Multi Skilled Technician

Date: 16 Jul 2024

Location: Springburn, SCT, GB

Company: Suntory Global Spirits

At Suntory Global Spirits, we craft spirits of the highest quality and deliver brilliant experiences to people around the world. Suntory Global Spirits 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. Suntory Global Spirits is a place where you can come Unleash your Spirit by making an impact each and every day.


  • This position is responsible for supporting the current Services/Bottling & Packaging Engineering Team to ensure the Central Scotland production facilities operate at extremely high levels of efficiency & safety.
  • The candidate will work to ensure equipment is maintained to the highest standard through detailed Planned Preventative Maintenance & also have the skills to quickly react to unplanned electrical/mechanical breakdown situations.
  • The candidate will fully support all technical aspects of project work & will be proactive in identifying & implementing team & individual improvements to plant efficiency or safety.


  • High focus on Lean Manufacturing through EHS, Visual Management, Autonomous Maintenance, 5S & Focused Improvement.
  • High level of planning and engagement in Planned Preventative Maintenance with inspections carried out to a high degree of detail and on time. Recording findings & ensuring potential equipment failures are identified & rectified.
  • Operate a rigid Permit to Work system ensuring all contractors supply job specific Risk Assessments & Method Statements (RAMS) taking into consideration any high-risk activities.
  • Fully engage in Hazard Awareness reporting & action where appropriate ensuring identified hazards are eliminated/mitigated.
  • Carry out maintenance & repair under Lockout Tagout (LOTO) system of safe working & updating LOTO records.
  • Implementation of autonomous maintenance programme through operator training.
  • Analysis of poor/declining performance & implementation of effective & sustainable solutions. This information is gained from attendance at Daily Operation Review meetings, MDT (Multi discipline team) meetings and ITF (Implementation Task Force) meetings.
  • Use of SAP for ordering & receipting of spares. Highly competent in all aspects of project management including technical specifications, timelines, financial management of budgets such as CAPEX.
  • Assist in the implementation of shutdown and project plans with departmental managers at various sites.
  • Update asset records and sign off PPM tasks on the Frontline maintenance system.
  • Be the site owner for safety critical inspections ensuring these inspections are carried out in a timely manner and recording on Frontline and reporting back to safety critical fortnightly meeting.
  • Participate in a program of continuous training and assessment to maintain and develop skills in your own area.
  • Participate in process-based improvement projects, giving an electrical/Mechanical input and driving a culture of continuous improvement.
  • Ensuring compliance with relevant health, safety & environmental legislation, and safe systems of work.
  • Maintaining all documentation in relation to ATEX equipment, COSHH register, Risk Assessments & Confined Space Register.
  • Administrative responsibilities to include EHS, standard operating procedures, risk assessments and method statements.


  • Time served recognized electrical apprenticeship.
  • Knowledge of bottling and packaging equipment, both electrical & mechanical.
  • Knowledge of industrial controls, PLC’s and instrumentation.
  • Experience with three phase and single-phase motors.
  • Experience in servicing equipment by, testing, troubleshooting, using volt meters to determine specific problems.
  • Previous experience of working on SCADA.
  • MEWP license.
  • Hazardous area installations (CompEx Qualification).
  • Knowledge of Environmental, health & safety regulations and current electrical regulations.
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • IT literate, Microsoft and Frontline maintenance experience if possible. Proficiently budget, plan, monitor, and execute small projects.
  • Knowledge and experience of HAZOP’s and be able to participate in HAZOP’s with various projects.
  • Prepare bid specification, evaluate bids, and confirm the issue of purchase orders for various contractors.
  • Adheres to and promotes environmental health and safety as one of the organization’s business priorities.
  • The ability to work collaboratively whilst retaining the capability to form and articulate independent views and opinions.

At Suntory Global Spirits, 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. Suntory Global Spirits 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.