UK Vacancies


Shift Engineer-Coventry

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We are now seeking to recruit Shift Engineers, reporting to the Lead Engineer

Principal purpose of job:

To provide a pro-active approach to the prevention of equipment failure and ensuring the schedule PM is carried out as planned.. Ensuring Quality, waste and efficiency targets are met by working as an integral part of the manufacturing team. Following all Health & Safety procedures at all times

Main tasks & responsibilities

• Carry out work assignments issued by Lead engineer and maximize effectiveness of the shift at all times by ensuring efficient completion of tasks

• Demonstrate a team approach with regard to maintenance and hygiene of equipment and support (teams of) operators.

• Provide support to the team during breaks and absences and work together to ensure completion of their duties

• Follow all work instructions, procedures, job descriptions at all times.

• Ensure that all Work Orders, PM's issued to the shift are completed

• Complete all necessary paper work.

• Work with other functions as part of the manufacturing team to ensure efficient running of the equipment and carry out prioritized work as agreed

• Carry out the assigned activities to meet operational targets; working with other functions to ensure mutual objectives are met

• Compliance with Company policies, procedures and regulations (e.g. attendance, quality, safety, GMP's, etc.) and ensure these are followed to maintain the required standards (e.g. Food Safety, PPE etc.).

• Resolve mechanical and/or electrical problems in a timely fashion

• Ensure all parts removed from stores while on shift are booked out of stores in the correct way

• Provide the Lead Engineer with information on all engineering downtime attended on shift,, related quality issue, work orders completed, PM's completed and other details as required

• Identify and analyse problems before crises and determine appropriate action and follow-up

• Ensure remedial works to equipment raised by work order or PM's are highlighted to the Lead engineer

• Complete “Permit to Work' system when appropriate

Qualifications and Experience:

• Previous food processing industry experience highly desirable

• Electrical and/or mechanical qualifications/time served apprenticeship

• Basic Food Hygiene

• Basic Health & Safety

• Data and analytical skills

• Computer literate. (word/excel/windows based packages)

• Desirable skills :- PLC, pneumatics, hydraulics, temperature control ,instrumentation, welding, FLT license

Competencies: Accountability and Execution / Customer Focus / Teamwork and Cooperation


Apply :

If you are excited by this opportunity to develop your career with Mission Foods and feel that you can offer the skills, experience and qualities that we are looking for, please send you CV and cover letter to Kiran Dulay at london_recruitment@missionfoods.com                                                                                      Closing Date Friday 24th January 2014

Purchasing Opportunities NEW

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At Mission we pride ourselves on our continued manufacturing, product and people excellence. To further nourish our success, our Seaham Plant is looking to expand the resources in our Purchasing department.

The Purchasing Team manage the purchasing and scheduling function. Responsibility for managing procurement of selected categories with support to Head of Procurement.

The scope includes - Raw Materials, Packaging and Utilities. This role is focussed on the UK for scheduling and Europe-wide for procurement

You will liaise with personnel at every level in various departments within the business and will be required to communicate with suppliers on a regular basis.

The ideal candidate will be educated to Degree level or equivalent (CIPS)

It is essential that you display the ability to problem solve, be adaptable, positive and proactive. This position also demands exceptional Project Management, Numerical, Excel interpersonal and presentation skills.


Apply :

If you have experience and have a successful track record within the FMCG sector, preferably bakery, please forward your current CV and remuneration details to: london_recruitment@missionfoods.com

HR Administrator NEW

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At Mission our goal is to attract and retain the best possible talent.

Due to our continued expansion and success, we're looking for a CIPD-qualified or equivalent applicant with previous experience at HR assistant / HR analyst level based at our Seaham site in County Durham

We are looking to recruit someone in the early stages of their HR career wishing to progress

Salary 18- 20k

We are interested in a self-motivated, ambitious self-starter with the following characteristics

• You must have an eye for data accuracy, strong IT skills especially using excel.

• Payroll / SAP experience preferred.

• The ability to work flexibly to deadlines and respond positively and constructively to feedback.

• Strong analytical and reporting skills

• Expert knowledge of Microsoft Excel and excellent written and verbal communication skills

• Confidence to communicate with senior business leaders

• Outstanding organisational and project management skills

• Ability to work to deadlines and prioritise work in a demanding environment

If you have the characteristics we're looking for and the passion to succeed, then we'd love to talk to you!


Apply :

If you are excited by this opportunity to develop your career with Mission Foods and feel that you can offer the skills, experience and qualities that we are looking for, please send you CV and cover letter to Stacey_jackson@missionfoods.com-Closing Date Monday 31st March 2014