Senior Operator

Birnie, Elgin
09 Jan 2019
06 Feb 2019
Contract Type
Full Time

Diageo is the world’s leading premium drinks company, a business built on the principles and foundations laid by the giants of our industry.

Our purpose, celebrating life, every day, everywhere means that our brands are part of celebrations big and small. We believe that living our purpose in full is to make the most of life - to be the best you can be at work, at home, with friends, in the community, and for the community.

Our Ambition is to create the best performing, most trusted and respected consumer Products Company in the world.  To achieve these we need the world’s very best Operators.

A diverse workforce is essential to our success as a multi-national, multi-cultural business. Our aim is to foster a culture that provides opportunities for all, through the variety of different personalities, experiences and perspectives, creating a stimulating and rewarding working environment. By creating a truly inclusive workplace that recognises difference and diversity of thought, feelings and actions, we can allow our people to unleash the power of being themselves, always, to enable them to Celebrate Life, Every Day, Everywhere

Welcome to the International Supply Centre!  We are the proud custodians of many of Diageo's world famous brands; we have over 4,000 employees across 61 sites, 56 packaging lines and producing 26bn drinks annually. We produce 11 out of our 13 global brands (as well as many others). Our organisation stretches across continents, from our technical centre in Singapore to our European Logistics organisation in Amsterdam, the International Supply Centre reaches all the way to Mexico and Guatemala where our we produce Zacapa and Don Julio. We are an organisation built around craft and heritage. The numerous distilleries within the ISC include those making some of the world's best known whiskeys, as well as Smirnoff vodka and Tanqueray and Gordon's gins. And we're also home to the famous brewery at St. James Gate. The International Supply Centre is a hub of technical expertise. It's the very heart of our business.

Flexibility is key to success in our business and many of our staff work flexibly in many different ways, including part-time, compressed hours, flexible location. Please talk to us about what flexibility means to you and don’t let anything stop you from applying.

You’ll oversee, control and monitor the whole running to ensure that we are hitting our daily KPIs, health and safety standards and production efficiency targets to maximise performance.

You’ll be the first point of contact to respond to breakdowns/ accidents and emergencies on site. This may mean working with other teams in to solve any machinery issues. This will involve good communications skills as you will be managing external and internal stakeholders.

The role will also entail reporting tasks to monitor continuous improvement for the site, to ensure we remain a market leader.


You will have excellent problem solving skills with the ability to do solo working and work strongly within a team environment.

It would be advantageous if you had the following…

  • A working knowledge and understanding of health and safety
  • Experience of plant / process operations
  • Technical / Science Qualification (although will consider individuals with standard grade passes in English, Mathematics / Arithmetic, Science subjects who are willing to work towards industry qualifications).

Watch our Culture, Purpose and Values video to discover more about working for Diageo