Engineer (Part-time)

Location: Sutton Bridge, Lincolnshire
Salary: £18.33 per hour


Are you an experienced Engineer who is looking to use your experience and skills to make a difference?

Are you happy to roll your sleeves up and get stuck in when the going gets tough?

If your answers are ‘YES, that’s me!’ then please read on……

We are looking for an enthusiastic Multi-Skilled Engineer to join our Sutton Bridge team on a part time basis.

At our Production site based in Sutton Bridge, Lincolnshire, we are looking for a friendly, team player who can exceed in their duties to help us retain our position as a leading fresh produce supplier in the UK. We’re dedicated to using the very best of sustainable farming techniques in our own farming and collaborating with other expert farmers. We grow the finest quality potatoes which we pack ourselves to supply to our customers.

You will join us on a part time contract, up to 24 hours per week. A flexible shift pattern can be agreed with the successful candidate.


Reporting directly to the Engineer Manager, you will play a key role in ensuring the effective and efficient maintenance and running of our busy food production factory.

Key responsibilities:

  • Be responsible for maintenance of all machinery and site services
  • Identify and rectify problems on production lines
  • Liaise with production teams to implement planned preventative maintenance
  • Manufacture / modify equipment to enable cost savings where possible
  • Liaise with external engineering companies where necessary for spare parts and engineering assistance
  • Advise contractors and engineering staff of their responsibilities with regard to H&S
  • Ensure PPM is completed in time and effectively

What we can offer you

  • Flexible working pattern to suit successful candidate
  • Subsidised canteen / free lunches
  • Discounted staff sales
  • Free employee events
  • Overtime available at an enhanced rate
  • Refer a family member or friend to join the team and receive £250
  • A safe and friendly working environment
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Life insurance of 2 x your salary
  • Medicash Health Cash plan for you and your family
  • Health and financial advice through an employee assistance programme (24/7 GP and counselling assistance!)
  • Long service awards
  • Be part of a fast-growing farming and food business with strong environmental and social values
  • Work independently, but with support from our teams, gaining responsibilities fast

What we are looking for

  • Experience in a similar role is essential with food industry experience desirable
  • Electrical or Mechanical Engineering qualifications
  • Experience with automated and manual conveyors, fillers, packers and washers. Knowledge of electrical systems, pneumatics, hydraulics and motor drives.
  • Friendly and personal with excellent communication skills
  • Ability to multitask in a fast-paced environment with good attention to detail

Equal opportunities

Burgess Farms is an equal opportunities employer, which means we’ll consider all suitability qualified applicants regardless of gender identity or expression, ethnic origin, nationality, religion or beliefs, age, sexual orientation, disability status or any other protected characteristic.

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