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Site Services Engineer

Noble Foods c/o Veritas Partners Limited
Leicester, Leicestershire
Competitive plus enhanced benefits package
Closing date
11 Jul 2024

Noble Foods is an award winning family business and leading UK supplier of fresh food brands and the market leaders in the UK for egg products. Each week, Noble Foods individually grades, pack and delivers over 60 million British Lion eggs for customers across the UK.

The company has been recognised globally by the Business Benchmark on Farm Animal Welfare (BBFAW) for its stringent animal welfare practices. Noble Foods brands include: the happy egg company, Big & Fresh, Heritage Breeds, and Purely Organic.

The Role

To support the running of the new factory by resolving breakdowns, delivering maintenance and driving improvements across the site and site services in terms of new machinery, hygiene, quality, and performance.

Key Responsibilities

  • Carry out all maintenance across site services and site facilities.
  • Attend to breakdowns onsite ensuring and reduce downtime of site plant and machinery
  • Carry out repairs to plant and equipment during production
  • Carry out PPM onsite
  • Carry out daily checks on all site services
  • Core facility and utilities services such as steam boilers and associated pipework, air compressors, water treatment system, CIP room checks, effluent plant, ammonia plant room and other refrigeration systems, water softeners, water pumps to ensure compliance and optimum availability
  • Deliver on plant uptime and maintenance KPI’s through planned, preventative & predictive maintenance and improve OEE
  • Maintaining tools and equipment
  • Make sure all chemical and bacterial checks/tests of cooling tower water are taking place as per internal schedule


  • Minimum of 3 years engineering experience.
  • Multi-skilled with formal engineering qualification to NVQ Level 3 or higher, in an electrical and or mechanical subject and / or Nationally recognised apprenticeship in an engineering discipline
  • Possess 17th or 18th Edition Certification.
  • Proven experience of working within the food industry
  • Possess Steam utilization and boiler house training certification
  • Health and Safety/Basic Food Hygiene trained
  • Experience in managing contractors on-site
  • Have a proactive approach to fault finding, a commitment to continuous improvement
  • Computer literate and a working knowledge of MS Office and a PPM system
  • Ability to understand electrical and mechanical drawings/manuals

Salary & Benefits:

  • Competitive basic salary with Enhanced sick pay
  • 25 days holiday + bank holidays
  • Extra day off for life events or birthdays
  • Life insurance, access to a wellness program and AXA Virtual GP
  • Discounts on mobile phone contracts, gym memberships and more with PerkBox
  • Pension

Interested? If you wish to apply for this Engineer role, please click on the apply button with a copy of your up-to-date CV.

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