The Role & Key Responsibilities
We are looking for a Maintenance Engineer to join our team at our Sherburn site.
Responsible for the overall maintenance of the site including both reactive and planned maintenance tasks, fault finding, plant optimisation while supporting the Engineering Manager creating capital plans and budget. Maximise efficiency, service and feed consistency while ensuring that feed safety and health and safety standards are never compromised.
Carry out planned preventative maintenance utilising agreed schedule and reactive maintenance as required.
Order and maintain a stock of mill spares, along with sourcing parts and other spares in a cost effective manner
Ensure that the achievement of food safety is always a priority
Quick resolution to plant breakdowns, faults, leaks etc.
In association with the Operations Manager & Site Management complete the preventative maintenance schedule on time and within costs
Tasks to be completed in a safe manner and all equipment to be kept in a safe condition
Minimise Plant downtime due to mechanical and electrical failure
Monitor plant condition on a regular basis to prevent unnecessary equipment failures
Support the Plant internal hygiene audit ensuring contribution to score increases audit on audit
Ensure the site is Electrically & Mechanically safe
Contribute by identifying energy cost saving initiatives
Drive workshop and work area housekeeping improvement to a very high standard
Control of Contractors, Permits To Work etc.
KPIs, budgets, costs and performance assessments for production & distribution
Skills & Experience
Multi-skilled engineer; HNC (or equivalent) Mechanical/Electrical Engineering
Suitable & relevant Engineering experience
Experience of planned maintenance systems, preferably within the Food industry.
Good H&S knowledge in legislation and application (IOSH qualification, desirable)
A logical and structured thinker, with a strong ability to solve problems.
Exposure to high volume manufacturing; CI or lean methodologies
Strong Communication skills; Ability to engage and motivate teams and individuals
Resilient personal development focus to continuously improve
Responds positively to changing business priorities
Recognises when to persist and when to change course
Problem solving skills
Good for people, Good for business
We are a growing, innovative business and we need diversity and different ways of thinking to keep moving us forward. Ambitious people with an inquisitive mind who work with passion, independently and who take responsibility will succeed at AB Agri. Join us and we will support and encourage your personal development and grow your career.
We aim to provide a happy, enjoyable and motivating atmosphere that’s closely aligned with our purpose to change agriculture for the better. We offer impressive salaries, company pension, complete induction with ongoing training and generous holiday allowance.
An active wellbeing programme, community volunteering, development opportunities and a range of flexible benefits for you to tailor to your lifestyle all contribute to our being a great place to work.
Making your application
Ready to apply? Great! Simply register your details and upload your CV via our careers website – it usually takes less than 2 minutes.
If you need assistance with making your application or require any adjustments throughout our process just let us know and we’ll be happy to assist.