Careers

Careers

As a business that is growing quickly it is a great time to join us, as we are looking for talented and bright people across a range of areas within our team.

Please send a copy of your CV and Covering Letter detailing the vacancy you are interested in along with your salary expectations to:  careers@deesidecereals.co.uk

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Maintenance Engineers – X2 (Electrically biased multi-skilled)

We currently have 2 vacancies for shift based engineers.  We are ideally looking for multi-skilled
tradespeople with experience in an FMCG environment, able to carry out planned, predictive and
re-active maintenance of plant equipment and machinery – with an aim of maintaining plant
reliability at +95%

Hours of work: You will follow a 12 hour days/night pattern working 4 on and 4 off and you will
report into the Asset Lead.

Key objectives of the role include:

  • To respond to machine & auxiliary failures
  • Troubleshooting and fault finding on a range of electrical and mechanical plant
    equipment, packing machinery and site services
  • Installation, commissioning and repair of all plant and facilities
  • Assist the manufacturing department with line adjustments, changeovers and
    breakdowns
  • Responsible for improvements and reduction of downtime through increased efficiencies
    through own ideas and input
  • Be able to work unsupervised when tasked to do so and to organise the work of others in
    response to the site needs

Experience & Know How:

  • A qualified engineer to HNC / NVQ Level 3 standard in an electrical, mechanical/multi-
    skilled discipline
  • Hands-on multi-skilled experience on automated machines within a continuous
    manufacturing environment – ideally food manufacturing
  • Working experience of integrated systems, automatic packaging and palletisation
    systems
  • Knowledge of AC and/or servo drive systems
  • Safety driven
  • Team worker with the ability to work under own initiative

Competencies:

  • Use of own initiative and judgement in identifying and correcting all stoppages and
    breakdowns to production plant, equipment and services
  • Use of own initiative with some independent action to prioritise engineering problems in
    the absence of the Maintenance Leader/Engineering Manager.

The vacancy will be advertised both internally and externally to ensure we get the best fit for the
role.

Should you wish to apply for this position, please request a copy of the job description from the
HR department and send a copy of your CV and covering letter to Jo Jones, HR and Training
Advisor.   Jo.jones@deesidecereals.co.uk

Closing date for applications: Friday 28th August 2020

Hygiene Operatives X 2

£ 24,070 per annum rising to £24,783 following successful completion of probationary period

Shift based role following a 7 day pattern

We also offer an attractive benefits package which includes:

  • Competitive holiday entitlement offered
  • Subsidised canteen facilities, staff shop, free parking
  • Contributory pension scheme with life assurance benefits

Deeside Cereals is one of the largest private label manufacturers of traditional breakfast cereal and cereal bars. Our position as a market leader is as a result of over 30 years of continuous growth.  Deeside Cereals has captured the market delivering into the big 4 retailers in the UK and Ireland as well as EU retailers across Europe.

We currently have a vacancy for 2X Hygiene Operatives reporting directly to our Hygiene Manager.

The successful candidate would be responsible for ensuring the provision of an effective hygiene service within our site; this includes both internal and external areas of the factory, general offices, amenities, locker rooms and toilets.

Key objectives of the role include:

  • Manual cleaning of all machinery, equipment, walls & fittings
  • High level cleaning
  • Follow cleaning procedures and schedules
  • Ensure that raw materials and finished products are not contaminated during the cleaning procedure
  • Carrying out safety checks on all cleaning equipment and machinery prior to use
  • Mixing cleaning solutions following the manufacturer instructions
  • Maintaining the yard, ensuring correct segregation of waste
  • General cleaning of all drains/structures
  • Cleaning of offices/locker rooms/canteen/toilet facilities

Experience & Know How:

  • Manual Handling
  • Basic food hygiene
  • COSSH
  • Ladder safety
  • High level access
  • FLT licence desirable
  • Experience of working within a food manufacturing environment
  • Experience of cleaning and hygiene schedules
  • Excellent communication skills

Telephone interview will be conducted at first stage, 2nd stage interview will follow a competency based interview along with factory tour.

Should you be interested in applying for this role, please send a copy of your CV and covering letter to Jo Jones, HR & Training Advisor at:

Jo.Jones@deesidecereals.co.uk

Closing date for applications:  Friday 28th August 2020

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Deeside Cereals is an equal opportunities employer.