Technical Specialist

10 Aug 2017
18 Aug 2017
Have a look in your fridge and your kitchen cupboards. Chances are you'll find some PepsiCo products. PepsiCo is a world leader in convenient snacks, foods and beverages. Our brands are loved all over the UK - Walkers are the UK's favourite crisps, Tropicana is the UK's top premium juice brand , Quaker is the UK's favourite oats company and we make hundreds of other nourishing, tasty foods and drinks that bring joy to our consumers in more than 200 countries. We're looking to recruit a Technical Specialist to join our fast paced operation, within the pellet plant team. The role is based at our Walkers Manufacturing site in Lincoln. The Lincoln Plant is a key part of the Walkers portfolio and is the home of our famous cheesy quavers. There's plenty of exciting stuff happening at Lincoln… trust us when we say it's a great site to be a part of The role could be an great entry point for a recent graduate from an engineering/food manufacturing type degree, or equally suited to someone with experience in food manufacturing with a great ability to work independently and problem solve. Job Duties: Report in the daily meetings around factory performance in your area of expertise Drive continuous improvement in your area and execute innovation, whilst ensuring that best practice is used within PepsiCo. Deliver pellet technical training, including the identification of training requirements. To ensure the pellet plant is working, ensuring all equipment is performing to optimum efficiency. Provide technical capability reports and agree and execute training programmes with the appropriate specialist. Being in control of any audits that might happen in your area. Key Skills and Experience: Engineering/food manufacturing degree (desirable) Able to apply technical knowledge in a consistent, methodical way when faced with problems. An understanding of operational requirements/food manufacturing Knowledge of problem solving tools and technology Plan and prioritise workload without supervision, and can work autonomously and proactively. Ability to work effectively in a fast paced environment This is a permanent role that comes with a competitive salary plus flexible benefits. PepsiCo is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy. This job was originally posted as