Dispense Engineer

Date: 13-Jan-2023

Location: London, GB, E1 1SD

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.


Field Engineer - Drinks Dispense
Location: South East England

Smart touch taps company Aqua Libra Co is aiming to bring the future of hydration to workers, shoppers and consumers everywhere – allowing customers to dial up fruit flavours with the touch of a button, while at the same time cut back on calories and single use packaging.


Utilising Britvic’s expertise in flavour and dispense equipment, Aqua Libra Co is developing owned technology and enabling consumers to lead healthier, more sustainable lives
The role of Dispense Engineer is critical in helping us to deliver our goals when it comes to sustainability. You will be at the forefront of a newly formed team creating simple, focused and agile ways of working as we look to cause disruption in the Water & Water plus areas and build a new revenue stream for Britvic. The Dispense Engineer will support development of the engineering platform and capability across R&D and Supply Chain. You will conduct initial proposition tests and trials which will deliver the data and learnings that will direct the proposition development and determine our success. This role will be key in maturing the engineering capability to meet the aggressive scale business demands. 
On a day to day basis you will:

•    Support the delivery of the Moken dispense platform, across both hardware and software
•    Work collaboratively with key suppliers on further developments, new projects and platform improvements
•    Be seen as a key SME in engineering development meetings
•    Support development of KPI scorecard for R&D development trials and Production transition
•    Evolve and leverage wide eco-system of suppliers and technology vendors
•    Support the product development pipeline via product innovation and customer feedback against a defined list of ‘halo’ target customers, using corporate and entrepreneurial approaches
•    Contribute to the creation and delivery of product innovation and channel growth strategies 


Knowledge, Skills & Experience Required:

•    Strong track record of physical product development taking products through cradle to grave lifecycle 
•    Experience of micro-dispense, and pump hardware 
•    Knowledge/experience of R&D delivery and production transitions models
•    Strong communication and influencing skills that are effective at all levels of the organisation
•    Proven ability to work well in diverse and matrix teams delivering goals to time, cost and quality standards

•    Ideally degree qualified
•    Must have 5 years  Electrical Engineering experience
•    Ideally technology / innovation experience

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