Technician - Red shift

Operations Banbury Full-time United Kingdom

Job Description

This technician role will be on red shift in Coffee Process – which would include Spray Dried, Freeze Dried and Utilities. Working in Freeze Dried would require a cold room medical which would have to be passed prior to any successful offer. Working in this role will involve the following:


  • To undertake planned maintenance and breakdown work as required.
  • Work in line with JDE safety standards.
  • To work as a close-knit team to actively drive the resolution of plant breakdowns and resolve running issues.
  • Maintain good levels of housekeeping in all areas of the plant
  • To attend and actively participate in OPS/production meetings and RCA sessions. Report plant status and identify escalations as required
  • To actively support the operational team to meet volume demands
  • Active use of SAP to log breakdown data, correctives and booking parts out of Stores


For this role as a Mechanical Technician, we’re looking for someone who has the following skills and experience:

  • Time served apprenticeship in mechanical discipline or Multi-skilled with a mechanical bias
  • Considerable maintenance experience, with experience around the following equipment desirable…
    • Experience working within an FMCG environment.
    • Motors/ gearboxes.
    • Pumps of various configurations (centrifugal, lobe, piston, diaphragm, etc.)
    • Valves, pipework and connecting joints.
    • Transportation systems of both liquid and solid product
    • Working with chemicals such as Caustic and Acid.
    • Working in either extreme heat or extreme cold.

Additional Information

For more than 265 years, JACOBS DOUWE EGBERTS (JDE) is inspired by its belief that it’s amazing what can happen over a cup of coffee or tea. Today, our coffee & tea portfolio is available in more than 100 developed and emerging markets, through a portfolio of over 50 brands that collectively cover the entire category landscape led by leading household names such as L’OR, Jacobs, Senseo, Tassimo, Douwe Egberts, Old Town, Super, Pickwick and Moccon.