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Maintenance Engineer

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Job Summary

We have an exciting opportunity for an experienced Maintenance Engineer to join our dedicated engineering team here at Florette in Lichfield. A key role in our business, you will be maintaining a range of specialist machinery and equipment throughout our factory site. You will perform cyclical equipment maintenance, troubleshoot issues and make on-site repairs when needed. Experience of refrigeration, chlorine or compressed air would be a distinct advantage.

It’s a really exciting time to join our business!!! With plans in place to revolutionise parts of the machinery within our factory, this role offers an opportunity for a proactive and innovative individual to drive forward technological advancements and make a significant contribution to the future of engineering projects within our organisation.

Working pattern: 12 hour shifts | Rotating days & nights | 7am-7pm & 7pm-7am

Main Responsibilities

* Day to day upkeep of Production Equipment.

* Reacting to breakdowns quickly in order to reduce downtime.

* Equipment repair.

* Preventative Maintenance.

* Factory start up and testing.

* Technical repairing.

* The accurate and timely completion of necessary documentation.

Skills and Experience Required

* A recognised time served apprenticeship.

* Awareness and understanding of statutory requirements and legislation

* Experience of repairing and maintaining machinery and equipment in a controlled environment

* Strong diagnostic, fault finding capability

* Excellent attention for detail

What You Will Get In Return

A competitive salary, annual bonus scheme, life assurance, and a range of employee benefits you’d expect from a market leading business, including 23 days annual leave (actual, based on shift pattern and inclusive of bank holidays) & increasing to 25 days after 5 years’ service.

About Us

Florette is one of three UK food manufacturing factories who are owned by the French co-operative group, Agrial. Agrial has operations across 18 regions, with 280 farming outlets and 5 different divisions, which comprise Beverage, Dairy, Meat, Fresh Produce & Agricultural operations; it’s not just about lettuce! As well as the 3 factories we also have a farming operation – Agrial Fresh Farms. All UK sites operate under the name of Agrial Fresh Produce Limited and fall under Agrial's vegetable division.

Under the brand, Florette, our site processes and distributes pre-packed, ready to eat fresh salad bags to some of the UK’s well-known retailers. The business is more recognisable in the UK by its Florette salad brand and we are now one of the UK’s leading producers in the industry. We have a recipe for success through our EPIC values and working together as one team.

Next Steps

If you would like to join our ambitious, growing team and you have the skills required then we would love to hear from you. Please apply directly or alternatively contact Liza Crane, Recruitment Officer for a totally confidential discussion.

Note to recruitment agencies: this role is being handled by the company HR team and no agency contact is required.

Agrial Fresh Produce Ltd is an Equal Opportunities employer. In addition, as part of Responsible Recruitment, Agrial Fresh Produce Ltd believes in the Employer Pay Principle. No worker should pay for a job – the costs of recruitment should be borne not by the worker but by the employer

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