Who is Britvic PLC?
The Britvic story began in the 19th century when a chemist in Chelmsford started creating homemade soft drinks. Fast forward to 2016 and Britvic PLC is a FTSE 250 listed soft drinks manufacturer, operating across a number of international markets. Dedicated to creating and building brands that delight consumers, we have a strong track record of innovation, and successful product developments.
Tell us about your flagship brands
Through our own operations in the UK, Ireland, France & Brazil our brand portfolio includes Robinsons, J2O, Tango, Teisseire, Maguary, Club Orange and Ballygowan, along with the Britvic Mixers and Juices brand. We also produce and sell a number of PepsiCo’s famous soft drinks brands, including Pepsi, 7UP, SoBe and Mountain Dew, under exclusive agreements with PepsiCo in the UK & Ireland.
How would you describe the culture at Britvic?
Working for Britvic means working as part of a team of diverse, forward thinking professionals constantly striving to deliver beyond expectations. We’re about working together and drawing on our collective knowledge and experience to bring world class thinking to our business. We have strong values and these guide everything we do. We expect our people to ‘be proud’ – to work with passion and integrity. We like to ‘be bold’. We give our people freedom and empower them to take risks. At the same time, we know it’s important to ‘be disciplined’. This is about doing what we say we will, being accountable and keeping things simple. We ‘act with pace’ – we’re always looking ahead; seizing new opportunities. We think it’s important to ‘be open’. We encourage everyone to share their ideas and voice their opinions, but we’re also respectful. We value diversity and difference. Finally, we want to ‘win together’. We help each other out; we celebrate our shared successes.
What training and development opportunities are provided to employees?
Developing our people is central to our aims. As well as formal performance and development reviews, employees have access to training programmes and academies to suit their needs, e-learning applications and a resource library to cater for all learning styles. As part of the performance review process, every employee has a personal development plan and is regularly encouraged to stretch their potential. We are committed to creating an environment where individuals are treated with dignity and respect.
What’s the best thing about working for Britvic?
We have a clear vision about where we’re going and who we want to be: The most dynamic, creative and admired soft drinks company in the world – it’s an ambitious goal which, we’ll only achieve if we work together. As a part of the Britvic team you can really feel the commitment and passion that every one of your colleagues shares, and this makes it an inspiring place to be, every day.
If you think you have what it takes to power some of the world’s biggest soft drink brands, find out more about us, and the live vacancies across the group by visiting: http://www.britvic.com/careers/careers-at-britvic , and why not follow us on LinkedIn for the latest company and careers news?