Selby, UK
Posted 1 month ago

Who We Are

Owned by the Italian Frandino Group and originally founded in the 1950s as a fruit distillery, Sedamyl has grown to become one of Europe’s leading manufacturers of wheat derivatives such as starches, sweeteners, proteins and alcohol for major food and industrial sectors worldwide. In 2012 the group expanded its international presence by opening a plant in Selby, UK.


What We Do

Sedamyl UK, uses Yorkshire-grown wheat in its production, which is purchased from a network in excess of 1,000 local farmers, so providing a valuable and sustained revenue stream. The announcement in 2021 to invest a further £80m in expanding both its distilling and liquid sweetener production, significantly boosts an already growing workforce to around 150 employees, creating in excess of 75 new jobs for the area.


What we are looking for

We are seeking a Plant Maintenance Technician to be responsible for monitoring and maintaining the operation of all plant systems and equipment. Responsibilities include:

  • Perform all repairs in accordance with Site Safety rules
  • Perform preventative maintenance inspection (PM), diagnose, repair, and rebuild major equipment/components including pumps, centrifuges, screw conveyors, gearboxes, milling equipment, pulleys, shafts, bearing and belt changes, fans….
  • Maintain Daily Equipment Inspections (DEI) Greasing schedules
  • Establish and adjust work procedures to meet production schedules and advise on any works needed
  • Inspect the quality of third-party repairs and re-builds
  • Recommend measures to improve production, equipment performance and product quality


Skills & Knowledge

  • Previous relevant work experience preferable
  • Ideally NVQ Level 3 qualified
  • Proven ability to multi-task and manage multiple priorities
  • Maintain a clean, safe work area in compliance with 5S
  • Able to work independently and part of a team


Salary & Benefits

Competitive salary relevant to work experience

32 days holiday (including Bank Holidays)

Generous Pension Scheme

Life Assurance Scheme

Healthcare scheme available after one year’s service

Appropriate PPE and workwear are provided

Note: 40 hour working week Mon – Fri 08.00 – 17.00 with the possibility of overtime

Expectation to join call out system once fully competent in role

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