Engineering Manager, Newquay - Cornwall

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 4,000 UK and 19,000 global employees at the heart of it. Every single one of us plays an important role and together we build on our 10bn Euros turnover and establish our position as one of the largest dairy companies in the world.

Make an impact
As Engineering Manager working at our cheese manufacturing site in Trevarrian, Cornwall.  This is a pivotal role on site and will form part of the Senior Management team, working closely with all respective functions from Manufacturing, QEHS, Finance and PTD.  The successful candidate will work on day shifts Monday – Friday, reporting into the Site Director.

Operational Leader
Managing a team of engineers, you will ensure maintenance and optimal efficiency of the production plant, equipment, facilities and systems and ensure that the site complies with Arla Foods engineering specific standards and policies as well as the applicable law. You will manage and document maintenance activities ensuring quick responses in recovering production facilities in case of breakdown. You will prepare, negotiate and manage contracts with service providers in accordance with applicable policies and deliver input relating to investment needs for the site. You will be involved in business case preparation and delivery of the sites strategic CAPEX projects. In addition, you will participate actively in and contribute to global engineering forums to ensure alignment and learning between sites.

We are looking for someone who gets the best out of others, who will lead, coach, motivate and inspire people to perform on a day-to-day basis. Above all, you will strive to drive continuous improvement at all times by taking an innovative, creative approach and using your imagination and experience to develop ways of making things better.

Join our Award Winning Team
The successful candidate will have experience in a maintenance management role gained within a fast moving manufacturing environment, preferably food. You will have a strong aptitude for financial control and previous experience of managing budgets and an understanding in support of the site maintenance forecast and project management. Recognised as a leader of people, you will have a proven track record of coaching and developing others and delivering results through your team. An understanding of continuous improvement and lean methodologies is desirable. This is a senior position on site and therefore, it is essential that the successful candidate has the proven ability to influence the site and management team.

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

Please apply as soon as possible.  Applications will be dealt with as they are received. We look forward to hearing from you.

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