Mechanical Production Engineer

  • Flexible
  • Part Time
  • Permanent
  • Leven, Scotland
  • 14 August 2022
  • Mechanical Production Engineer
  • Leven, Scotland
  • Permanent contract
  • 3 days work week – Weekend Shift (34.5h/week)
  • Closing Date is 14/08/2022

About Us

As the home of iconic brands such as Baileys, Guinness, Smirnoff, and Johnnie Walker, at Diageo we source, produce and deliver 6.5 billion litres of world-leading products every year across 180 markets globally. Because of this huge undertaking, we rely on highly advanced systems as well as the very best talent to make sure our businesses continue to run smoothly.

About the role

We’re looking for a Mechanical Production Engineer to join our dedicated team based in Leven.

This is a fantastic opportunity to make a positive difference on our business by:

  • Playing a pivotal role in ensuring the delivery of efficient and effective maintenance, repair, problem solving and improvement of assets and their availability across the site.
  • Working closely with site personnel to ensure all maintenance is effectively developed and delivered and to provide feedback on relative improvements across the site.
  • Implementing and developing maintenance programmes that support and improve asset performance and utilisation.
  • Promptly and appropriately responding to plant breakdowns and to secure & repair the root cause to minimise downtime.
  • Reporting any outcome of plant maintenance issues via SAP to ensure best practise has been shared.
  • Keeping Health & safety compliance and high-quality standards are the forefront of your work.

About you

  • We are looking for someone who has strong interpersonal skills, can communicate to all levels, develop key relationships and have the ability to make effective decisions and drive improvements using specialist knowledge. We would love to talk to someone who has the ability to use initiative and push forward their own ideas whilst offering guidance and support for our current approaches.
  • You are available to work dayshift: Fri-Sun 07:00-19:00; and nightshift: Fri-Sun 19:00-07:00 every 3rd week.

What you’ll bring

  • You’ll have the drive to make a positive difference to manufacturing excellence and use your excellent analytical skills to solve problems.
  • You’ll be a time served Mechanical Engineer with the relevant qualifications and have demonstrable knowledge of Health and Safety legislation and environmental risk principles.
  • It’d be great if you had a knowledge of working in the FMCG industry however this is not essential.


We offer a highly competitive rewards and benefits package, including but not limited to:

  • Base salary + substantial shift allowance
  • End year bonus
  • Share programmes and other voluntary benefits
  • 6 months, fully paid, Family Leave for new/expecting parents – regardless of gender!

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.