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Electrical Engineer


Based in HU12

Permanent - 4 on 4 off working 6am – 6pm (in the butchery department)

Pay: £46,000 dependant on experience


  • Must have NVQ Level 3 and minimum 3 years' experience
  • Must have Food or FMCG experience


General Attainment & Training:

• All core training and mandatory procedures
• All relevant site/area policies, procedures & processes (including customer specific requirements)
• Relevant Engineering qualification

Job Related Experience, Knowledge & Skills:

  • Previous experience of FMCG manufacturing (advantageous)
  • Understanding of continuous improvement tools and techniques
  • Accuracy
  • Ability to meet job requirement


Key Responsibilities:

• Maintain plant and equipment to optimum standards safely with minimum downtime
• Liaise with all levels of management across all functions relating to engineering activities on the plan or breakdowns
• Ensure high standards of housekeeping are maintained
• Ensure that all health and safety and food hygiene procedures are adhered to at all times
• To undertake any training courses as the need of the business dictates
• Ensure the efficient usage of spare parts, consumables and equipment
• Any administrative duties as required in the fulfilment of the engineering plan
• To decrease time lost due to breakdowns
• Satisfactory completion of the engineering plan, designated areas and equipment
• Routinely test the metal detection equipment and failsafe features
• Carry out planned maintenance on the equipment which includes in depth visual checks to critical machinery components to identify damage and metal on metal contact or wear
• Document PPM checks and record any necessary corrective action
• Ensure that the workshops and engineering equipment are maintained and in a clean condition that this fit for purpose
• Ensure that tool boxes are clean and free from unnecessary extraneous matter which could be hazardous to production
• Understand the principles of metal detection and have a thorough knowledge of the equipment and testing routines
• Ensure that you have the relevant Legal compliance training completed (in liaison with the Health & Safety, Technical and the Training departments)
• Understand the importance of ensuring that all statutory (industry guidelines), legal, food safety and integrity and hygiene standards and customer requirements are met and adhered to
• Understand how to trace faults (route cause analysis)
• Understand the importance of maintenance and performance validation
• Be fully trained in the Manufacturer’s maintenance recommendations, lubrication requirements and critical locations on the equipment
• Trained in good engineering practices to reduce the risk of product contamination
• Contribute to KPIs in quality, health, safety and environment, yields and customer service
• Highlight areas of improvement
• Ensure that all statutory (industry guidelines), legal, food safety & customer requirements are met
• Understand relevant legislation, internal company policies and procedures, codes of practice, technical specifications, COSHH regulations and developments in H.A.C.C.P systems relevant to the department
• Uphold good housekeeping and hygiene practices to ensure product safety, with particular attention to temperature control and general hygiene
• Respect and honour the sentiment of the Cranswick ethical policies and codes of conduct when interacting with colleagues
• Attend required training in line with current legislation, Health and Safety guidelines and changing departmental operations
• Ensure that you understand and adhere to your personal responsibilities with regard the Health and Safety at Work Act 1974, Environmental Protection Act 1990, Site Environmental Permit, company HSE policies, site safety rules, and procedures at all times
• To identify hazards in the workplace and actively take part in the behavioural safety programme
• Carry out activities with full awareness of their impact on the environment, both in terms of people and the local area
• Understand and minimise energy and waste within the department
Note that the list of duties is not exhaustive and is intended for guidance only.


Skills & Knowledge for Effectiveness in Role:

Work Area Skills
• Has an understanding of systems, processes and procedures
• Understands department KPIs
• Has a basic understanding of continuous improvement techniques and processes
• Delivers quality and accuracy in own work and operates to the correct working standard
• Informs Supervisor of problems or opportunities

Personal Skills
• Works to common goals/SMART objectives
• Ensures effective use of own time
• Ability to work to deadlines
• Able to motivate self


If you are interested and meet the above criteria, please send your CV to [email protected] or call the Commercial team on 01482 382 316 if you have any queries.

Due to the high volume of CVs we are currently receiving, we are unable to reply to each application. If you have not heard from us within 10 days, then unfortunately you have been unsuccessful on this occasion.

Please note: Prestige Recruitment is an equal opportunity employer with 30 years of service within the recruitment & staffing sector.


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