Mechanical Maintenance Engineer

Mechanical Maintenance Engineer

R S Cockerill are a family business based at Dunnington, near York. We supply quality packed potatoes to the discount retailers, foodservice and ready meal manufacturing industries. We are a family business with strong values and a good culture, and customers that expect high standards. This is echoed throughout our business in everything we do. As our business continues to grow, we are looking to recruit further full time Mechanical Maintenance Engineers, with a choice of shift patterns available.


Reporting to the Engineering Manager, you will be required to:

  • Follow a Planned Preventative Maintenance Programme.
  • Fault finding and emergency repairs to resume production as soon as possible.
  • Participate in the installation of new equipment.
  • Reconditioning, adaption and fabrication of new and existing machinery.
  • Follow company Health and Safety procedures.

    Job requirements

    Candidates will be expected to possess:

  • A broad range of mechanical engineering skills.
  • Preferably some experience in fabrication and welding.
  • Good level of communication skills, with the ability to understand and share verbal instruction in English.
  • Able to work as part of a team, and take instruction from line managers and supervisors.
  • Possess good literacy and numeracy skills.
  • Show full co-operation and awareness of company Health & Safety policies and procedures.
  • Be a pro-active individual, with a positive and enthusiastic ‘can do’ attitude, and be very much a ‘team player’.
  • Ensure that all company policies and procedures are adhered to.
  • Access to own transport due to location.

    Pay and Benefits

    We can offer:

  • Excellent earnings potential for the right candidate, hourly paid (weekly).
  • Day shift Tuesday to Saturday £19.00/Hour
  • Day shift Sunday to Thursday £19.00/Hour
  • Life Assurance and admission to company NEST pension scheme.

    If you have the skills and experience for this role and it appeals to you, please apply forwarding a covering letter and CV to:

    For further details about the role, contact the Operations Manager or Engineering Manager on: 01904 481111

    How to Apply

    To apply, please complete the application form or forward your CV and a covering letter by post or email

    No agencies please.

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