Multi-Skilled Maintenance Engineer

The Bread Factory

Milton KeynesCompetitiveFull time

The Bread Factory is a Food Manufacturing bakery that makes deliciously crafted bread, cakes, and pastries. We are proud to craft products for our GAIL’s bakeries, neighborhood grocery stores, restaurants, and more!

As our teams grow, we seek our next Multi-skilled Maintenance Engineer to join our Milton Keynes team.

Job Purpose

Ensure all plant, equipment & site services are maintained and repaired in a safe, timely, and cost-effective while ensuring all plants are run to their maximum efficiency.

Manage the engineering resource and ensure compliance with all current codes of practice including TBF standards and any statutory compliance

What do our Multi-Skilled Maintenance Engineers do?

Our Engineer performs preventative, corrective, and reactive maintenance and supports our operators to ensure safe, efficient, and timely recoveries from any plant stoppage. The successful applicant will be responsible for various reactive and proactive maintenance activities that will help optimize performance. Your can-do attitude, enthusiasm, and problem-solving skills will be used well. If you have a positive outlook with a continuous improvement mindset, and experience of planned maintenance techniques then we want to hear from you.

Every day is different at The Bread Factory, but here are some of the things you will be doing:

  • Ensure that the equipment and plant are maintained.
  • React to breakdowns quickly and efficiently.
  • PLC fault finding to input and output level.
  • Remedy issues highlighted by our in-house HAACP audits.
  • Respond to out-of-hours calls for breakdowns.

Here are some key areas we think you can impact in this role:

  • Redesign machine operations and process technology.
  • Enhance the machine’s reliability through regular planned preventative maintenance.
  • Develop the quality of the product and output.

Our team tells us you will be a great addition if you…

  • Are a logical thinker with an assertive approach to resolving issues and faults.
  • Electrically and mechanically skilled, with electrical preference and hold, at a minimum, an engineering-based NVQ level 3 or equivalent qualification (C&G 2330 or similar).
  • Preferably holding an HNC (Level 4) or equivalent qualification in an electrical/mechanical engineering discipline and previous control/instrumentation experience would be highly desirable.
  • Are a self-starter
  • Qualified to (or be prepared to qualify to) Electrical Installations BS7671:2008 (2382-15) 18th Edition and upgrade as new Editions are released.
  • Understand OEE and equipment performance metrics.
  • Experience using CMMS (Computerized Maintenance Management Systems) to record planned maintenance and reactive tasks.
  • Experience with bakery machinery.
  • Have HAACP awareness.
  • Troubleshooting on electrical equipment is a must

Shift Times:

5 am-2 pm & 2 pm-11 pm (On a rotating shift pattern): Monday-Friday

What’s in it for you?

  • Free products on the job
  • Family-friendly policies such as enhanced maternity and paternity pay, and grandparents' leave
  • 50% off GAIL’s discount card and 40% off at The Bread Factory & The Flour Station Markets. As well as access to our benefits platform
  • 25 days holiday excluding bank holidays
  • 3 months career break with your job waiting for you when you return
  • Wellbeing benefits include 24-hour GP service, parties, Cycle-to-work schemes, and more…

We understand that flexibility can improve productivity to help you balance your career with your commitments and interests outside of work. Please let us know if you suggest how we can make this role work for you.

We believe job descriptions are your daily to-do lists, and that’s why our job adverts are a little bit about us and why we would like you to choose us. If you are successful at our pre-screening stage, we can provide you with the full job description