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Production Operative - Oakthorpe Dairy

Join our Production team as an Operative at our Oakthorpe Dairy, and you’ll contribute to making food that is loved by millions.


Who are you?

Reporting to the Production Team Leader, you will be operating high speed filling equipment with prime responsibility for maximising output efficiencies, consistent with the maintenance of strict quality, hygiene and safety standards.


  • You must be able to work a rotating shift pattern that will include days, nights and some weekends
  • We need people who can demonstrate good levels of numeracy and literacy and have a sound technical understanding
  • Previous experience within the dairy industry or chilled food manufacturing would be advantageous but not essential as training will be provided
  • You must be able to work on your own initiative, have strong team working skills and a flexible attitude to work


As one of the largest dairy companies in the world, Arla makes 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 Castello® – names like these make us a vital, natural part of modern life in over 100 countries around the world. We are 4,000 UK and 19,000 global employees at the heart of it.


What do we offer?

In return you can expect a competitive salary and benefits package and the opportunity to work with a market leading company that encourages internal promotion.


Application and contact

Please apply as soon as possible but no later than 20th January 2023 via the link below.

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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