QEHS Manager (fixed term contract), Melton Mowbray - Leicestershire

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 opportunity for a Quality, Environment, Health and Safety (QEHS) Manager to join our site in Melton Mowbray which produces award winning Stilton Cheese.  The role would be employed on a fixed term contract of between 12-15 months to cover an internal secondment.

About the job

The role will drive and support the on-going implementation of the UK QEHS strategy whilst demonstrating a pragmatic and pro-active working style, possessing an operational mind-set.

As part of the site management team, your responsibilities will include supporting the Site Director in delivering agreed strategies and compliance, leading and developing the site HACCP and ensuring the site operates in line with specifications, codes of practice, budgets and standards. You will also ensure that manufactured products meet brand and customer specifications and codes of practice, and health and safety requirements. You will lead / manage /coach and develop individuals, and participate in group QEHS activities such as audits and projects in order to maintain all site accreditations and certifications including ISO 22000, IS018001, OHHAS 14001, BRC etc.

What do we offer?

We are committed to professional development and promoting from within. You won’t just be developing our people – you’ll be improving your own prospects too.  Our positive and collaborative culture will bring out the best in you. And you’ll join a market leader who produces nutritious household-favourite brands in a way that makes things better for our customers, the farmers who own us, and the whole world.

 A responsible and forward-looking business, we make healthy taste delicious, mornings worth getting up for, and family dinners unforgettable. Cravendale®, Anchor®, Lurpak® and Castello® – names like these make us a vital, natural part of modern life in over 100 countries worldwide.

Who are you?

You will be a skilled technical professional with a degree in Food Science or related discipline and will hold a HACCP/NEBOSH general certificate or equivalent. You will have extensive proactive management experience gained within a technical role with the ability to challenge at all levels across the management team. Audit experience e.g. BRC, ISO 14001 and retailer standards e.g. Tesco, M&S is essential and experience gained within a FMCG/Dairy environment desirable.

In return you can expect a competitive salary and benefits package and the opportunity to work for a forward thinking, progressive organisation that recognises and rewards talent.


Please apply as soon as possible but no later 25th September 2018. We look forward to hearing from you.

Please apply via this LINK


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