Shift Engineers

8 December 2023

Who are we?

A & J Scott Ltd is a family owned, leading independent home-grown sawmill based at Wooperton, between Alnwick and Wooler. Alongside continued investment in state-of-the-art machinery and equipment as a rural company we take sustainability seriously. We are passionate about the beautiful environment around us, and we take the time to invest in measures to that protect our environment, and that support the sustainable growth of our rural economy.

Who are we looking for?

Who we are looking for experienced Shift Engineers to join our dedicated Engineering team in January 2024!

As a multi skilled shift engineer you will be responsible for maintaining and diagnosing mechanical and electrical faults, installing and commissioning site machinery and equipment. It is expected that you will hold an NVQ 3 in industrial engineering or have significant equivalent experience, you will have held an FMCG maintenance role previously and be confident in using CMMS and Microsoft Office

You will be comfortable in a reactive maintenance position and possess good working knowledge of pneumatic and hydraulics’ on an industrial scale. Ideally you will have recent electrical fault-finding experience and an understanding of PLC’s.


Our Shift Engineers work in teams of three on a rotational 4 on 4 off shift patterns, comprising of dayshift and night shift.

  • Day shift – 7am – 7pm
  • Nightshift – 7pm – 7am

What will we offer you?

We are dedicated to helping you grow and develop, so we will train and support you in your role and provide opportunities to enhance your skill set. We have a great team spirit and support and help each other to be the best.

In addition to the above we will offer you:

  • 24/7 access to health and wellbeing services
  • Discretionary Christmas bonus
  • Paid day off for your birthday
  • Company provided workwear.
  • Onsite parking

Salary ranges from £35,162 to £48,068 dependent on experience.

We would love to hear from you.

If this sounds like you, please apply by sending your CV including the reasons why you are interested in this role.

If you would like to find out more before applying, please contact us.

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Our hi-tech sawmills are geared up for volume production of a wide range of products, with most deliveries in bulk – by the artic lorry load. Our facilities also enable us to produce more bespoke products, so if you need something not listed as standard please ask.

Please click on the products below for more information.

Timber Components

We produce a range of materials and products for a variety of end uses, and are able to supply bespoke sizes to order.

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Sawn logs
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Our Northumberland mill is located near Wooperton on the A697 and covers a 40 acre site.

Office opening hours are 8am – 5pm, Monday – Friday.

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