Senior Engineering Technician, Arla Foods North London

North London
14 Aug 2019
11 Sep 2019
Arla Foods Limited
Business Sector
Food Manufacturing
Contract Type

We are currently looking to appoint a Senior Engineer to our team at Oakthorpe. Oakthorpe is located in North London just off the North Circular. At Arla we are proud to invest in the very latest, state of the art machinery required to manufacture, store and despatch our products. We look for people who will take a proactive approach towards the maintenance, repair and improvement of our equipment, professionals who will take the lead and take an imaginative approach towards their work. You will work closely with our production team to establish their needs and deliver the right solution.

Please note this is a shift-based role covering days, nights and includes some weekends.

Create the Future

As a Lead Engineer, you will help to develop world class procedures within your scope of work and complete all predictive, preventative and corrective maintenance work orders You will initiate root cause anaylsis investigations and implementing corrective actions and improvement plans.

This multi skilled engineering role is not only about proactively maintaining equipment but in developing continuous improvement teams and leading/facilitating these through a number of lean manufacturing areas to deliver improvements across the Dairy. This will include the delivery of planned/predictive engineering maintenance across all production lines & process areas, continuous improvement facilitation of cross-functional teams, using a combination of tools & techniques such as TPM, RCM, FMEA, 5'S and Kaizen events etc and identification and implementation of improvement ideas to achieve world-class standards relating to OEE, quality and H&S measurements across the facility.

In addition, you may be required to stand in for other key members of the team when needed.

You are

A multi-skilled engineer with a high level of electrical, automation and mechanical skills, preferably with experience in the FMCG, Food or Beverage sectors. You will be HND or Apprentice trained with the ability to fault find and interrogate PLC systems, so experience of Siemens, Allen Bradley or Mitsubishi systems is required. You will have awareness of lean tools with the ability to work with and develop others in the team. This role is on a rotating shift pattern covering days, nights and weekends.

In return you can expect a competitive salary and benefits package and the opportunity to work for a forward thinking, progressive business that recognises and rewards talents.

Apply as soon as possible please. We offer a competitive salary and benefits package relative to the current market. We look forward to hearing from you.

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