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Do you have the right DNA to work for us?


Dugdale Nutrition Attitude


  • Are you self-motivated, driven and ambitious?

  • Are you Passionate about British Agriculture?

  • Are you enthusiastic, professional and personable?

  • Do you enjoy working as part of a team? 

If you are then an excellent opportunity has arisen for a skilled Maintenance Engineer to join a leading Animal Feed manufacturing.


About us…

Dugdale Nutrition Ltd are a modern family business, leading the UK’s ruminant sector by delivering outstanding products, people, partnerships and performance. We currently have  two production facilities based in Speke and Clitheroe that run 24/7.


Your responsibilities…

  • Ensures operation of machinery and mechanical equipment by completing planned preventative maintenance requirements on engines, motors, pneumatic tools and equipment, conveyor systems, and production machines; following diagrams, sketches, operations manuals, manufacturer's instructions, and engineering specifications; attending breakdowns; troubleshooting malfunctions.

  • Locates sources of problems by observing mechanical devices in operation; listening for problems; using precision measuring and testing instruments.

  • Removes defective parts by dismantling devices; using hoists, cranes, and hand and power tools; examining form and texture of parts.

  • Determines changes in dimensional requirements of parts by inspecting used parts; using rules, callipers, micrometres, and other measuring instruments.

  • Adjusts functional parts of devices and control instruments.

  • Controls downtime by informing production workers of routine preventative maintenance techniques; monitoring compliance.

  • Fabricates repair parts by using machine shop instrumentation and equipment.

  • Maintains equipment, parts, and supplies inventories by checking stock to determine inventory level; anticipating needed equipment, parts, and supplies; placing and expediting orders; verifying receipt.

  • Conserves maintenance resources by using equipment and supplies as needed to accomplish job results.

  • Provides mechanical maintenance information by answering questions and requests.

  • Prepares mechanical maintenance reports by collecting, analysing, and summarizing information and trends.

  • Maintains technical knowledge by attending educational workshops; reviewing technical publications; establishing personal networks.

  • Maintains continuity among work teams by documenting and communicating actions, irregularities, and continuing needs.

  • Maintains safe and clean working environment by complying with Health & Safety requirements and ensuring activities meet current HSE guidelines.

  • Contributes to the development of Risk Assessments and continual review of operational tasks.

  • Contributes to team effort by accomplishing related results as needed.


Person Specification…


  • Knowledge of maintenance procedures

  • Knowledge of systems to be maintained.

  • Ability to lift heavy loads.

  • Ability to troubleshoot.

  • Ability to follow a maintenance schedule.

  • Physical agility

  • Knowledge of Power Tools

  • Basic Health & Safety

  • Attention to Detail

What you’ll receive…

  • Salary £38,500 per annum

  • Pension

  • Free onsite parking

  • PPE


  • 40 hours: Monday to Friday, Rotating shifts, 07.00 hours to 15.00 & 14.00 to 22.00.

Closing date for application: 15th September 2023

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