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Shift Engineer (electrical or electrical bias)

Publication date: 02/10/2019
Reference: KNA S Eng
Entity: Boortmalt
Location: Malton
Contract type: Permanent
Role: Maintenance


Boortmalt (the malting business of the agro-industrial French cooperative group Axéréal) is the 5th largest malting company globally with more than 1.1 million tonnes of malt sold throughout the world each year. Our 350 employees spread over 7 countries in Europe are focused on producing an extensive range of high-quality malt types in order to meet the exacting requirements of our brewing and distilling customers around the world. By using the most modern production techniques and with our far-reaching logistics capability, we are able to supply world markets both effectively and efficiently.


We are looking for an electrically biased engineer to the join the Boortmalt Engineering team at our Knapton Maltings. The team is responsible for minimising operational downtime and maximising operational efficiencies through ensuring the reliability and effectiveness of the plant and machinery.

In pursuit of this goal the post holder will undertake reactive maintenance activities along with performing planned preventative maintenance tasks.

Boortmalt promotes a positive health and safety culture and as such it is a requirement of the role that the post holder prioritises health and safety and ensures that our standards in terms of product safety, quality and environment are followed.

The role is shift based and so flexibility to work shifts and weekends is essential for this role.


The person we are looking for is a time served & qualified multi-skilled or electrical engineer. Experience in malting, grain processing, brewing or food manufacturing activities is desired.

Additionally the post holder must be reliable and resilient with a can do attitude.