Technical Operator

Date: 9 Jul 2024

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, J2O, R. White’s & London Essence. We exist to help people enjoy life’s everyday moments.



About the Role:


As Technical Operator, you will work to achieve the required quality standards and contribute towards achieving budgeted site performance through the effective control, operation and maintenance of the relevant equipment.


Key internal stakeholders for this position will include Engineering Support Team Leaders, Team Leaders, and Shift Leaders, who you will regularly communicate with about the progress of work affecting plant performance and other information affecting the activities on site.


Key Responsibilities:


  1. Carry out all duties within the operational area to ensure the required efficiency and performance targets are achieved
  2. Carry out first line maintenance PPM’s and routine diagnostic maintenance including lubrication schedules to maintain plant efficiency
  3. Collect all materials for the relevant zone and reconcile the usage and wastage of such materials
  4. Carry out the required quality checks, and complete procedures for reporting the results.
  5. Carry out all plant/product changeovers within agreed timescales/targets
  6. Ensure that all production is manufactured in accordance with the all Quality, Food Safety and Health and Safety standards as specified in relevant site documentation
  7. Operate a forklift truck as required
  8. Work towards continuous improvement in performance for self and team
  9. Communicate effectively on all issues relevant to the workstation
  10. Participate and make positive contributions to cross-functional project improvement teams
  11. Train others to operate workstations to approved standards
  12. Maintain the required standard and hygiene and housekeeping, in all operational areas, following laid down procedures
  13. Use business control systems, such as SAP, to help effectively control product inventory and track and trace requirements 
  14. Fully undertake and propose improvements to, and development of, asset care routines ensuring their completion and effectiveness

Knowledge, Skills & Experience Required:


  1. Experience of working in a production environment is essential
  2. The ability to work unsupervised, taking appropriate action as required is essential
  3. Effective communication skills are essential
  4. Candidates must demonstrate the ability and flexibility to work across several production areas



  1. Basic standard of education, capable of achieving NVQ level II or equivalent


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