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QEHS Team Leader - Taw Valley

QEHS Team Leader

Arla Foods, Taw Valley

Full- time, Permanent

Who are Arla Foods?

  • We are the UK’s largest Dairy.
  • We are a farmer owned co-operative.
  • We are the creator of household brands such as Cravendale®, Anchor®, Lurpak®, Castello®, and many more of your favourites!

Is this the right role for me?

Are you an experienced H&S Team Leader within the FMCG industry? We are looking for an individual who is used to working in a fast paced environment and knows the food production process. Are you ready to really make a difference and have a positive impact? This position is working for one of the largest Dairy’s in the world which will give you great opportunity to develop and excel your skills to further your career.

What will the role look like?

  • Develops and manages the QEHS function ensuring relevant certifiable standards/policies, customer demands, and legislation and local standards in a cost-conscious manner at a small dairy or in a laboratory.
  • QEHS Function explained – here at Arla Foods Quality, Health & Safety and Environment are all in one function and we have found this has been working very well.
  • Leads the way and connects Arla Foods’ vision, mission, strategy and values to the tasks of the department and for their Dairy/site.
  • Ensures that the Dairy/site complies with Arla Foods’ standards and policies as well as the applicable legislation and customer requirements related to QEHS area including maintaining certificated standards.
  • Communicates, advises and complies with corporate and BG QEHS standards/policies, customer demands, and legislation in relation to national and local conditions. Works closely with BG QEHS/Global QEHS and contributes to solutions.
  • Applies Arla Foods’ management systems within own Dairy/site and carries out internal and external audits.
  • Continuously develops to acquire new knowledge in relation to QEHS and communicates this to their teams.
  • Responsible for leading, managing and developing their employees.



What will I get?

  • Competitive Salary
  • Pension Scheme- contribution matched up to 6%
  • Salary Finance
  • Flexible Benefits- buy and sell annual leave, Reward Gateway Scheme- discounts with various retailers, cycle scheme with NI savings and tech scheme with NI savings

What experience and qualifications do I require?

  • HACCP Level 4
  • Degree in Food Science or equivalent desired
  • Food Safety Level 4
  • Lead auditor
  • Experience managing a QEHS team in an FMCG environment needed

Please apply below or contact:

Deimante Paulauskaite (Dee) on


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 Tickler® – names like these make us a vital, natural part of modern life in over 100 countries around the world.


There are 4,000 UK employees, and 19,000 global employees at the heart of Arla. 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 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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