Maintenance Engineer

Posted 09 April 2024
Job type Permanent - Full Time
Discipline Engineering / Maintenance
Job FunctionOperations
Contact NameSamantha Calvey
Expiry date 09 June 2024

Job description

Why Greencore?

We’re a leading manufacturer of convenience food in the UK and our purpose is to make every day taste better.

We’re a vibrant, fast-paced leading food manufacturer. Employing around 13,600 colleagues across 16 manufacturing units and 17 distribution depots across the UK. We supply all the UK’s food retailers with everything from Sandwiches, soups and sushi to cooking sauces, pickles and ready meals, and in FY23, we generated revenues of £1.9bn.

Our vast direct-to-store (DTS) distribution network, comprising of 17 depots nationwide, enables us to make over 10,400 daily deliveries of our own chilled and frozen produce and that of third parties.


Here at Wisbech, we have a team of 450 colleagues and manufacture premium chilled ready to cook meals for major retailers such as Asda and Co-op.

What you'll be doing

Are you an electrically biased engineer who enjoys working day shifts? Do you enjoy working in a fast paced manufacturing environment?

We are currently recruiting for Engineers at our Wisbech site!

As one of our highly skilled maintenance engineers your responsibilities will include, but not be limited to:

  • Carrying out day-to-day maintenance tasks, including line improvements
  • Provision and implementation of solutions in line with the site engineering strategy to reduce downtime
  • Use of root cause analysis to determine the underlying reasons behind problems and failures, seeking to identify areas for improvement in plant performance
  • Involvement in engineering projects from inception to delivery as and when required
  • Continually drive towards a PPM culture
  • To assist operations team in setting of machines
  • Compliance with all health and safety, Food safety, quality, and hygiene standards

Shift Pattern: 4 on 4 off DAY SHIFT (6am - 6pm)


What we’re looking for

We’re not all the same at Greencore and our differences help us to make every day taste better for all our stakeholders. We truly put our people at the core and are proud of our diversity.

  • It is essential you are an apprentice trained engineer with a formal engineering qualification such as C&G, SVQ3, NVQ Level 3 in Engineering, electrically biased
  • 18th Edition Electrical Wiring Regulations (Electrical) or HNC Engineering - alongside previous maintenance experience gained preferably within a manufacturing or FMCG environment (desirable)
  • Experience of working as a Maintenance Engineer within industrial/manufacturing environments
  • A proactive approach, with a willingness to learn and develop as there is considerable opportunity for development within our large engineering function

If this sounds like you join us, grow with Greencore and be a part of driving our future success.

What you’ll get in return

  • Competitive salary and job-related benefits
  • Holidays
  • Pension up to 8% matched
  • Company share save scheme
  • Greencore Qualifications
  • Exclusive Greencore employee discount platform
  • Access to a full Wellbeing Centre platform

Throughout your time at Greencore, you will be supported with on the job training and development opportunities to further your career.