Manufacturing Technician (Process & Packaging) - Coventry

Employer
PepsiCo.
Location
Coventry
Salary
£36,764.32 per annum (inclusive of shift & handover allowance)
Closing date
29 Aug 2022

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Contract Type
Permanent
Function
Development, Operations, Packaging, Production
Business Sector
Food Manufacturing
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Job Details

Why PepsiCo?

PepsiCo products are enjoyed by consumers more than one billion times a day in more than 200 countries and territories around the world. PepsiCo generated more than $79 billion in net revenue in 2021, driven by a complementary beverage and convenient foods portfolio that includes Lay's, Doritos, Cheetos, Gatorade, Pepsi-Cola, Mountain Dew, Quaker, and SodaStream. PepsiCo's product portfolio includes a wide range of enjoyable foods and beverages, including many iconic brands that generate more than $1 billion each in estimated annual retail sales.

Guiding PepsiCo is our vision to Be the Global Leader in Beverages and Convenient Foods by Winning with PepsiCo Positive (pep+). pep+ is our strategic end-to-end transformation that puts sustainability and human capital at the center of how we will create value and growth by operating within planetary boundaries and inspiring positive change for planet and people. For more information, visit www.pepsico.com.


Position Summary

We are currently looking for both Process and Packaging Manufacturing Technicians to join our production site in Coventry.

Reports to: Shift Operations 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


1) Packaging Manufacturing Technicians:

As a Packaging Manufacturing Technician, you will be a key member of the production team where your actions will directly impact our overall site performance. In order to maintain the efficiency of our production lines, you will combine your technical competence with strong interpersonal skills and a willingness to lead and initiate change. With an aptitude to coach and mentor others, you will have the ability to adapt to an ever-changing, dynamic manufacturing environment, and be able to quickly identify and remedy machine errors as they occur.

Role & Responsibilities:

  • Being responsible for a designated area, driving performance to meet, maintain and exceed quality, food safety, cost, service and safety measures.
  • Co-ordinating and motivating the General Operator team to achieve daily production targets.
  • Providing operational control for all elements of running production equipment to include set-up, maintenance and cleaning.
  • Monitoring, controlling and carrying out basic fault diagnosis and repairs on equipment and machinery.
  • Taking responsibility for good manufacturing practices with excellent hygiene and safety standards within the designated area.

    2) Process Manufacturing Technicians:

    As a Process Manufacturing Technician, you will be a key member of the production team where your actions will directly impact our overall site performance. In order to maintain the efficiency of our production lines, you will combine your technical competence with strong interpersonal skills and a willingness to lead and initiate change. With strong communication skills, you will have the ability to adapt to an ever-changing, dynamic manufacturing environment. You will be able to centreline and optimise the process area with an understanding of the equipment set up and preventative maintenance processes needed, both running and stopped.

    Role & Responsibilities:
  • Being responsible for a designated area, driving performance to meet, maintain and exceed quality, food safety, cost, service and safety measures.
  • Supporting/coaching the Process and Seasoning General Operators to operate to the right standards and resolve any technical issues they see
  • Providing operational control for all elements of running production equipment to include set-up, centre lining, maintenance and cleaning.
  • Monitoring and maintaining critical process input controls and measuring some of the product attributes
  • Completing Running and Stopped Preventative Maintenance along with Mechanical set-up assessments
  • Taking responsibility for good manufacturing practices with excellent hygiene and safety standards within the designated area.

What we are looking for:

Minimum Qualifications/Requirements:

 

  • Validated mechanical and maintenance engineering experience
  • Demonstrable experience in machine fault-finding and repair
  • Logical approach to problem-solving, and practical skills
  • Skills in communicating effectively
  • Able to find opportunities for improvement and implement solutions

Preferred (but not Essential) Qualifications:

 

 

  • Experience in machine operation
  • Skills in mentoring/influencing others
  • Previous manufacturing/factory experience


Salary & Benefits:

 

  • £36,764.32 per annum (inclusive of shift & handover 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
  • On-site Parking


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.

 

 

Company

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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