Multi skilled Engineer, Llandyrnog (FMCG)

12 Sep 2017
26 Sep 2017
Arla Foods Limited
Business Sector
Food Manufacturing
Contract Type

Engineering Technician, Llandyrnog

At Arla, we do so much more than make some of the world's favourite dairy products. We make healthy taste delicious, mornings worth getting up for and family dinners unforgettable. Cravendale®, Anchor®, Lurpak® and Tickler® - names like these make us a vital, natural part of modern life in over 100 countries around the world. We are 4,000 UK and 19,000 global employees at the heart of it. Every single one of us plays an important role and together we build on our 10bn Euros turnover and establish our position as one of the largest dairy companies in the world.

Make an Impact

We are now recruiting for a Multi-skilled Shift Engineer to join our site based in Llandyrnog, which produces a range of award winning cheddar cheese. The successful candidate will work on a 3 shifts on 3 shifts off rota pattern (12 hours days and nights), reporting into the Engineering Team Leader, and will be a key member of the team responsible for ensuring that the daily production plan and maximum plant performance is achieved. Duties include:
  • Conduct and improve preventative maintenance of line equipment
  • Conduct corrective maintenance in case of site equipment failure and breakdown
  • Communicate effectively on status of lines and equipment
  • Update plant maintenance records complying with all department procedures
  • Utilise CMMS systems and reports
  • Carry out conditional appraisals
  • Carry out root cause analysis with production teams
  • Support the rollout of best practice maintenance management

Develop your engineering career

We would welcome applications from candidates who have served a recognised electrical apprenticeship and have experience in 415V 3 phase maintenance and installation, preferably holding 17th Edition IEE Wiring Regulations certification.

You will be multi-skilled in both electrical and mechanical principles, preferably with a previous background of maintaining equipment within a manufacturing environment. Experience with Inverters, PLCs & Pneumatics would be an advantage although this is not essential. A HNC (or equivalent) in electrical\mechanical principles is desirable, as is working knowledge and experience of SAP PM (or other relevant CMMS), FMECA and RCA.


Please apply online asap but not after 26th September 2017. 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.

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