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PTD & QEHS Trainees, Aarhus

Have you recently graduated from university or an advanced technical institute within Food Science, Dairy, Chemistry or similar? Do you want to apply your theoretical knowledge and discover how far your interpersonal and analytical skills can take you in Arla Food Ingredients (AFI) Supply Chain? Then we might have the right opportunity for you, as we’re looking for three trainees. 

An outstanding chance to kick-start your career
These trainee positions are 2-year specialist tracks, during which you will explore different areas of AFI Supply Chain and develop your personal and professional skills through three job rotations of each 8-months. During this period, you will mainly be working with Production Technology Development (PTD) and Quality Environment Health and Safety (QEHS) related projects in three different departments in Denmark.

The traineeships will start 1 January 2017 or 1 September 2017. After the trainee programme you will be offered a role in one of the involved departments. You will start with a short introductory period that provides you with an important foundation of business knowledge. Afterwards you’ll start your rotation in one of the below areas, each consisting of an 8 month rotation:

  1. QHS Customer Team – Arla Food Ingredients, Viby close to Aarhus
    Quality is the absolute key to the success of AFI producing high-end nutritional products and being part of the QHS Customer Team, you will be become an important part of this ambition. The QHS Customer team is responsible for handling quality related requests from our customers going through our sales. This includes managing product specifications in SAP, product complaint handling, support business areas in creating product information data sheets and nutritional information and other quality related customer issues. 
  2. QEHS – Danmark Protein, Videbæk close to Herning
    At AFI’s largest production site, Danmark Protein, you will be a part of the Quality Assurance team working with the Quality and Food safety system. In close cooperation with all departments at the site and AFI QHS you will secure and maintain the system. You will participate in HACCP teams and learn to conduct risk assessments on new products, ingredients and processes. You will be responsible to conduct internal audits to validate the system and to participate when customers conduct audits at the site. 
  3. PTD - Danmark Protein, Videbæk close to Herning
    At Danmark Protein you will be a part of the PTD department. The department includes eight colleagues, who work with project management. You will participate in optimization of products and processes and be in close cooperation with Production, QEHS and R&D. You analyse and process data, make suggestions to optimization and secure that decided changes are made in control and documented. You will be introduced to AFI project management model and to LEAN tools. 

Ambitious and curious with a Master’s degree
You have finalised or are about to complete your Master’s degree within Dairy, Food Science, Production, Chemistry, Quality or a related field. We are looking for strong individuals who are result oriented, ambitious and able to adapt to change. You have an analytical and methodical approach to problem solving. You’ll also need excellent interpersonal and stakeholder management skills in order to engage with the people around you and to succeed in this position. Hence, you enjoy to work as part of a team and learning new things in a fast paced environment. 

If you wish to start your career in Arla Food Ingredients, please submit your motivation letter, a scanned copy of your grade certificate and your CV in English no later than 6. November. For additional information, please call Quality Manager, Lars Henningsen at +45 8938 1044 or Senior Manager PTD, Lene Bjerg Jacobsen at +45 9694 5615.

Please apply via this link