Technical Co Ordinator

Date: 14-Mar-2023

Location: Dublin, IE, Dublin 10

Company: Britvic

At Britvic we’re on a journey to become the most dynamic soft drinks company. As one of the UK’s leading players in the FMCG market we pride ourselves on setting high standards, being courageous and pushing ourselves to think outside the bottle.
We offer consumers a range of family favourite and global premium brands such as Robinsons, Ballygowan, J20, TK Red & Club Orange. We exist to help people enjoy life’s everyday moments.
About the Role:
The Technical Co-Ordinator is responsible for the delivery of key number of activities within the liquid and packaging development process. This role is responsible for the Program Management of the Value Engineering program within the Irish business.
The suitable candidate will help ensure robust technical expertise is applied with rigor to gain competitive advantage and ensure projects are delivered right first time.
Our Technical team consists of a group of highly trained scientists and professionals who are focused on supporting all Britvic business units by adding value through the “Make, Market, Sell, Enable” mindset and excellent partnership collaboration. Our passions are for best in class packaging, for developing superior products that consumers drink and love, and for our impeccable delivery of projects.
Key Responsibilities:
  • Provide support to liquid and packaging teams with day to day activities including batch make up, raw material approval, formulation approvals.
  • Organise lab activities including sensory lab panels, stability testing, ingredients log and analytical equipment maintenance.
  • Responsible for completion of Master Data Management documentation and submission.
  • Overall management of Value Engineering project progam, with responsibility of ensuring the program of projects are on track and delivered in full.
  • Responsibility for delivery of identified Value Engineering projects. 
  • Input all required artwork information into Artwork approval system.
  • Responsible for the review and approval of all artwork within Britvic Ireland, ensuring all technical requirements are met.
  • Creation of artwork specifications, with support from Pack Managers & Technologists.
  • Maintenance of weights and measure data base for Britvic Ireland.
  • Ordering of all trial materials.
  • Preparation and submission of technical information to external customer systems.
  • Provide the support associated with the purchase and management of materials and services including the raising, communicating and maintaining of purchase orders. Maintaining relevant budget tracker and preparing reports if required.
  • Create effective partnerships with Marketing, Technical, Supply Chain and Finance to enable flawless project delivery of key objectives
  • Ensure all project work is delivered on time and on budget 
Knowledge, Skills & Experience Required:
  • Experience of working with within cross functional project teams is desired
  • Accomplished IT Skills using Microsoft suite of programs (including MS Project)
  • Knowledge of SAP system is desirable.
  • Well-developed interpersonal skills, specifically relationship building, facilitation, written / verbal communication is essential
Key Behaviours:
  • Creates fresh and innovative approaches to overcome challenges
  • Investigates opportunities that positively separate Britvic from its competitors
  • Good communication & collaboration skills
  • Swiftly responds to ensure projects are delivered to plan
  • Embrace a culture of learning and professional development – individual and team capability.
  • Swiftly responds to ensure projects are delivered to plan.
  • Constantly seeking ways to optimise the way we work to be more effective / efficient.
  • Honours or Degree equivalent in relevant science discipline (e.g. Food science, Chemistry Chemical Engineering).
  • Project management qualifications are desirable.
We believe we are stronger together and that’s why we’re committed to providing equal opportunities to all applicants and employees. We know that by building a truly inclusive environment where everyone feels celebrated, safe and respected - diversity and wellbeing will naturally thrive