• Position: Cooper
  • Working pattern: Permanent, Full Time
  • Location: Alloa, Scotland
  • Closing Date: October 31, 2021

About Us

From Arthur Guinness to Johnnie Walker, our business was founded on people of great character, and in 250 years, nothing has 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.

Our ambition is to create the best performing, most trusted and respected Consumer Products Company in the world.

To achieve these, we need the world’s very best people.

About the role

As a Cooper you’ll play a pivotal role within our hardworking team at Cambus Cooperage rebuilding and regenerating whisky casks for our single grain and single malt distilleries all over Scotland.

You’ll have the determination to achieve or surpass planned weekly/daily production schedules by filling, warehousing, disgorging and empty cask handling in a timely manner and to our highest quality standards to ensure seamless cask output.

Health and safety compliance is key and you’ll be at the forefront of making sure this is supervised alongside other KPI’s and targets.

You’ll support the continuous improvement, decision making and problem-solving activities by providing specialist knowledge and experience presented in a logical and codified way utilising techniques and tools.

This role will cover shift work over a 38-hour week so flexibility is key.

About you

We’re looking for people with character: motivated, resilient and open-minded. You’ll be commercially astute, target focussed and flexible – as our work can change quickly.

You’ll be a qualified Cooper and/or have relevant experience.

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 and possess basic IT skills too.

We’re looking for someone to be determined, organised and take a positive approach to their own development. You’ll have the ability to prioritise your own workload whilst supporting the wider team.

Celebrating our inclusive and diverse culture is core to Diageo’s purpose of “celebrating life every day everywhere”. This purpose is, in itself, inclusive in nature, as it values everybody irrespective of background, disability, religion, gender identity, sexuality or ethnicity.

We know that for our business to thrive and for Diageo to realize its ambition, we depend on having diverse talent with a range of backgrounds, skills and capabilities in each of the 180 countries in which we operate and to reflect our broad consumer base. We view diversity as one of the key enablers that helps our business to grow and our values, purpose and standards set the conditions for us to respect the unique contribution each person brings. Flexibility is key to success in our business and many of our staff work flexibly in many different ways, including part-time, compressed hours, flexible location. Please talk to us about what flexibility means to you and don’t let anything stop you from applying.