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Multi-Skilled Engineer - Claremont Ingredients

Canteen staff at the company canteen cash register

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Nutrition Manufacturing


UK, Stoke

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THG is a fast-moving, global technology business that specialises in taking brands direct to consumers. Our world-class proprietary tech and infrastructure powers our extensive portfolio of beauty, nutrition and lifestyle brands and is now helping drive exponential growth of our clients’ brands globally.  

We’re powered by a global team of over 7,000 ambitious people around the world. Our culture is fast-paced and entrepreneurial, it’s this DNA that has supported our incredible growth.

We’re always looking for individuals that can bring fresh and innovative thinking to THG, and play a part in driving the group forward on its exciting journey. So, if you’re ready to take the next big step in your career, challenge yourself every day and evolve with the world around you, THG is ready for you. 

THG Nutrition & Wellness

THG Nutrition & Wellness is home to some of the best loved and most trusted names in wellbeing and nutrition, including Myprotein, the world's largest online sports nutrition brand, its family of brands, Myvegan, Myvitamins and MP Activewear.

We want to be the world's most empowering health movement, championing everyone to live healthier, more active lives. Our brands and people exist to break boundaries, to power and empower those who want more. We break conventions, we’re a force for good, and we keep it real. These are the values that drive us through every day. 

Everything we do is done in-house, from manufacturing and new product development to content creation, e-commerce, marketing and logistics. This means we’re perfectly positioned to deliver to our vision and keep our place at the top of a fast-moving, global industry.  

It's an incredibly exciting time to join the team, and we’re always looking for talented people who share our vision and values to drive our Nutrition & Wellness movement forward. 

About Operations & Claremont Ingredients:

The Operations division is at the heart of our customers’ experience here at THG. We Manufacture a wide range of sports nutrition and food production consumer goods that we then dispatch to out customers in over 200 countries worldwide from our purpose-built, innovative manufacturing and distribution centres. Claremont is a UK flavour company based near Stoke on Trent in the West Midlands, at this site we create and manufacture a complete range of liquid and powder flavourings for beverages, baked goods, ice cream and dairy products, sugar and chocolate confectionery and sports nutrition products and our aim is always to make sure that our flavours help to create finished food and drinks that consumers will want to came back for time after time. Our heritage in flavours goes back more than 30 years and draws on experience from all aspects of the food and flavour industries in a number of different countries. Through our long term approach to working with customers and by years of constant, careful work, Claremont has grown to be one of the leading flavour manufacturers in the UK.

Role: Multi Skilled Engineer

Location: Claremont Ingredients - Silverdale Interprise Park/Unit 2B Aspect Court, Newcastle ST5 6SS

Core Hours: 8am - 4pm (Flexibility required depending on business/site needs)

About the role:

Your objective, through modern maintenance systems, will be to maintain business as usual for the plant operations, to continuously improve availability/reliability of the equipment and to do so safely.  The role will be a key part in the leadership of the technical agenda working closely with the Engineering manager. You will lead the planned, proactive and reactive maintenance activities and drive a continuous improvement culture.

You will have a good understanding of modern maintenance techniques as well as good working operational knowledge of a food Manufacturing site. You should also be capable of ensuring a quick reaction to daily business needs and be able to balance this against dedicating an appropriate amount of time and energy to developing improvement strategies and action plans. The Maintenance Lead will be at the heart of the sites technical agenda and is key to the performance and reliability of the Claremont ingredients site, Stoke on Trent.

  • Support the development, implementation, and execution of the sites Maintenance strategy.
  • Reliability focused using modern techniques such as TPM, RCA, RCM and FMEA to increase equipment reliability. Delivering monthly improvement plans
  • Support the continuous improvement culture and failure analysis agenda for the site by driving CMMS data to develop action plans to permanently solve problems by addressing the root cause.
  • Drive live plant issues through the systems.
  • Effective Weekly and monthly planned maintenance planning based on compliance with the existing schedule and management of the preventative work order backlog to ensure 100% compliance is achieved and risks removed.
  • KPI analysis reporting both weekly and monthly and ensure KPIs are met, results published to key stakeholder group.
  • Control of planned maintenance outages and events.
  • Build capability model with the team focusing on asset knowledge and maintenance processes.
  • Support the delivery of engineering excellence growth in responsible categories.
  • Complete risk assessments and manage Permit to Works
  • Manage third party contracts effectively.
  • Budget management and support, clear forecasting of spend and contribute to the development of annual budget projection.
Role Requirements:
  • Time served engineer with a minimum HNC qualification.
  • Strong man management and leadership qualities
  • Experience working with maintenance planning systems.
  • Strong understand of H&S, minimum IOSH qualified.
  • Experience with CMMS, management, deployment and auditing
  • Excellent computer and communication skills
  • Continuous Improvement & Innovation will be at the heart of your work
  • Experience of RCA processes
  • Experience of food manufacturing and BRC requirements would be preferred.
  • Cover for other UK sites may be required, Full clean driving license required


Because of the high volumes of applications our opportunities attract, it sometimes takes us time to review and consider them all. We endeavour to respond to every application we receive within 14 days. If you haven't heard from us within that time frame or should you have any specific questions about this or other applications for positions at THG please contact one of our Talent team to discuss further. 

THG is committed to creating a diverse & inclusive environment and hence welcomes applications from all sections of the community. 

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