Bradgate Bakery
14 Apr 2018
17 May 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

Day Shift

6.30am to 6.30pm
2 week shift rota - 7 x 12 hour shift
Week 1 = 5 days - Mon, Tues, Fri, Sat, Sun
Week 2 = 2 days - Wed & Thurs

Bradgate Bakery, part of the highly respected Samworth Brothers group, one of Leicestershire’s biggest food manufacturing companies, has an Engineering career opportunity to join our expanding Beaumont Leys bakery in Leicester.

About Us
Bradgate Bakery produces sandwiches, prepared salads and other chilled foods for a leading UK retailer. Operating 24 hours a day, seven days a week, and with over 1500 employees, we are a major employer in Leicester. Continuous investment in our people and our facilities has enabled our business to grow into one of the UK's largest sandwich manufacturers with an enviable reputation for quality, consistency and innovation in a fast-moving market.

Engineer Days - The Role
The successful Engineer, based in Leicester, will play a critical role within the bakery on the day shift. Reporting to the Engineering Team Leader and working as part of a team, your responsibility will be to focus on planned maintenance and proactively improving the equipment and machinery to deliver engineering maintenance and processes to ensure that all production deadlines are met with the least amount of downtime.

Engineer- The Successful Individual
To be successful in the role, you will have the following required skills, experience and knowledge:

  • Have a recognised Electrical Engineering qualification
  • Background in a food manufacturing environment
  • Ability to prioritise and work effectively under pressure
  • Self-motivated and proactive approach to work
  • Awareness of Health & Safety and other relevant legislation
  • Understanding of the importance of our customers and internal audit standards
  • Be able to comply with company hygiene/technical procedures and rules
  • Have excellent communication skills and the ability to feedback progress against agreed plans

Engineer - Working Hours
This is a full time, permanent position based in Leicester working day shifts 6.30am - 6.30pm on a Panama shift basis. You will work on a 2 week shift rota basis working 7 x 12 hour shifts over this time. This means you will work 5 days for "week 1" - Monday, Tuesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday and 2 days for "week 2" - Wednesday and Thursday.

Engineer - The Rewards
It’s the quality of our people that’s made us successful. We encourage a culture of opportunity and learning where our people can gain skills and qualifications to achieve their full potential. We reward hard work and dedication with a competitive hourly rate of pay, retirement saving plan, non contractual; profit share, private health care, occupational health, long service awards.

This is a fantastic career opportunity - you will be joining an award winning, fast paced, highly reputable 4th generation family business that is expanding and continually evolving.

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