Production Operative, Malpas

About Us:

At Arla, we do so much more than make some of the world’s favourite dairy products. We make healthy taste delicious, mornings worth getting up for and family dinners unforgettable. Cravendale®, Anchor®, Lurpak® and Tickler® – names like these make us a vital, natural part of modern life in over 100 countries around the world. We are 4,000 UK and 19,000 global employees at the heart of it. Every single one of us plays an important role and together we build on our 10bn Euros turnover and establish our position as one of the largest dairy companies in the world.


Malpas is a small packing plant based in the Cheshire countryside where we specialise in complexity packing and small run volumes. Through significant investment over the last two years, we now have a dedicated packing facility that specialises in Mini Portions. Following a successful launch of our Mini Portions packing facility we launched our product into one of the Top 4 Retailers, where it went on to become the most successful product launch within the Dairy Category in 2016.

The successful applicant will join our production team on site where you will play a significant role within the packing and flowrap team. You will work on a 3 on, 3 off days only shift pattern.


About the Role:

As part of the production team on site, you will be working together to achieve goals and targets packing a range of products in different formats for a variety of customer.

  • Ensure quality and food safety within in own area of responsibility
  • Ensure an efficient and stable production/packing process
  • Challenge processes and practices, identifying opportunities for continuous improvement and optimisation
  • Resolve reports and escalates issues regarding operations as appropriate
  • Ensure that the department complies with Arla Foods’ standards and policies


About You:

The successful candidate will have ideally worked in a similar production role within a food manufacturing environment and will be a strong communicator with an understanding of food safety principles and practices.  Most importantly you will need to be able to operate within a challenging but rewarding factory environment that is physically demanding and can entail repetitive tasks.  You need to have a can do attitude, be willing to work, with good communication skills and enjoy working as part of  a team.  

In return you can expect a competitive salary and the opportunity to work with a market leading company that encourages internal promotion and future prospects. 

Apply now, we look forward to hearing from you!

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