Operations Team Leader - Stourton

ARLA

Operations Team Leader - Stourton

Salary Not Specified

ARLA, Leeds

  • Part time
  • Temporary

Posted 2 weeks ago, 3 Apr | Get your application in now before you miss out!

Closing date: Closing date not specified

job Ref: f1703b67dcd047bea6835ffd8ccb4634

Full Job Description

Reporting into the Senior Operations Manager, you will have a team of up to 25 direct reports. You will be responsible for managing a team in the dairy production hall consisting of 7 filling lines as well as optimizing resources and coordinating activities to ensure operational targets are met. This in turn contributes to ensuring that departmental & site goals are delivered and achieved.,

  • Ensure that all health and safety, quality, legal, and other company standards are adhered to in order to provide a safe and compliant working environment

  • Lead and manage a team ensuring they have the skills to deliver in their job and receive the necessary support, training and feedback to do their job well.

  • Implement department strategy by developing and implementing business plans

  • Manage the delivery of daily/weekly/monthly targets to ensure the department achieves its goals

  • Define resource requirements, work planning and employee scheduling

  • Effectively utilize and keep up to date with all relevant systems in order to efficiently deliver all activities

  • Regularly communicate information to other departments and support them where necessary to ensure the effective delivery of wider goals and targets

  • Look for ways to continually improve operational performance to ensure your department adopts a genuine continuous improvement mindset

  • Identify, develop and implement procedural improvements

  • Identify and deliver opportunities that add value within the department

  • With the support of your line manager take personal responsibility for your own development in order to continuously learn and develop for the benefit of yourself and Arla

  • Provide a bridging structure across all shifts to ensure continuity and consistency

    Previous experience within a similar manufacturing environment

  • People management/leadership experience

  • Knowledge of lean principles (six sigma qualification would be preferred but is not essential)

  • Educated to a GCSE standard or equivalent

  • High levels of enthusiasm and a positive attitude to change and problem solving

    Things we'd love to tell you about our Stourton site


  • Our Stourton site takes in 2.2 million litres of milk daily

  • It produces around 660 million litres of the nation's favourites per year from 16 automated filling lines

  • From Stourton we produce over 225 SKUs within 10 different product groups, such as Cravendale & BOB filtered milk, flavoured milk, creams, alcohol cream, custards and cottage cheese.

  • he site has received c.£315 million in investment since 2004


  • Things We'd Love To Tell You About Arla
  • We are a farmer- owned cooperative. That means we are committed to partnering with farmers so they are guaranteed a fair price for their milk.

  • We experimented with poo powered trucks (google it- you won't regret it), and built the world's first ever 100% carbon neutral dairy. All as part of our ongoing commitment to combatting climate change.

  • We are the producer of Lurpak, one of the world's most iconic butter brands.

  • We are a Danish business, operating across the UK, Europe, Asia, The Middle East, North America, South America and other regions across the globe., 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?

    Competitive salary (salary discussed at application)

  • Annual Pay review

  • Employer pension matched up to 6% (12% total contributory)

  • 4 x annual life salary assurance

  • Flexible Benefits- buy additional annual leave, reward gateway scheme- discounts with various retailers via my benefit platform.

  • People agenda commitment to training and development

  • Access to discounted Arla products

  • Most importantly- a cheese hamper at Christmas!