Electrical Maintenance Technician

Date: 21 May 2023

Location: Newcastle West, IE

Company: Britvic



 Continential Shifts 


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, Miwadi, TK Red & Club Orange. We exist to help people enjoy life’s everyday moments.

About the Role:
You will join our maintenance team providing shift cover over a 24 hour cycle, ensuring that all work is carried out to the Company’s standards.
To support the engineering site teams to deliver optimum use of resources, that ensure the site delivers safety, productivity, quality, cost, and service objectives in an environment of high morale and engagement and help delivering site OEE targets/Improvements.

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.

Key Responsibilities:

  1. Work with the Engineering and Operational teams to deliver agreed OEE targets ensuring that all relevant OE tools, techniques and governance are applied.
  2. Support line performance improvement through the analysis of run rates, change-overs and SKU sequences. 
  3. Be proactive in implementing OEE/continuous improvement with regard to line operating practices and equipment.
  4. Carry out the plant preventative maintenance plan as scheduled and update completion on SAP.
  5. Attend reactive breakdowns, record corrective actions and support/lead on follow up actions and reviews.


Knowledge, Skills & Experience Required:

  1. Practical Engineering / Technical / Facilities Maintenance experience with a proven track record of maintenance service delivery.
  2. Minimum qualification as time served Electrician with post Apprenticeship experience
  3. Experience of working within a strategic, target driven manufacturing environment which is measured by robust Key Performance Indicators (KPI’s).
  4. Working knowledge and application experience of delivering specific Health, Safety & Environmental legislation.
  5. Strong interpersonal and communication are essential
  6. Whilst core skill is Electrical suitable candidate must be cross skilled mechanically with a strong can-do attitude.
  7. Strong trouble shooting and diagnostic skills
  8. PLC experience is desirable
  9. Takes pride in their approach to work
  10. Has a clear, consistent focus on improving ways of working
  11. Supports a culture of continuous improvement
  12. Takes a positive role in developing the skills of others
  13. Motivates others to work together through effective team work
  14. Takes personal responsibility to ensure results are delivered
  15. Strong interpersonal and communication are essential


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