PepsiCo Careers

Manufacturing Technician

Lincoln, United Kingdom
Manufacturing and Production

United Kingdom - English

Job Description

Auto req ID: 167197BR

Job Description

PepsiCo has an exciting opportunity for a Manufacturing Technician (MT) to join our busy Supply Chain Team based at our Walkers manufacturing site in Lincoln. The Lincoln Site was established in 1938 and has been the home of Quavers, a key snack brand of the Walkers portfolio for 50 years.

As an MT, you’ll be a key member of the production team and your actions will directly impact our overall site performance. In order to maintain the efficiency of our production lines, you will need to combine your technical competence with strong communication skills and a willingness to lead and initiate change. With an aptitude to coach and mentor others, you’ll have the ability to adapt to an ever-changing, dynamic manufacturing environment, and be able to quickly identify and remedy machine errors as they occur.
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Key Responsibilities
  • Owning designated area, driving performance to meet, maintain and exceed quality, food safety, cost, service and safety measures
  • Co-ordinating and motivating General Operator team to achieve daily production targets
  • Providing operational control in all aspects of running production equipment to include set-up, maintenance and cleaning
  • Monitoring, controlling and carrying out basic fault diagnosis and repairs on equipment
  • Taking responsibility for good manufacturing practice and excellent hygiene and safety standards within designated area
  • Completing a thorough and effective handover to the oncoming shift MT
Package Offered
  • This shift based role comes with a salary of £33,742 per annum (inclusive of shift allowance)
  • You would be working on a continental shift pattern; 2x12 hrs days 0600-1800, followed by 2x12 hr nights 1800-0600 (average of 42 hours per week)
  • There are also additional benefits that we offer: which include a defined contribution pension scheme, automatic Life Assurance Cover as well as the option to participate in salary sacrifice schemes, including; cycle to work, buy/sell holidays, gymflex, health cash plan and car scheme.
So, if you would like to be part of this team and join them in the next stage of their journey, we would love to hear from you!


  • Proven mechanical experience
  • Can demonstrate experience of machine operation, fault-finding and repair
  • Logical approach to problem solving, and practical skills on plant equipment
  • Skills in communicating effectively and coaching/influencing others
  • Able to find opportunities for improvement and implement solutions
  • Previous manufacturing/factory experience would be helpful

Relocation Eligible: Not Applicable
Job Type: Regular