# Vacancy - Commissioning Engineer - Starfrost

Vacancy – Commissioning Engineer

The Role

The position involves commissioning, inspection & maintenance of industrial freezing and chilling equipment within the food processing industry.  The role is varied and challenging, suiting someone with a passion for engineering, travel and professional development.  Responsibilities include but are not limited to the following:

  • Commissioning, inspection, & maintenance of our systems
  • Investigation and resolution of electrical/mechanical faults on customer sites
  • Provide customer support via telephone and email as well as site visits
  • Maintaining customer and supplier relationships
  • Preparation of documentation such as risk assessments, specifications and site report sheets
  • Identify new opportunities for system design and process improvements
  • Machine optimisation, data logging and troubleshooting
  • Deliver comprehensive customer training programmes
  • Frequent travel in the UK and overseas

The Candidate

The successful candidate must have:

  • High standards and a commitment to quality during the completion of every task
  • Methodical approach to problems and resolution
  • Ability to read and understand electrical, mechanical and pneumatic drawings
  • Strong communication skills
  • Good knowledge of Microsoft Office packages


  • Multi-skilled commissioning engineer (electrical bias)
  • A recognised apprenticeship/qualifications in electrical or mechanical engineering
  • Previous experience within the food industry is preferred
  • A valid UK driving licence

Applications are encouraged from engineers with experience gained from a broad range of industries, including manufacturing, maintenance, FMCG, electronics, electro-mechanical as well as other high value electronic or electro-mechanical service sectors.

An excellent remuneration package is available including:

  • A competitive salary
  • Annual leave: 33 days, including bank holidays, enhanced with length of service
  • Pension: 8% non-contributory pension with option to make additional voluntary contributions
  • Professional Development:  biannual reviews on development to encourage career growth
  • Life Assurance: 6 x annual salary
  • Employee Assistance Programme: 24/7 phoneline offering practical support and access to counsellors
  • Star Share Ownership Scheme: option to become a company shareholder through pre-tax saving scheme

The Team

Working as part of the Commissioning Team and supported by the wider Starfrost Engineering Contracts team.

About Starfrost

Over the last three decades, Starfrost have been supplying the global food industry with Spiral Freezers and IQF systems. Pioneers of cooling technology and experts in food processing, we work in partnership with each of our customers to build bespoke systems that are focused on high performance, reliability and innovation.  Starfrost are part of the Star Refrigeration Ltd group, the UK’s largest independent industrial refrigeration engineering company, a privately owned business founded in 1970 with locations across the UK.

To apply – please send CV and covering email to – careers@starfrost.com

Vacancy – Commissioning Engineer