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Position Title: Shift Compliance Lead

Position Type: Regular - Full-Time ​

Position Location: Scarborough 

Grade: Grade 04 

Requisition ID: 13410 



We are passionate about potatoes. But we’re even more passionate about our People!

We feature in two out of every three households – that’s over 18million homes across Britain! On average, each household bought one of our products 8 times last year. We starred in over 144 million shopping trips – roughly 1.2 billion meals. So when it comes to bringing the nation together at mealtimes with simple, delicious and great tasting food we’re kind of a big deal!

COMPLIANCE your career at McCain Foods.

McCain Foods are looking to recruit a Shift Compliance Lead for our food production facility in Scarborough. This role would suit a time served, qualified Engineer.


Overview of the role:


Reporting to the site Engineering Compliance Manager with a dotted line to the Shift Manufacturing Manager.


The Shift Compliance Lead is responsible for:

  • Ensuring that all legal, audit, planned, scheduled, re-active & pro-active engineering works are carried out in full and in compliance with all relevant safety, food safety & legal requirements, with company policy and procedures.
  • Ensuring all records, documentation and reports are completed accurately, in full and on time.
  • Co-ordinate the shift engineering resource to ensure plan conformance is achieved.
  • Coaching and engaging front line Maintenance Engineer’s to ensure they perform to an acceptable standard and operate in accordance with site systems and policies.


We also know you’ll want to know what you’ll be working. Our shifts are typically 12-hours, working 2 days on (7am-7pm), 1 day off, 2 nights on (7pm-7am), 3 days off.


We’re looking for someone who has:


  • Experience of working within a Maintenance / Engineering Department and of Computerised Maintenance Management Systems.
  • Previous experience in a Compliance Engineer or relevant role e.g. Maintenance Supervisor, Maintenance Manager, Project Engineer and Maintenance Engineer.
  • IOSH Managing Safely/NEBOSH General Certificate. - preferred
  • Experience of leading a team, focussed on coaching and mentoring.
  • HNC or equivalent in appropriate Mechanical Engineering or Electrical Engineering
  • Advanced Food Hygiene, HACCP and lean manufacturing knowledge desirable




Although we do encourage you to taste the goods you’ll be pleased to know we don’t pay you in chips. For working hard, you’ll also get a great salary and some pretty good benefits including:


An excellent pension where we will pay double what you do, up to a maximum of 12% of your pay

Flexible holidays – where you can buy & sell up to 5 days holiday per year

Optional health cash plan

Cycle to work scheme

‘Chips In’ Volunteering Day Off - to make a positive impact to the competitiveness, resilience, and long-term development of McCain communities across the globe.


McCain Foods is an equal opportunity employer. We see value in ensuring we have a diverse, antiracist, inclusive, merit-based, and equitable workplace.  As a global family-owned company we are proud to reflect the diverse communities around the world in which we live and work. We recognize that diversity drives our creativity, resilience, and success and makes our business stronger. 
McCain is an accessible employer. If you require an accommodation throughout the recruitment process (including alternate formats of materials or accessible meeting rooms), please let us know and we will work with you to meet your needs.
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Job Family: Engineering & Technical      
Division: Great Britain 
Department: ​Engineering D Shift ​
Location(s): GB - United Kingdom : England : Scarborough || GB - United Kingdom : England : Grantham || GB - United Kingdom : England : Hull || GB - United Kingdom : England : Peterborough || GB - United Kingdom : England : Whittlesey || GB - United Kingdom : England : Wombourne || GB - United Kingdom : Other : Reference job description || GB - United Kingdom : Scotland : Montrose 

Company: McCain Foods (G.B.) Ltd 

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