Multi-skilled Shift Engineers

20 May 2019
17 Jun 2019
Contract Type
Full Time

Multi-Skilled Shift Engineers

Malton, North Yorkshire, YO17 9HQ

Reporting to the Engineering Team Leader, the aim of this role is to maintain and repair all equipment in the relevant department. Each department has strict hygiene and safety rules in order to avoid contamination, so a crucial part of this role is being aware of and adhering to the restrictions.

Shift pattern: 4on4off 5.30am – 5.30pm DAYS

Key responsibilities:

Typical activities may vary from week to week but will include:

  • Attend to breakdowns, rectifying problems to enable continued production
  • Day to day maintenance of:
    • Slicing machines
    • Packaging machines
    • Retail machines (including labellers, pneumatics, nitrogen equipment, air blasts and steam cookers)
    • This will include vac packing machines, vac pumps and film over-wrapping machines
  • Strip down the machines for hygiene purposes and re-build these after cleaning
  • Maintain and service temperature control equipment
  • Identify opportunities for improvements to the department
  • Being the ambassador for the site at all times, behaving in a professional and courteous manner with both internal and external customers
  • Undertake other jobs as reasonably requested within the scope of the job to improve the running of the department

Preferred experience:

  • Electrical or Mechanical engineering background ideally both with an electrical bias
  • Relevant engineering qualifications – minimum NVQ or equivalent on the job experience
  • Experience of electrical fault finding and working with PLC’s
  • Ability to work unsupervised (although advice and guidance will be available where required)
  • Ability to work on your own initiative
  • Ability to think on your feet
  • Experience of working in the food industry
  • Self-motivated

Benefits include: 

  • Competitive salary
  • 5.6 weeks holiday per year
  • Competitive Contributory Pension
  • Life Assurance Scheme funded by Karro

At Karro we are dedicated to rewarding and enriching the careers of the people who work for us. If you are hardworking, willing to get involved and respond well to a challenging and fast-moving environment, then you will find Karro to be a well-matched employer who will support you at every turn and reward your dedication with support, development and long-term career prospects.

About Karro:

Karro Food Group are a major UK food business, employing c. 3,000 people across 7 sites UK-wide, and generating over £600m+ of turnover every year. Karro is a leading producer of bacon, gammon, fresh pork, frozen sausage, ham and cooked meats – we manage the entire production process “from field to fork”. We supply our high quality meat products to retail, foodservice and manufacturing customers across the UK, as well as export customers around the world. Core to our beliefs as a business is continuous innovation; adapting our products and services to ensure we are an industry leading, forward thinking and flexible business.


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