UK Vacancies


Maintenance Engineer x 2

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Principle purpose of the job: 

To ensure swift resolution of any Plant breakdowns on the Seaham Site. To assist the Maintenance Manager in the completion of the Seaham Site PPM Schedule on a daily, weekly and annual basis. To provide a 24 hour Engineering Cover for the Site in conjunction with the Maintenance Manager.

Main tasks and responsibilities: 

1. Ensure that all faults / breakdowns are dealt with immediately and that any Plant Downtime is kept to a minimum.

2. Demonstrate a team approach with regard to maintenance and hygiene of equipment and support of pro-duction operators.

3. Provide support to the team during breaks and absences and work together to ensure completion of their duties.

4. Follow all work instructions, procedures, job descriptions at all times.

5. Ensure that all Work Orders, PM's issued to the shift are completed.

6. Complete all necessary paper work.

7. Work with other functions as part of the manufacturing team to ensure efficient running of the equipment and carry out prioritized work as agreed.

8. Compliance with Company policies, procedures and regulations (e.g. attendance, quality, safety, GMP's, etc.) and ensure these are followed to maintain the required standards (e.g. Food Safety, PPE etc.).

9. Order spare parts as required on shift if unavailable from stock and contact contractors/suppliers as re-quired in order to resolve problems on shift.

10. Ensure all parts removed from stores while on shift are booked out of stores in the correct way

11. Where necessary, must initiate the purchase of parts or equipment completing the relevant order requisi-tion forms with relevant information.

12. Provide the Lead Engineer with information on all engineering downtime attended on shift, related quality issue, work orders completed, PM's completed and other details as required.

13. Identify and analyse potential Production Loss problems before they occur and either rectify or ensure action is taken to solve at the earliest opportunity.

14. Ensure remedial works to equipment raised by work order or PM's are highlighted to the Maintenance Manager .

15. Complete “Permit to Work' system when appropriate.

16. Ensure that at the end of every Shift a Full and Complete Record of all your activities are entered onto the Maintenance System and that the Production Teams, Maintenance Management Team and the following Shift Engineering Team have all the relevant information to hand to allow both the safety of the Site, con-tinued Production and possible problems to be continued and resolved without problem.

17. Out of normal Office Hours take the lead in supervising any Contractors required to attend Site, sign off their agreed work and ensure the Maintenance Management Team are informed of all actions.


18. Use of power tools, drills, grinders, cutting equipment, saws, files, presses and hand tools associated with carrying out the normal course of your duties.

19. Use of ladders, steps, scaffolding or walkways during the course of carrying out your normal duties.

Qualifications and Skills required: 

Previous food processing industry experience highly desirable
Electrical and/or mechanical qualifications/time served apprenticeship.
2 Years experience of working in an automated production environment.
A good standard of both written and oral English
Basic Food Hygiene
Basic Health & Safety
Data and analytical skills
Computer literate. (word/excel/windows based packages)
Desirable skills :- PLC's, pneumatics, hydraulics, temperature control, instrumentation, welding.


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To apply for this role please email your CV to kieran_dodds@missionfoods.com

Maintenance Planner NEW

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Principal Purpose of Job

To run the site CM MS and to be hands on to maintain the site services and cover for stores

Main Tasks and Responsibilites

• Obtain the Maintenance Managers signature of approval for all Purchase Requisitions and the Engineering Manager's signature for all Purchase Requisitions. • File delivery notes of all received parts, and logs delivered parts on SAP when needed. • Maintain the parts areas in a clean, neat and organised condition. • Ship parts for repair as required.

• Observe & apply all Health & Safety policies & procedures. • Ensure all statutory testing is maintained in line with EU & UK legislation. • Ensure housekeeping is maintained in line with the factory clean-as-you-go policy during and after maintenance work. • Manage contractors when needed in line with company Management of Contractors procedure. • Use root cause analysis to continuously reduce factory downtime.

