Multi Skilled Engineer (Electrical and Mechanical)

Location:
Shaftesbury
Salary:
£42k-£44k per annum

Multi-Skilled Engineer (Electrical and Mechanical)

Working a shift pattern of 2 Days, 2 Nights, and 4 Off. We offer the following:

The primary role of a Multi Skilled Engineer is to provide engineering support to our bakery in Shaftesbury, Dorset – to ensure the plant and machinery are available and reliable. You will assist in the reduction of plant downtime, drive continuous improvement initiatives, and support health and safety and project work. You will proactively work to reduce plant downtime through due diligence and corrective maintenance.

The Compleat Food Group is a new food group on a mission to create great quality, tasty and affordable food, that people love to eat. We’re committed to doing it in a sustainable way that delivers a positive impact on the world and maximises the well-being of the local communities we are part of.

We are home to some exciting brands including Pork Farms, Wall’s Pastry, Squeaky Bean®, Unearthed®, Vadasz, and The Wrights Food Group, we’re also a leading supplier of delicious own-label pastry, olives and antipasti, continental meats, and plant-based food to most of the UK’s largest food retailers and foodservice companies. 

We employ more than 3,500 people across 11 sites, our ambition is to become the UK’s No 1 chilled prepared food company. We are recruiting for a Multi-Skilled Engineer for our Dorset site, in Shaftesbury:

The primary role of a Multi Skilled Engineer is to provide engineering support to the bakery in Shaftesbury, Dorset to ensure the plant and machinery are available and reliable. You will assist in the reduction of plant downtime, drive continuous improvement initiatives, and support health and safety and project work. You will proactively work to reduce plant downtime through due diligence and corrective maintenance.

Why join The Compleat Food Group? It is a very exciting time to join us, with the amount of growth in the business and our ambitious plans to grow, even more, it gives a real opportunity for career progression and personal development. You will be joining a new leadership team and working with talented and supportive colleagues who care about what they do, strive for improvement, and challenge for better all the time

Benefits

  • Company Pension Scheme
  • 242 hours annual leave per annum
  • Formal and informal learning and development opportunities
  • A progressive working environment that puts its people at the heart of what it does

Duties and Responsibilities:

To ensure planned and reactive maintenance is carried out to the required standard and to schedule. Fault find, fix, repair machinery and plant, safely to standard within time.

To be able to coordinate and cooperate with production supervisors on a day-to-day basis, to ensure the smooth running and availability of plant and equipment. 

To actively support and engage in continuous improvement projects and ensures the sustainability of these activities through the promotion of best operational practices. 

Work alongside external contractors and supervise whilst on-site at all times. 

Continuous promotion of best H&S practice, whilst proactively helping to reduce functional accident statistics. 

To undertake project and capital works assigned to you, ensuring they are delivered to schedule. Support audit work being carried out (contractor control, housekeeping, PPM, etc.). 

Support the prioritizing, organising, and planning of weekend maintenance work, production cover, and project work as appropriate, providing stand-in management cover over weekends if required.

Skills:

  • Proven ability to work at pace and to tight deadlines.
  • Both Electrical and Mechanical Engineering experience preferably within Food Manufacturing or FMCG with a recognised qualification.
  • Excellent communication skills at all levels & ability to influence and work well with others in a friendly manner.
  • Good standard of general education (including Maths & English).
  • Ability to work individually, without constant supervision, and with a sensible degree of flexibility to your approach.
  • Essential – Basic Microsoft office skills.

We would love to hear from capable individuals looking for a fresh start in a new company, who want to further their career, work with some seriously talented people, learn new skills, and a decent wage with overtime opportunities.

If you are interested or think you are suitable for this role, please contact or forward your CV to Kristina Savinkina at Kristina.savinkina@compleatfood.com for more information.