Project Engineer





£40,000 to £47,478 (DOE)


Monday to Friday



Due to our continued growth and success we have are recruiting for a Project Engineer to join our team.

The Village Bakery, an award-winning family bakery, is currently looking for a Project Engineer to complement an existing passionate and enthusiastic team.

Our Vision as a business is to be the “Go-to” supplier of bakery products, regionally through the Village Bakery brand and internationally through the retailer network. In achieving this vision we want to be recognised as a family business that continually invests in the future through the development of our people, quality and food safety culture, equipment and processes.

As a member of our Engineering Team you will be directly contributing to this vision through your core tasks and responsibilities these will include, but are not limited to:

  • Supporting the Projects Manager with the planning, building, installation and commissioning of all elements of new build project work across the Village Bakery Group. Current live projects include;
  • Build and Commissioning of a new extension - 70,000 sq/ft bakery on the Wrexham Industrial estate campus.
  • Ensuring there is a safe environment for those who work in, or visit, any of our manufacturing facilities.
  • Identifying and delivering against opportunities to implement changes and continuous improvement projects to maximise plant efficiencies and energy optimisation.
  • Managing projects contractor performance whilst on site to ensure the most effective and efficient fix.
  • Supporting the introduction of new equipment to our market-leading production facilities as part of our continued drive for innovation.
  • Building effective relationships and communicating clearly with stakeholders, managing expectations where required.
  • Continuous professional development through industry specific training.
  • Working with our technical team to ensure audit readiness at all times.
  • Hours of work are Monday to Friday – 8am to 5pm

The successful candidate for this role will need to demonstrate the following skills, qualifications and attributes:


  • Demonstrable experience within a similar projects engineering role, including the planning and delivery of new installations
  • Demonstrable hand-on experience of project planning, including the administration associated with production and presentation of GANTT charts, timelines, project plans, etc.
  • Time served multi-skilled engineer as this role will require hands-on support
  • Great communicator
  • A true problem solver in all areas.


  • Experience in a food manufacturing environment

In return for the above the successful candidate will receive a total reward package that includes:

  • A competitive salary of between £40,000 and £47,478 based on experience.
  • Combined Pension contributions (8%)
  • Death in Service (4x Gross Basic Salary)
  • 28 days holiday entitlement (incl B/H)
  • Private health care scheme (Single)
  • Formal and informal learning and development opportunities
  • Heavily discounted staff shop
  • A progressive working environment that puts its people at the heart of what it does
  • Great opportunity for career development.

So who are we?

If you haven't heard of us before we are a family owned and managed Craft Bakery producing an award-winning range of Breads, Pies, Morning goods and gluten free products.

Our business has been producing products in this category since 1964 and since then we have grown in success due to our reputation for quality, innovation and technical experience. As a result of this continued growth we now operate from three wold class and well invested bakeries, Wrexham, Coedpoeth and our dedicated Gluten free site 'Gluten Freedom.

Village Bakery's success is driven through our team of passionate people who inspire our customers through excellence in quality food, innovation and integrity. Recent examples of our vision bought to life include our recent investment of 16m to create our world leading dedicated gluten free facility. This is the UKs most advanced gluten free bakery and has enabled village to grow its market presence by winning substantial new business in this category.

If you would like to join our award-winning, quality-driven team please use the 'apply now' link and follow the online application instructions.

We look forward to welcoming you to our team soon!