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Date: 18-May-2019

Location: Nottingham, GB

Company: Hovis

Hovis is one the UK’s leading food brands. In fact, it’s worth over £400m in retail sales. In a very competitive crowd, we’ve continued to demonstrate category leading product innovation & quality. Our brand heritage and most recent performance is testament to this. Unsurprisingly, we have bold ambitions for our business & brand . We’re now searching for a proactive and committed Multi Skilled Shift Engineer ready to play a key role in the next chapter of our journey. Please see below for more detail.    

A fantastic opportunity has arisen for an Electrical Biased Multi Skilled Engineer to join our world class engineering team.  



  • Carry out planned routine and reactive maintenance repair work on all plant and equipment at the bakery site.
  • Complete written reports on maintenance work carried out and identify future work. 
  • Plan and implement improvement ideas to increase the throughput and efficiency of the operating plants.
  • To ensure the best possible resolve is achieved to those issues experienced, in order to meet the reliability requirements of the Bakery production schedules.
  • To be part of a team providing essential maintenance operations, whilst maintaining Health & Safety and Food Safety Standards, abiding to GMP and food handling hygiene standards in order to provide maximum manufacturing efficiency at the Nottingham site.





●      2 years Proven Multi-skilled engineering experience

●      Experience on PLC process equipment & plant

●      Have reasonable fitness

●      GSCE Grade C or above in English & Maths or equivalent.         

●      Have completed a      Recognised Engineering Apprenticeship

●      ONC / NVQ III / C&G 2&3 certificates

●      Computer literacy

●      Capability to read and understand technical documentation e.g. electrical schematics

●      Be Self motivated

●      Hold a Full driving licence

●      Effective verbal & written communication skills

●      Must be flexible with hours when required to meet the needs of the business




●      Previous Engineering experience within a food manufacturing  business

●      PLC programming experience

●      Btec diploma in relevant subject

●      17th  Edition IEE wiring regulation

●      Strong engineering competence on Bakery production plant and auxiliary equipment

●      Experience with Permit to Work systems

●      Experience with COSHH regulations

●      Experience of continuous improvement

●      Pest Control Awareness

●      Basic Food Hygiene

●      Able to self manage and prioritise own work load to satisfy commitments and meet agreed deadlines


Location:  Based in Nottingham 

Type of role: Full Time, Permanent

Reporting to: Engineering FLM

Closing Date: Friday 24th May 2019 

Job Segment: Food Safety, Quality

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