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Bottling Engineer - Springburn Bottling Operations

Date: 08-Nov-2022

Location: Springburn, 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.



Bottling Engineer - Springburn Bottling Operations  


The following position is open in Scotland, United Kingdom.


What makes this a great opportunity?

Beam Suntory is ‘Crafting the Spirits that Stir the World’. Rooted in centuries of family heritage, Beam Suntory has evolved into one of the world's leading premium spirits companies where each employee is treated like family and trusted with a legacy. With our greatest assets - our premium spirits and our people – we are driving growth through impactful marketing, innovation, operational excellence and entrepreneurial spirit. Beam Suntory’s ambition is to become the most admired and fastest growing premium drinks company in the world.


Our Bottling and Bulk Spirit operations across the UK & Ireland produce a range of premium products from our portfolio of Gins, Scotch whisky and Irish Whiskeys servicing a global customer base. This is a great opportunity for a keen & proactive multi-skilled Engineer to work in a modern dynamic bottling facility. The candidate will be able to expand their skill base by working on advanced bottling equipment including robotics and will also be in a position to apply their previously gained skills to our environment making & implementing continuous improvement projects.


Role Responsibilities

Multi-skilled role dealing with all electro-mechanical aspects of bottling & associated equipment.

Actively support daily operations to ensure targets are achieved & maintained.

Strong problem solving skills in elecrical, mechanical & PLC diagnostics.

Be actively involved in Continuous Improvement Initiatives & have the ability to implement these individually & as part of the team.

Carry out reguar Planned Maintenance activities recording any findings & plan repairs/replacement parts.

Identify root causes of poor performance & implement effective & sustainable solutions to improve efficiency.

Strong emphasis on Health, Safety & Environmental issues with the ability to identify, repot & eliminate risks.

Follow proper procedures in relation to Permit to Work, RAMS & LOTO requirements.

Raising Purchase Requisitions, Parts Ordering, Invoice receipting & have Budget awareness.

Update Performance Weekly Performance Reviews, Combined Action Plans & Engineering KPI Scorecards.

Contribute to overtime demands.


Qualifications & Experience

ONC/HNC in Electrical/Electronic Engineering, Mechanical Engineering or Mechatronics.

SVQ Level 3 Electrical & Mechanical Engineering

18th Edition Qualified preferable


Experience in FMCG environment preferable, food or drinks background.

Experience of Depalletizers, Rinsers, Fillers, Corkers/Cappers, Labellers, Case sealers & Palletizers.

Experiece of support equipment such as conveyors, Ink-Jet printers, Laser Coders & Print & Apply technologies.

Experience of working with Robotics an advantage but not essential.




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.