Coca Cola European Partners

Senior QESH Manager, Wakefield

Wakefield, West Yorkshire
Salary + Bonus + Flexible Benefits + Share Scheme + Pension Plan 
27 Aug 2019
24 Sep 2019
Contract Type
Full Time

Senior QESH Manager, Wakefield

Permanent, Days Based

Salary + Bonus + Flexible Benefits + Share Scheme + Pension Plan 

What you become part of:

Wakefield Operations is the largest plant in CCEP and the biggest soft drink plant in Europe which produces over 50% of GB’s volume across their 7 manufacturing, 2 preform and 1 repack lines.  The site can produce 360,000 cans per hour and 132,000 bottles per hour. There are over 300 employees across Manufacturing, QESH and Engineering, experience here can lead to excellent career opportunities both in Wakefield and further afield across other GB sites and Pan-European locations.

What to expect:

You will have ultimate responsibility for leading and developing the direction of the on-site QESH function. Key responsibilities include:

  • You will provide Quality, Environment, Safety and Health expertise and ensure the site meets the rigorous standards of Coca-Cola European Partners.
  • You will be responsible for motivating, challenging and leading a team of people and ensuring that they are engaged and delivering to the best of their combined ability.
  • You will be a critical part of the on-site leadership team, a team of six talented people who collaborate with the Site Operations Director to make the decisions that affect the effective running of the site.
  • You will contribute to and be guided by the central QESH team in adopting and maintaining best practice and be part of the greater European business sharing your learning and driving collaboration across our business.
  • In addition to the central, quality and environmental experts you will have access to a central pool of specialists in Operational Excellence, Corporate Responsibility and Sustainability, NPD, New Initiatives and Commercialization who will advise and guide you to make great leadership choices.

Skills & Essentials:

  • Drive, energy and passion as well as strategic insight, customer focus and exceptional leadership skills
  • You might be an expert in a particular area but you will have knowledge and experience of all four critical aspects of this role: Quality, Health and Safety and Environment.
  • You will understand the relevant management systems and have good understanding of statistical process control and customer/complaint management
  • A drive to understand and adopt Good Manufacturing Practice is essential to succeeding in this role and the ability to assess risk and overcome obstacles is paramount. Food factory experience and a degree in sciences or equivalent, is essential to reduce the learning curve.

Learn more about Coca-Cola European Partners

From a secret recipe to a bold idea and very proud traditions, we build the future. Coca-Cola European Partners (CCEP) is a major fast-moving consumer goods business in Europe and the world’s largest independent Coca-Cola bottler.  Across 13 countries, our employees make, sell and distribute the world’s most loved drinks brands to more than 300 million people. Some of the brands you will find in our portfolio are Coca-Cola®, Fanta®, Powerade®, Glaceau Vitaminwater®, Monster® And Capri-Sun®.

Leading brands, great people and a focus on (personal) growth that comes with it.

Do you like to be able to influence and make a difference?  Does a fast paced environment suit you?

Do you enjoy working in a multi-functional environment with a desire to succeed?

At CCEP, we want to provide a workplace where people are inspired to be the best they can be.  We know that engaged, motivated employees, working to their full capacity and able to reach their personal career goals, are a critical part of our Company’s long-term success.

We believe that equal opportunities means inclusion, diversity and fair treatment for all.


If this role is of interest to you please upload a recent copy of your CV and a member of the Talent Acquisition team will be in touch.

We believe that equal opportunities means inclusion, diversity and fair treatment for all.

We aim to make our recruitment process as comfortable and accessible as possible and would appreciate it if you would advise us of any particular requirements, adjustments or requests you may have to help us ensure that your experience is enjoyable.

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