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Maintenance Engineer

Ref No: WS/ME/05/23

Location: Whites Speedicook Ltd
Closing Date: 6th June 2023

Reporting to the Lead Engineer, the successful candidate will be involved in preventative maintenance and process improvements to maximise machine output and assist with systems for updating the plant and machinery

The Job:

  • Maximise machine efficiency and work to limit unplanned downtime.
  • Analyse current processes and make recommendations in relation to overall maintenance improvements.
  • At all times work to promote a culture of high standards in health and safety;

The Person:

  • Have at least 3 years’ experience in a similar role.
  • Experience of electrical (essential), pneumatic, hydraulic and steam generation systems in a production environment
  • Have the ability to work on own initiative with minimal supervision and work as part of a team.
  • Demonstrate excellent communication and problem-solving skills.
  • The ability to interpret engineering drawings. •An understanding of a range of end of line packing equipment.

Preference will be given to candidates with: 

  • Previous experience working in the food industry;
  • Mechanical experience.
  • 5 years’ high-speed high-volume experience.
  • Experience of working to the principles of LEAN manufacturing.
  • General fabrication and wielding experience.
  • Hold a valid forklift licence.
  • Good IT skills.

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

White’s has been milling oats in Tandragee, Co Armagh for 177 years. Part of the Fane Valley Group of companies, we supply a wide range of oat and porridge products to retail and food service customers throughout Ireland, the UK and in key export markets. At White’s we believe in quality in every part of our business, from the oats our dedicated growers produce to the standards we set ourselves, and the people who join our team.


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

White's Oats 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