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Team Leader, Production - PET, East Kilbride

East Kilbride, United Kingdom Supply Chain Posted on: 16/03/2023 86008
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Team Leader, Production – PET, East Kilbride


Annual performance related pay bonus + Share scheme + Competitive pension contributions + Laundered uniform + All safety equipment provided + Subsidised canteen on-site + Free hot and cold drinks + Free parking + Excellent parental benefits

What you become part of:

East Kilbride Operations produce 20 million raw cases of drinks per year across their 6 production lines - 2 glass bottle, 2 PET bottle (plastic) and 2 pouch lines This is the only site in GB that produces our Appletiser products in glass. There will be 250 employees by the end of  2022 site and experience here can lead to excellent career opportunities both in East Kilbride and further afield across other GB sites and pan-Euro-pacific locations. 

What to expect:

Reporting into the Production Manager, you will lead a team of 10-12 to ensure the successful operation of the production lines.  You will ensure the production lines and people you are responsible for achieve the output required of them within production performance, labour resource, quality, yield and CRS targets.  Key responsibilities include:

  • Working with high efficiency production lines you will deliver daily volumes
  • Achieve planned downtime and reduce unplanned downtime events
  • Collaborate with QESH to deliver and improve the site’s Quality, Environment, Health and Safety standards  
  • Yield management to ensure delivery of all yield budget targets in ingredients and packaging
  • Improve and embed operational excellence through effective site routines, with a huge focus on data driven decisions
  • Leading your team to deliver the maintenance strategy
  • Working to achieve 100% compliance of maintenance schedules
  • Deliver exceptionally high standards of GMP (Good Manufacturing Practices) with your team
  • Grow, develop and engage your team via our performance management processes and successfully develop pipeline talent of the future
  • Create a culture of safety by guiding and leading safe working practices

Skills & Essentials:

  • Proven leadership skills
  • Ability to make critical decisions within a fast-paced environment
  • Excellent communication and influencing skills
  • A self-starter with a thirst for knowledge and hunger to succeed
  • Ability to prioritise multiple tasks using initiative
  • Knowledge and understanding of SAP is advantageous but not essential


Coca-Cola Europacific Partners (CCEP) is a major fast-moving consumer goods business and the world’s largest independent Coca-Cola bottler. With a dedicated team of 33,200 people, serving customers in 29 countries, we make, sell and distribute the world’s most loved drinks brands to more than 600 million people, including Coca-Cola®, Fanta®, Powerade®, Glaceau Vitaminwater®, Monster® and Capri-Sun®. And we want a workforce as diverse as our products – with a culture that fosters belonging and inclusivity. One that enables everyone to be themselves, whatever their background or experience. From gender, age and ethnicity to sexual orientation and different abilities, we welcome people from all walks of life and empower unique perspectives. We recognize we’ve got some way to go, but we’ll get there with the support of our people. It’s them who drive our future growth.


Job Information:
Location: East Kilbride

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