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Production Engineer

Job Title: Production Engineer
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Leeds
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: 174
Job Published: September 18, 2018 09:42

Job Description

Date: 15-Sep-2018

Location: Leeds, GB, LS13 4UD

Company: Greggs Plc

Join the family

We believe in growing together – as a united team and working towards the achievement of our vision which is to be a winning brand in the food-on-the-go market.  Greggs is a much loved and trusted brand with a strong traditional bakery heritage.  Our people are what makes our business successful.
We aim to provide our people with a great place to work, where they feel valued by listening, developing and rewarding them.

Pay Rates

 Rates of pay - £36612.00 per annum

Shift Pattern and Contracted Hours

Hours: 41.5

Shifts: Circa 41.5 hours per week (2 rotating shift patterns) 1 week 1-9pm & 1 week 6-2pm 

Contract: Temp until end of September 2019 

Job Description

Our food manufacturing/production sites are using automated and semi automated lines to produce great products as efficient as possible. Led by the Engineering Manager, working alongside a close-knit team, you’ll split your time resolving problems, developing engineering improvements to an ever changing environment. Reacting to breakdowns quickly and effectively, comfortably engaging with the site teams to monitor plant performance and equipment reliability all in line with our policies and procedures. 

We are looking for an Electrical Bias Engineer with plc prologic Automation knowledge, preferably Siemens S7.


Educated to a minimum ONC standard or equivalent (with an understanding of how a Food Manufacturing Engineering function works)
A recognised apprenticeship in an electrical/mechanical discipline
Proven fault finding expertise on a variety of complex equipment ideally within the food industry
Experience of working to planned maintenance schedules
Multi-skilled with an electrical bias
Legal entitlement to work in the UK (e.g. Valid VISA or Work Permit for non EEC residents).

Our Greggs Employee Staff Discount Scheme is very generous, offering you up to 50% off our food
Your holiday entitlement starts with 21 days, in addition to bank holidays, which increases with service up to a maximum of 30 days after 25 years’ service. (Pro-rata for part time)
After 6 months service you may be eligible for our profit share scheme where the company distributes 10% of its profits and allows you to share in the success of the business
You will receive free life assurance after 1 years continuous service.  This is a death in service benefit which provides a lump sum payment equal to one years’ salary
You will automatically join our Greggs pension scheme which is a fantastic way to save for your retirement and allows you to benefit from employer contributions and tax advantages
Other benefits include:

Share Save and Share Incentive Schemes
Childcare Vouchers
Employee Assistance Programme
Healthcare Plans
Cycle to Work Scheme
Your Application

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