multi skilled maintenance engineer

The role

We are currently looking for a Multi Skilled Engineer that has a good mix of electrical and mechanical experience to assist the Engineering and Maintenance Manager in providing support for all production activity.

Who We are

We are an independent business led by brother and sister team, Philip and Rebecca Rayner on our family farm, north of Huntingdon, in Cambridgeshire. At Glebe Farm Foods, oats are more than just a crop – they are our obsession, our passion, and our way of life. We take great pride in delivering the highest quality and purest British gluten free oats, supplying customers and manufacturers right around the world. From field, to farm to food, we meticulously handle every step of the process, from growing to processing, to ensure unparalleled quality. Under our PureOaty brand, we offer a range of tOATtally tasty products, including oat drinks, granolas, and porridges, made with unwavering dedication to quality ingredients and sustainability, all certified 100% gluten free by Coeliac UK. 

the responsibilities

• Conduct the Planned Preventive Maintenance (PPM)

• Ensure effective running, maximum uptime & minimal downtime for all our internal customers.

• Ensure that site PM and legal checks are completed in the agreed timescales

• Ensure H&S processes are being followed

• Ensure that all work is carried out to meet current legislative standards

• Ensure all parts that are required are requested/ordered in a timely manner, with particular attention to essential items/longer lead times.

• Propose and implement site production improvements

• Any other tasks that may reasonably be required by colleagues.

Skills and experience

Ideally possess a mechanical/electrical qualification or relevant experience

Previous experience in the food manufacturing industry would be an advantage

Personal Attributes

Able to identify faults, especially in PLC control and instrumentation

• Demonstrable experience on steam pipe work

• Demonstrable experience on Boiler room BOAS Certification (training could be provided)

• Demonstrable experience on HVAC and chiller

• Effective communications skills at all levels

• Proven problem-solving skills

• Able to build good relationships with the wider team