Engineer (Site Services) – Cranswick Country Foods PLC – Hull

  • Hull

Cranswick Country Foods PLC

The purpose of this role is to maintain the designated plant and equipment sufficiently to enable the business to operate within food hygiene and health and safety regulations.

Shift pattern: 4 on 4 off Days, 6:00 – 18:00

Main duties include (but not limited to):

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 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 fulfillment of the engineering plan

To decrease time lost due to breakdowns

Satisfactory completion of the engineering plan, designated areas and equipment

Ensure that the workshops and engineering equipment are maintained and in a clean condition that this fit for purpose

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

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 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)

Requirements, experience and person specification

Previous experience of FMCG manufacturing (advantageous)

Understanding of continuous improvement tools and techniques


Ability to meet job requirements

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