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Multi Skilled Engineer - Cardiff

Full Time
Job Sector:
Engineering / Technical, Manufacturing / Warehouse, Mech. / Electrical / Maintenance
South Wales
Salary description:
£37, 291
Start Date:
Finsbury Food Group
Job Ref:

Multi Skilled Engineer
Work Days:
3 on 3 off, rotational shift

We are excited to be offering an opportunity to become a Multi Skilled Technician here at Memory Lane Cakes. The successful candidate will be part of the Engineering team, undertaking an important role within the business. We are looking for someone that is proactive, conscientious and diligent who will meet the standards required on site.

Purpose of the Role

To provide first line maintenance to the site covering both mechanical and electrical, breakdown, fault finding and scheduled maintenance activities. To ensure that the site manufacturing equipment is suitable and available for use, continuously monitoring and improving standards. To perform planned maintenance and breakdown support to all areas of the site including all service facilities. Understanding the impact the facilities have on the running of the plant, to ensure the site runs at optimum capacity, through quality engineering, striving to ensure maximum uptime against minimum downtime.

Some of the Role Key Accountabilities (including but not limited to) are:

  • Experience of operating at a multi-skilled level, covering mechanical, control and electrical, with a working knowledge of all legislative requirements in all areas.
  • Minimise downtime through effective fault and breakdown resolution where necessary and undertake scheduled maintenance activities to reduce the potential for breakdown.
  • All site facilities (not just operational plant and equipment) – internally and externally to include all services, buildings, lighting, compressed air, steam, car parks, storage areas etc. – this list is not exhaustive.
  • Health and safety as well as food hygiene and technical risks posed within the remit are assessed, ensuring risks are minimised at all times.
  • Ensure full and effective communication with all relevant parties, including internal departments, such as, Engineering team, Management Team, Production staff and all company employees.
  • Contact with representatives of outside organisations including customers, suppliers, contractors and enforcing authorities.
  • To lead by example in encouraging appropriate behavioural standards in support of the company’s values and culture, ensuring employees adhere to the company systems and procedures.
  • To develop and maintain effective contractor development.

Skills and Competencies:

We are looking for someone that has the following behaviors

  • 2 years minimum relevant experience in a similar environment at technician (multi-skilled) level
  • Minimum Level 3 and 4 City & Guilds (or equivalent)
  • HNC in Engineering or equivalent
  • Preferred Time served apprenticeship, with appropriate mechanical and electrical capability (Depending on ‘core’ discipline)
  • Excellent attitude towards Health and safety
  • Preferable food industry experience or fast paced manufacturing environment

Application method: Cover Letter & CV, Apply Online Careers

Selection process: Interview & Skills Assesement 

Closing date: 29th January 2019

If you are interested in this position please click the ‘Apply Now’ button below and send us your CV and covering letter

Company Description

Finsbury Food Group is a leading speciality bakery manufacturer, producing a diverse range of cakes, bread and bakery snack products for the major UK multiple retailers, and for the foodservice channel. Finsbury acquired the Fletchers Bakery Group in 2014 and Johnstone Just Desserts in 2015 making Finsbury one of the largest speciality bakery groups in the UK, with annualised revenues of approximately £300m.

The Group includes the following brands and companies: Lightbody, Memory Lane Cakes, Campbell’s, Fletchers, Kara, Grain D’Or, Nicholas & Harris, Johnstone’s Food Service and Lightbody Europe.

Memory Lane Cakes site in Cardiff is one of the UK’s leading suppliers of pre-packed cakes, producing under the Thornton’s, Disney, Weight Watchers and Universal brands, as well as its own brand. Memory Lane is one of Cardiff’s largest Private employer, with around 850 staff fulfilling a round-the-clock operation at its eight-acre site, producing millions of cakes, tray bakes and seasonal treats each year. Our vision is to ‘be the leading specialty bakery group in the UK’ and we achieve this through recruiting people that deliver against our core values of Teamwork, Honesty, Communication, Ownership and Respect.

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