Electrical Maintenance Engineer

Pontefract, West Yorkshire
Closing date
10 Apr 2023

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Contract Type
Full Time

Job Details

Electrical Maintenance Engineer
Working hours will be Monday to Friday, 8 am until 5 pm

Are you an Electrical Engineer looking for a change in environment and looking to join a brilliant team of dedicated engineers? do you want to find a business that promotes from within?
Do you take pride in owning your section of the factory?

About our client

Our client is a global food manufacturing company with offices and production sites all over the UK.

The company employs over 2000 people nationwide and is a market leader in food/Confectionary

Our client's local production site is in Pontefract and is responsible for providing the nation with a much-loved Snack!

About the Role

The Maintenance Lead is responsible for processes within a dedicated area of the site to reduce or eliminate the costs caused by equipment maintenance and machine downtimes.

As a management team, you'll review losses within the area, develop action plans and deliver sustained improvement results.

Acting as the Engineering specialist on your shift, you will be a crucial resource and will have the opportunity to be involved in many projects and initiatives.

The Ideal Candidate

In order to be successful in the role, you'll need specific skills, experience and knowledge, including:

  • HNC/HND or Degree in an Engineering discipline (ideally with an electrical bias)
  • Continuous Improvement (CI) experience
  • Proven strong engineering and problem-solving skills
  • Knowledge of utilising Lean tools and techniques
  • Preferably manufacturing experience


MorePeople is a specialist recruitment business providing permanent and interim solutions for the Produce & Horticulture, Food, Agriculture and Garden & Leisure sectors across the UK and internationally. Our focus is on retail and foodservice supply chains, from ‘own label’ suppliers to blue chip brands.

Founded in 2000 by two passionate foodies with vast experience of working in the industry, our team comprises extremely knowledgeable ex-industry professionals and professional recruiters who are passionate about the sectors. We take a functional approach to recruitment with dedicated teams for Commercial, Technical, Operational, HR and Finance roles. The majority of placements are for permanent, full-time professional roles ranging from Junior Managers to Senior Directors.

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Acanthus House
Belton Street

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