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Maintenance Engineer

Jarvis Johnson
up to £52k per annum (dependent on shift and experience)
Closing date
29 Mar 2024

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Food Manufacturing

Job Details

Food Manufacturing

Maintenance Engineer (1 x day shift, 1 x night shift)


Up to £47k per annum (day shift)
Up to £52k per annum (night shift)

•    Enhanced pension scheme
•    Private health scheme
•    Employee discount scheme
•    Experience annual pay reviews
•    Profit related pay
•    Training and growth opportunities

Our client, a well established, multi-site Food Manufacturer, is looking for 2 Maintenance Engineers for their site based in Cornwall.  The successful candidates will be responsible for directly supporting operations through continuous improvement initiatives and a first-time-fix approach.

Reporting to the Engineering Team Leader, responsibilities for the role will include:

  • Working closely with the Technical and Operations teams to ensure all Engineering work is carried out in accordance with food safety best practice, and to highlight, resolve and/or advise on any food safety issues or concerns in which machinery, facilities or engineering practice is a factor
  • Analysing and interpreting engineering day plans and information to make short and long-term Engineering plans
  • Utilising Continuous Improvement (CI) principles and methodologies to ensure best practice is sustained
  • Proactively taking personal responsibility and accountability to fully understand challenges, seek solutions and facilitate collaborative working

Essential / Desirable skills include:
•    Experienced maintenance engineer with electrical experience
•    Level 3 engineering qualifications minimum, must have electrical qualifications (engineering, industrial, not domestic)
•    Fault finding and repair experience
•    Manufacturing experience preferred
•    Must be happy to do the fixed shifts over the weekend periods

The Company:
•    Well-established family business with sites across the UK 
•    Well-invested modern Food Manufacturing sites
•    Committed to producing quality foods and innovative solutions 

There are two roles available, one permanent day shift and one permanent night shift.  The hours and salaries for the roles are as follows 
1 x Permanent day shift 06:30 – 18:45 working Thursday-Saturday (week 1), Friday – Sunday (week 2) on a weekly rotational basis.  Salary up to £47k per annum

1 x Permanent night shift 18:30 – 06:45 working Saturday-Tuesday (week 1) Saturday-Monday (week 2) on a weekly rotational basis.  Salary up to £52k per annum

If you are interested, please respond AS SOON AS POSSIBLE quoting reference number JJ-U4830 with an updated CV, an indication of your current salary and your availability. 



Jarvis Johnson is a Specialist Recruitment and Interim Management Agency, set up by Technical Managers and “Placing Technical First” for the Food Manufacturing Industry.

We have a total database of over 6,500 candidates within our specialist areas of Technical, Quality and NPD, built up over the last 20 years.  

We identify candidates with specialist experience, seeking referrals from influential candidates within the market, combined with advertising on Food Industry specific and generalist job boards as well as searching external databases and our very wide LinkedIn Network.

We truly believe in building strong relationships with both our candidates and clients and we go the extra mile to find candidates who really fit in terms of experience, skills and personality/ culture fit.

If you’re an Interim Manager who wants to be notified on upcoming assignments or you are looking for a new permanent role and want to be kept updated on new vacancies then please email an updated CV together with location and remuneration details to 

If you are representing a Food Company and want to find out more about our Recruitment / Interim Management  services then please email  for a copy of our Terms of Business or call 01302 366967 to speak to our ex-Technical Manager Managing Director, Lisa Johnson


Company info
01302 366967
70-72 Nottingham Road
NG18 1BN
United Kingdom

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