Maintenance Engineer

Location:  Bolton
Function:  Manufacturing
Job Reference:  5077
Employment Type:  Permanent / Full Time
Closing Date:  24/06/2024
Date:  14 Jun 2024

Shift Pattern: 10.5 hours per day, 4 days a week



Are you already a Maintenance, Mechanical or Multi-skilled Engineer, with experience of working in a manufacturing environment? 


We have an opportunity available for a Maintenance Days based Engineer to work across our 2 Bolton sites, you’ll be working with a variety of specialist equipment from bulk handling systems, through to processing and packaging.


Working as part of our highly skilled and well-established engineering team, you’ll be driven and skilled in conducting planned, preventative maintenance including condition-based monitoring, with the ability to find and rectify faults.


Essential Ingredients


  • Able to work 10.5 hours per day, 4 days a week including Saturday
  • Mechanically biased but with some electrical experience preferred
  • Knowledge and experience of maintenance preferably in manufacturing environment.
  • H&S knowledge e.g. IOSH – able to ensure a safe working environment.
  • Analysing and problem-solving skills, anticipates problems before they occur and takes steps to deal with them/correctly and swiftly identifies the underlying problem and finds appropriate solutions.
  • Engineering Qualification such as Apprenticeship, HNC, BTECH or equivalent.

The Recipe


Our Maintenance Engineers work in teams in close conjunction with production, safety and hygiene. The team undertake planned and preventative maintenance and are encouraged to use their engineering skills and experience to develop robust solutions and long-term fixes.   

There's a huge variety of tasks that will range from general plant maintenance to improving plant reliability and diagnosing problems before they develop. The environment is a highly automated 24/7 food manufacturing plant. We'll help to develop your technical skills and get you involved in other initiatives to aid your progression.

As part of your role, you’ll be identifying and completing continuous improvement projects to increase plant efficiency, reduce downtime and save energy. 

Extra Dough


And last, but by no means least, you'll want to know what your breads worth:


  • A slice of the annual profits (discretionary profit share)
  • Award winning pension scheme with company contributions
  • Life assurance
  • Products you will love along with deals and discounts for you and the family through our Extra Dough website
  • Continued investment in your personal development
  • Fully stocked kitchens filled with our delicious products for you to enjoy with your daily brew!
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Support for your health and wellbeing, including access to free physiotherapy, 24/7 access to a confidential helpline for practical advice and a comprehensive occupational health service
  • Access to Help @ Hand, which includes GP appointments, life coaching and much more


About Us


As ‘the UK’s No. 1 Bakery Brand’ we have been baking bread since 1876. Today, we are proudly a fifth-generation family, with the introduction of the sixth generation, supplying over 18,000 retail customers from 11 bakeries and 16 depots, producing a range of over 70 products including gluten and wheat free. Family and values are what makes us different, and we are a proud bunch, join us and you too could be proud to be Warburtons.


We respect and value difference. We look to create an inclusive workplace that promotes and values diversity. Companies that are diverse in age, gender identity, race, religion, sexual orientation, physical or mental ability, ethnicity, or any other aspect which makes them unique, are proven to be better companies. More importantly, creating an environment where everyone, from any background, can do their best work, is the right thing to do.