Spirit Supply Head Cooper, Jobs, 7028

Engineering, Manufacturing & Supply Chain Recruitment

Spirit Supply Head Cooper - Ayrshire

Engineering & Manufacturing - Engineering & Manufacturing
Ref: 7028 Date Posted: Monday 06 Jul 2020
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Our client is a leading drinks manufacturer with Global reach. They are ambitious and have grown significantly year on year. They continue to invest in their plant and their people.

They are now investing heavily in the Cooperage operations. They are looking at automated processes because they care about the health and wellbeing of their teams. They have continued to operate throughout Covid but with the health and wellbeing of their employees being at the forefront of their operations. They have implemented changes across this area to ensure their teams can work without any other concerns other than the quality of the barrels they are working on.

Are you quality focussed with right first time being your motto? Are you looking to join a business who are investing in their cooperage? Who can offer a brilliant working environment and offer career development? If so then speak to us.

Reporting to the Spirit Supply Team Leader you will be responsible to safely and efficiently repair rejuvenated casks to quality standards and achieve KPI's whilst acting as a key person within the Cooperage. 


  • Lead the operation of the cooperage through meeting, act as cooperage lead for maintenance and CI.
  • Ensure compliance with HMRC, environmental legislation, ISO 9001, OHSAS 18001 & ISO14001  
  • Be actively involved in the review of documented SOP’s regularly within the team and update as required.
  • Achieve defined cask quality specifications.
  • Monitor and achieve targets and KPI's
  • Conduct basic maintenance and safety checks as per the Operator Asset Care schedule.
  • Ensure high workplace standards at all times to maintain a safe and organised work environment 
  • Follow a continuous improvement initiative and drive projects 
  • Working within a high performing team culture and contribute to team meetings 

Skills required:

  • Time Served Cooper
  • Self-starter with ability to understand processes and solve problems
  • A track record of working safely, accurately and with attention to detail.
  • Proficiency and confidence in using IT systems 

Our client are a values driven business and they want people who are passionate about what they do, who can think creatively and over the longer term. Sound like the perfect blend for you? Get in touch now to hear more about these rarely available opportunities.