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Cheese / Butter Process Operator - Taw Valley Creamery

Job Overview


An opportunity to join the whey butter manufacturing team at Taw Valley.


Main duties to include manufacturing of whey butter from whey cream and to supply external customers following established processes.


Previous dairy manufacturing experience would be desirable.


  • 8 hour shift. Typically Monday to Friday
  • Potential for overtime if required
  • 1 year temporary contract


Key responsibilities:


Automation and mechanics

• Uses operator interfaces for machines and processing equipment.

• Acknowledges and addresses the causes of a problem.


Manufacturing processes

• Runs the department's processes

• Understands process parameters and product characteristics.


Process technology

• Applies knowledge of how process components are activated and affected.

• Able to use basic analytical equipment

• Able to use PC and familiar with basic spreadsheets and data input


CIP and cleaning

• Puts basic cleaning principles into practice.

• Evaluates the washing and cleaning results.

• Participates actively in the development and optimization of the washing processes.


Production economics

• Follows KPIs for the department.

• Minimizes, manages and reports losses.



• Works in a hygienic manner to remove food safety risk


Food safety

• Applies procedures and instructions regarding food safety (HACCP) where applicable

• Identifies causes of quality deficiencies and suggests improvements.


Product knowledge

• Ensures what is pass/fail product, handling non-conforming product.

• Manages recipe of products


Work environment

• Contribute to a healthy and safe work environment.



• Participate in Performance Board Meeting

• Contribute to Continuous improvement


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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