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Multi-Skilled Engineer

Bird Bros
Bedford, Bedfordshire
Dependant on experience
Closing date
4 Feb 2022

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Food Manufacturing
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Bird Bros Eggs Ltd

Celebrating 50 years as glorious as our eggs! East Anglia's leading egg producer and supplier, processing more than 200 million eggs a year for our customers.

We're always looking for reliable, enthusiastic & dedicated people to add something special to our team of around 70 employees.

A vacancy has become available at our Packing Centre in Bedfordshire as;

Multi-Skilled Engineer

The role;

This is a fantastic opportunity for a Multi-skilled Maintenance Engineer to join a progressive and well invested family company specialising in egg production and packing.

This role will include day-2-day planned preventative maintenance (PPM) to manufacturers programme and reactive maintenance of equipment used to pack high volumes of produce including egg packing machinery, pick & place robots and other production equipment.

Main duties;

  • Carry out preventative, reactive and reliability related maintenance tasks
  • Adopting a continuous improvement mentality
  • Use of computerised maintenance management system (CMMS) for logging work
  • Employing initiative and decision making for the benefit of safe production
  • Assisting in the installation and commissioning of new machinery
  • Actively promote our Health & Safety culture

About you;

  • Be qualified to ONC, NVQ Level 3 or higher in an electrical or mechanical subject or a Nationally recognised apprenticeship in maintenance engineering with 3+ years experience
  • Have a flexible attitude to changing workflows
  • Be a self starter and self motivated
  • Willing to work as part of a team or on your own
  • Positive and can do attitude
  • Strong interest in solving technical problems
  • Good communication skills
  • Be willing to work under pressure at times
  • Our business has a strong continuous improvement culture- you should be willing to be part of this
  • IOSH qualification desirable but not essential

The working week; Monday to Friday (7.30am - 4.30pm), overtime at enhanced rates

What we are offering;

  • Salary: Dependent on experience and suitability for role.
  • External training opportunities
  • 29 days holiday per year inclusive of bank holidays.
  • Free eggs each week!
  • 'Auto enrolment' / Company pension scheme


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