• Support factory audits and visits. • Meet KPI as specified and compile KPI reports. • Provide support to team during breaks and absences and work together with Engineers in the completion of their duties when needed. • Keep the site CMMS system up to date. • Maintain the site services and when need organise contractors to assist.

• Ensure that all work orders, PM's issued to the team are completed. • Log all completed work orders on the PM system. • Help ensure compliance with company policies and procedures. • Efficiently manage, facilitate and work with teams to resolve mechanical and/or electrical problems in a timely fashion.

• Order spare parts as required on shift if unavailable from stock and contact contractors/suppliers as required in order to resolve problems. • Ensure all parts removed from stores while on shift are booked out of stores in the correct way. • Where necessary, must initiate the purchase of parts, tools or equipment completing the relevant order requisition forms with relevant information handing them into the Engineering Stores Administrator for processing. • Assist the teams identify and analyse problems together before crises and determine appropriate action and follow-up.

• Ensure remedial works to equipment raised by work order or PM's are highlighted to the Engineering Manager. • Ensure compliance of “Permit to Work' system at weekends/nights by all employees/contractors. • Deputise for the Stores Administrator as required. • Read the Maintenance Log Book daily.

To run the site CMMS and be hands on to maintain the site services and cover for stores.


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Full job description available on request. To apply for this role please email your CV to suzanne_ward@missionfoods.com

Project Delivery Manager NEW

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Principle purpose of role

• Primary aim is to manage projects to on time successful conclusion, and to meet profitability targets
• The role encompasses certain aspects of the NPD process from concept to launch, including: blue sky innovation, commercial viability, cost reduction, organising trials, artwork approval, cost cards, and building closer customer working relationships, supporting internal & external customers
• Key Management of critical paths for NPD projects. All new and improved products launched satisfactorily on time
• A primary day-to-day point of contact on general NPD both internally and with customers
• Project Delivery Manager will be aligned to customer business requirements
• To promote inter site dialogue, knowledge share and develop Best Practices within day to day activities


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Full job description available on request. To apply for this role please email your CV to suzanne_ward@missionfoods.com

Lead Engineer NEW

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Principal purpose of the role

To supervise and direct the Engineers on shift to ensure maximum effectiveness and utilisation of engineering resource.

To ensure a pro-active approach to the prevention of equipment failure and rapid response to break down where failure occurs.

Ensuring Quality, waste and efficiency targets are met by working as an integral part of the manufacturing team.

Ensure all Health & Safety procedures are followed at all times by Engineers and operators.


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Full job description available on request. To apply for this role please email your CV to suzanne_ward@missionfoods.com

UK Logistics Manager NEW

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Principal purpose of the role

To provide effective leadership for all UK warehousing & logistics resources, within a safe & healthy environment, to consistently deliver both short & long term warehouse & logistics tar-gets on time, whilst bettering or meeting budget requirements.

Drive high standards of product safety and quality, through the consistent delivery of housekeeping, receipt & despatch and training requirements.

Support the World Class manufacturing ethos across the site and embed a culture of continuous improvement throughout your team to beat the cost of goods and departmental revenue streams as targeted in the site budgets.


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Full job description available on request. To apply for this role please email your CV to suzanne_ward@missionfoods.com

Stock Controller NEW

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Principal purpose of role

The role includes maintaining inventory levels, creating monthly inventory reports, recording and labeling inventory items to be used in the future and maintaining accurate records. This professional constantly communicates with departmental managers to make sure items are replenished and maintained at levels.
The Stock Controller will also need to perform some physical tasks such as moving and lifting materials, occasionally.

The Stock Controller will oversee the flow of inventory in and out of the warehouse, which covers a variety of tasks, such as OTIF orders, delivery, loading, shipment, maintenance and storage.

SAP knowledge is an essential tool required for this role.


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Full job description available on request. To apply for this role please email your CV to suzanne_ward@missionfoods.com