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Electrical Engineer

£45000 - £48000 per annum
Closing date
8 Jul 2024

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Contract Type
Engineering, Production
Business Sector
Food Manufacturing

Job Details

Electrical Engineer | Monday to Friday | Southall | £45,000 to £48,000

Company Overview: The company has just been acquired by a Global Business, and is making significant investments to enhance the Southall site. With investment for new lines and equipment upgrades and a £3 million project focusing on refrigeration and blast chillers, this is an exciting time to join our dynamic team.

What's in it for you?
  • Competitive compensation: £43,000 - £48,000 per annum
  • Overtime paid at 1.5x.
  • Opportunity to work on innovative projects with state-of-the-art equipment.
  • A collaborative environment with a dedicated team of professionals.

What is the position? We are urgently seeking four Engineers. This role is crucial for maintaining and enhancing our production capabilities in a high-pressure, fast-paced environment.

  • Oversee and maintain FMCG production lines, including conveyors, bearings, packing lines, chain conveyors, pro seal units, metal detectors, and multi-pond depositors.
  • Operate and maintain ovens, tumblers, kettles, steam-based cooking equipment, and blast chillers.
  • Manage and ensure the efficient operation of nine stainless steel packing lines.
  • Handle automated sauce dispensers and ensure quality control for ready meals.
  • Participate in the installation of new lines and upgrading of equipment.
  • Conduct routine maintenance, particularly on Sundays when the plant is not in operation.
  • Coordinate with a team of 16, including managers and planners, to ensure smooth production workflows.
  • Provide support and cover for the Senior Engineer during their absence.

  • Knowledge of steam-based cooking systems and refrigeration units.
  • Strong problem-solving skills and the ability to work under high pressure.
  • Ability to work double shifts (6 AM - 2 PM and 2 PM - 10 PM), with overtime opportunities available on Saturdays and Sundays.
  • Flexibility to work on Sundays with compensatory time off on Mondays or Tuesdays.

What's next? If this role interests you or you'd like to learn more, please get in touch with me via email at Send me a copy of your CV and cover letter with the subject: Electrical Engineer | Southall.


MorePeople are a specialist recruitment business for the food, fresh produce, horticulture and agriculture industries. Founded in 2000 by two passionate foodies with vast experience in the industry, we’re a growing team comprising of a mixture of ex-industry professionals and professional recruiters passionate about the sector.

Offering a functional approach to recruitment, we have dedicated expert teams to assist in all roles across a business;

  • Commercial  
  • NPD
  • Operations
  • Technical
  • Growing
  • Agronomy
  • Engineering
  • Finance
  • HR, Admin & IT
  • Rural Surveyors, Land Agents & Estate Managers

The team are committed to offering the best recruitment service for all professional roles within the sectors in which we operate.

Find out more on our website at or call us on 01780 480530.


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01780 480530
Cherryholt House
Cherryholt Road

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