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Multi-skilled shift engineer

We’re one of the world’s biggest dairy producers.  Join us as an engineer at our Settle site and you'll contribute to making food that is loved by millions. Settle is a 24/7 site with c100 people producing UHT milk for UK and Export markets, you will be part of a multimillion-pound project that will bring the UK lactose-free market to Settle. We are searching for somebody who has a forward-thinking mindset that will look to continuously improve systems and ways of working.


This multi-skilled engineering role is not only about proactively maintaining equipment but also 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.


We are looking for candidates with previous experience of working in an automated FMCG manufacturing environment as a Multi-Skilled Engineer. Having completed a recognized time served apprenticeship in an engineering discipline with ONC qualification, or above, you will have knowledge of manufacturing, process, and filling operations. Experience of working with PLCs or/and Tetra Pak equipment would be an advantage.

This role is a shift based role covering days, nights, and weekends on a rotating basis.

We can offer a highly competitive salary + benefits and the opportunity to develop your career with a market-leading organization.


Our Company


At Arla, we do so much more than make some of the world’s favorite dairy products. We make healthy taste delicious, mornings worth getting up for, and family dinners unforgettable. Cravendale®, Anchor®, Lurpak®, and Castello® – 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.


COVID-19 Notice:

We are busy producing dairy products so we can continue #fillingtheshelves and #feedingthenation. Recruiting talent to Arla thus stays one of our top priorities also during these difficult times. Necessity is the mother of invention, so we have moved to virtual hiring and onboarding processes so we enable candidates and our recruitment teams to get close while respecting social distancing. If at the final stages of recruitment, a candidate would prefer to meet in person, we take all the necessary precautions to ensure everyone's safety.

Req. 68916