Multi Skilled Engineer - North Tawton, Devon

North Tawton
Excellent + Benefits
05 Nov 2018
19 Nov 2018
Arla Foods Limited
Business Sector
Food Manufacturing
Contract Type

Multi Skilled Engineer - North Tawton, Devon

We're one of the world's biggest dairy producers. Join us as a Multi Skilled Engineer at our picturesque rural setting in North Tawton, Devon and join a team that makes food loved by millions.

Create the Future

The Ingredients department at Arla Foods produces 18000 tons of permeate powder and 4000 tons of whey protein concentrate using membrane, evaporator and drying technology. Our customers use the products as ingredients in foods and have high demands for quality and food safety. Our raw material is based on whey, which is supplied as a bi-product from the quality cheeses made at Taw Valley.

You will be responsible for the performance and maintenance of the Ingredients Equipment. It is your goal to ensure that the equipment performance is at capacity and stable. Ensuring maintenance tasks are completed and delivering food safety, quality and a safe place to work. To achieve this, your natural focus is on pre-planned maintenance and you are driving continuous improvement initiatives, using all the experience and knowledge present in the team.

Engaging with Operators and Team Leaders to actively contribute to the Ingredients OEE (Overall Equipment Efficiency). Importantly you also complete risk assessments and standard maintenance procedures to ensure that we are always up to date, which will keep our quality, safety, hygiene and housekeeping.

Your shift pattern will be 12 hour working days, working 4 days on and 4 days off, rotating between nights and days covering Holidays & Sickness within your holiday group. Which will allow you to make the most of the beautiful scenery nearby.

Grow with Arla

Because we're committed to professional development and promoting from within. You won't just be developing our people - you'll be improving your own prospects too. Our positive and collaborative culture will bring out the best in you. And you'll join a market leader who produces nutritious household-favourite brands in a way that makes things better for our customers, the farmers who own us, and the whole world.

You are

You will be a multi skilled Engineer with a background in manufacturing. Food, automation and SAP Plant maintenance experience would be an advantage but not essential. You will be committed and goal-oriented, with excellent communication skills and will find solutions in problems and generate a dynamic cooperation across the team. You are a passionate about your work, and you understand how to apply your knowledge. You are focused on the day to day pre-planned maintenance, parts on stock and critical spares to ensure 24/7 operation.

You are able to plan ahead, implementing improvements in a short time frame and avoiding break downs by pre-planned maintenance. You participate in projects to define the correct parts, design and requirements and take lead during commissioning to give a smooth transition into normal production.


Online as soon as possible please. Applications will be handled as and when received. The position offers an exciting and challenging workday with excellent opportunities for development and all the necessary training will be given.

We offer a competitive salary and benefits package relative to the current market. We look forward to hearing from you.

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