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Engineering Technician, Aylesbury

Engineering Technician

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®, Tickler®, and Lurpak® – names like these, make us a vital, natural part of everyday life in over 100 countries around the world. At the heart of our business are 19,000 global employees and every single one of us plays an important role Together we build on our €10bn turnover and continue to grow our position as one of the largest dairy companies in the world.


We are currently recruiting for multi-skilled Engineering Technicians at our new flagship dairy in Aylesbury. The successful candidate will be a skilled engineer who will combine their knowledge of engineering and manufacturing principles to support the delivery of a successful, highly automated site. Working as part of a high performing team, focusing on the preventative maintenance and optimisation of all site equipment and processes.


Your main responsibilities will include; effectively performing electrical and mechanical maintenance of all Dairy process and packaging equipment; actively maintaining a detailed PPM system and ensure its compliance in a flexible and efficient manner. This multi skilled engineer role is not only about running and maintaining equipment (although a significant part of the role), 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.


Previous experience working in a manufacturing environment as a Multi Skilled engineer is essential along with experience or demonstrable appreciation of FMCG (desirable) engineering/maintenance. You will be qualified to ONC or equivalent in manufacturing/operations areas. Experience of fault finding on automation/PLC systems is essential, Siemens preferred. You will be a strong communicator, be confident when dealing with people at all levels and have the ability to express ideas effectively in individual and group situations.


The successful candidate will work a 42 hour week on a rotating shift pattern covering days, nights and weekends so flexibility is a key requirement of this role. In return you can expect a competitive salary and benefits package and the opportunity to work with market leading company that encourages internal promotion.


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