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Fabrication / Maintenance Technician

Ref No: DFP/FMT/05/23

Location: Duncrue Food Processing Plant
Closing Date: 7th June 2023

Reporting to the Maintenance Team Lead, the Fabrication / Maintenance Technician will take responsibility for preventative and reactive maintenance to ensure the smooth running of all aspects of production across the site.

Main Responsibilities:
• Ensure all machines within the factory are checked and maintained according to the manufacturer’s recommendations.
• Carry out fabrication work as instructed by Maintenance Team Leader or Management
• Profession in all aspect of Welding Types
• Completion of all aspects of paperwork which includes daily tasks and service records.

Candidate Requirements:

  • Time served in fabrication / pipe fitting.
  • Good mechanical knowledge
  • Excellent knowledge and understanding of Health and Safety in the Workplace
  • Working in an environment with hot and cold-water systems, high pressure Steam systems and compressor Air systems.
  • Working knowledge and understating of Permit to Work and LOTO systems.
  • A current UK driving licence.
  • Be self-motivated and highly organised.
  • Excellent communication and organisational skills.
  • Be willing to learn new tasks and prioritise workload.
  • Be willing to be on a on call rotation rota.

Preference will be given to candidates who have:

  • have the ability to interpret technical drawings.
  • Hold a valid forklift licence.
  • Hold a valid MEWP license.
  • Prior experience of working in the food industry.
  • Good understanding of electrical systems

The successful candidate will be expected to be flexible in their working hours to accommodate the operational needs of the business which may include shift work.

In return all employees will have access to a Healthcare Plan (includes children up to the age of 18), Company Pension with Life Assurance and an active Health and Well Being programme. 

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About Us

Duncrue Food Processors Ltd (DFP) was established in 1979 and has grown to become one of the UK’s leading Beef Dripping producers. Its primary operation is the manufacture of high-quality Beef Dripping which is sold to the fast food, catering and food manufacturing industries.

With a dedication to total quality, the company has Grade 'AA' BRC approval and has established an enviable reputation for producing market leading products, manufactured to the very highest quality standards. Major investment by the company in our refining and de-odorising plant together with our in-house laboratory has ensured that we are equipped to meet the changing demands of our customers.


Our culture is based on setting best in class standards, working towards and delivering on committed objectives, striving for constant improvement and involving everyone in the process. We endeavour to develop our people and harness everyone’s potential to deliver a winning team.

Equal Opportunities

Duncrue Food Processors is an Equal Opportunities employer and is committed to a safe, inclusive and relationship based working environment.


In return we offer a high degree of responsibility, great opportunities for learning, personal growth and development with advancement within a fast-moving agricultural sector. Health benefits and cover to be discussed with Human Resources.

Our Purpose

To advance the interests of farmers and the agricultural industry through the development of growth orientated agri-food businesses and the promotion of best agricultural practice.

Our Values

Trust: Trusting each other and earning the trust of others

Respect: Treat others as we would wish to be treated ourselves

Teamwork: Together we are more effective

Excellence: We aim to exceed expectations and always strive to be better