Hygiene Supervisor - Nights

Date: 14-Nov-2021

Location: Leek, United Kingdom

Company: Ornua Co-operative Limited

Job Title:                    Hygiene Supervisor - Nights

Reports to:                Night Hygiene Manager

Location:                    Leek Foods

Hours:                         Monday - Friday, 22:00 - 06:00

Salary:                        £26,000 per annum 


Free onsite parking, Generous annual leave entitlement, Company Pension, Subsidised Staff Canteen, Company Shop offering discounts on Ornua products, Sports & Social Club, Staff Lottery, Discount on Bikes & Tech Scheme, Confidential Employee Assist Programme



Company Background


About Ornua

Ornua is a dairy co-operative which sells dairy products on behalf of its Member Co-ops; Ireland’s dairy processors and, in turn, Irish dairy farmers. It is Ireland’s largest exporter of Irish dairy products, exporting to 110 countries worldwide. Headquartered in Dublin, it has annualised sales of over €2.3 billion and a global team of 2,400 employees. Ornua operates from 10 business units worldwide, including 13 production facilities, and has sales and marketing teams working in-market across all four corners of the globe.  


The Group is structured across two divisions: Ornua Foods and Ornua Ingredients.


Ornua Foods is responsible for the marketing and sales of Ornua’s consumer brands including Kerrygold, Dubliner, Pilgrims Choice, Forto and BEO. Markets are served by production facilities and in-market sales and marketing teams in Africa, Asia, Germany, Ireland, the UK, the rest of Europe, the Middle East and the US.  

Ornua Ingredients is responsible for the procurement of Irish and non-Irish dairy products and for the sale of dairy ingredients to food manufacturing and foodservice customers across the world. Ornua Ingredients is also responsible for managing volatility through de-risking and trading strategies. The business is supported by production facilities in Saudi Arabia, Spain, the UK, the US and by in-market teams in Africa and the Middle East. 


Growth for Good

Ornua is the home of Irish dairy. Our cooperative ethos is at the heart of who we are and how we do business.  Our global success would not be possible without the close collaboration, care, and commitment of our 2,400 strong team.  Ornua cares about building sustainable livelihoods for all our people, who in turn care about driving sustainable profits for our co-op members and the Irish dairy farming families we proudly represent.   


Ornua 2025 is our strategic plan that will help realise our vision for growth in the next five years. It outlines what we will do well, what we will do with the profits we generate, and what additional services we will provide to our members. We will be guided by 3 guiding principles; focus, simplicity and adding value to our volume and we will clearly define what market we will play in.


Together, we will grow for good – creating value for our Irish farming families and for our 2,400 strong, committed, and proud global team.


Key Areas of Responsibility:


  • Drive Zone Performance through the SIC process.
  • Perform workplace training of team members according to the Job Instruction Method.
  • Perform Zone Training Reviews with Zone Leader and the Operations Training Team to identify training needs.
  • Chair Start-of-Shift Meetings/Huddles to set direction for the shift
  • Execute the training plan in line with the output of the Zone Training Review
  • Contribute towards standard work/SOPs/Job Breakdown Sheets/Risk Assessments



Key requirements


  • Previously trained up to Grade D (applies to internal candidates)
  • Excellent problem-solver
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • You must be able to demonstrate a strong understanding of Ornua’s Behaviours and you will be expected to set examples and be a role model of living our Values.


Key competencies


  • WORKING TOGETHER: Is supportive, co-operative, and inclusive.
  • COMMUNICATIVE: Communicates openly and clearly.
  • OWNERSHIP: Takes responsibility for and pride in delivering quality and results. Is tenacious.
  • CUSTOMER FOCUS: Gives high priority to customer and delivers to their standards.

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