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Position Title:Manufacturing Process Engineer - Scarborough or Whittlesey based

Position Type: Regular - Full-Time

Requisition ID: 11239

We have five McCain factories across the UK, including our head office in Scarborough, North Yorkshire. As well as a strong network of farmers, we also own a potato seed business in Montrose, Scotland. McCain is the UK's largest purchaser of British potatoes, buying approximately 15% of the annual potato crop.

We know the importance that food plays in people’s lives – celebrating real connections through delicious planet-friendly food. We believe that working together with our teams, business and community partners will bring sustainable growth and positive change - today, tomorrow and for generations to come.

We might be one of the world’s top 10 food brands, but we still have lots of growing to do.

About the role…

We’re recruiting for a Process Engineer to come and work with our Manufacturing team to help develop, implement and monitor the use of our manufacturing technologies and implement best practices to ensure we’re always improving the way in which we produce our product - without compromising on our quality.

Reporting into the Technical Services Manager you’ll provide our manufacturing teams with tactical hands-on support to address specific opportunities, develop new manufacturing technology pipeline and establish new processing bench marks that drive continuous improvement.

You will also…

  • Use data analytical tools and develop plant automation devices to drive performance for existing equipment and new installations that bring breakthrough performance.
  • Implement, monitor and encourage effective use of best practices, thus developing technical capability within the factories and other functions
  • Lead and provide best practices with respect to the integration of technical expertise and manufacturing into product development
  • Provide technical input to network optimization planning
  • Support new product launch activities, which includes attending test runs, gathering data and cooperatively working with development team

We’re looking for someone…

  • Who has a strong technical aptitude with experience in mechanical or electrical engineering, and/or food science, with the ability to improve process efficiencies
  • Experience with electrical and controls systems design and programming
  • Ability to understand process flow diagrams, P&IDs, and process narratives
  • Knowledge of processing equipment, processing methods, manufacturing philosophies and basic manufacturing SOP’s
  • Experience with start-up management concepts and equipment commissioning

Where will I be working?

Our largest manufacturing plant is in Scarborough, so we’d love someone to be based in commuting distance to this factory. However, we also have a large plant in Whittlesey, Peterborough so we’d also be happy for someone to be commutable to here, with occasional travel to Scarborough.

What’s in it for me?

Although we do encourage you to taste the goods you’ll be pleased to know we don’t pay you in chips. For working hard, you’ll also get a great salary and some pretty good benefits including:

  • An excellent pension where we will pay double what you do, up to a maximum of 12% of your pay
  • Flexible holidays – where you can buy & sell up to 5 days holiday per year
  • Achievable personal and business performance based bonus
  • Private medical insurance scheme
  • Optional health cash plan
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • ‘Chips In’ Volunteering Day Off - to make a positive impact to the competitiveness, resilience, and long-term development of McCain communities across the globe

And of course, being part of a Global business there are great opportunities to shine/thrive should you wish to relocate in the future. We have an ambitious 5 year growth plan that presents development & progression opportunities for those who seek it out.

McCain Foods is an equal opportunity employer. We see value in ensuring we have a diverse, antiracist, inclusive, merit-based, and equitable workplace. As a global family-owned company we are proud to reflect the diverse communities around the world in which we live and work. We recognize that diversity drives our creativity, resilience, and success and makes our business stronger.

McCain is an accessible employer. If you require an accommodation throughout the recruitment process (including alternate formats of materials or accessible meeting rooms), please let us know and we will work with you to meet your needs.

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Job Family:
Engineering & Technical; Manufacturing

Location(s): Scarborough || GB - United Kingdom : England : Grantham || GB - United Kingdom : England : Hull || GB - United Kingdom : England : Peterborough || GB - United Kingdom : England : Scarborough || GB - United Kingdom : England : Whittlesey || GB - United Kingdom : England : Wombourne || GB - United Kingdom : Other : Reference job description || GB - United Kingdom : Scotland : Montrose

Company: McCain Foods (G.B.) Ltd

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