Electrical Maintenance Engineer.

  • Bury, Greater Manchester
  • Up to £50720.83 per annum

Electrical Maintenance Engineer

  • Bury, Greater Manchester
  • Up to £50720.83 per annum
  • Posted April 3, 2024

Our client based in Whitefield have an opportunity for a Shift Engineer to join their Engineering Team.

The company manufactures a wide range of quality sweet and savoury bakery products, including both gourmet butter and vegan brioche buns, doughballs and teacakes. They can bake over 1 million baps and burger buns every day.

The Shift Engineer will work as part of Engineering Team and will be responsible for carrying out planned maintenance work and repairs to production plant, equipment and buildings, to ensure safety and reliability of the production process. The successful candidate will have excellent thorough and detailed approach to maintenance work with great literate and numerical skills. They will have worked in a similar Engineering position, where they would have gained experience in diagnosing faults and taking corrective action. To be successful in this this role, they will also have knowledge in plant maintenance work and systems and be able to work as part of a team where excellent communication skills are essential.

This is a great opportunity for someone to gain experience in leading the bakery CI projects and to gain development of knowledge and familiarity with the engineering requirements of the bakery process systems and machinery. They’ll work closely with a friendly and engaging team from both a site and group perspective, offering opportunities for growth and long-term career development.

This is what you’ll actually do!

As the Shift Engineer you will work as an active part of a skilled cross functional planned maintenance team and ensure correct Health & Safety, Food Safety and Hygiene standards are adhered to at all times. You will ensure a fast and effective response especially under breakdown conditions. You will also and be able to assist and support mechanical engineers with their duties and assist in the training of fellow maintenance engineers, Production Operatives and others where necessary. You will actively participate in a Continuous Improvement culture throughout the site, constantly identifying opportunities to improve efficiency and reduce waste. You will have positive outlook to ensure good working practices are adhered to throughout and that planned maintenance work is completed to strict schedules with attention to detail. You will also work on various projects including installation and modifications to plant and equipment with constantly looking for improvements of reliability of equipment.

Ideally this is you!

  • Electrical Engineering qualifications/experience
  • IPAF trained
  • 18th Edition Electrical Wiring Regulations
  • PLC programming capabilities
  • Experience from FMCG or a similar sector

What’s in it for you?

  • Enhanced Maternity & Paternity Leave to allow quality time with your new arrival!
  • Enhanced Pension Scheme for our employees
  • Death in Service Benefit
  • Free Employee Assistance Programme (open to colleagues and their families)
  • Retail discounts accessible via our Benefits Hub platform!
  • Refer a Friend Scheme (up to £300 per referral – t&cs dependent)
  • Employee Recognition Awards· Extensive Learning & Development opportunities (including opportunities for sponsored professional memberships and our own in-house development course!)
  • An opportunity to be part of a fantastic, growing organisation.

Their vision is to be the leading speciality bakery group in the UK, and they want the best people in place to achieve this. Their continued success is built entirely on the talented people who work there, so employee development is important to them because everyone is a valued member of the team, and they want every individual to have the skills and capabilities to achieve both your own personal goals and their business goals. They want good people to join their company, to help them continue to go from strength to strength. If this sounds like you, please get in contact to learn more!

This role is working on a 12 hour 4 on 4 off shift pattern consisting of 2 days and 2 nights – this is 7-7 but they are flexible to accommodate working on a 6-6.

The salary is £50,720.83 per annum

The Recruitment Co are an equal opportunities employer


The Recruitment Co. is an equal opportunities employer and we’re committed to diversity and inclusion in the workplace.

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