Salads Manufacturing Site, Hunslet, Leeds, LS10 1DR

The Organisation

We are a private family owned, Yorkshire business with our ‘roots’ firmly in the fresh produce trade. Our organisation is fast-paced, exciting, and dynamic. Due to rapid successful growth our organisation is constantly offering new and exciting opportunities.

The Team

Our Engineering department support all our functions with their savvy wit and hardworking application of their engineering knowledge. They have a good sense of humour, don’t suffer fools gladly and are extremely passionate about getting things working quickly again.

Whether it be fixing a light or attending a major breakdown on a piece of machinery, they are extremely tenacious to ensure the end result is achieved and work collaboratively with Production and other departments on planned and preventative maintenance issues.

They also work collaboratively on complex, long term engineering projects such as the installation of new machinery, from design, quote stage through to completion and running.

They ensure our machines are maintained to maximise efficiencies on the line to create an efficient business for our mission. They are truly honourable people with a passion for the Trojan way of life.

The Role

In this role you’ll work closely with Production Departments ensuring machinery and equipment is running to maximum capacity. You will ensure the Production Department do not have to run into the weekend by providing preventative maintenance duties during downtime on weekends.

Through applying your industry expertise you’ll effectively complete your Engineering maintenance duties and confirm that preventative maintenance duties have been completed to assist the business in achieving high food quality and safety standards.

You will have a sense of humour, be hard working and passionate about food. We are looking for someone who will be flexible to the business demands and offer competitive package and excellent training and development prospects tailored to your experience and development needs.

We are looking for someone with a 16th or 17th edition qualification or a Mechanical qualification (HND or equivalent) and previous experience within the food industry.

So, if you are looking for your next career move in a fast paced environment, then we we’d love to hear from you

Please note that we are only able to accept and respond to applications from candidates with eligibility to work in the UK and those who hold valid work visas.

Hours of work

Monday to Friday rotating shifts 6-2 / 2-10.
Weekend overtime will be required during peak Engineering times.
8 hour days rotating 6am-2pm and 2pm-10pm weekly.
Half hour for lunch, unpaid and two fifteen minute breaks (paid).
If you are required to work hours during Saturday and Sunday, you will be paid time and a half. Overtime required in peak seasons.

Days / shift details

Pay details

£14.50-£18.00 per hour
Time 1/2 at weekends.

Contract information

28 days holiday per year including bank holidays.
1% pension after 3 months.
6 month probationary period

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Please note that we are only able to accept and respond to applications from candidates with eligibility to work in the UK and those who hold valid work visas.