Engineering Specialist (Days Only) - North Tawton, Devon

North Tawton
Excellent + Benefits
04 Jan 2019
18 Jan 2019
Arla Foods Limited
Business Sector
Food Manufacturing
Contract Type

Engineering Specialist (Days Only) - Taw Valley

We're one of the world's biggest dairy producers. Join us as Engineering Stores Coordinator at our picturesque rural setting in North Tawton, Devon.

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 delivering spare parts and criticality assessments that make a significant contribution to the department and delivery of continuous improvements. It is your goal to help ensure that the equipment performance is at capacity and stable, updating contractor control and issues to ensure safe work. Engaging with Operators and Team Leaders to actively contribute to the Ingredients OEE (Overall Equipment Efficiency), which will keep our quality, safety, hygiene and housekeeping.

You will participate in projects to define the correct parts, design requirements and take lead during commissioning to give a smooth transition into normal production.

The is a varied and challenging role which will also include covering the Engineering Team leader and PTD Project Leader during Holidays and Sickness. This is also a rare opportunity to work days only, Monday-Friday offering work/life balance and allowing 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 - you'll be improving your own prospects too. Our positive and collaborative culture will bring out the best in you.

You are

You will have an Engineering background in manufacturing with experience of stock management and control. Food and Planned maintenance experience would be an advantage, however not essential. You will be committed and goal-oriented, with excellent communication skills and the ability to generate a dynamic cooperation across the team. You are a passionate about your work, and will understand how to apply your knowledge. Working in a fast paced environment, you will be detailed on stock parts and critical spares to ensure a smooth 24/7 operation. You will be trained in SAP PS1 and will have experience of using Microsoft office and be an Excel Superuser. Use of Computerised Maintenance Management System (CMMS) (Ideally SAP Maintenance Module) would also be desirable.

You will be able to plan ahead, implementing improvements in a short time frame and avoiding break downs by pre-planned maintenance.


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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