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Multi Skilled Engineer

Up to £49,115.32 per year
Closing date
25 Apr 2024

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Food Manufacturing

Job Details

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, Wotsits and Monster Munch. 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: 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 Engineer - Electrically biased (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.

· 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

· 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)

· Activities will include Working at Height, Confined Spaces, Hot work, Fire investigation/Incident support (relevant training will be provided by PepsiCo.

Minimum Qualifications:

· 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

· Lean experience and control skills are ideal but not essential

· Excellent communication and decision making skills

· Strong team player who adopts a continuous improvement approach

· Computer literate

Preferred (but not Essential) Qualifications:

· Ideally a multi-disciplined engineer with FMCG experience

· City & Guilds 2391 holder

· Working knowledge of PLC systems - Allen Bradley and/or Siemens

· Working knowledge of CMMS and SCADA systems and associated applications (further training will be provided by PepsiCo)

Salary & Benefits:
· £49,115.32 per annum (inclusive of shift allowance)

· Competitive Pension Scheme

· 23 days holiday (with the option to buy/sell holiday)

· PPE provided by the business

· Free onsite parking

· 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.


PepsiCo UK is home to some of the world's most loved food and drink products. Making every day favourites like Walkers, Quaker, Doritos, Pipers and Monster Munch, to name a few! We have a fantastic reputation for developing and launching products that our consumers love. PepsiCo products are enjoyed by consumers around the world more than one billion times a day in more than 200 countries and territories. The company generated $91 billion in net revenue in 2023. In the UK we pride ourselves on being a great place to work and in 2023 have been awarded the Times Top 50 Employers for Gender Equality (formerly Times Top 50 Employers for Women) for the 18th year in a row and Top Employer for the 12th year in a row. 

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 at the centre 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 


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