Multi Skilled Engineer

MK6 4AH, Milton Keynes
Salary, £40,000 per annum
01 Nov 2019
29 Nov 2019
Contract Type
Full Time

Multi Skilled Engineer

Location: Redmoor, Milton Keynes

Salary: £40,000 per annum

What we do

Adelie Foods is the UK’s leading Food to Go business, supplying the UK retail and foodservice sectors with an unrivalled portfolio of consumer insight-led chilled food product. From its four manufacturing locations and seven distribution centres across the country, Adelie supplies a diverse range of retail and foodservice customers with a £230 million turnover.

What you’ll do

  • Advise the Engineering Manager of any shortcomings with the equipment after work has been completed
  • Ensure contractors associated to Engineering department are given a site induction, permits and paperwork completed fully
  • Ensure machinery is fit for purpose, and meets all safety requirements during your shift
  • Understand the departments K.P.I.'s and play a key role in delivering them in full, within the timescales allocated
  • Ensure you are familiar with all existing equipment on site, where necessary make your manager aware of any shortfall in knowledge
  • Be proactive, with regard to maintaining site machinery, recommend ongoing improvements for efficiency and effectiveness
  • Administration of all required paperwork must be completed accurately, within the allocated timeframes
  • Work with the production team, develop and implement solutions to improve productivity and reduce labour cost
  • In the absence of your manager, ensure all handovers and communication is fulfilled effectively and accurately
  • Identify and implement, key essential spares are kept in the engineering stores, along with accurate safety stock levels
  • Support the commercial strategy of the business by providing the appropriate level of involvement with N.P.D. requests

This role is a full-time, working 42 hours per week.  The shift pattern is night shift, working on a 4 on 4 off shift pattern - the working hours are from 6.30pm to 6.30am.

What you’ll need

  • Experience with food packaging machinery and preparation machinery as well as knowledge of pneumatics, refrigeration and factory services is desirable
  • Electrical Bias with mechanical skills
  • Food Manufacturing experience desirable
  • BTEC, City & Guilds/apprenticeship or equivalent in maintenance engineering
  • Team player with good communication skills
  • Ability to work on own initiative and demonstrate good problem solving and decision making skills
  • Computer literate – Microsoft Excel/ Word/ Outlook and Internet

 What you’ll get  

  • Salary, £40,000 per annum
  • 33 Days annual leave (including bank holidays)
  • Pension scheme
  • Life Assurance
  • Employee Assistance Programme
  • Cycle to Work Scheme
  • Free parking on site
  • Free sandwiches

Apply Now – it will take you 5 minutes – we will call you to come in and meet the team


Adelie Foods confirms its commitment to equality of opportunity in all areas of its work. All individuals will be treated in a fair and equal manner and in accordance with the law regardless of gender, marital status, race, religion, colour, age, disability or sexual orientation.

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