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Production Operative - Arla Foods, Stourton Dairy

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!


What’s the role ?

Health, Safety & Quality

  • Ensures a health and safety mindset, and safe working environment.
  • Contributes to a healthy and safe work environment.


Key Responsibilities

  • Daily operation of container filling/labelling machinery, safely and efficiently to produce top quality products.
  • Report and/or correct safety issues. Maintain proper safety conditions of equipment and surroundings.
  • Perform quality inspections on materials and finished product. Quality checks to include, codes, seals and weights.
  • Responsible for accurate product/package/code changes.
  • Perform all filling/labelling operator CIP duties and surface foaming with mechanical cleaning for all other areas in accordance with specified cleaning schedules.
  • Perform simple preventative maintenance, i.e. clean, inspect, lubricate and tighten.
  • Monitor equipment and process performance, correct /raise issues before they become problem.



  • Good communicator with ability to understand instructions
  • Previous experience in an FMCG or related company.
  • Food hygiene certificate.
  • NVQ level 2 or equivalent is desirable to demonstrate basic level of vocational learning ability.
  • Experience of SAP process order management and automated data collection systems i.e. SCADA, OEE, SPC.


What’s on offer ?

  • 2 days - 2 nights, 4 on 4 off. (42hr contract).
  • Competitive Salary
  • Pension Scheme
  • Flexible Benefits


Closing Date for applications 31st January 2023


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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