Quality Control Operations Engineering Specialist, Arla Foods Ingredients - Videbaek


Videbæk, DK

Could you envision yourself as the new “right hand” to our Head of Production Lab for our two Danish production sites, Danmark Protein and Arinco? In this new role as Quality Control Operations Engineering Specialist, you can look forward to a wide area of responsibilities within operations, optimization, projects, and supporting team leaders, to name a few.


Arla Foods Ingredients (AFI) is an independent company within the Arla Foods Group and a global leader in improving premium nutrition. Our passion for progress, combined with specialist knowledge of food products and production technology, and a strong commitment to sustainability, enables us to serve leading global brands in early life nutrition, medical nutrition, sports nutrition, health foods, to name a few.


How you will make an impact

Recently, we have merged two of our site laboratories, and to support the development and to ensure execution of our business plans, we are searching for a Quality Control Operations Engineering Specialist. In this role you will be a part of the Lab Management Team and refer to the Head of AFI Production Lab.


Supporting the Head of Production Lab, your goal is to ensure high quality and safety in the daily operations, just as you as a colleague will contribute to making sure that we remain an attractive workplace where team spirit is highly valued.


As such, you will be expected to

  • Ensure efficient and stable processes with emphasis on quality, EHS, sustainability and economy
  • Complete optimization projects, create/review described processes, prepare business cases
  • Resolve, report and escalate quality issues regarding the operations as appropriate
  • Identify opportunities for continuous improvement and support Team leaders in continuous optimization and development opportunities in daily operations


What will make you successful

We imagine that the ideal candidate has several years of experience within food, ingredients or pharma production as well as QEHS or laboratory experience and analytical competences. Your educational background could eventually be Process Technician, Engineer, Master of Science or equivalent.


We hope to find a colleague who is proactive and use challenges and discoveries to set clear directions followed by structured execution. You get motivated by finding ways to improve how we do things, and you are most proud you succeed together with your team.


What do we offer

You can look forward to a job with great opportunity to engage with a long range of competent and specialized stakeholders in and outside Arla Foods Ingredients. Here you can grow your own career in an international environment. After the merge of our two labortories we are still finding our new ways of working but the spirit is high and you will get the opportunity – and duty – to influence your work environment.


Curious to join us?

Please apply as soon as possible, as we are conducting interviews on an ongoing basis and will close the recruitment once the right candidate is found. For additional information, please contact Head of AFI Production Lab, Rita Koch Petersen, on email: rkp@arlafoods.com


Together we discover and deliver powerful nutrition for a stronger tomorrow

Arla Foods Ingredients is a global leader in improving premium nutrition. Together with our customers, research partners, suppliers, NGOs and others, we discover and deliver ingredients and products that can advance lifelong nutrition for the benefit of consumers around the world.

While our factories may be packed with shiny steel vats, our labs look like something from the space program and our offices are awash in spreadsheets, we are a fundamentally human company with a genuine commitment to sustainability. By joining us, you’ll find plenty of opportunities to shape your own development in a company that has seen double-digit growth every year for a quarter of a century.

Read more about what it means to work with Arla Foods Ingredients: https://www.arlafoodsingredients.com/about/career/#career


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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