Shift Engineer
10d ago

Cargill provides food, agriculture, financial and industrial products and services to the world. Together with farmers, customers, governments and communities, we help people thrive by applying our insights and over 150 years of experience.

We have 150,000 employees in 70 countries who are committed to feeding the world in a responsible way, reducing environmental impact and improving the communities where we live and work.


Cargill’s European poultry business is a leading supplier of food products to retail, foods service and food manufacturing customers in both European and global markets.

This role will be situated at our state-of-the-art customer dedicated processing facility in Wolverhampton.

The Shift Engineer is a key member of the Wolverhampton site team, and the role will be responsible for supporting day to day operations of all site services equipment during allocated shift periods.

Position Purpose & Summary To assist the senior engineer / engineering coordinator & engineering shift / team to provide front-

line’ support of all engineering functions during allocated shift periods. Principal Accountabilities

  • Assist the engineering & operations management teams to ensure safe plant, safe systems of work and a safe working environment is achieved and maintained in compliance to the higher of local, national, European or corporate standards.
  • To ensure there is clear & consistent communication & leadership of shift operations, including; downtime monitoring & targeting, tasks & resource planning & scheduling, auditing & management of process check sheets, maintaining of food safe environment, housekeeping & safety standards leadership & auditing, management and control of contractors & suppliers, engineering permits and shift hand-over coordination.
  • To ensure correct use of the Maximo CMMS across allocated shift, including timely & accurate information input and use of diagnostic tools to review & optimise plant performance.
  • Work with the engineering management team and Engineering Co-ordinator to develop and implement a sustainable maintenance best practice regime across site to maximise plant reliability, efficiency and safety.
  • Take active role as required in small project coordination to include project scope, timetable of works, EH&S planning, budget allocation & control and project implementation.
  • Coordinate with site operations to ensure assigned tasks from the Business Plan, Operating Plan, EH&S Plan and Engineering Plan are achieved.
  • Work with the engineering management team to monitor relevant Key Performance Indicators (KPIs) and benchmarking data and use to target plant & process improvement and shared best practice.
  • In the absence of the Engineering Management Co-ordinator or Senior Engineer take leadership of the allocated shift period and continue operational duties and designated tasks
  • Qualifications

  • Recognised Engineering qualifications, relevant experience (mechanical or electrical bias) City & Guilds / 17th Edition or equivalent.
  • Experience of engineering working within a team at fast moving production environment, food environment preferred.
  • GCSE / CSE in English & Mathematics
  • IT / PC literate.
  • Knowledge or experience of Environmental Health & Safety (HASAWA, Managing Contractors etc)
  • Maximo CMMS would be advantageous, although not essential
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Our Offer

    In return for your expertise and commitment, we will provide a fast paced stimulating international environment, which will stretch your abilities and channel your talents.

    We also offer competitive salary and benefits combined with outstanding career development opportunities in one of the largest and most solid private companies in the world.

    Interested? Then make sure to send us your CV and cover letter in English today.

    The recruitment process and your data

    This role is managed by Cargill’s recruitment partner, Morson International. By submitting your CV for this role you are providing your consent to your CV and application details being sent to Morson International for the purposes of managing the recruitment process.

    If you have any questions about how Morson International will use your data for this application process please contact Anne Oxton via 0161 707 1516.

    If you have any questions about how Cargill will use your data for this application process please contact privacy


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