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Multi Skilled Shift Engineer

Job Title: Multi Skilled Shift Engineer
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Manchester
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: G556
Job Published: December 02, 2019 11:31

Job Description

Multi Skilled Shift Engineer
Date: 02-Dec-2019

Location: Manchester, GB, M11 2HW

Company: Greggs Plc

Join the family
We believe in growing together – as a united team and working towards the achievement of our vision which is to be a winning brand in the food-on-the-go market.  Greggs is a much loved and trusted brand with a strong traditional bakery heritage.  Our people are what makes our business successful.
We aim to provide our people with a great place to work, where they feel valued by listening, developing and rewarding them.

Key Competencies

Results Focused, Building Capability, Thinking and Problem-Solving Skills, Customer Focus, Managing Change, Influential Communication and Impact and Working the Greggs Way

Key Requirements

Educated to a minimum ONC standard or equivalent experience (with an understanding of how a Bakery Engineering function works)
A recognised qualification in an electrical / mechanical engineering discipline.
Proven fault-finding expertise on a variety of complex equipment ideally within the food industry
Experience of working to planned maintenance schedules
Multi Skilled both electrically and mechanical
Shift Pattern and Contracted Hours
Hours: average 42 hours

Shifts: 2 shift rotating pattern


Job Description
Our bakeries are ingenious feats of engineering. Led by the Engineering Manager and working alongside a close-knit team, you’ll split your time between stopping problems before they happen with meticulous maintenance, and reacting to breakdowns quickly and effectively. Positive and enthusiastic, you will easily engage with the site teams, monitor plant performance and help to improve our processes, all in line with our policies and procedures. 

Key Responsibilities

Maintenance of all plant machinery, production facilities and equipment on site.
Participates in the projects to improve the safety and operation of equipment and minimise future maintenance requirements
Coordinates maintenance and project activities with all relevant parties
Follows all Company procedures regarding site safety and risk management
Builds effective working relationships with production colleagues
Collects, maintains and analyses information to establish operating patterns/trends
Analyses, diagnoses and interprets findings and takes appropriate action to resolve the issue
Ensures own and others activities comply with agreed Food Safety and Health and Safety standards




Our Greggs Employee Staff Discount Scheme is very generous, offering you up to 50% off our food
Your holiday entitlement starts with 21 days, in addition to bank holidays, which increases with service up to a maximum of 30 days after 25 years’ service. (Pro-rata for part time)
After 6 months service you may be eligible for our profit share scheme where the company distributes 10% of its profits and allows you to share in the success of the business
You will receive free life assurance after 1 years continuous service.  This is a death in service benefit which provides a lump sum payment equal to one years’ salary
You will automatically join our Greggs pension scheme which is a fantastic way to save for your retirement and allows you to benefit from employer contributions and tax advantages
Other benefits include:

Share Save and Share Incentive Schemes
Childcare Vouchers
Employee Assistance Programme
Healthcare Plans
Cycle to Work Scheme
Your Application
Please complete your application online at

If you would like to have an informal chat with regards to the role please call Bhadar Singh, Engineering Manager on 0161 274 2760

Closing date for applications: 16th December 2019



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