Multi Skilled Engineer - Skelmersdale

Skelmersdale, Lancashire
Up to £48525.12 per year
Closing date
21 Jul 2022

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Supply Chain
Contract Type
Full Time
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Why PepsiCo?

PepsiCo products are enjoyed by consumers more than one billion times a day in more than 200 countries and territories around the world. PepsiCo generated more than $79 billion in net revenue in 2021, driven by a complementary beverage and convenient foods portfolio that includes Lay's, Doritos, Cheetos, Gatorade, Pepsi-Cola, Mountain Dew, Quaker, and SodaStream. PepsiCo's product portfolio includes a wide range of enjoyable foods and beverages, including many iconic brands that generate more than $1 billion each in estimated annual retail sales.

Guiding PepsiCo is our vision to Be the Global Leader in Beverages and Convenient Foods by Winning with PepsiCo Positive (pep+). pep+ is our strategic end-to-end transformation that puts sustainability and human capital at the center of how we will create value and growth by operating within planetary boundaries and inspiring positive change for planet and people. For more information, visit

Position Summary:

Reports to: Engineering Manager
Direct reports: None
Working Hours: Continental shift pattern (3/2) working 12 hour shifts. This will rotate between days (06:00-18:00) and nights (18:00-6:00) averaging 42 hours per week.

Main Accountability:

As a Multi Skilled Engineer (internally known as Shift Technician) you will provide Engineering Technical support to the site manufacturing operation, delivering optimum plant reliability and performance through an effective asset maintenance and CI programme whilst working on a rotating continental shift pattern. Roles & Responsibilities:

  • Carrying out planned and preventative maintenance using Electrical, Control System and Mechanical Engineering skill set.
  • Support site Reliability agenda: Identification of failure modes and trends, complete root cause analysis (RCA) processes and drive / deliver the agreed actions.
  • Proactive fault prevention and continuous improvement activity to deliver key maintenance KPI's.
  • Support and coaching of the Manufacturing Technician (MT) groups to develop their technical skills.
  • Provide support to and involvement in site Project and Change Initiatives (CI's) as appropriate.

Contractor Control: Support site contractor activity through issuing Permit to Works and review of risk assessments and method statements (RAMS).

What we are looking for:

  • Indentured time served apprentice with an Electrical bias holding (as a minimum) 18th edition
  • City & Guilds 2391 holder
  • Understanding of SCADA control systems, computer systems, networking
  • PLC experience required. Allen Bradley and/or Siemens an advantage
  • Ideally a multi-disciplined engineer with FMCG experience
  • Lean experience and control skills are ideal but not essential
  • Experience of leading and coaching a team
  • Excellent influencing, presentation, communication and decision making skills
  • Strong team player who adopts a continuous improvement approach
  • Computer literate

Salary & Benefits:

  • £48,525.12 (inclusive of 23.5% shift allowance)
  • Generous Pension Scheme
  • 23 days holiday (with the option to buy/sell holiday)
  • PPE provided by the business
  • Free parking on site
  • Staff discount shop
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Subsidised Canteen
  • Long Service Rewards

We pride ourselves on our superb work force. The people in this business genuinely care about doing a great job! We have a common goal - strive to continuously improve our business performance and our own personal development. With the majority of executive team having been promoted organically, we are continually developing and encouraging our employees to push themselves further and offer them support with their continual learning. Career progression is incredibly important to us and we provide great opportunities to grow a long term career.


Our 5,500 PepsiCo employees in the UK are the reason for our success. We are committed to recruiting, training and retaining good people.

Company programmes help our employees manage their careers, train for advancement, increase their knowledge and skills and participate in lifestyle and personal development opportunities.To attract and retain the best people, we believe in creating a culture of equality, diversity and inclusion, where everyone has an equal opportunity to contribute and succeed.

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