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Maintenance Engineer

Why Greencore?

You may not have heard of us, but we’re sure you’ve tried our products. We’re a vibrant, fast-paced leading food manufacturer. Employing over 12,200 colleagues across 16 manufacturing sites and 18 distribution depots nationwide, we supply all of the UK’s food retailers with everything from sandwiches, soups and sushi to cooking sauces, pickles and ready meals. 

Here in Consett, we have a team of around 280 colleagues. We produce a range of chilled ready meals for some of the UK's leading retailers, including Co-op, Sainsbury's and Weight Watchers.

Consett’s has won national awards for its focus on Greencore’s “people at the core” development programs. This focus on developing and training its people is fostering a fantastic culture. A substantial engineering training budget means there are always opportunities to “grow with Greencore”.

What you'll be doing

We are looking for multi-skilled engineers to join our site at Consett!

  • Complete fault finding, planned and preventative maintenance on plant and equipment to maximise equipment reliability and performance
  • Carry out fault finding, problem solving and establish route cause fixes to address equipment issues
  • Maintain ongoing communications with the operations team ensuring they are fully aware of all relevant engineering activities and schedules
  • Respond to internal customer needs to maximise production up time according to given priorities
  • Comply with food safety standards and controls to ensure all work is carried out correctly and safely
  • Record any stock removed from the Engineering stores to ensure accurate stock control
  • Complete all necessary documentation ensuring that it is kept accurate and is audit ready
  • Identify and recommend opportunities for improvements to promote Health & Safety and/or operational efficiency and effectiveness

Continental Shift Patten: Rotation days and nights - 40hr per week rotating shift pattern with 50% of the time off.

What we’re looking for

  • Electrical and/or Mechanical engineering skills
  • Time served apprentice or equivalent experience with appropriate certification
  • Maintenance of Engineering Systems within a fast paced manufacturing environment
  • Experience of a multi-skilled engineering environment
  • Keen to work in a Continuous Improvement environment

If this sounds like you, join us and grow with Greencore, and be a part of driving our future success.

What you’ll get in return

  • Competitive salary and job-related benefits
  • Holidays
  • Pension up to 8% matched
  • Life insurance up to 4x salary
  • Company share save scheme
  • Greencore Qualifications
  • Company sick pay
  • Exclusive Greencore employee discount platform

Throughout your time at Greencore, you will be supported with on the job training and development opportunities to further your career.

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