Process Engineer

08 Jan 2013
05 Feb 2013
Arla Foods UK plc
Business Sector
Food Manufacturing
Contract Type

Home to some of the UK's leading dairy brands, including Cravendale, Anchor, Lurpak and Tickler, Arla Foods is the UK's number one dairy company. Also supplying a full range of fresh dairy products to the major retailers and food service customers, Arla has an annual turnover of £2 billion. Not only that, but Arla is also the UK's number one cheese manufacturer and the largest supplier of butter and spreads. Behind this leading global business, is a UK team of 4000 colleagues located across our dairies, distribution centres and head offices, ensuring that more than 4000 daily deliveries are made to stores and regional distribution centres. So if you've poured some of the nice cold white stuff over your bowl of breakfast cereal today or had cheese on toast for your evening snack, chances are you've already experienced Arla!

We currently have an exciting opportunity for an experienced Process Engineer to join our engineering team at our dairy in Hatfield Peverel, Chelmsford.

Joining us as a skilled process engineer you will combine your knowledge of process engineering and manufacturing principles to ensure the efficiency of Process and Services equipment is maximised through continuous improvement and the completion of preventative tasks to deliver site optimum performance.

As a process engineer you will effectively perform electrical and mechanical maintenance of all process equipment, maintaining detailed PPM system with the engineering planner, ensuring its compliance in a flexible and efficient manner. You will also need a understanding of CI activity - develop ideas and action when agreed and pursue through to completion and measure effectiveness. You will work closely with the process and the engineering maintenance team departments to deliver a quality product and all KPI's.

We are looking for candidates with previous experience of working in an automated FMCG manufacturing environment as a Process Engineer. You will have knowledge of Process Optimisation, with a high level understanding of continuous improvement within the engineering process. PLC experience is essential, S7/Allen Bradley preferred. Experience of successful project management is desirable.

The successful candidate will work a 40 hour week on a rotating shift pattern so flexibility is a key requirement of this role. In return you can expect a competitive salary and benefits package and the opportunity to work with a market leading company that encourages internal promotion.