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PTD Teamleader at Danmark Protein, Nr. Vium

Are you passionate about driving continuous improvement and LEAN initiatives in a Supply Chain environments? Do you want to lead a specialist team that supports the production optimisation across the site?


Arla Foods Ingredients (AFI) is an independent company within the Arla Foods Group and a global leader in natural whey ingredients for many different categories, including bakery, beverages, dairy and infant and sport nutrition. Join us if you love to put your intellectual skills to the test every day and you feel like exploring the frontier of your field and inventing new standards.

About the job

This teamleader position is newly established within the Production-, Technology- and Development (PTD) department reporting to the Senior PTD manager. You will lead a team of 6 highly skilled specialists dedicated to support LEAN, cost improvement, statistical process control, drying excellence, and implementation for Line Centric Organisation. The keyword in LCO, is to make a strong focus on our primary operations. The way it will be done, is by a setup of daily routines, which gives the time for observing, analyzing and continuous improvements at the shop floor.


Overall, your goal is to support optimisation of our production quality and capacity and lead the team with high engagement and commitment. Through cooperation with all other departments at Danmark Protein you will secure coherence across optimisations and projects.


Who are you?


You have some years of experience working in similar position with a high level of LEAN knowledge. Acquired skillsets such as workshop facilitation, people management and handling the LEAN toolbox (OEE, 5S, A3, VSM, PDCA), Ideally you have worked in an production environment with international scope. You are a very skillful communicator, and you are comfortable navigating among multiple stakeholders and have a sense of urgency to secure timely and consistent communication to everyone involved. You thrive on ensuring fact-based recommendations to management for decision-making, showing initiative and power, and you have an enthusiastic approach to your work and surroundings. Last, but not least, you are proficient in written and spoken English.

Application and contact

If you want to drive innovation and help shape the industry, then seize this exciting opportunity. Please apply as soon as possible, since we are processing applications as they come in, so don’t hesitate to let us know about your candidacy!


For additional information, please call Senior PTD Manager Lene Bjerg Jacobsen on +45 96 94 56 15.


Please apply via this link.

COVID-19 Notice

We are busy producing dairy products so we can continue #fillingtheshelves and #feedingthenation. Recruiting talent to Arla thus stays one of our top priorities also during these difficult times. Necessity is the mother of invention, so we have moved to virtual hiring and onboarding processes so we enable candidates and our recruitment teams to get close while respecting social distancing. If at the final stages of a recruitment, a candidate would prefer to meet in person, we take all the necessary precautions to ensure everyone's safety.



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