Process Controller (Fixed Term Contract /Secondment)

Supply Chain/Logistics
Employment Type:
Full Time
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Closing Date: 21st October

A bit about us;
Diageo is the world's leading premium drinks company, a business built on the principles and foundations laid by the giants of our industry.
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.

Purpose of the Role
Offered on an initial one year basis, the Process controller will operate two keg lines in the Process Plant which produces six million kegs annually consisting of 25 different beer types, four different keg sizes and fifty different Stock Keeping Units's (SKU's). They will also ensure that products are manufactured to the highest quality to agreed customer service levels, in a safe and efficient manner.
Further to this, this individual will support the shift Process Controller during busy times when there's multiple change-overs taken place and 20L racking in progress whilst also driving the Process agenda in the Keg Plant.
Role responsibilities
In a role which is 50/50 hands on to process control, the Process Controller will adhere to Diageo health and safety, environmental and food safety standards at all times. Equally, they will utilise their understanding of the functions and workings of machines and perform autonomous maintenance tasks whilst managing and controlling all processes including operation of packaging machinery.
Further to this, they will carry out quality analyses relevant to the role, ensure quality is right first time and ensure all data input is accurate and up to date. They will also apply Manufacturing Excellence tools and techniques.
Qualifications and Experience Required
- Ideally, they will hold a minimum 3rd level qualification equivalent to Diploma level such as the IBD Brewing qualifications, or an equivalent FETAC level 6.

- Be technically minded, ideally with a technical qualification

- Understand how to apply diagnostic and problem solving skills in a production environment.

- Experience of applying continuous improvement techniques in a manufacturing environment.

- Knowledge of risk standards (Quality H&S Environment) Safety and hygiene compliance procedures.

- Demonstrable experience of working in a high performance team and delivering agreed objectives.

- Ideally, understand and be proficient in information systems, e.g. SAP, QUIS, Email, Microsoft Office & MES etc.

- Demonstrate detailed understanding of Permit to Work system and H&S statutory requirements/ responsibilities/ obligations to the appropriate level.

- Some experience of using operating equipment- ideally in the packaging industry.

- Having a proven understanding of Brewing/Packaging processes, Quality & Environmental systems and Engineering/Maintenance would be highly advantageous

- Real attention to detail

- Interpersonal skills

A diverse workforce is essential to our success as a multi-national, multi-cultural business.  Our aim is to foster a culture that provides opportunities for all, through the variety of different personalities, experiences and perspectives, creating a stimulating and rewarding working environment.

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