Process Team Leader, Aylesbury

19 May 2017
02 Jun 2017
Arla Foods Limited
Business Sector
Food Manufacturing
Contract Type

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®, Tickler®, and Lurpak® - names like these, make us a vital, natural part of everyday life in over 100 countries around the world. At the heart of our business are 19,000 global employees and every single one of us plays an important role. Together we build on our €10bn turnover and continue to grow our position as one of the largest dairy companies in the world.

We currently have an opportunity for a Process Team Leader in Aylesbury. Within this role you will be responsible for the daily running of raw milk intake, process and chemical storage area leading a team of 10 Intake Technicians and 10 Process Technicians. You will ensure set KPIs are achieved whilst ensuring the team works effectively across shifts. Ultimately, your role will ensure the highest quality milk products are produced in the most reliable and cost effective way.

Other main responsibilities include organising team workload on a daily basis ensuring all aspects of the department are adequately resourced to deliver output objectives and legal compliance. You will work closely other departments such as the scheduling team (milk planning and cream export), engineering and production. You will seek continuous improvements in order to achieve KPIs around efficiency, waste and costs in line with wider site objectives.

The successful candidate will be a proactive individual with the ability to motivate, coach and train a team to achieve objectives. Excellent problem solving skills are required along with a technical understanding around milk processing/dairy science, HACCP and control systems. A knowledge of continuous improvement tools and techniques are also required to drive improvements and root cause analysis projects.

It is key to have a flexible mindset as you may be contacted for support out of normal working hours.

The closing date for this vacancy is 2nd June 2017. To apply click here