Multi Skilled Engineer

Location:  Bristol
Function:  Manufacturing
Job Reference:  4840
Employment Type:  Permanent / Full Time
Closing Date:  03/03/2024
Date:  25 Feb 2024


£50,500 starting salary plus profit related bonus, life assurance, award winning pension scheme, health and wellbeing support.

Are you already a Shift, Multi Skilled, Electrical or Mechanical Engineer looking to work for a company who continue to invest in not only new technology and innovation but more importantly, invest in you!
We are looking for a Multi Skilled Engineer to join our highly skilled, dedicated and friendly engineering team based in Bristol.  

You’ll be driven and skilled in finding and rectifying faults through inputs and outputs, reading and acting on data, conducting planned and preventative maintenance and working on a variety of equipment from bulk handling systems, through processing and packaging, site services and PLC control systems.

Essential Ingredients


  • Able to work a 4 on 4 off shift pattern (2 days & 2 nights).
  • Multi Skilled Engineer, electrical bias preferred
  • Excellent route cause analysis skills
  • Engineering Qualification such as Apprenticeship, HNC, BTECH or equivalent.
  • Knowledge and experience of maintenance preferably in a fast-paced FMCG environment.
  • H&S/Food Safety systems and legislation knowledge e.g. PUWER, 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.
  • Decision making skills, makes timely decisions/takes account of the wider risks and implications.

The Recipe


Our Multi Skilled Engineers work in shift 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 environment, each day brings a different opportunity; we'll help to develop your technical skills and get you involved in other initiatives alongside our safety teams and improvement initiatives.


As part of the Engineering team, you’ll be encouraged and supported to foster new ideas and perspectives whilst driving change at pace.  We promote a culture of continuous improvement whilst working on a changing approach to reliability centred maintenance in a highly automated production facility. 

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

The Role


  • Ensure plant and personnel (including external contractors) conform to Health and Safety legislation, policy and standards identifying any required actions so that the area of responsibility is healthy, safe and accident free.
  • Drive improvements in asset reliability and reduce losses
  • Effective use of SAP PM
  • Development of maintenance approach for bakery equipment in line with BEX framework.
  • Completion of identified individual objectives and team targets.
  • Establish and maintain effective communication channels.
  • Compliance with quality and food safety legislation, company standards and specifications in order to meet the requirements of professional and legal standards.

Extra Dough


At last and by no means yeast you will want to know what your breads worth.


  • A slice of the annual profits (discretionary profit share)
  • Family time is important to us so as well as your holiday entitlement, we'll give you the opportunity to purchase up to an extra weeks annual leave
  • Award winning pension scheme
  • 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!
  • 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

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.