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Factory Operator

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Date: 24-Jul-2021

Location: Leeds, Leeds, GB

Company: Britvic


At Britvic, we’re on a journey to become the most dynamic, creative and trusted drinks company in the world.’ ‘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.

In the UK we employ over 1,800 people and have 3 factories, 3 office locations and a national distribution centre. Over the last few years, we have installed 10 new production lines, 3 new warehouses, a combined heat and power plant (CHP), as well as providing infrastructure for further expansion.


About the Role:

As Factory Operator, you will operate machinery in the safest and most effective manner, driving activity to maintain and improve performance standards whilst leading continuous improvement through all activities.


Key Responsibilities:

Comply with company policies and statutory regulations for health and safety.

Take accountability for the day to day performance of your personal area of operation and influence.

Contribute to ensuring that factory targets are met with regard to OE, SKU adherence, Wastage minimisation, Quality, Health and Safety and Overhead Cost Control.

Ensure Housekeeping and Hygiene standards are met and constantly maintained across the site.

Provide a role model example within the team for attitude, contribution and team working.

Operate equipment in accordance with best practice complying with Health and Safety rules and regulations and Britvic Policies and Procedures.

Be the primary liaison with the leadership team regarding team performance and KPI target progression.


Knowledge, Skills & Experience Required:

Direct Manufacturing Operational experience working in a fast paced, Consumer goods environment

Previous skills in the theory and application of TPM and improvement principles whilst in the operation/control of machinery

Working knowledge of SAP

Excellent, communication, team support and  facilitation skills

Sound knowledge of manufacturing processes

Sound knowledge of HSE processes and application

Working knowledge and application of first line engineering/lubrication procedures


In return we offer a comprehensive benefits package and the opportunity to really grow your career and drive change and efficiencies within the manufacturing arena.

We believe we are stronger together and that’s why we’re committed to providing equal opportunities to all applicants and employees – in fact, this is at the heart of our company culture and values and why we are consistently recognised as a Global ‘Great Place to Work’.


We’re committed to providing equal opportunities to all applicants and employees – in fact, this is at the heart of our company culture and values, and we welcome applications from candidates with diverse backgrounds.

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