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Multi-Skilled Maintenance Engineer (Shift Based)

£46,776.50 per annum (inclusive of 23.5% shift allowance)
Closing date
27 May 2022

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Food Manufacturing
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Why PepsiCo?
PepsiCo is one of the world's leading food and beverage companies serving more than 200 countries and territories around the world.

Every day millions of people in the UK enjoy our oats, snacks, juices and beverages. The 4,500 strong team behind these household names is spread across our 10 UK sites. Our vision is to Be the Global Leader in Convenient Foods and Beverages by Winning with Purpose. Behind this vision lies a passion for sustainability and a commitment to doing business in the right way. We strongly believe that integrating purpose into our business strategy will be the key to our future success.
Join the world of PepsiCo Supply Chain, our factory in Coventry is one our biggest snacks manufacturing site in the UK, producing a number of well-known brands including Doritos, SunBites, Squares, French Fries and Wotsits. It is a multi-technology plant with significant automation and is home to around 650 of our team. Our Coventry site is a fast paced and ever changing environment, we can go from idea to implementation in a matter of days. You will be inspired by the drive of your team and feel a true sense of connection and comradery with your colleagues who are proud to work at Coventry.

Position Summary:

Reports to: Site Maintenance Manager
Direct reports: None
Working Hours: Continental shift pattern (4 on, 4 off) working 12 hour shifts. This will rotate between days (06:00-18:00) and nights (18:00-6:00) each block (average of 42 hours per week).

Main Accountability:

As a Multi Skilled Maintenance Engineer (internally known as Shift Technician) you will ensure the smooth running and maintenance of key production equipment using your specialist engineering knowledge whilst delivering optimum plant reliability through preventative maintenance and electrical testing, including fault finding and problem solving. Roles &


  • Provide technical expertise for Electrical and Mechanical maintenance of plant equipment whilst carrying out reactive and PPM using electrical, control system and mechanical engineering skill set
  • Key responsibility for reviewing production targets and priorities / balance the lines to meet them with minimal waste
  • Undertakes tasks which require data and strong diagnostics to identify and act upon underlying root cause issues
  • Provide support to and involvement in site Project and Change Initiatives (CI's) as appropriate
  • Coaching and supporting the Manufacturing Technician (MT) group to develop their technical skills
  • Responsible for co-ordination of contractors and contracts including issuing of PTW, review of risk assessments and method statements (RAMS)
  • Act as the effective link between Operations & Engineering
  • Activities will include Working at Height, Confined Spaces, Hot work, Fire investigation/Incident support

What we are looking for:

  • Indentured time served Engineering Apprenticeship with NVQ Level 3 or equivalent
  • Recognised Electrical (min. 17th Edition) or Mechanical Qualification, i.e. Strong Electro-Mechanical aptitude is essential
  • City & Guilds 2391 holder would be an advantage
  • Able to achieve Electrical Level 3 within approximately 6 months of joining PepsiCo (paid for by the company)
  • Understanding of SCADA control systems, computer systems, networking
  • Working knowledge of PLC systems - Allen Bradley and/or Siemens an advantage
  • Working knowledge of CMMS and SCADA systems and associated applications
  • Ideally a multi-disciplined engineer with FMCG experience
  • Lean experience and control skills are ideal but not essential
  • Experience of leading and coaching teams
  • Excellent influencing, communication and decision making skills
  • Strong team player who adopts a continuous improvement approach
  • Computer literate

Salary & Benefits:

  • £46,776.50 per annum (inclusive of 23.5% shift allowance)
  • Competitive Pension Scheme
  • 23 days holiday (with the option to buy/sell holiday)
  • PPE provided by the business
  • Staff discount shop
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Subsidised Canteen
  • Long Service Rewards


We pride ourselves on our superb work force. The people in this business genuinely care about doing a great job! We have a common goal - strive to continuously improve our business performance and our own personal development. With the majority of executive team having been promoted organically, we are continually developing and encouraging our employees to push themselves further and offer them support with their continual learning. Career progression is incredibly important to us and we provide great opportunities to grow a long term career









If you're ready to build a fantastic career with some of Britain's best-loved brands, bring your unique talents to our existing business and, together, there's no limit to how far we can go.

PepsiCo are currently the world leader in convenient snacks, foods and beverages. We employ over 5,000 people across many different locations in the UK. Many of our brands are firm favourites for the nation – Walkers Crisps is the UK’s favourite crisp brand, Tropicana is the UK’s number 1 juice brand and Quaker Oats is the UK’s favourite oats company

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