Engineering Graduate Programme

Type: Graduate
Region: West Midlands

At Britvic we’re on a journey to become the most dynamic soft drinks company. As one of the UK’s leading players in the FMCG market we pride ourselves on setting high standards, being courageous and pushing ourselves to think outside the bottle.


We offer consumers a range of family favourite and global premium brands such as Robinsons, Tango, J20, R Whites & London Essence. We exist to help people enjoy life’s everyday moments.

 Application closing date – Friday 21st June 2024

 Assessment day – Wednesday 17th July

Assessment day location: Britvic Rugby site 

Salary: £30,000Start: October 2024


About the Role:

Be part of one of the world’s most admired soft drinks companies – built on over 4,500 employees, a £1.5bn turnover and over 30 market leading brands sold in more than 50 countries.


Our purpose is simple. We’re about making life’s everyday moments more enjoyable. We think differently. We push boundaries, and we give our all to create great products that our customers will love. Our supply chain teams are the key to ensuring our much-loved brands are where they need to be, when they need to be and served in the best possible conditions. 


Britvic are pleased to launch our new 2-year Engineering Graduate Programme. A fantastic new programme for graduates from any engineering discipline designed to give you the opportunity to experience the breadth of our business, whilst working across several areas that set you up for a future brilliant career at Britvic.


Join our Engineering Graduate Programme, designed to give you the opportunity to experience the breadth of our business, whilst working across several areas that set you up for a future brilliant career at Britvic.  


Our Engineering Graduate Programme offers the opportunity to work across several multidisciplinary teams to develop your experience, knowledge & multidisciplinary skills. These include the planning of future production and material schedules, planning and implementation of automation workstreams, engineering new processes and improving on existing ones, being part of Continuous Improvement initiatives, learning and optimising effective maintenance of equipment, Sustainability workstreams, Quality, Health and Safety management programs and opportunities in transformational investment projects such as the installation of new equipment. 

Key Responsibilities:

As a key member of our Supply Chain team, you will play a crucial role in achieving our Business Unit Cost targets by focusing on machine efficiency and waste reduction. Additionally, you will drive Lean Manufacturing principles to ensure cost-effective operations throughout the factory. Other opportunities include top loss investigations, identifying and prioritising performance and managing product quality issues. 


Beyond that, this role allows you to actively contribute to other projects within the Business Unit and work on improvements related to utilities management (such as effluent, waste, water usage, and air systems). 


As part of your development, you will have the opportunity to learn about Continuous Improvement (CI) methodologies and apply them during your projects. You’ll also take the lead in supporting new product trials and initial productions. Furthermore, there are additional opportunities in safety, quality, and people-related initiatives, all aligned with our vision of People, Performance, and Planet.


Knowledge, Skills & Experience Required:




We believe we are stronger together and that’s why we’re committed to providing equal opportunities to all applicants and employees. We know that by building a truly inclusive environment where everyone feels celebrated, safe and respected – diversity and wellbeing will naturally thrive.

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