Corrective Engineer

Market Drayton

Corrective Engineer

Location: Market Drayton

Type: Permanent – Full Time

Hours: Days, Monday – Thursday, Tuesday – Friday

Salary: £40,000

Palethorpes Bakery, an award-winning and market-share leading ‘Chilled Savoury Pastry’ food manufacturer, are currently looking for a Corrective Engineer to complement our Engineering team.

Our Vision as a business is to inspire our customers through excellence in quality food, innovation and integrity.  As a member of our Engineering Team you will be directly contributing to this vision through your core tasks and responsibilities.  These will include, but are not limited to:

  • Maintain and promote health and safety standards across site working safely at all times.
  • Responsible for all reactive and proactive maintenance work, whilst making sure it is carried out to the highest possible standards across the whole of the site. 
  • Expected to carry out all maintenance and repairs across the factory, in both a low care and high care environment.
  • Attend to breakdowns when necessary, ensuring that the is always a rapid response and that plant equipment and machinery breakdown time is minimised. Always endeavour to reduce downtime of site plant and machinery.
  • Carry out repairs to plant and equipment effectively and efficiently, either alone and/or as part of the team.
  • To carry out PPM onsite whilst always ensuring that there is a pro-active approach to planned maintenance and high PPM output.
  • Deliver on plant uptime and maintenance KPI’s through planned, preventive & predictive maintenance.
  • Provide electrical and mechanical drawings.
  • Identify areas of improvement to increase equipment reliability and efficiencies.
  • Always adhere to Technical procedures and Good Manufacturing Process (GMP).
  • Work in a clean and orderly manner in compliance with the Company’s Hygiene Code of Practice. 

The successful candidate for this role will need to demonstrate the following skills, qualifications and attributes:


  • Minimum 3 years maintenance engineering experience.
  • Skilled Engineer with Formal qualifications.
  • ICT skills.
  • Manufacturing Industry experience – Industry considered: Packaging, Food, FMCG.
  • Good communication. 

In return for the above the successful candidate will receive a total reward package that includes:

  • A competitive salary
  • Combined Company Pension (8%)
  • Formal and informal learning and development opportunities
  • Overtime
  • Heavily discounted staff shop
  • A progressive working environment that puts its people at the heart of what it does

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