Multi Skilled Engineer (Night Shift)


Maintenance | Leyland | Start date: 29/01/2024 | Full Time | Permanent


We are looking for fully qualified, Engineers to join our state-of-the-art production facility.


Dr. Oetker and Chicago Town pizzas have been manufactured for over 30 years at our Leyland site  where we care about people and offer well paid long term permanent jobs with plenty of generous benefits and opportunities to train and develop. We are as proud of our hard-working friendly culture as we are of the fantastic market leading pizzas we make


A career at Dr Oetker will provide you with opportunity to work on the latest state of the art  technology in pizza manufacturing using mainly siemens and lenze systems as well as robotics and networked equipment also  to train and progress through our Advanced Development Programme, developing your skills whilst also increasing salary.



  • You will be part of a dedicated Engineering maintenance team, ensuring the smooth running of all machinery in the production area.
  • Providing pro-active and reactive engineering cover to maintain and improve the performance of the plant.
  • Completing Planned Preventative Maintenance (PPM) tasks,
  • Troubleshooting, diagnosing and correcting equipment issues,
  • Assist with root cause analysis to promote future reliability
  • Proactive involvement in Continuous Improvement initiatives.
  • Uphold high standards in GMP, Food Safety and  Health & Safety, to ensure a secure and compliant work environment.
  • Keep your skills updated to the latest available technologies available.


The shift pattern.


Night Shift: Monday - Friday 21.30 - 06:00


Annual salary range.


 £45,784.15 - £49,531.13 starting salary is dependent upon qualifications, skills and experience.



  • Educated to HNC, HND or degree Level or equivalent and apprenticeship time served,
  • At least 2 years of engineering experience post apprenticeship, ideally served within an FMCG hygienic production environment.
  • Technologically savvy to enable full use of  the CMMS systems, Microsoft 365, SAP parts booking and shop floor ipads.


In addition you must be able to:

  • Apply an  analytical and systematic approach to working with a desire to solve problems.
  • To Work within a rapidly changing environment and remain calm under pressure.
  • Make timely decisions and have a drive for improvement.
  • Communicate with a personable and professional manner
  • Work as part of a team and on your own initiative.
  • Demonstrate excellent planning, organisational skills and good time management




  • Annual salary range  £45,784.15 - £49,531.13, starting salary is dependent upon qualifications and experience.
  • 33 days annual leave (inc bank holidays) which increases with service
  • Free Life Assurance at 4 times basic annual salary
  • A skills-based development programme – allowing you to develop skills and your pay
  • Enhanced Company Sick Pay
  • Enhanced Pension scheme which provides 6% Employer pension contribution
  • Private medical insurance
  • Enhanced Family Friendly Leave
  • Free pizzas
  • Subsidised on site restaurant with hot and cold meals, a salad/deli bar, snack machines and microwaves and storage facilities for those who prefer to bring their own
  • Free tea, coffee and fresh fruit.
  • Free on-site parking (number of electronic charging points available)
  • Free Wi-Fi in canteen
  • Employee Referral Scheme £350 – once you know how great it is to work here, you’ll want to bring your friends and family!
  • Regular Employee Forums ensuring all employees have a voice
  • Incentivised employee suggestion and recognition schemes
  • Cycle to Work Scheme
  • Free health checks



Would you like a slice of the action?

We look forward to your online application. Just click the "Apply now" button, and you're good to go. Still have questions? Then please feel free to reach out to us directly.


Dr. Oetker is an equal opportunities employer. We continuously work to shape and live in a corporate culture where everyone feels welcome. At Dr. Oetker, your personality and qualifications are what count. Not gender, nationality, ethnic or social background, religion, disability, age or sexual orientation, and identity.


Dr. Oetker UK Ltd.