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Date Added: Sat 01/07/2023

Maintenance Engineer

King's Dyke, PE7, UK
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Job Type: Permanent, FullTime

Salary: £42000 - £47000/annum


This role is a hybrid role between Engineering and Operations. You work with both teams to ensure efficient running of the assets, ensuring optimum plant efficiency to deliver the quality and quantity to make us one of the UK's favourite food products.

They have ambitious plans. And whilst they expect machines will break down once in a while, they believe prevention is better than the cure. They want you at the forefront of their plants, knowing how their machines are running and help them come up with new and improved ways of doing it faster and better, which is why continuous improvement and reliability will pay a huge part in your role.

If you're looking to catapult your career, then this is a great opportunity which many of our senior leaders including our VP, Manufacturing having worked themselves up from a similar role.


If you're applying for Maintenance Engineer role then you'll already be a qualified Engineer doing a similar job, so we don't want to point out the obvious. But as well as being a qualified Engineer you will also need to be someone who collaborates and inspires our teams to always strive for a smooth operation - and your ability to bring people along with you is exactly what we're looking for.

You'll already know the importance of health and safety and hygiene. And you'll know it's vital that you record machine efficiencies relating to Quality, Delivery and Cost, and it will be second nature that you're a problem solver. We're looking for Multi-Skilled Engineers with strong electrical and mechanical skills.

The following relevant engineering qualifications (or equivalent):

* NVQ 3 / BTEC 3 in related Engineering discipline - mandatory of one or the other

* Time served apprenticeship - desirable

* HNC or equivalent - desirable

* Knowledge of SCADA or similar systems and some PLC knowledge

* Experience in fault finding

* Ability to lead continuous improvement activity in a similar role

* The ability to work under pressure and at speed

* Strong organisation and prioritisation skills

* IOSH/ NEBOSH certificate - desirable


You will be working 12h shifts on 2x2, 3x3 shift pattern.


* An excellent pension where they will pay double what you do, up to a maximum of 12% of your pay

* Flexible holidays - where you can buy & sell up to 5 days holiday per year

* Optional health cash plan

* Cycle to work scheme

And of course, being part of a Global business there are great opportunities to shine/ thrive should you wish to relocate in the future. They have an ambitious 5 year growth plan that presents development & progression opportunities for those who seek it out
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