Food Engineering Jobs

Engineering Jobs in the Food Industry are crucial to ensure a fully functioning factory & here at yourfoodjob we are delighted to advertise multiple engineering vacancies across all disciplines at any one time!

If you have a keen interest in the mechanics behind food processing then a job in food engineering may be for you!

You will need at least an FdA or HND in a related degree to become a food engineer - you can study these in College. Another route is University, where you will typically study for 3-4 years, gaining essential experience and achieving qualifications such as BEng (Honours) Mechanical Engineering, MEng Electrical Engineering etc. With this training, you will be able to seek employment as a food engineer!

Within the food industry, there are different types of engineering jobs;

Engineers (Electrical/Mechanical)

Working as an Electrical engineer or Mechanical engineer you will provide either Electrical or Mechanical support to production departments and factory operations at all times. 

Being employed as a Multi-skilled Engineer in the food industry, you need to have the ability and experience to provide Engineering support to a range of different departments. A Multi-skilled Engineer will carry out planned preventative maintenance to factory equipment and site services.

When working in a Maintenance Engineer job or a Maintenance Manager Job, you will be responsible for all aspects of the Factory including the completion of the required PPM's, dealing with machine & facility commissioning, breakdowns, and working with the rest of the team assisting with the on-going maintenance and up keep of the plant, facility and machinery.

Engineering Manager/Management is a more senior position; you will be required to have more skill, knowledge and practice to fulfil this role. Your duties as an engineering manager will include: Management of plant availability and efficiency, departmental budgets and an overall reduction in mechanical downtime - Responsibility of Continuous Improvement and Lean Manufacturing projects - Training and management of the Engineering Team.

Process Engineers work to identify, develop and implement new technologies to meet New Product Development Projects and to improve efficiencies with existing processes

Project Engineers will work on various different projects within the manufacturing environment. Extensive engineering experience and project management skills are essential in this role.

If the above roles are of interest to you then see the roles below to start your perfect food engineering career!

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