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Shift Manager - Hatfield

Shift Manager


4 on 4 off shift pattern – Nights


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 Shift Manager within the FMCG industry? We are looking for an individual who is used to working in a fast paced setting and knows the warehouse environment. Are you ready to really make a difference and have a positive impact? This position is working for one of the largest Dairy companies in the world which will give you a great opportunity to develop and excel your skills to further your career.


The role will be based at our Hatfield RDC which was brought in house to Arla in March 2020. A fast paced and unique site which has both a pallet and milk operation and is a key part of the UK network #feedingthenation. Reporting directly into the Operations Manager, you will join a team of 11 Shift Managers where you will lead a team of circa 35 staff including Warehouse Operatives and Supervisors.


Your key responsibilities will be:


  • Driving the health and safety culture and standards at site.
  • Training, engaging and upskilling staff to drive high performing teams.
  • Target setting and optimisation within own team and shared learning across teams.
  • Leading and supporting the cultural journey at site and managing and adapting to change.
  • Ensures that your area of responsibility meets and exceeds the KPIs and budget.
  • Ensures optimal utilisation of resources.
  • Lead the way and connect Arla Foods’ vision, mission, strategy and values to the tasks of the department.
  • Cooperates and coordinates with colleagues in production and transport.
  • Participates in projects, courses and other development activities.




  • Skilled education within logistics, warehousing or equivalent.
  • Managing a team of circa 30 in a fast paced environment is essential
  • Experience of using WMS to a high standard



REQ- 72967

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