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Food Production Hygiene Engineer (Machine Setter)

b3 jobs
c. £20,000 + Overtime
Closing date
11 Apr 2021

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Engineering, Hygiene, Production
Business Sector
Food Manufacturing
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Job Details

Food Production Hygiene Engineer (Machine Setter)

Job ref: 62789 | c. £20,000 + Overtime | Essex

The company

We are seeking a talented individual to join an innovative, high quality manufacturer which supplies to various retailers throughout the UK. You will join a friendly and supportive team with a fantastic, fun working atmosphere.

The job

As Food Production Hygiene Engineer, you will be a key part of a talented and dedicated food hygiene team where you will be responsible for all food production equipment is cleaned to a high standard and is in good working order.

Key Duties:

  • Responsible for ensuring food production equipment is clean and in working order.
  • Assisting the food hygiene team in the maintenance, set up and dismantling of machinery.
  • Testing of machinery prior to start of shift.
  • Ensure adherence with safety regulations.
  • Communication with Section Leaders and Engineers with any relevant issues or information.
  • Assist in maintaining GMP practices.
  • Ensure product quality is always at its highest standards.
  • Assisting in the operation of machinery.

Your experience

We are looking for an organised and driven individual who has previous food production operative experience with good knowledge of food production machinery.

You will have basic engineering/mechanical knowledge, the ability to dismantle, clean and reassemble machinery, plus be able to identify issues which need raising to the engineering team.

You will also have knowledge of food safety requirements and any related qualifications such as Food Hygiene, Food Safety, etc. are beneficial.

More details

The Food Production Hygiene Engineer job is based in Essex and is paying c. £20,000 (paid at an hourly rate) plus overtime.

The working hours are Monday to Friday, from 2 pm – 10 pm. You may also be required to work up to 15 Saturday/Sunday shifts per year during peak production periods.

How to apply

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