Electrically Biased Multi Skilled Engineer (Double Days)

Location: Okehampton, Devon.

Salary: Competitive Salary and Benefits

Hours: 40 Hours Rotating; Week 1: 0600 – 1400 Hours /Week 2: 1400 – 2200 Hours, plus Saturday working on Overtime (time and one half). Flexible approach to working hours required.


It’s an exciting time to join the Forthglade family in our state-of-the-art factory in Okehampton. We’ve been proudly producing natural pet food in Devon since 1971 and things have changed a lot since then.


Role Summary


This role provides engineering support to Production to ensure efficient performance on all equipment whilst ensuring that all H&S procedures, and engineering best practice is adhered to at all times.


Main Duties and Responsibilities


  • Accurate & timely records are entered and recorded on all work carried out, root causes of failures and of spares/consumables used.
  • Carry out routine maintenance and planned preventative maintenance.
  • Attend and resolve breakdowns in a timely manner.
  • Promote and complete CI work to reduce costs and increase efficiencies.


Required Skills & Experience


  • Times served apprenticeship or equivalent.
  • Recognised Engineering qualification.
  • Previous maintenance experience in a manufacturing environment.
  • Flexible working attitude.
  • Competent electrical / fault finding & analysis skills.
  • Excellent communication skills (verbal & written).
  • Methodical & strong attention to detail.




  • Competitive Salary & Overtime Rate.
  • Death in service.
  • Enhanced sick pay.
  • Group Pension (including employer contributions).
  • First class training, fast moving environment & excellent prospects.
  • Previous maintenance experience in a manufacturing environment.
  • Company events.
  • Discounted dog food.
  • Holiday - 25 days + Bank Holidays.

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