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Shift Engineering Technician

Req. ID 29174
Primary Location: 

Bradford, N/A - United Kingdom, GB, BD4 9HY

Secondary Location:  Not Applicable

Shift Maintenance Engineer

Reports to Engineering Manager

4 on 4 off shift pattern

2 days (7am – 7pm) and 2 nights (7pm – 7am)


CSM Bakery Solutions, with manufacturing and distribution facilities across Europe, is a global provider of a wide range of bakery products and ingredients for retail and foodservice markets as well as artisan and industrial bakeries. CSM’s mosaic of heritage bakery brands includes some of the industry’s most trusted names: Readibake & Kates Cakes.  We are the UK's leading supplier of Sweet Bakery Retailer branded products in the in-store bakery sector for Cookies, Doughnuts & Mini Bites.


Purpose of the role

  • To maximise production efficiencies by the effective inspection of production equipment and rapid resolution of problems to prevent unplanned production stoppages.
  • To train and coach operators to improve on production efficiencies


Results Areas

  • Proactively support all initiatives to improve safety and quality throughout the company
  • Adherence to company, local  & UK safety regulations
  • Deliver improved factory efficiencies and operations in cooperation with production teams through effective repair, maintenance & improvement of production equipment and facilities
  • Ensure accurate records of machine asset maintenance and improvements by effective communication with Engineering Manager
  • Ensure the company meet all environmental obligations and continuously seek opportunities to reduce the impact on the environment
  • Maintain good housekeeping & hygiene standards in all work areas, to conform to good working practice & the requirements of a food manufacturing environment
  • Train & motivate production teams to improve plant & equipment understanding, carry out machine inspections and basic maintenance
  • To carry out all responsibilities and practices with the aim of producing food safely and to required internal & external specifications within a HACCP framework
  • To support production in any reasonable way as requested

Knowledge, Skills and Experience

  • HNC/ONC in engineering or can demonstrate equivalent knowledge
  • NVQ3 or recognised engineering apprenticeship in plant maintenance
  • NVQ3 basic food hygiene
  • Good knowledge of safety and environmental regulations
  • 3 years’ experience working within an engineering environment or strong plant operational background
  • Good knowledge of food factory plant and processes
  • Fault finding and diagnostic problem solving


  • Safety
  • Reliability of services to the factory
  • Factory OEE (Breakdowns)
  • Delivery of maintenance plan
  • Delivery of overhaul & improvements
  • Proactive /  reactive ratio
  • Environmental compliance
  • Effective communication & shift handovers



  • An exciting opportunity in a global leading organisation in the food industry
  • 20 days annual leave
  • Workplace Pension
  • On-going training
  • Cycle to Work Scheme
  • On site car park

For further information please check out our careers page

We are an equal opportunities employer and welcome applications from all suitably qualified persons regardless of their race, sex, disability, religion/belief, sexual orientation or age

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