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Engineering, Manufacturing & Supply Chain Recruitment

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Cooper - Livingston/ West Lothian

Engineering & Manufacturing - Warehouse
Ref: 6185 Date Posted: Tuesday 04 Jun 2019
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The North British Distillery company are one of the UK's largest grain Whisky producers. The company is steeped in heritage and they are extremely proud of their history and core company values.

Reporting to the Senior Tank Operator, they have an opportunity for a Permanent Cooper to be based in their facility in Muirhall to assist the company by ensuring that all casks are fit for filling, repairing leaking casks and servicing the Edrington Cooperage. 



  • Ensuring 'fit for filling' wood and coopering materials are  maintained in the site spirit store and Edrington Cooperage
  • Repair of leaking casks - replace hoopd and bungs
  • Tap casks to check for level of contents, indentify the cask condition
  • Inspecting of empty tasks and their condition
  • Hardening of casks as required prior to filling 
  • Ensure accurate storage of casks
  • Maintain excellent housekeeping 
  • Carry out daily site inspection and report any defects as required 
  • Repairing ends of casks and inspect/test the casks after repair, stripping up stravers to determine and report quantity 
  • Working with barrel yard operatives as required 


Essential Skills 

  • SVQ or equivalent experience
  • IBD Fundamentals
  • IOSH Working safely 
  • Working knowledge of HSE Legislation 
  • Good oral and written communication skills

Desirable Skills 

  • Experience in manufacturing, FMCG or warehouse would be beneficial
  • Experience working on a COMAH site 
  • Forklift truck Qualification & Re-assessment 


Please apply directly via our website if you feel this position is right for you.