Production Team Leader – Aylesbury

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. 

We currently have an exciting opportunity for a Production Team Leader to join our flagship Aylesbury Dairy. 

Reporting into the Production Manager, you will lead, coach, motivate and inspire a shift to perform their day to day duties in reaching daily production targets. You'll be responsible for production mapping and planning with a real focus on achieving the departmental objectives which support the site business plans. Your role will also involve carrying out work environment audits, managing wastage and getting involved in project work. Above all, you will strive to drive continuous improvement at all times by taking an innovative, creative approach and using your imagination to develop ways of making things better. Managing a team of Operatives, Technicians and a Senior Technician, you will ensure the highest level of output in order to meet the production plan. 

You will be an inspirational Production Shift Manager or Team Leader in a fast paced, 24/7 environment preferably food manufacturing. You will have the ability to think on your feet and be decisive, particularly when on night shift when Area Managers are not on site. You will need to be highly PC literate, with any knowledge of SAP an advantage. It would also be ideal, but not essential, if you have a Food Technology or related qualification. What is essential is that you have an open mind and a proactive approach towards developing your people as well as new initiatives. This role is on a rotating shift pattern covering days, nights and weekends.

Application and Contact
The closing date for this role is 31st July 2017.  To apply click here

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