Multi Skilled Production Engineer - Newcastle Upon Tyne

Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
£40,000 Annualised Salary depending on experience.
12 Sep 2019
14 Sep 2019
Job Type
Part Time
Multi Skilled Production Engineer - Newcastle Upon Tyne

Join the family

We believe in growing together – as a united team and working towards the achievement of our vision which is to be a winning brand in the food-on-the-go market.  Greggs is a much loved and trusted brand with a strong traditional bakery heritage.  Our people are what makes our business successful.
We aim to provide our people with a great place to work, where they feel valued by listening, developing and rewarding them.

Pay Rates

up to £40,000 Annualised Salary depending on experience.

Shift Pattern and Contracted Hours


Shifts: Monday - Sunday, rotating shift pattern 6am - 2pm, 2pm - 10pm & 10pm - 6am
Sunday working at busy periods is also expected. Full flexiblity across all shifts is required.


Job Description

Electrical Bias required. 


Based:                        Balliol  

Hours:                        Annualised Hours – 40

Report to:                   Engineering Manager


We are currently looking to recruit a Shift Engineer working an average of 40 hours per week, based on 3 shift rotating pattern to maintain and improve the performance of production facilities, equipment and services at the Balliol in a safe and effective manner, working collaboratively with the Engineering and Site Management teams.


Key Responsibilities

    Maintenance of all plant machinery, production facilities and equipment on site. Participates in the projects to improve the safety and operation of equipment and minimise future maintenance requirements Coordinates maintenance and project activities with all relevant parties Follows all Company procedures regarding site safety and risk management Builds effective working relationships with production colleagues Collects, maintains and analyses information to establish operating patterns/trends Analyses, diagnoses and interprets findings and takes appropriate action to resolve the issue Ensures own and others activities comply with agreed Food Safety and Health and Safety standards
    Key Competencies
Results Focused, Building Capability, Thinking and Problem-Solving Skills, Customer Focus, Managing Change, Influential Communication and Impact and Working the Greggs Way




  • Educated to a minimum ONC standard or equivalent (with an understanding of how a Bakery Engineering function works)
  • A recognised apprenticeship in an electrical/mechanical engineering discipline
  • Proven fault finding expertise on a variety of complex equipment ideally within the food industry
  • Experience of working to planned maintenance schedules
  • Multi-skilled with an electrical bias
  • Legal entitlement to work in the UK (e.g. Valid VISA or Work Permit for non EEC residents).


  • Our Greggs Employee Staff Discount Scheme is very generous, offering you up to 50% off our food
  • Your holiday entitlement starts with 21 days, in addition to bank holidays, which increases with service up to a maximum of 30 days after 25 years’ service. (Pro-rata for part time)
  • After 6 months service you may be eligible for our profit share scheme where the company distributes 10% of its profits and allows you to share in the success of the business
  • You will receive free life assurance after 1 years continuous service.  This is a death in service benefit which provides a lump sum payment equal to one years’ salary
  • You will automatically join our Greggs pension scheme which is a fantastic way to save for your retirement and allows you to benefit from employer contributions and tax advantages

Other benefits include:

  • Share Save and Share Incentive Schemes
  • Childcare Vouchers
  • Employee Assistance Programme
  • Healthcare Plans
  • Cycle to Work Scheme

Your Application

During the application process we'll keep in touch every step of the way. We know how big a decision it is for you to apply for a job. Once you do we'll work hard to keep you up to speed on how your application is progressing. With your help, we can make your application as quick and smooth as possible.

To apply: Please complete your application online at


If you would like to have an informal chat with regards to the role please call Martin Hallissey on 0191 2151150


Closing date for applications: 30th June 2019



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