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Maintenance and Engineering specialist (Automation) to Arla - Falkenberg/Kvibille

This is an exciting opportunity for an automation engineer to join Arla. In this position you will be supporting our sites in both Falkenberg and Kvibille.


What will you do?


You will be supporting in developing our process equipment and processes. You will be working closely with our leaders and operators and your role will include:


  • Identifying and implementing improvement initiatives
  • Supporting the installation, commissioning & qualification of new equipment and systems
  • Programming PLC, HMI, Robot
  • Project lead for development and improvement projects
  • Supporting processes for improvement (root cause analysis)


Who are you?


To succeed in this role, you need to have a action oriented mindset combined with the abiblity to prioritize between a wide rance of work tasks and professional challenges. You need to be able to meet challenges and changes with a positive and problem solvning mindset. Strong communication skills to ensure the best possible cooperation with you different stakeholder. In addition to this we believe that you have the following qualifications


  • A master's or bachelor's degree in Engineering or several years of work experience
  • Minimum 5 years proven work experience in process engineering, preferably within the food industry
  • Practical as well as analytical technical skills
  • Knowledge of process related- and food safety standards
  • If you have experience from dairy processes, CAD-tools or from working with LEAN, this is meritorious
  • Experience and/or interest in automation solution
  • Excellent written and verbal communication in English is a requirement


What do we offer?

Arla is a farmer owned cooperative that work from “farm to plate”. We are market leaders within our area and proud of a business that embraces diversity and have high ambitions. A welcoming company culture is important to us and we strive to challenge and develop our employees.


Falkenberg dairy is the largest cottage cheese dairy in Europe. We produce over 60 variants, mainly for the Nordics. We are 110 employees and produce around 20.000 tons of cottage cheese per year. In Kvibille we produce cheddar and mould cheese.


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Apply by 2022-09-30. You are welcome to contact Christian Svensson on for more information regarding the role.


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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