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Multiskilled Maintenance Engineer

From humble origins back in 1890, Rodda’s now craft the world’s leading clotted cream, as well as producing bottled milk, double cream and butter. Our products are made from premium Cornish milk all sourced from Cornish farms within a 30km radius of our Creamery.We’re proud of our history and passionate about our products and our people. Rodda’s is known across the world for crafting the best Cornish Clotted cream – this is down to our care and attention to detail. Without a dedicated team our success would not be possible. Every single member of our team understands they will have an impact on the service and product we provide.The Rodda family’s commitment to supporting our people, the local community and protecting the environment is fundamental to the business.If you are an experienced Engineer and want to work as part of a small, friendly team in a growing brand, this could be the role for you.Role Purpose: To effectively maintain the factory equipment and site services. Duties cover a broad spectrum of engineering disciplines including mechanical, electrical, automation including PLC programming, utilities - steam, compressed air, water etc.
timer Job Type: Full Time 42 hours per week average

timer Hours: Shifts: 12 hours shifts, 3 on, 4 off followed by 4 on, 3 off, Sun, Mon, Tues and every other Weds - Hours: 6.00am to 6.00pm and 10.00am to 10.00pm on a two-week rotation
timer Salary: £45,300 per annum for fully qualified and experienced Engineer
timer Location: Scorrier, Redruth


  • proven Multiskilled Engineer with electrical bias preferred.
  • served apprenticeship, preferably in the food industry but not essential.
  • qualified to at least NVQ level 3 (or equivalent, ONC mechanical/electrical engineering, BTEC level 3 in mechanical & electrical/electronic engineering).
  • appropriate C&G 2382 BS 7671:2018 18 Edition IEE regulations qualification.
  • good knowledge of automation, PLC programming and SCADA systems, ideally Allen Bradley.
  • competent in electromechanical & pneumatic Systems, electrical panels, industrial wiring, welding, machining, steam boilers etc.
  • proven track record in an Engineering and fault-finding role gained from within a FMCG environment (ideally food industry)
  • good understanding of HACCP principles
  • strong teamworking skills and be H&S focussed
  • must live in Cornwall and have own transport


This is a Scorrier based role so applicants must have own transport and accommodation in Cornwall.

Role Responsibilities

  • be an active and supportive member of the engineering team.
  • maintain all machinery, ensuring that it is capable of producing to maximum efficiency and meets all H&S requirements.
  • complete both electrical and mechanical pro-active & reactive maintenance.
  • attend breakdowns and provide engineering support to various departments throughout the factory.
  • be on call to cover issues overnight 1 week in 4
  • action repairs and ensure all measures taken are recorded so recurrent faults can be recognised.
  • actively seek equipment upgrades and improvements to improve machine safety and efficiency
  • assist outside contractors working on site.
  • respond to alarms and emergency situations.
  • use the engineering CMMS system to log all work and stores requests.
  • have a positive, ‘can do’ attitude and always show a ‘spirit of teamwork and cooperation’ with colleagues and customers.

Employee Benefits

  • Free milk
  • Free fruit
  • Life assurance
  • Wellbeing support including counselling and legal advice
  • Treat days e.g., fish and chip days, ice cream days, pasty days, cream tea days, summer BBQ
  • Discount on various products
  • Free on-site parking
  • Charity activities and fundraisers
  • Bank holiday payments




Closing date: 03/05/24

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