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LCO Process Engineering Techninican

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 process 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 role is LCO (line centric organisation) role which will include the identification and optimisation of preventive maintenance and operator asset care activities 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 why? 5'S and Kaizen events and Setting & reviewing KPI’s. Identification and implementation of improvement ideas to achieve world-class standards relating to OEE, quality and H&S measurements across the facility. The candidate will facilitate top loss meetings, upskill operators and engineering technicians through training and coaching and be able to analyse data to drive corrective actions with a view to implement the 100 year fix.


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

This role is a shift based role covering days, 42 hours per week.

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


Our Company


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 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.



Contact Charlotte Graves – 07866162423 / charlotte.graves@arlafoods.com


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 for most of our recruitments to enable candidates and our recruitment teams to get close while respecting social distancing. If at the final stages of a recruitment, a candidate would prefer to meet in person, we take all the necessary precautions to ensure everyone's safety.



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