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Multi-Skilled Engineer

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Date: 30-Nov-2021

Location: Worksop, GB

Company: Premier Foods

A great British food company 


Premier Foods is one of Britain’s biggest listed food companies.  We simply love great food and what it can mean for people. It’s our passion. And it’s a passion shared by around 4,000 colleagues who together bring our purpose to life across 15 locations in the UK, each bound together by a strong spirit and local identity, recognised and respected in the communities they operate within.  We're looking for those who share that same passion to come and work with us.


We have an industry leading health and safety record, best in class quality and a proven record in reducing our impact on the environment with zero waste to landfill.  Attention to detail and culture of continuous improvement gives us our industry leading position in delivering the quality of products our customer base expects, whilst also meeting the commercial demands of our wider business.


You’ll get the chance to work with truly iconic brands that couple unbeatable heritage with bright futures. If you can take decisions to improve things for our brands, our manufacturing sites and our consumers, are happy to take accountability for what you do, and love how food can bring people together, then you’ll fit right in. It’s an exciting time to join us!



Multi-Skilled Engineer


£39,161.85 plus shift pay


Role Purpose:


Working within a continuous improvement environment the Multi-Skilled Engineers/Technicians are responsible for the maintenance, repair and performance improvement of fully automated process and packaging equipment.


What you’ll be doing:

  • Implementing world class manufacturing standards and best practices across a wide range of equipment and services.
  • Responsible for manufacturing key performance indicators and meeting weekly production demands.
  • Typically, 3-week shift rotation ‘Days’ (06:00-14:00), ‘Afters’ (14:00-22:00) and ‘Nights’ (22:00-06:00)


What we need from you:


  • Recognised electrical/mechanical apprenticeship
  • A working knowledge of PLC, SCADA & HMI systems
  • Sound understanding of Health and Safety regulations
  • Experience of working in a continuous production environment
  • Manufacturing experience
  • Applicants must be aged 18 or over as the role requires shift working


  • HNC (or equivalent) in Mechanical or Electronic/Electrical Engineering
  • Experience in a dual-skilled environment (electrical & mechanical)
  • Food-manufacturing experience


What we offer you in return:


  • £39,161.85 basic pay
  • £6,338.31 shift pay for 3-shift working
  • 26 days holiday plus bank holidays
  • Sharesave programme
  • Pension scheme with employer contributions up to 7.5%
  • Employee discount scheme including travel, food and shopping discounts
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Employee assistance programme
  • Private medical cover
  • Sports & Social Club
  • Employee product testing panel 
  • Manager & peer recognition programme
  • Subsidised staff restaurant



Our much-loved brands include Mr Kipling, Cadbury, Bisto, Batchelors, Ambrosia, Sharwood’s, Oxo, Loyd Grossman, Homepride, Paul Hollywood and McDougall’s, with some supported by our strategic partnerships with Mondelez and Nissin.