Mechanical Engineer (FMCG / Food Manufacturing)

City of Edinburgh
17 May 2019
14 Jun 2019
Business Sector
Food Manufacturing
Contract Type

Job title: Mechanical Engineer (FMCG / Food Manufacturing)

Location: Edinburgh Closing date: 2019-06-14 00:00:00

Salary: Competitive

Job type: Full time

Role overview:

Mechanical Engineer (FMCG / Food Manufacturing) 

Position: Mechanical Engineer (FMCG / Food Manufacturing) 
Location: Edinburgh 
Job type: Full Time, Permanent 
Shift Pattern: We are currently looking for a mechanically bias engineer for an engineering shift position, working Day/Night/Back rotation with 1 in 6 Sunday nightshift cover required 12hrs. 
Salary: Competitive Salary + shift allowance + overtime allowance 

Who Are We? 

At Burton’s Biscuit Company we are the home of Jammie Dodgers, Maryland Cookies, Wagon Wheels and Thomas Fudge’s to name just a few of our brands. We are incredibly lucky to work in the world of making delicious biscuits! 

We are the UK’s third largest – and fastest-growing – biscuit manufacturer, and our vision is to have a shared Pride and Passion for baking great biscuits & snacks that delight our consumers, shoppers and our customers. Our head Office is in St Albans but the majority of out 1800 employees are based in our four bakeries in Llantarnam, Blackpool, Edinburgh and Dorset. 

Alongside some of the nation’s most loved snack brands, such as Maryland, Jammie Dodgers and Wagon Wheels, we have secured a long term agreement to allow us to manufacture a number of Mars branded biscuit products, Marmite biscuits and Cathedral City savoury snacks. We are also forming key strategic partnerships within the Retailer Private Label sector. 

What are we all about? 

Here at Burton’s Biscuit Company we pride ourselves on being an employer of choice. Our goal is to support our team in achieving their career goals, by providing a working environment that offers opportunity, support, scope and pace of change. Our culture is the foundation of our business. We are fast paced, agile and fun. 

We don’t want to bore you with just a job description - we want to tell you what it’s really like to work for us. 

So let’s start with ….… 

Why work as part of our engineering team? 

As we look to continue to grow as business, meaning the capability & performance of our Bakeries is more important than ever. This has led to a number of new process improvement launched as part of our engineering strategy. 

What does your typical day look like? 

You will support the site engineering requirements, incorporating 12 plants and all associated equipment. You will be responsible for the maintenance and repair on a diverse range of plant and equipment and will be expected to contribute effectively to all planned preventive maintenance across the factory. You will be a time served and qualified mechanical engineer and will have had previous experience in a fast moving/high volume manufacturing environment. 

What are the key ingredients needed for the role? 

- Ideal candidate will have completed a relevant apprenticeship or hold equivalent qualifications and experience. 
- You should possess a sound knowledge of mechanical systems, including motors, gearboxes and drive systems, Pneumatic and hydraulic systems. 
- Should have relevant experience from within a fast moving production environment. 
- Good problem solving skills. 
- Team player and self-starter. 

Final part of the mix. 

If you are hardworking with experience within the FMCG then this can be a great role for you. 

If you are ready to begin a career with real bite we would love to hear from you so apply now by clicking the link below. 

You may have experience of the following: Multi-Skilled Technician, Multi-Skilled Engineer, Mechanical Engineer, Maintenance Engineer, Mechanical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Maintenance Technician, Engineer, Shift Engineer, Multi-Skilled Shift Engineer, Mechanical Apprentice, Preventative Maintenance, Predictive Maintenance, Production Engineer, Food Manufacturing, Manufacturing, etc.

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