Type

Planned Maintenance Engineering Technician - Bondgate, Pontefract WF8 2LH

About the Role

Here at Refresco we are fast growing, fast paced and ambitious and this provides exciting and multiple career opportunities. We can demonstrate a record of excellent career progression for our people including our highly regarded engineering team.

We are seeking self-motivated, career orientated, Maintenance Engineering Technician’s, eager to learn and share knowledge and experience with colleagues, to work in our manufacturing plant in Bondgate, Pontefract.

As a Maintenance Engineering Technician working as part of our planned maintenance crew, you will report to the Site Engineering Manager. Our engineering strategy is to ensure a planned pro-active maintenance approach for our production lines with reduced reactive interventions. The shift pattern for this role is week 1 – Monday 6.00am – 2.00pm, Tuesday – Friday 6.00am – 3.30pm, week 2 – Tuesdays – Friday 6.00am – 3.30pm (average 42 hours per week).

You will be required to undertake planned maintenance and lubrication work on a plant in accordance with a preventative maintenance schedule, including fault diagnosis and identification of appropriate solutions, liaising with stores personnel regarding spare parts requirements. You will take ownership or machine and plant rectification processes to ensure a satisfactory conclusion that is effectively communicated to the broader engineering team and plant management.

About You

As a time served (Apprenticeship or equivalent qualifications) Multi-Skilled Engineer with electrical and mechanical experience, you'll preferably have previous experience in FMCG, Manufacturing or Pharmaceutical industry sectors, where you have undertaken planned maintenance work in accordance with a planned schedule. You will need to be confident working under minimal supervision and to undertake excellent fault diagnosis and root cause analysis.

We are a highly entrepreneurial company, fast paced and we empower our people, allowing them to grow. Mistakes are allowed but we want you to learn from them! Those with a positive 'can-do' attitude, with high standards and demanding high standards of others, highly detail conscious, and tenacious in their pursuit of problem resolution and KPI achievement do well at Refresco and achieve their career goals.

About Us

Our drinks on every table. That's our vision. So, yes, it's safe to say we're ambitious. We're thirsty for more, constantly looking to the future. To new products, new services, new markets, new customers.  Through our people applying our core values of ‘Responsible’, ‘Entrepreneurial’, ‘Excellent’, ‘Market Driven’ and ‘Innovative’ we have grown substantially since 1999 and we will continue to be successful.

Refresco is the world’s largest independent bottler soft drinks and fruit juices for retailers and branded customers. With production in Europe, North America and Mexico our global sourcing and local R&D capabilities offer an almost unlimited variety of products, manufactured to customer specifications and requirements.

Refresco offers an extensive range of product and packaging combinations from 100% fruit juices, vegetable juices, nectars, water and water +, CSD (carbonated soft drinks), energy and sports drinks, seasonal and speciality drinks and RTD (ready to drink) tea carton, PET, Aseptic PET, cans and glass.

In addition to the efficiency of our bottling processes, we can also provide our customers with total supply chain solutions – from planning and sourcing of raw materials and packaging through to warehousing and transportation.

We focus on providing high customer service levels as well as core innovations through the introduction of new packages, flavours and varieties of soft drinks and fruit juices. In (co-)designing new products, we share extensive knowledge of market trends, local consumer preferences, product formulas, raw materials, and new production technologies.

We are able to develop new concepts and bring these to market in an extremely short time frame.

Our head office is based in Rotterdam, the Netherlands.

Acquisition of Cott Beverages bottling activities

On January 30, 2018 Refresco announced completion of the acquisition of the bottling activities of Cott Beverages.

In combining Refresco’s strong European capabilities and Cott’s strength in the UK and North America, Refresco almost doubles its production volume to approximately 12 billion litres. The combination provides customers access to seamless service across geographies and an unrivalled production platform with access to all non-alcoholic beverages categories.

2016 performance figures Refresco & Cott Beverages combined:

11.6 billion litres, 2 billion cases

3.6 billion Euros revenue ($US 4 billion)

345 m Euros profit ($US 382 million)

9,500 people

12 countries

59 locations

In the UK, Refresco Beverages UK has headquarters in Kegworth, Derbyshire and employs 1800 people across 6 sites (Bridgwater, Kegworth, Nelson, Bondgate, Wrexham & Macduff). We work with all the leading UK retailers including Tesco, ASDA, Morrison's, Sainsbury, ALDI and Lidl to produce their private labels and with branded customers such as Innocent, Ocean Spray, Weetabix, Del Monte and Um Bongo. We have packaging capability in Cartons, PET, Aseptic PET and Cans.

Salary & Benefits section

The salary for this role is circa £34,000 per annum dependent on experience and qualifications, plus a competitive annual bonus incentive and company pension scheme.

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