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Production Team Leader




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

An exciting opportunity for an Operations Team Leader to join our Oswestry site. Our Oswestry site is a best in class cheese packaging facility that cover 8 acres of land and pack-age 350 different types of products  


What will the role look like?

  • Responsible for delivering operational plans and setting day-to-day team objectives or acts independently to deliver the business policies and programmes in the Packing area and managing 18 people.
  • Ensures a healthy, inclusive and safe working environment, and safety mindset.
  • Ensure quality and food safety within in own area of responsibility, and quality and food safety mindset
  • Leads and manages the Packing teams with an LCO mindset to jointly improve performance (using LEAN tools, APS, SPC, OEE), and is accountable for Continuous Improvements in maturation area
  • Responsible for KPI development including safety, quality, delivery, productivity & sustainability


 What do you need?

  • Experienced Team Leader within a food manufacturing environment
  • Lean tools and techniques
  • Problem solving
  • Effective communication skills
  • Planning & Organising of workloads
  • Cost awareness / performance requirements
  • Time management skills

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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