Location
Northallerton, UK
Job Function
Engineering
Type
Permanent

The Role & Key Responsibilities

Job Title: Multi-skilled Maintenance Engineer – Electrical Bias

Location: Northallerton, UK

Shift: 40Hrs Monday to Friday - Days – 8:00 – 16:30 with a rota for 1 in 3 on-call

Have you got experience of working in a Maintenance environment? Are you multi-skilled and looking for a new opportunity? If so, join our team today!

You will join a small onsite team where we priortise the safety of our people and put you at the heart of what we do. Being part of this team not only gives you that family feel but you will also join our internal community of Engineers, giving you access to support on fault resolution and spare parts from within. If we can’t fix it no one can! Between us we will find the best way forward.

You will work in a growing and evolving environment where we work with legacy kit as well as giving you the opportunity to get involved with CAPEX improvement projects and new kit installs. This gives us an exciting diverse approach between old and new school rolling the sleeves up back to the 1960’s as well as the new technology coming into the Mill. To be successful and enjoy this you will need to be a self-starter with experience of pneumatic, hydraulic and electrical equipment.

You will focus on performing planned preventive maintenance (PPM) ideally providing key knowledge on the electrical activities such as probe maintenance, PLC Fault finding, soft starts and changes to how we run heavy duty electrical equipment’s as well as repairs and upgrades to the electrical elements of the equipment. We are constantly working to improve our mills with investment in new equipment as well as working on smaller in-house projects so you will have the opportunity to be involved in a variety of activities.

We want to reduce reactive engineering by investing and improving in our PPM schedules, as part of our improvement plans, we are looking at Lean Six Sigma, Kizan and 5S approaches so if you have experience in that we would love to hear from you as we move towards improving our processes and equipment to enhance production.

So, if this sounds like you apply today and join us! To be successful we are looking for the following knowledge, skills and experience:

  • Apprenticeship trained, HNC (or equivalent) Multi-Skilled Engineer with Electrical bias ideally 60:40 Electrical bias ideally 70:30  
  • Experience gained preferably within the Food /plant-based manufacturing/FMCG high volume environment with CI exposure
  • Good H&S knowledge in legislation and application (IOSH qualification, desirable) with a safety-first focus.
  • PLC fault finding experience would be advantageous ideally Allen Bradley or Mitsubishi

About The Company

We are changing the future of British food and farming for the better.

ABN is the UK’s number one animal feed business, serving pig and poultry producers all across the UK. These range from large corporate customers through to family owned farm enterprises. We service these customers with feed, nutrition, advice and related services.

We’re part of the AB Agri community of leading animal nutrition products and services businesses.  Bring your talents to ABN and play your part in producing affordable, high quality and responsible food for the growing global population.

In ABN, we have a common set of inspirational behaviours that we all try to live day in, day out. Our Winning Ways Responsible, Inquisitive, Brave and Inclusive will help us deliver our ambitious goals.

Good for people, Good for business

We are a growing, innovative business and we value diversity and different ways of thinking to keep moving us forward.  We’re an equal opportunity employer, assuring equal treatment to all.  We know that an inclusive environment makes us more accessible and ensures we attract, engage, promote and retain exceptional people. 

We’re working hard to be an inclusive organisation valuing diversity and different ways of thinking to keep us innovating, moving forward and most importantly being a great place to work for everyone. We have employee networks that help us to create an open culture, facilitate learning and discussion sessions and to celebrate important events. We’ve worked with specialist partners to achieve our goals and guide our good practice, this has led to us being recognised as a Disability Confident employer and receive the Bronze Award from the Armed Forces Covenant Employer Recognition scheme.  We know that an inclusive environment makes us more accessible and ensures we attract, engage, promote, and retain exceptional people.

We are united by our family values that represent who we are, how we work together and how we help our customers.

  • Pioneering – Curious, spirited and bold. We lead, the right way.
  • Excellence – We seek excellence in all that we do.
  • Growth – We create ways for our people and customers to thrive.

We are part of Associated British Foods (ABF), a diversified international food, ingredients and retail group.

Making your application

Ready to apply? Great! Simply register your details and upload your CV via our careers website – it usually takes just a few minutes.  Please do not delay making your application. In the event of a high candidate response to this vacancy we may close the application period before the date shown and without notice.

So that we can support you to perform at your best, please let us know of any adjustments that may be required throughout the recruitment process by emailing [email protected]

As part of your application we ask you to answer some equal opportunities questions that help us to monitor how inclusive our recruitment process is and identify areas we can improve in. This information is anonymised, separate from your application and is never seen by the hiring panel. You can choose not to answer these questions with no impact on your application.

AB Agri group politely requests no contact from recruitment agencies or media sales. We have a PSL and do not accept speculative CVs from recruitment agencies nor accept the fees associated with them.

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