Distillery Operator, Jobs, 6641

Engineering, Manufacturing & Supply Chain Recruitment

Distillery Operator - Edinburgh/Midlothian

Engineering & Manufacturing - Engineering & Manufacturing
Ref: 6641 Date Posted: Wednesday 13 Nov 2019
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We are continually supporting our client in the growth of their Production Team. We are looking for Technically skilled Operators coming from Drinks/Manufacturing/Pharmaceutical/Chemical/FMCG backgrounds to assist with Multiple roles across the production facility on a rotational basis whilst ensuring adherance to Health & Safety and Compliance Standards. 


  • Operation all aspects of the process involved to achieve optimised throughout according to the daily and weekly production plans 
  • Participation of continuous improvement activity will be a main aspect of this role, you will be involved in the suggestion of possible improvements and involved in focused improvement teams 
  • You will be trained in multiple roles across the Distillery, Feeds Plant and Tank Farm 
  • Completion of housekeeping tasks and inspections across production areas and reporting and logging of findings including escalation of issues 
  • Monitoring equipment reliability and performance, reporting variances and raising job requests
  • Carry out cleaning and painting duties when instructed 
  • Assisting in the removal and recycling of any spills 
  • Monitor the condition of skips and distillery yard

Experience required:

  • At least 3 years experience in high volume/speed manufacturing in an FMCG environment 
  • IBD Fundamentals 
  • IOSH working safely 
  • Process Safety Management Foundations 
  • Basic Microsoft and PC skills 
  • Experience in permit to work systems 
  • Experience of working in a COMAH site would be beneficial 

Please apply directly via our website if you are interested in this role.