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Maintenance Process Engineer - Aylesbury Diary

Arla Foods Limited 

Aylesbury Diary, Milton Keynes, HP22 5EZ

Maintenance Process Engineer


Arla Foods are the world’s 4th largest dairy producer and the UKs 3rd largest food group. Join us as a Process Engineer at our flagship Aylesbury dairy and you'll contribute to making food that is safe and loved by millions. You will be part of a high performing team performing to challenging team and personal goals.


So what do our Process Engineers do?

  • To effectively perform electrical, mechanical maintenance and controls fault finding of all Dairy process equipment.
  • Ensuring the legal compliance and efficient/reliable operation of all plant within budget while instilling an atmosphere of continuous improvement to ensure the continued effectiveness of our operations.
  • There will be a key emphasis on customer relations effectively liaising with all departments including site Energy Centre.

What you’ll need in order to be successful in the role

    • Ideally will have a recognised time served apprenticeship in an engineering discipline with HNC/HND
    • Able to demonstrate logical thought processes and ways of working
    • 3 years recent detailed experience within an automated process environment – Food / Drinks / Brewing / Pharmaceutical
    • Technical hands on expert in all process related plant and equipment Mechanical /Electrical/Instrumentation
    • Good communication skills (verbal & written)
    • Skilled in reading SCADA visualisations

Functional skill set

  • Condition Based Monitoring (CBM)
  • Root Cause Failure Analysis (RCFA)
  • Reliability Centred Maintenance (RCM)
  • Use of Computerised Maintenance Management System (CMMS) – SAP Maintenance Module


Things we’d love to tell you about our Aylesbury site

  • Arla Aylesbury is our biggest & most automated net carbon dairy site.
  • Produces around 1.5 billion litres of the UKs favourite milk per year, around 10% of the milk in the UK.
  • Each of our fillers runs at 17,000 bottles an hour.


Things We’d Love To Tell You About Arla

  • We are a farmer- owned cooperative. That means we are committed to partnering with farmers so they are guaranteed a fair price for their milk.
  • We experimented with poo powered trucks (google it- you won’t regret it), and built the world’s first ever 100% carbon neutral dairy. All as part of our ongoing commitment to combatting climate change.
  • We are the producer of Lurpak, one of the world’s most iconic butter brands.
  • We are a Danish business, operating across the UK, Europe, Asia, The Middle East, North America, South America and other regions across the globe.


If you’re interested in a confidential chat please apply or reach out to Alex Tyrrell in the Arla TA team. 


We have a purpose for Good

At Arla, we strive to unlock the highest potential in each other while working together to create a sustainable future of dairy. We call it Stronger People Stronger Planet and it is deeply anchored in our organisation and founded on our commitment to respecting human rights, increasing access to healthy dairy nutrition, inspiring good food habits, and improving the environment for future generations. In order to succeed we need to hire people with a sustainable mindset. Could this be you?



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