Multi Skilled Engineer ( Nights)

LS12 6DX
Hourly £15-£18 per hour
01 Dec 2016
29 Dec 2016
VEG JD 079
Contract Type
Full Time

Job Title:

Multi-Skilled Maintenance Engineer (Weekends)


Royds Farm Road, Leeds, LS12 6DX

The Organisation

We are a private family owned, Yorkshire business with our ‘roots’ firmly in the fresh produce trade. Our organisation is fast-paced, exciting, dynamic and due to rapid successful growth our organisation is seeking a new exciting addition to the Engineering Team, based at our Salads Manufacturing site in Beeston.

The Team

The Engineering Team are a small, but vital ingredient to our expanding business. They are a hard working and friendly team. They are have an knack for making things work quickly and safely, love to get involved in all aspects of the factory and strive for the best food quality and hygiene standards throughout the business.   

If you are equally as attentive, tenacious and have a high standard for details, then this is the team for you.  This is a great opportunity to join a rapidly growing organisation who are pushing the boundaries of innovation in their sector.

The Role

Main Duties of the Job

o Ensure food safety legislation and guidelines as well as company policy are adhered to.

o Report any issues to the Engineering Manager in a timely manner.

o To adhere to and promote best practice in accordance with company health, safety and quality regulations.

o To ensure all paperwork and systems are completed and accurate in accordance with company procedures.

o To ensure that all area working in complies with hygiene audits, both internal and external.

o To ensure GMP (good manufacturing practices) and housekeeping (clean as you go) are strictly adhered to.

o Control and minimise waste.

o Play an active part in continuous improvement.

o To diagnose and fix all electrical and mechanical issues on machinery with minimum disruption to production.

o Basic fitting duties, component fixing, inspecting machinery and minor fabrication to be carried out in accordance

Ensure all completed work is safe and hygienic and complies with FSA and health and safety legislation.

o To have a duty of care to yourself and others.

o Completing all necessary daily records as required by the company.

o To be vigilant and aware in relation to detecting and rectifying any issues which may arise affecting the

performance / safety of plant or equipment.

o Liaise with Senior Management Teams with any reasonable requests.

o Drive own personal development through training and work based experience.

o To undertake such other duties as may be required from time to time, that reasonably fall within the scope and grade

of the post.

o Flexible approach to working hours.

Production facility producing dressing, salads and dressed salads for a range of customers throughout the UK. Shifts may

change due to the nature of the business as we go in and out of peak seasons. Flexible to work across the three sites.

Hours of Work

40 hours per week (average over 52 weeks).

x Hours of operation of the business 24/7 will need to

be flexible in order to meet the demands of the


x 30 minutes for lunch unpaid.

x Further breaks may be allocated at the discretion of

your Line Manager, and as such are paid.

x Flexible approach to working hour

Days / Shift Details

  • This role is to work 5 nights out of 7, including weekends.

Pay Details

£15.00-£18.00 per hour

£15.00 night shift allowance if worked past 4am in the morning.

Working 5 nights a week, can be including Saturdays and Sundays

Essential Skills and Qualifications

 Excellent English speaking and writing skills.

· Excellent excel, word and outlook express skills.

· Ability to multi-task / Driven and motivated.

· Previous experience in a warehousing environment.

· 16th / 17th Edition Qualification and

Mechanical qualification / experience

Contract Information

28 days holiday per year including bank holidays.

1% pension after 3 months.

6 month probationary period

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