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  • Entry level
  • No Education
  • Salary to negotiate
  • Burghead


Job Description :

Senior Operator  Roseisle Maltings, Burghead Full time – Permanent   

Closing Date is 07/06/2019 




About us  From Arthur Guinness to Johnnie Walker, our business was founded on people of great character, and in 250 years, nothing’s changed.  We’re the world’s leading premium alcohol company.  Our brands are industry icons.  And our success is thanks to the strength of our people, in every role.  It’s why we trust them with our legacy.  And it’s why we reward them with the career-defining opportunities that they deserve.  


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.  


About the role  

Scotland is the home of Diageo’s diverse range of Scotch whiskies. In Scotland, ISC Distilling is responsible for producing over 30 million cases of Diageo’s Scotch whiskies such as Johnnie Walker, J&B and Bell’s every year. As well as Scotch, ISC Distilling produces 12 million cases of white spirits including Smirnoff vodka, Tanqueray gin and Gordon’s gin and over four million cases of other spirits and ready to drink brands. With the growth trajectory for Scotch looking strong, Diageo has announced plans to invest over £1billion in Scotch whisky production over the next five years to meet growing global demand for our brands. The investment will see a major new malt distillery built expansion of existing distilleries and substantial new warehousing capacity will be developed. There are eight main warehousing sites, housing our maturing stocks of Scotch whisky, supported by a state of the art cooperage opened in 2011 and coppersmiths.  


As a Senior Operator within our talented team at Roseisle you’ll play a pivotal role in the whisky production process and will oversee and control all site process and ancillary activities. 

You’ll monitor and optimise our production processes to maximise our performance always.  


Health and safety compliance is key and you’ll be at the forefront of making sure this is monitored alongside other KPI’s and targets including production quality, production efficiency, energy management, production planning and cost efficiency.  


The role will cover a monthly repeating rota across night shift, back shift & day shift, providing on-site support to the maltings facillity, however flexibility is key to success in our business and many of our staff work flexibly in many different ways. Please talk to us about what flexibility means to you and don’t let anything stop you from applying.  


About you   

We’re looking for you to demonstrate that you can work well within a team as well as showing your ability to make effective decisions and thrive in situations where you can solve problems. 

You’ll be able to push forward your own ideas about improvements to current approaches and appraise new opportunities. You’ll have the drive to make a positive difference to manufacturing excellence and show your excellent communication skills with both internal and external partners.  


It’d be great if you had a forklift truck licence along with your high school grades however this is not essential. 

You’ll have demonstrable knowledge of Health and Safety legislation and environmental risk principles. 

You’re going to be responsible for automated production recording and management reporting systems and so you’ll have proven IT skills 

Check out our Culture, Values and Purpose video to discover what it’s like to work for Diageo  


Visit to apply today! Also visit us on Diageo LinkedIn.  






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About the company

British multinational alcoholic beverages company headquartered in London, England. It is the world's largest producer of spirits and a major producer of beer and wine.[5][6]

Diageo's brands include Smirnoff (the world's best-selling vodka),[7] Johnnie Walker (the world's best-selling blended Scotch whisky),[8] Baileys (the world's best-selling liqueur),[9] and Guinness (the world's best-selling stout).[10][11] It also owns 34% of Moët Hennessy, which owns brands including Moët & Chandon, Veuve Clicquot and Hennessy.

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