Process Team Leader, Stourton, Leeds

Location
Leeds
Salary
Negotiable
Posted
18 Aug 2017
Closes
18 Sep 2017
Ref
36141
Contact
Arla Foods Limited
Function
Operations
Business Sector
Food Manufacturing
Contract Type
Permanent


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 at our Stourton diary near Leeds. As Process Team Leader, you will be responsible for the daily running of raw milk intake, process and chemical storage area leading a team of around 13 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.

Responsibilities
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.

Skills
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.

This is a shift based role working 4 days on / 4 days off and a mixture of days and nights

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