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ME Operator - Taw Valley Creamery


Devon, GB

Arla Foods

Vacancy for a M&E Operator / Building maintenance Engineer

Arla Foods, Taw Valley Creamery, North Tawton, Devon, EX20 2DA


Things we’d love to tell you about our Taw Valley

  • Our Taw Valley Creamery have been producing their award-winning cheeses since 1974.
  • Arla Foods “Site of the year” 2021
  • Our Taw Valley produces thousands of KG of some of the UKs favourite cheeses including Cheddar, Red Leicester and Double Gloucester cheeses


Key Responsibilities of Role:


As part of the site maintenance team, reporting to the Site Services Team Leader, your key responsibilities will be to achieve high levels for maintenance, CI and area standards.

  • Conducts corrective maintenance of building fabric.
  • H&S adhered to and improved Across site.
  • Area standards up to audit level.
  • Challenges current processes and practices to identify new opportunities.
  • Utilizes current data systems and reporting suites
  • Carries out equipment and plant condition appraisals.
  • Completes root cause analysis with relevant site teams.

Specific tasks of the Role:

  • Site wide buildings maintenance.
  • Providing cover within maintenance sub departments, this to Include running of  EFF belt press.
  • Leader of behavioural safety.
  • Completes and updates plant maintenance records complying with all departmental procedures.
  • Assist in requirements for Engineering Fork Lift tasks


Qualifications / Experience Required for the Role:

  • Skilled in buildings maintenance.
  • Background of maintaining equipment within a services/utilities environment
  • Excel and SAP experience an advantage
  • Has to be able to demonstrate competencies in the area of:
    • LEAN activities
    • Continuous improvement
    • Strong health and safety awareness.
    • Excellent hands on skills
    • Good oral and written communication skills


Please apply via the advertisement to be considered for this opportunity.

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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