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Electrical Engineer

Kettle Produce Limited is one of the major suppliers of fresh and pre-packed vegetables in the UK. We are a dynamic and customer focused business and our Engineering department plays a pivotal role in the successful operation of the business.


We are looking for an Electrical Engineer to plan and maintain the efficient working of all plant and machinery, constantly re-evaluating and updating the systems across our Orkie and Balmalcolm vegetable production sites.

Candidates should be willing to undergo further training where necessary. And should be willing to work overtime, at short notice where a reasonable business requirement exists.

Main Duties;


  • Reporting to the engineering team leader for a wide variety of reactive and PPM tasks
  • Liaise with production supervisors and managers to support the identification of potential issues
  • Completing scheduled works required, gaining permission to proceed, permits are in place
  • Assist external contractors with installation works as required
  • Monitor all machinery and ancillary plant during production.
  • Rectify any defects, following process to a satisfactory conclusion
  • Responsible for health and safety of the work environment, ensuring that site safety standards are adhered to at all times, leaving work areas clean, tidy and safe after any works are complete
  • Ensure adequate spares and parts are available for replacement
  • Assist the maintenance team when required
  • Carry out other reasonable activity when requested
  • Previous experience in an engineer role in a manufacturing environment
  • Apprentice served engineer with relevant qualifications in mechanical / electrical engineering
  • Experience working with a CMMS
  • Good level of English language; spoken & written
  • Good communication skills
  • Driving licence desirable
  • MHE qualifications and experience desirable

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