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Naturex is an international leader in plant extraction and the development of natural ingredients and solutions for the food, health and beauty sectors. Naturex operates its business through three business units, food and beverage, health and nutrition and personal care. The company operates 16 production locations around the world and employs around 1,700 people. Naturex became part of Givaudan in 2018. 

Givaudan is a global leading company in taste and wellbeing, and fragrance and beauty. With its heritage stretching back over 250 years, the Company has a long history of innovating scents and tastes. The company is committed to driving purpose-led, long-term growth while leading the way to improve happiness and health for people and nature. In the fiscal year 2020, the Company employed over 15,800 people worldwide and achieved sales of CHF 6.3 billion and a free cash flow of 12.8% of sales. Let’s imagine together on www.givaudan.com

Maintenance Engineer

About the Company:

Creating clear market leadership in natural extracts and ingredients, Naturex, part of Givaudan, is internationally known as a leader in plant extraction and the development of natural ingredients and solutions for the food, health and beauty sections. Being a Maintenance engineer in Naturex, you will be a part of the Taste and Wellbeing Maintenance team located in Overseal, Derbyshire and reporting directly to the Maintenance Manager.


About the Role:

You will maintain and repair all plant on site within your capabilities in accordance with the site training matrix.


You Will:

Work following all Naturex policies and procedures.

Manage routine, preventative, and planned maintenance of the plant/equipment.

Installation of pipework, valves, pumps and motors

Maintain a healthy Planned Preventative Maintenance system.

Complete maintenance request forms in an acceptable time frame and keep records accordingly.

Work with or alongside contractors whilst installing/maintaining equipment.

Basic fabrication tasks including small welding tasks on ferrous and stainless steel.

Clean machinery

Respond to emergency breakdowns including finding and fixing faults.


You Have:

10+ years experience

Practical skills for repairing and maintaining equipment

Fully competent in welding and fabrication, welding skills to include MIG/TIG of stainless steel and MMA mild steel

The desire to train to maintain personal qualifications/competence which may include the following:

  • Level 3 (NVQ) Diploma in Engineering Maintenance
  • Level 3 Diploma in Installing Engineering Construction Plant and Systems - Mechanical Fitting
  • Level 3 Combined Diploma in Process Engineering Maintenance
  • Electrical conversion course.


Our Benefits:

  • Life Assurance and Income Protection
  • 25 days holiday (plus bank holidays)
  • Pension Scheme
  • Discounted Shopping and Bike 2 Work Scheme
  • Employee Assistance Programme
  • Fragrance Purchases


At Givaudan, you contribute to delightful taste and scent experiences that touch people’s lives.
You work within an inspiring teamwork culture – where you can thrive, collaborate and learn from other talented and passionate people across disciplines, regions and divisions.
Join us and Impact Your World

Diversity drives innovation and creates closer connections with our employees, customers and partners.
Givaudan embraces diversity and is committed to building an inclusive environment where everyone impacts our world.

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