Multi-skilled Engineer

Location: Soham, Cambridgeshire
Salary: Competitive

Role Summary

Our client is looking for enthusiastic and energetic ex-Armed Forces personnel to join their engineering team based in Soham, Cambridgeshire. You’ll be responsible for helping to maintain all types of farming operation machinery and equipment.

The Company

Our client is an incredibly exciting place to work. They are at the forefront of modern food production which means it’s fast-paced, stimulating and rewarding. They work with the biggest food retail brands in the UK and Europe and want people who will do what’s right for them and their customers.


  • Maintain all types of farming operation machinery and equipment, ensuring that production downtime is kept to a minimum.
  • Carrying out preventative maintenance activities, along with fast and accurate fault finding in the event of downtime.
  • Promptly attending machinery breakdowns/malfunctions & carrying out electrical and mechanical diagnostic checks.  Liaise with production teams, ensuring that tasks are prioritised with the aim of keeping downtime to a minimum.
  • Actively seek improvements to systems and procedures and continually strive to improve the way the department operates, highlight any safety, efficiency or reliability systems that can be improved.
  • Responsible for supporting a working environment where all workers are safe, respected and able to grow and develop.
  • Co-ordinate maintenance priorities with the Maintenance team and ensure this is planned in advance to avoid production disruption.
  • Work closely with the engineering team and promote continuous improvement.


  • Liaise with internal/external customers/departments, as required
  • A balance of both Mechanical and Electrical Engineering qualifications / experience
  • Previous experience in an electrical or mechanical engineering role desirable
  • Root cause analysis experience and solutions
  • Good English language skills in oral and written communication
  • Positive, team player
  • Enthusiastic attitude, coupled with a sense of urgency and desire to succeed
  • Good teamwork & communication skills

Working hours

Average between 40 -55 per week, (5 shifts out of each 7 day working week measured from Sunday to Saturday)