Production Operative - Settle


Settle, GB

Things we would love to tell you about Settle:

  • In 2021, Lactofree production commenced at its Settle plant in Yorkshire following £25m in-vestment
  • The investment at Arla’s Settle factory has allowed processing capacity to grow by an extra 120 million litres of milk a year to a total of 305 million litres
  • The Arla Foods Settle Creamery opened in 1963 and over the years has produced milk, butter and at one point mozzarella cheese
  • Total European value sales from Lactofree rose by 4.7% in 2018, according to statistics. Lactofree milk in particular also continues to perform well, making it one of the UK’s bestselling milk brands


About the job

  • 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 proper and 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 and correct /raise issues before they become problem


What you’ll need to be successful in the role

  • 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


Things We’d Love To Tell You About Arla

  • We are a farmer- owned cooperative. That means we are committed to partnering with farmers so they are guaranteed a fair price for their milk.
  • We experimented with bio powered trucks (google it- you won’t regret it), and built the world’s first ever 100% carbon neutral dairy. All as part of our ongoing commitment to combatting climate change.
  • We are the producer of Lurpak, one of the world’s most iconic butter brands.
  • We are a Danish business, operating across the UK, Europe, Asia, The Middle East, North America, South America and other regions across the globe.


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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