Coppersmith or Engineer / Time-served Tradesperson


Coppersmith or Engineer / Time-served Tradesperson


Diageo, Abercrombie, Fife

  • Full time
  • Permanent
  • Onsite working

Posted 3 weeks ago, 24 May | Get your application in now before you miss out!

Closing date: Closing date not specified

job Ref: 3b1617de9924496bacb3e4d3a5715d68

Full Job Description

We present a fantastic opportunity for a time-served tradesperson to join our coppersmithing and engineering team based at Abercrombie, Alloa.

Playing a critical part of the team on site, you will have the opportunity be part of a wider network working alongside our operators and coopers as well as other members of the maintenance team and asset care team.

Reporting to the Business Leader , you will work in a team who are responsible for the manufacture of process equipment / assets in our Alloa factory and the installation, maintenance and improvement of these assets across our distilleries in Scotland.

This will include travelling to our distilleries to provide support where required.

As a first response for support, you will work closely with the Abercrombie management team, distillery operations teams, CAPEX engineers and maintenance groups to maximise efficiency of operational assets across distilleries.

This includes providing emergency response to plant breakdown situations, where you will respond promptly and efficiently to analyse, fault find and repair using root cause problem solving techniques to ensure downtime is kept to a minimum.

The jobholder will also be required to provide maintenance support to our Northern Distilleries, including travel to Islay.,

  • Support the delivery of efficient and effective maintenance on site, including repairs, RCPS and the improvement of assets and their availability.

  • Work Closely with operations teams, CAPEX and other maintenance groups (Mechanical) to maximise efficiency of operational assets.

  • Use of our Computerised Maintenance Management System (SAP-PM) for raising, updating, and recording of maintenance tasks in accordance with a weekly asset care delivery plan.

  • To work with the Maintenance Manager, Site Management and Maintenance Planners to ensure compliance with and delivery of Plant KPI metrics.

  • Deliver all mechanical maintenance activities for respective engineering centre / site in accordance with a weekly / daily asset care delivery plan.

  • Support Maintenance Managers and act as a point of contact for asset care Manufacturing Excellence (TRACC) metric delivery at sites.

  • Lead workstreams that produce results in improving reliability and efficiency, whilst at the same time deliver potential cost savings to the business.

    Own and drive asset care IMPROVE activity both directly at site and within the asset care community. Actively take part in root cause problem solving (RCPS) activity and provide subject matter expertise to ensure that 100-year fixes are identified, actioned and implemented.

    Are you a time served tradesman with experience in coppersmithing or fabrication & welding or machine shop (milling, turning) or fitting or maintenance engineering in a process environment who is looking for a new challenge?

    Do you thrive in an autonomous environment that allows you to develop new skills? Are you looking for a role that enables you to be a part of a wider team, travelling to our various distilleries in Scotland?,
  • HNC in an Engineering subject

  • Time-served craftsperson

  • Experience in any of the disciplines below will be considered
  • Coppersmithing

  • Fabrication & welding

  • Machine shop (milling, turning)

  • Fitting or

  • Maintenance engineering in a process environment

  • About you

    Our ideal candidate will have strong interpersonal skills with the ability to communicate across all levels. You will be actively engaging with partners and the Maintenance Planning Department to ensure valuable Planned Preventative Maintenance Tasks are at the core of the Maintenance Strategy.

    You will also be required to participate in Root Cause Problem Solving sessions.

    You will be organised and self-reliant, handling your own workload and priorities while solving problems and supporting process and equipment improvement projects.

    If you are a time-served tradesperson with excellent analytical skills and a natural ability to drive improvements, then we want to hear from you!

    Diageo is the world's leading premium drinks company with an outstanding collection of brands, such as Johnnie Walker, Smirnoff, Baileys, Captain Morgan, Tanqueray and Guinness.

    Our purpose Celebrating life, every day, everywhere has an important role in our company, for our people, our diversity, our brands, in how we perform and how we create shared value., Celebrating our inclusive and diverse culture is core to Diageo's purpose of celebrating life every day everywhere . This purpose is, in itself, inclusive in nature, as it values everybody irrespective of background, disability, religion, gender identity, sexuality or ethnicity.

    We know that for our business to thrive and for Diageo to realize its ambition, we depend on having diverse talent with a range of backgrounds, skills and capabilities in each of the 180 countries in which we operate and to reflect our broad consumer base.

    We view diversity as one of the key enablers that helps our business to grow and our values, purpose and standards set the conditions for us to respect the unique contribution each person brings.

    Join us and you will receive a salary of - £ 38,992 including a competitive benefits package including pension, shares scheme and bonus!, Join us and you can also expect a highly competitive and flexible rewards and benefits package including :
  • Contemporary work life balance policies and wellbeing activities

  • Opt-in private medical care for you and your family

  • Contributary pension scheme

  • 6 months parental leave for ALL parents, regardless of gender!

  • Childcare vouchers

  • Annual bonus (dependent on performance)

  • Free shares in addition to our additional opt-in share plans

  • 34 days annual leave