Shift Engineer

Billington Foods, Scunthorpe
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About us:

Billington Foods is a newly established business with a strong heritage following a merger of two industry-leading food manufacturers. We are part of the Billington Group and we supply the UK’s Foodservice, Retail & B2B markets. Our product expertise covers chilled and frozen sauces, soups, frozen pies & desserts. We are also the home of Glorious! Soups, which are available in supermarkets across the UK. Our factories are in Scunthorpe and Wellingborough.

The product life cycle at our Scunthorpe site starts with prepping the ingredients, cooking the product, and packing it securely before finally being boxed up and ready for dispatch from our warehouse.

We strive to ensure our products exceed customer expectations. We only achieve this through our passionate people, who make our high-quality products.

We provide opportunities for day and night shift work due to our 24/7 365 days per year operations. A 12-week training plan including Health & Safety, Food Safety Training will be provided for each new colleague.

About the Role:

This job’s purpose is to provide support to all areas of production and reduce factory downtime. To achieve this all Shift Engineers must contribute toward a proactive and continuous improvement maintenance culture.

About You:

We are looking for someone who has a recognised standard of education in either Electrical or Mechanical Engineering, coupled with a good background in fault finding on both electrical and mechanical systems. We also require PLC experience, pneumatic/ hydraulic and steam.

Ideally, you will have previously worked in a food manufacturing environment, although this is not essential. Due to the nature of the role, we are looking for someone who relishes a challenge, approaches their work with a positive can-do attitude and is a real problem solver.

What we Offer:

  • Competitive Salary
  • Life Assurance
  • Pension
  • Flexible Benefits (Cycle to Work, Healthcare, Critical Illness Insurance)
  • Discounts with major high street retailers
  • Shift Pattern- 4 on, 4off 12hr shifts nights and days (6am-6pm and 6pm-6am)

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