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Site Shift Manager - Settle

As a Site Shift Manager at our production site in Settle, North Yorkshire, you will lead a group of 6 warehouse staff, embedding a culture of safety, quality, efficiency, and ambition. You will have the chance to spend time with your team, coaching and developing them. At the same time, your manager will do the same for you. You will be part of a business that takes pride in growing talent from within.


What you’ll do in your new role


You will energise, inspire and encourage your team, creating a high performance culture. You will spot opportunities and generate ideas, contributing to the site OEE & CI agendas. You will collaborate closely with the Production Team Leader on shift in the day to day management of the site. You will have the responsibility of the warehouse, yard and outbound logistics operation and the overall site in the absence of the site leadership team. You will embed a clear structure and way of working for your team, to ensure consistent delivery from site.


In this role you will have visibility. You will have the opportunity to show what you can achieve. And once you do this, you will have the opportunity to become a ‘Future Talent’ at Arla. With the global business as your oyster, just think what you could achieve.


What you’ll need in order to be successful in the role


  • Ambitious.
  • Previous experience of managing teams within an FMCG or manufacturing environment. Logistics experience would be preferred but not essential.
  • A proven track record of delivering results in line with your team KPI’s.  
  • A natural, performance driven leader, who enjoys helping others to succeed.
  • Good communication skills and a proactive team player.
  • A safety compliance mindset (ideally you will hold a health and safety qualification although this is not essential)
  • Competent with IT software/hardware.


Please note that this is a shift based role incorporating both days and night shifts.


Things we’d love to tell you about our Settle site


  • We have just had £30 million of investment to bring lactoFREE milk production to the UK.
  • Our site capacity has increased by 50% through this investment.
  • Settle also produces UHT milk for UK and export markets.
  • They are an ambitious bunch, and are always looking for ways to improve efficiency and enhance quality.


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 poo 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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