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Production Operatives - Settle Dairy - Leeds


Settle Dairy, Arla Foods, Full time, permanent role

Rotating shift pattern (12 hour days and 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 role right for you?

Are you looking to join a company offering a competitive starting rate that increases after 3 months? Would you like to prove yourself and pass your probation early which is awarded with a payrise? How about a shift pattern that allows you a 9 consecutive day break every 4 weeks? You will work a rotating shift pattern which is a mixture of 12 hour day and night shifts then get a whole 9 days off!

You’ll be working at our site in Settle which has just received £30million investment to expand our Lacto-free range production which we’re super excited about! Our Settle Dairy is a relatively small production site with just over 100 colleagues at site which feels like a one big supportive family on site. We are here for each other no matter what whether it’s the challenging fast paced days to meet customers expectations or the happy days when we celebrate our amazing achievements we stick together as a team!


Key responsibilities:

  • Support the running of our production lines safely and efficiently to produce top quality products.
  • Report safety issues.
  • Maintain proper safety conditions of equipment and surroundings.
  • Perform quality inspections on materials and finished product. Quality checks to include, codes, sealing and weights.
  • Responsible for accurate product/package/code changes.
  • Perform specified cleaning tasks as per our daily/monthly schedules.
  • Ensures a health and safety mindset, and safe working environment.
  • Contributes to ensuring a quality product is delivered to the consumer/customer every time



  • Good communication and positive approach are key skills, we are looking for true team players
  • Previous experience in an FMCG or related company is desirable, but full training will be given to successful candidates.


What’s on offer?

  • Rotating 12 hour shift pattern covering days and nights, giving 9 consecutive days off every 4 weeks
  • Opportunity to learn and progress with a market leading, reputable business
  • Competitive pay rate: £10.66 – £18.94 per hour


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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