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Mechanical Engineer

  • Location:

    Ipswich

  • Sector:

    Food

  • Salary:

    £40000 - £45000 per annum

  • Contact:

    Austin Baker

  • Job ref:

    AB00017838

  • Published:

    about 1 month ago

Mechanical Engineer | Debach, Woodbridge | Monday - Friday | £40,000,Company Car & Phone

Mechanical Engineer - Agricultural Equipment

Are you looking for a challenging and rewarding role in the agricultural sector? Do you have extensive knowledge and experience in mechanical engineering, vehicle mechanics, and electrics? If so, we have an exciting opportunity for you!

We are a high-quality poultry producer with multiple sites across the UK. We are red tractor certified, which means we adhere to the highest standards of animal welfare, food safety, and environmental protection. We are looking for a Mechanical Engineer to join our dynamic engineering team and help us maintain and improve our agricultural equipment and facilities.

What's in it for you?

  • A competitive salary, company car, and mobile phone
  • A Monday-Friday, 48-hour work week
  • A varied and mobile role, working from our workshop in Debach and attending sites across Norfolk.
  • A friendly and supportive work environment, with reduced staff shop and canteen, staff and family day events, monthly employee raffle draw, long service rewards, and health support services
  • Ample opportunities for internal progression and training

What does the role entail?

  • Looking after agricultural equipment and vehicles.
  • Installing and maintaining items such as water lines, drinker systems, feeder systems, gas brooder heaters, and other agricultural equipment
  • Troubleshooting and repairing any mechanical, electrical, or plumbing issues
  • Ensuring compliance with health and safety regulations and quality standards

What are we looking for?

  • Knowledge of vehicle mechanics (City and Guilds 3905)
  • Knowledge of mechanical engineering (BTech Level 3)
  • Plumbing skills
  • Knowledge of electrics, including 230/415 volts and vehicle electrics
  • Experience in working with agricultural equipment and facilities
  • A valid UK driving license
  • A proactive, flexible, and problem-solving attitude

What's next?

If you are interested in this position, please email me your CV and cover letter to austin@morepeople.co.uk. We will follow up with a call to discuss the role further and arrange an interview. If you have any questions, please feel free to contact us at the same email address.

We look forward to hearing from you!