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Process Manager - Settle

Arla is the UK’s largest dairy, farmer owned and the creator of household favourite brands such as Cravendale, Anchor, Lurpak & Castello plus many many more.


We are looking to recruit a key role at Settle ( home of our Lactofree and UHT ranges ) which will not only help to ensure the continued success of the Dairy but also offer a fantastic development opportunity. The Core Team Leader will lead and coach the Process Core team and Process Technicians in order to improve the overall performance in their areas of responsibility. They must also ensure that the planned volume is processed on schedule and in line with the required quality levels, safety standards and using the minimum resources.


This role will also be reponsible for the Continuous Improvement agenda in the Process area, including Ways of Working and driving cost savings.



  • Day to day management of a 24/7 process area covered by 4 shifts
  • Drive the morning review meetings ensuring KPI data is up to date
  • Lead the Core team to complete the daily direction setting tasks
  • Ensure stakeholders attend top loss reviews
  • Coaching team members on ways of working
  • Regular updates with Operations manager & SMT
  • Performance Review cycle for Core team members and Process Technicians
  • Managing ideas and outputs for the CI journey (One CI)


What are we looking for?

Applicants should be experienced people managers, be ambitious and KPI driven. You must be a great communicator with a natural coaching style. The following skills and experiences would also be desirable:

  • Performance management
  • Lean Knowledge
  • Strong stakeholder management and facilitation skills
  • Process driven data collection
  • Excel, Powerpoint & SAP

This is a Monday to Friday based role although occasional flexibility may be required.  The role reports into the site Operations Manager.


Next Steps

Please submit your application before the 30th November 2022

For more information please contact Talent Partner Esther Paul at



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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