Based in Longbenton, Newcastle upon Tyne
Salary: £33,300 initially, rising to £35,100 after probation + Excellent Benefits
The UK’s leading bakery retailer is currently recruiting for an Engineer at their Longbenton bakery, just outside Newcastle. This is a fantastic opportunity for an experienced Mechanical or Electrical Engineer to play an important role in the continued success of one of the UK’s leading businesses.
Reporting to the Engineering Manager, you would be responsible for ensuring all on-site mechanical and electrical equipment is working as effectively and efficiently as possible. The role would involve all aspects of trouble shooting, problem solving and project work, and you would be expected to look for and implement continuous improvements individually and as part of a team. In addition you will also be required to plan and carry out preventative maintenance in order to ensure a high standard of plant maintenance is achieved at all times.
40 hours per week, Mon – Sat, days, backs & night shifts, some weekend working maybe required, and is provided for within the salary. Salary will rise from £33,300 to £35,100 after successful 6 month probationary period.
The ideal candidate for the role will educated to minimum ONC standard in a relevant Mechanical / Electrical Engineering discipline, with significant experience in industrial installations, electrical repair, fault finding, preventative maintenance and continuous improvements. In-depth technical and operational experience will be required as will familiarity with a range of control systems.
Strong communication skills along with the ability to communicate at all levels will be required, as will excellent attention to detail, the ability to multi-task and manage a varied workload, plus the drive to consistently exceed targets and achieve results.
It’s essential that you are multi-skilled with an electrical bias and have previous experience of working in an FMCG environment.
With almost 1700 shops, 10 regional bakeries, 2 centres of excellence, 2 distribution centres and 20,000 employees serving millions of customers every week, you would be joining the UK’s leading bakery food-on-the-go retailer at a particularly exciting time.
To apply for the Engineer role please submit your CV quoting ref.GRG84.
This role may be suitable for you if you have a background in any of the following: Mechanical Enginer, Maintenance Engineer, Multi-Skilled Engineer, Engineering Team Leader, Bakery Engineer, Electrical Engineer, Plant Maintenance, Electrical Maintenance Engineer.
This job would be suitable for candidates based in the following locations: Newcastle upon Tyne, Sunderland, County Durham, Gateshead, Gosforth, Cramlington, Birtley, Chester-le-Street, Durham, Peterlee, Seaham.