Job Introduction

Spirit Supply – Cooper

Since the first drop of Glenfiddich flowed through the stills on Christmas Day 1887 in Dufftown, we at William Grant & Sons have been proud to rely on the trusted skills of our Coopers.  We’re now looking for a 2Time Served Coopers to join our high performing team to continue the tradition and to deliver the high standards that drive our global success.

Main Responsibility

You will be responsible for repairing and rejuvenating casks to set quality standards and ensure that the correct paperwork and accurate data recordings are maintained.  In addition you will sustain high workplace standards at all times to maintain a safe and organised work environment, ensuring that areas for improvement are highlighted, recorded and actioned.    Achieving defined cask quality specifications and conducting basic safety checks will also be key elements of the role.

Our Ideal Candidate

Our ideal candidate is an experienced self-starter with an excellent safety track record. Working accurately is important, so you will have good attention to detail and be able to understand and follow processes.    When things don’t go to plan you’ll be resilient, have a solution focussed approach and make sure you support the wider team.  Knowledge of HSE, HMRC, SEPA and other regulatory requirements would be an advantage, as would an awareness of barcoding operations.

What we can offer you

  • We offer a competitive salary and benefits which are designed to promote our employees financial wellbeing. Employees are also eligible to participate in a bonus plan.
  • Our employees enjoy a generous holiday entitlement and an opportunity to ‘buy’ or ‘sell’ some holiday entitlement.
  • Private Healthcare and Doctor@Hand (remote GP service).
  • Our employees can join a defined contribution pension plan. Employees contribute either 4% or 5% of salary, the company contributes 8% or 10% depending on the employee contribution. Employee contributions can be made through salary sacrifice.
  • Our Employee Assistance Programme offers practical, impartial support on everyday matters ranging from medical, financial and legal to home and family issues. 
  • Our Life Assurance cover is a multiple of eight times your annual basic salary.
  • Product allocation so that you can enjoy our fantastic portfolio of brands.
  • Our Cycle to Work scheme allows you to hire a bike for an agreed length of time, and then snap it up for a fraction of its original value. All while making savings (at least 25%) and spreading the cost.
  • Every employee has the opportunity to claim up to £1,000 per year for a charity or charities for which they have raised money, volunteered their time or personally donated.
  • Learning resources to help you be your best self.

About William Grant & Sons

A HOME FOR RARE CHARACTERS

William Grant & Sons: a home where Rare Characters thrive.

We value every employee for their rare character, distinctive skills, experience and perspectives. Every one of our colleagues has a role to play in helping us to achieve our growth ambitions.

At William Grant & Sons, our vision is to be A home where rare characters thrive. We value all colleagues for their rare character, distinctive skills, experience and perspectives. Diversity & Inclusion is at the heart of how we do things at William Grant & Sons, fully aligned to our purpose and our company values. We strive to create an environment where we can all be our best and bring our whole selves to work.

OUR AGILE WORKING PHILOSOPHY

Our agile working philosophy is to “Have your best work day everyday”.
Built on trust, we empower our rare characters to have their best work day every day. Where flexibility and positive working experiences help employees to feel connected and release potential across our teams.
We are open to discussing possible agile/flexible working options as part of the recruitment process.

INCLUSIVE RECRUITMENT PROCESS

Diversity & Inclusion is at the heart of how we do things at William Grant & Sons, fully aligned to our purpose and our company values. We want to ensure that our recruitment process is inclusive. If you have any questions or need some support with your application we’d love to hear from you. So please get in touch with our HR team at recruitment.enquiries@wgrant.com.

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