Based in Retford, Nottinghamshire for over 40 years, Moody Direct Ltd are process and packaging engineers serving the dairy, food, pharmaceutical and beverage industries. For more information about who we are and what we do, click here.

As a successful, growing business, we are always looking for talented, ambitious individuals to join our team in both commercial and industrial roles. If you think you would be a great fit with Moody Direct, send in your CV and Cover Letter.

We are currently looking to recruit for the following roles: 

Plate Heat Exchanger Service Engineer

The role of PHE Service Engineer will include the following daily duties:

  • Receipting customer goods into the heat exchanger workshop
  • Removal of heat exchanger gaskets
  • Cleaning of heat exchanger plates
  • Inspection of heat exchanger plates
  • Re-gasketing heat exchanger plates
  • Completing supporting Quality control documentation at each service stage.
  • Disassembling, reassembling and testing of heat exchanger plates on customer sites

The ideal candidate will have:

  • Full UK driving license (essential)
  • Basic knowledge of mechanical engineering (advantageous)
  • Ability to understand and follow written procedures
  • Work task that are of a physical nature, e.g. manual handling
  • Requires a flexible approach to working hours, e.g. weekend work / weekday overtime as and when required

Full on the job training will be given.

If you know of anyone who would like to apply for this role, please ask them to send their CV to

Separator Service Engineer

To carry out Service, Maintenance and Commissioning Work on Customers sites and in the Moody Workshops.

Key Tasks

  • To carry out Service, Installation, Re-location, Commissioning and Repair work within your skills and abilities. Focus on Centrifugal Separators with knowledge of Heat Exchangers, Homogenisers, Valves, Pumps, Fillers and other process and packaging equipment;
  • To develop good working relationships with your customers and colleagues and to promote the activities of Moody Direct;
  • To attend regular management meetings;
  • To maintain good communication with other Service staff.
  • To be included within the call rota;
  • To ensure all paperwork is fully completed, kept up to date and submitted promptly as required. Eg, Service Reports, Timesheets, Expenses.

The nature of this position may involve extensive travel, so a driving licence is essential.


Qualified Welders

The purpose of this position is to build and install process and packaging plant and equipment items as detailed in schematic drawings provided by Project Engineers to food grade standards.

Key skills include welding of 316L 1.6 mm thick stainless steel tube using the TIG process. The position will also include additional duties and responsibilities when working away on site.

Applicants must hold a full driving licence and be prepared to travel extensively within the UK. Flexibility to work both weekdays and weekends is essential.


Apprentice Fitter/Welder – Closed to Applications

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Our current apprenticeship vacancies are closed, please check back in February 2020 for apprenticeship roles starting Summer 2020.


Application Process

If you’re interested in any of the above roles, you can apply by sending an up-to-date C.V. and accompanying letter, detailing the position you’re interested in, to:

Post: Becky Pearse, Moody Direct Ltd, West Carr Road, Retford, Notts, DN22 7SN.

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