Maintenance Manager - Engineering

Date: 12 May 2023

Location: Rugby, GB, CV21 1HA

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, Tango, J20, R Whites & London Essence. We exist to help people enjoy life’s everyday moments.


About the Role:


To produce and implement maintenance schedules for the department equipment and container delivery, ensuring that all work is carried out to the Company’s standards to meet Production, Quality, Food Safety and Budgetary requirements


Key Responsibilities:


  1. Contribute to the health & safety of self and others by applying health and safety principles to the required standards whilst undertaking day-to-day and designated tasks (e.g. Incident Co-ordinator duties, Fire Marshall duties, Lift Release duties, LOTO, PTW, Contractor Control, etc.).
  2. Implement and maintain a planned maintenance system (within SAP) for the Canning/PET production lines, to ensure that all plant is fully maintained to optimum condition.
  3. Ensure that downtime reduction, plant reliability and OEE improvement is delivered on all Canning/PET production lines, and within budget.
  4. Create a flexible maintenance plan, capable of adapting to changing production needs.  Monitor and modify this plan as required.
  5. Identify training needs of direct reports and prepare plans to meet these needs.
  6. Ensure correct spare parts stocking, necessary to ensure the operation of all Canning/PET equipment, whilst keeping stock to a minimum
  7. Implement and schedule completion of all works covered by other suppliers by way of relevant and value-for-money service contracts within Canning/PET.
  8. Participate and contribute to food safety, quality and hygiene procedures and standards for day-to-day production activities.
  9. Proactive in implementing continuous improvement initiatives - ensuring self and team support any focused improvement activity - in particular, own the RCA process for Canning/PET Engineering and ensure that all RCA’s are closed off in full (with the correct 100 year fix in place).
  10. Drive energy and care and maintenance cost reduction within the Canning/PET Lines.
  11. Maintain effective relationships with manufacturing plant suppliers and OEM’s.
  12. Develop in-conjunction with the OEM weekly maintenance and inspection schedules and an annual planned maintenance (APM) programme.
  13. Carry out duties in a responsible manner giving due consideration to Safety, Environmental & Quality procedures, which are part of the Integrated Management System, including implementation of all new Health & Safety legislation and ensuring adequate training on these matters for self and staff.
  14. Assist where required in preparing the site for internal/external audits and accreditation visits (e.g. FSSC, BRC, AIB, etc.).


Knowledge, Skills & Experience Required:


  1. Management/Supervisory experience
  2. Operational management experience in an FMCG manufacturing environment
  3. Knowledge of Lean/CI tools and techniques
  4. Knowledge of relevant Health, Safety & Environmental Legislation
  5. Knowledge of relevant Food Safety Legislation
  6. Electrical Engineer / Certified Mechanical Engineer
  7. Degree level education or proven equivalent 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