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Assistant Project Engineer

Date: Jan 12, 2022

Location: Glasgow, UKM, GB

Company: Beam Suntory

Beam Suntory is Crafting the Spirits that Stir the World. Rooted in two centuries of family heritage, Beam Suntory has evolved into the world's third largest leading premium spirits company ... where each employee is treated like family and trusted with legacy. With our greatest assets - our premium spirits and our people - we're driving growth through impactful marketing, innovation and an entrepreneurial spirit. Beam Suntory is a place where you can come Unleash your Spirit by making an impact each and every day.



Assistant Project Engineer  


The following position is open in ScotlandUnited Kingdom.


What makes this a great opportunity?

An exciting opportunity to join Beam Suntory working as an Assistant Project Engineer team based at the Springburn siteand will be part of the newly formed Project Team who will manage key capital projects across all our Scottish Operations. They will be responsible for supporting the implementation plans over the short, medium, and long term. 


Role Responsibilities

  • The candidate will work with the Project Team to document the development of new projects, validate cost savings, and document the execution of projects. The candidate will be involved with capital planning process, developing scopes, cost estimating documentation, cash flow forecasting. They will also assist in the preparation of presentations for approval, administer project execution, ensure contractor status is visible to the team, and prepare reports on key project status.
  • Work within the Project Team to understand their processing and documentation needs and growth plans. Become familiar with the distilleries and packaging processes, to understand the current operating conditions and assist with implementing development plans to support the business’ long-term growth strategy.
  • To support our CDM process and provide a system that is easily accessible by key stakeholders
  • To be familiar of regulatory requirements, and of emergent technologies, in line with wider industry knowledge and developments.
  • Develop the project management and reporting processes across the business, providing monthly reporting to the Senior Project Engineer against the agreed strategy and targets, and supporting the maintenance of an effective project management strategy.


Qualifications & Experience

  • Bachelor of Science Degree (or higher) in: Chemical, Mechanical, Civil Engineering or Architectural discipline.
  • 5 - 7 years’ experience ideally within the Scotch Whisky industry or a similar FMCG environment, engaging with key Business Leaders.
  • A strong grounding in project management.
  • A solid understanding of both current legislation and quality standards. 
  • Knowledge and experience with data collection software systems and process control systems.
  • Experience of conducting assessments at manufacturing sites and how to best apply a finite Capex budget,
  • Experience of devising technical and innovative solutions in consultation with regulatory authorities
  • Experience with project planning & leading cross-functional project work groups through design review process. 
  • Ability to work across multiple locations and geographies
  • Need for travel and time away from home


At Beam Suntory, people are our number one priority, and we believe our people grow together in diverse and inclusive environments where their unique insights, experiences and backgrounds are valued and respected. Beam Suntory is committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, gender identity, military veteran status and all other characteristics, attributes or choices protected by law. All recruitment and hiring decisions are based on an applicant’s skills and experience.