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Project Engineer

Date: Apr 3, 2021

Location: Kegworth, GB

Company: Refresco

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Project Engineer - Central Operational Excellence Team


What you will be doing


Working in conjunction and reporting to the Senior Engineering Projects Manager you will develop and support the delivery of major engineering project solutions within the UK business unit to drive profitability, flexibility and wider business objectives.


The role includes but is not limited to:


  • Work withcross functional local site and central teams and in collaboration with OEM's and suppliers, you will support the Senior Engineering Projects Manager in the design and creation of the project's technical solutions.
  • The role ensures that project standards are defined and executed and provides technical support and consultation on all UK engineering projects.
  • Supporting the process of major capex development / design and provide engineering project support for all major Manufacturing business projects where a holistic approach is required to ensure successful delivery of the business case.
  • Responsible for the engineering capital projects gate process application including post project review.
  • Supporting the roll out of revised project documentation to site key stakeholders.
  • Responsible for ensuring a standard approach is defined and delivered for major capital investment projects including tendering, negotiation, preparation, installation, commissioning, validation and hand-over to production.


Who we are looking for



We are looking for a qualified engineer with demonstrable operational experience in an FMCG manufacturing environment. You will be experienced in modern manufacturing methodolodies and have excellent analytical skills and the capability to plan and implement initiatives. You'll be an excellent communicator; both internally with the site and central teams as well as with external suppliers.



What you will get in return


The salary for this role is dependent on experience. We offer an annual bonus incentive and a good company pension scheme, personal private healthcare, 3x basic salary life assurance plus 25 days holiday in addition to bank holidays (with the option to purchase additional holidays). Working hours are Monday to Thursday: 8.30am - 5.00pm & Friday: 8.30am - 4.00pm. This role can be based from any of our UK sites and will require frequent travel to all sites.


Who we are


Our drinks on every table. That's the Refresco vision. We're passionate about producing tasty, refreshing drinks and we’re thirsty for more and growing fast. We’re a global business and invested £1.25 billion in expanding our manufacturing footprint to make us the largest independent bottler of soft drinks and fruit juices in the world. We currently produce 12 billion litres from 59 manufacturing plants in 12 countries and we’re only just getting started…


Our UK Business has six manufacturing plants providing a great place to work for 1500 employees producing private label soft drinks and fruit juices for all the leading retailers including Tesco, ASDA, Morrison’s, Sainsburys, ALDI and Lidl. We also manufacture for branded customers such as Innocent, Ocean Spray, Weetabix, Del Monte and Um Bongo. Whether it’s packed in cartons, bottles or cans, we ensure that our products are made to the highest quality standards but they get where they need to be when they need to get there to meet the needs of our high profile customers.