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Site Engineer

Protea Recruitment Ltd
£40k to £45k
Closing date
29 May 2024

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Contract Type
Business Sector
Food Manufacturing

Job Details

Protea Recruitment is working with a food manufacturer based in Edinburgh who is looking for an experienced Engineer to join their team

Engineer - Site Engineer 

Salary/Rate £40k to £45k

Location: Edinburgh 

Shift: Day Shift Mon-Fri

Our client, a market leader in their field, is currently recruiting for an Engineer. Reporting to the Engineering Supervisor, you will perform repairs and maintenance tasks on machinery and equipment based on multiple sites. The engineer will also maintain the facilities and other equipment as required.

It is paramount that the machinery and equipment run reliably, pose no risk to food safety or quality and run in a way that eliminates or minimises any health and safety risks. The Engineering Team are responsible for maintaining and repairing the machinery, facilities, and other equipment.

Main Activities and Responsibilities

  • Planning and undertaking scheduled maintenance of all equipment and machinery.
  • Responding to breakdowns.
  • Diagnosing faults.
  • Repairing equipment
  • Ensuring stock levels for spare parts are kept topped up and replenished when required
  • Ensuring compliance to FSQ and Health & Safety policies
  • Supporting new projects and initiatives as and when required.

Qualifications & Experience

  • Recognised Engineering Qualification or completed apprenticeship (ideally electrical bias).
  • Health and safety qualifications or proven experience.
  • Food Safety and Quality Qualification (Desirable)
  • Operational experience, ideally within the food manufacturing industry
  • IT Literate (MS Packages, IT systems).
  • Excellent Attention to detail.
  • Good time management.
  • Ability to work under pressure
  • Ability to cope with changing priorities at sometimes short notice
  • Good communication skills.

How to Apply:

Please apply or call Matt for more details.

Lead consultant for this vacancy: Matt Steedman

Due diligence:

**Protea Recruitment has authorisation 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.

My client unfortunately does not offer sponsorship for this position 


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

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