SHIFT ENGINEER 2016-11-25T15:51:22+00:00


Location: Lostwithiel, Cornwall

Job type: Permanent. Full Time.

We are seeking an enthusiastic versatile new member for our engineering team.

Trewithen Dairy is an independent, family owned business producing a range of fresh milk, creams and associated products for catering, retail and food manufacturers.

The Dairy completed an expansion in 2014 and has a number of PLC controlled processes and automated lines. The ideal candidate will have strong electrical skills with good fault diagnostic ability. There is a preference for 17th Edition Wiring Regulations, knowledge of Allen Bradley/RSLogix and InTouch.

The site is 24/7 and the team of 3 multi skilled engineers cover the core Production hours. The role involves a combination of regular checks and monitoring, responding to immediate issues and breakdowns, combined with planned maintenance and improvements.

The Dairy is divided into 3 main care zones to ensure the protection of our products and the Shift Engineer covers all areas.

As our Products are FMCG, we have to respond quickly to breakdowns and make every effort to meet our Customers’ requirements and tasks often have to be prioritised to ensure minimum downtime.

This vacancy will include shift work, weekends as well as being on call.

The Engineering team also includes Development Engineer (shift cover, specialist projects, develop maintenance systems etc) and Engineering Assistant.

Experience in a high care food manufacturing environment would be preferred.

To apply please submit a CV and covering letter to

Posted on 02 November 2016