Multi skilled Shift Engineer, Melton Mowbray

Arla Foods
Melton Mowbray
29 Sep 2017
03 Nov 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
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 now recruiting for an Engineer to work at our Stilton manufacturing site in Melton Mowbray, Leicestershire. This site is the longest-standing Stilton manufacturer in the world; a heritage that we are rightly proud of. The successful candidate will work on a 4 on / 4 off days only shift rota reporting into the Engineering Manager, and will be a key member of the team responsible for ensuring that the daily production plan and maximum plant performance is achieved.

Make an Impact

The role will involve carrying out breakdown repairs and making continuous improvements by identifying and minimising root cause issues, undertaking planned preventive maintenance and conducting safety checks and raising any safety concerns appropriately. You will promote and maintain performance, behavioural, health and safety, environmental and quality standards and will ensure all relevant shift documentation, including Planned Preventative Maintenance, shift logs, handover documents, food safety hand-back sheets, timesheets and stores records are updated and consistent.

Experienced Engineer

We would welcome applications from candidates who are multi-skilled in both electrical and mechanical principles, preferably with a previous background of maintaining equipment within a food packaging or fast paced packaging environment. You will have excellent time management skills and will be able to make quick decisions, resolve issues and implement corrective actions. In addition you will have:

  • A good knowledge and understanding of health and safety requirements and the drive and ambition to develop and improve site performance standards.
  • A HNC (or equivalent) in electrical\mechanical principles and an understanding of dairy/beverage process control would be an advantage but is not essential.
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.

Please apply as soon as possible but no later than 10th October. We process applications on a continuous basis and close the job opening once the right candidate has been found.

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