1–2 days/week at home

Core hours 11–3

Dog friendly

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Job Description

Job Description:

Controls Electrical Engineer

Melton Mowbray, Leicestershire

Salary £50,950 - 62,950 (inclusive of annual company bonus and weekly shift pay)

Shift Pattern 4 on 4 off, (12-hour days/nights)

Calling All Engineers! Join Our Dynamic Team at Melton!

Are you passionate about engineering? Do you thrive on challenges and innovation? Here at Mars Petcare, we’re on a mission to shape the future, and we need talented individuals like you to be part of our journey.

Our Focus: Our united team focus on improving performance and delivering results. With constant investment and energy, it’s a stimulating and rewarding place to work!

Question Conventions: We’re not afraid to challenge the status quo. If you’re a curious thinker, you’ll fit right in.

Performance-Driven Culture: Our culture prioritizes performance, leveraging digital tools to collect data and drive impactful results in our fast-moving goods site.

Ready to Join? If you share our engineering spirit and want to be part of Melton’s legacy, apply now! Let’s create the next chapter together.

What are we looking for?

  • Controls/electrical engineering experience
  • HNC / HND (NVQ LV4 apprenticeship or equivalent) in electrical engineering
  • Knowledge of precision instrumentation, repair, and calibration
  • Programmable Logic Controller, troubleshooting, repair, and adjustment skills
  • Single and 3-phase powered equipment (troubleshoot, test, and repair)
  • AC and DC control systems (troubleshoot, test, and repair) experience

What will be your key responsibilities?

  • Maintain, troubleshoot, test, modify, and program automated, electromechanical equipment
  • Eliminate production problems and improve efficiency and reliability
  • Develop, track, and communicate maintenance specific metrics
  • Participation in continuous improvement activities (Lean Manufacturing, Kaizen)
  • Perform Root Cause Failure Analysis on unplanned breakdowns and recurring problems

What can you expect from Mars?

  • Work with over 130,000 diverse and talented Associates, all guided by The Five Principles
  • Join a purpose driven company, where we’re striving to build the world we want tomorrow, today
  • Best-in-class learning and development support from day one, including access to our in-house Mars University
  • An industry competitive salary and benefits package, including company bonus

Mars is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. If you need assistance or an accommodation during the application process because of a disability, it is available upon request. The company is pleased to provide such assistance, and no applicant will be penalized as a result of such a request.

Company benefits

Open to part-time employees
Open to job sharing
Open to compressed hours
Enhanced maternity leave – 26 weeks at 90% pay
Enhanced paternity leave – 26 weeks at 90% pay
24 days annual leave + bank holidays
“Pawternity” leave
Pregnancy loss leave
Bank holiday swaps
Employees are very happy with their working location freedom
Employees are very happy with the flexibility in the hours they work
Employees are very happy with the benefits their company offers
Work-life balance
Employees feel that they can switch off quite easily from work
Role modelling
Employees feel that flexible working is part of the culture
Employees feel they have complete autonomy over getting their work done

Additional employee ratings
(these do not contribute to the FlexScore®)

Employees feel that the diversity is good and there are continued efforts to improve it
Employees feel that the culture supports equity and inclusivity well
Employees feel like it is a really great environment to work in
Employees feel very excited about and aligned with the company mission
Employees feel that their salary is good and matches the value they bring

Working at Mars UK

Company employees

4,000 In the UK

Gender diversity (male:female)


Office locations

London, Slough, Waltham, Castle Cary, Birstall, Plymouth

Hiring Countries

United Kingdom
United States

Awards & Achievements

1st – Large companies

1st – Large companies

Flexa100 2024
Consumer Goods

Consumer Goods

Industry awards 2023
3rd – Large companies

3rd – Large companies

Flexa100 2023
Retail & Ecommerce

Retail & Ecommerce

Industry awards 2022

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