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Production Engineer

Protea Recruitment Ltd
Up to £35k
Closing date
23 Nov 2023

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Contract Type
Business Sector
Food Manufacturing

Job Details

Protea Recruitment is working with a Food Manufacturer in Cornwall who is looking for an Engineer to join their team. If you have experience within an FMCG environment, please apply or get in touch.

Key Achievements

  • To respond to process downtime incidents quickly, diagnose and take appropriate action to remedy the situation.
  • Effective delivery of pro-active, planned, and preventative engineering maintenance to ensure our existing equipment can meet capacity demand and efficiency targets
  • Identifying and delivering against opportunities to implement engineering changes and continuous improvement projects to maximise plant efficiencies and energy optimisation.
  • To operate machinery and equipment (subject to training) in a safe manner.
  • To participate in the set-up, maintenance and shutdown of production lines and procedures.
  • To report issues that may arise within the production areas.
  •  To contribute towards continuous improvement activities
  • As requested, to undertake projects or activities not specifically outlined above.

General Responsibilities:

  • To have an awareness and understanding of the business values and objectives and to contribute to the review process actively and positively.
  • To always behave with a high degree of professional integrity
  • To always work in accordance with the Company’s Dignity and Diversity policy.
  • To understand and demonstrate your own responsibility for Health and Safety at Work (Act 1974) and be familiar with the Company policy, rules, and regulations in the regard.
  • To understand and demonstrate your own responsibility with regards Environmental Awareness and to be familiar with the Company policy, rules, and regulations in the regard.
  • To understand and demonstrate your own responsibility for Food Safety and be familiar with the Company policy, rules, and regulations in the regard
  • To support in developing new members of staff where appropriate

Key Attributes:

  • Experience in a similar role
  • Completion of Food Safety and Health and Safety training
  • Comply with H&S, Food safety and HACCP procedures.
  •  Industry recognised electro/mechanical engineering qualification.
  • Demonstrates behaviours that support the Company values –
  • Quality, Passion, Customer First, Honest, Friendly
  • Hard working
  • Resolute
  • Diligent

Due diligence:

Protea Recruitment has authorization from our client to advertise and recruit on their behalf. If you have not heard from one of our consultants within five working days from submission, you have not met the criteria of this vacancy set by our client and are unsuccessful in moving to the next stage.


A fresh approach to recruitment

​With a direct approach to recruitment, we Focus on the Food | Drinks | and FMCG sectors.

Our company's success has been built on the understanding that every business and candidate is unique; partnering with our clients, we focus on the culture fit, which is as important as matching a candidate's skills.

 Working with SME and Blue-chip businesses, from factory start-ups to replacing critical positions, our tailor-made services offer a bespoke recruitment solution for Full-Time, Interim and Fixed Term Contracts, from mid-level to board-level recruitment across all recruiting disciplines. 

Recruiting across Scotland, England, Wales, Ireland, EU, MENA, Africa, and other countries worldwide, we are the recruitment partner for you for the Food / Drinks manufacturing sector.

For your perfect job or hire, don't hesitate to contact or call Matt on 0131 378 2530


Company info
Suite 18
4 Lochside Way, Park
Mid Lothian
EH12 9DT
United Kingdom

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