Closing Date: 21st June 2018
1 x Perm Position
1 x 12 Month Mat cover
Diageo is the world's leading premium drinks company, a business built on the principles and foundations laid by the giants of our industry.
We are a young company born of an incredible entrepreneurial legacy. The success of Guinness®, Smirnoff®, Johnnie Walker®, Tanqueray® and many more brands led to the formation of our company in 1997. And we only thrive today because of the talent of our people to grow our brands, old and new, and keep them strong.
Our purpose, celebrating life, every day, everywhere means that our brands are part of celebrations big and small. We believe that living our purpose in full is to make the most of life - to be the best you can be at work, at home, with friends, in the community, and for the community.
About the role
Malt Distilling has responsibility for production of c.90 mla per annum, malt whisky, associated barley requirements, co-products and warehouse operations at over 30 locations across Scotland.
The job holder will be part of the analytical support team which works across our laboratory facilities in Elgin and Roseisle and when required at our sites. This team carries out a varied range of analysis on Barley, Malt, New Make and Mature Spirit, Yeast, and By-products. The purpose of this team is to support the business' stretching service, cost and quality requirements which demand that all assets operate at optimal performance.
Purpose of the Role
To facilitate delivery, as part of a team within a fast paced QA environment, of all the analytical requirements for either malt or spirit production within Malt Distilling.
To facilitate delivery and support technical projects with specific and agreed additional analytical work aimed at achieving continuous improvement in terms of process efficiency.
Qualifications and Experience Required
- HNC Chemistry or equivalent.
- Understanding of Health and Safety requirements relating to laboratory work.
- Minimum 3 years laboratory experience.
- Knowledge of laboratory instrumentation.
- Knowledge of laboratory information systems.
- Experience in participating in the delivery of projects within a functional team.
- Experience in working in a partnership I service orientated environment.
- Knowledge of malting and distilling process.
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