Arla Foods Bangladesh Limited


At Arla, we do so much more than making some of the world’s favorite dairy products! We bring tasty inspiration to the world with one of the healthiest foods known to this world – MILK! We are the farmer-owned dairy cooperative behind the well-known global and regional brands like Arla®, Lurpak®, Castello®, DANO®, Puck® in over 100 countries around the world. In Bangladesh we became part of daily life of millions of Bangladeshi people with the most loved milk brand of the country DANO!

To strengthen our continuous business growth ambition in Bangladesh, Arla Foods is currently looking for an analytical and strategic individual for the position of Production Manager.

Production Manager

Job Location: Packaging Plant – Konabari, Gazipur


  • Run FMCG/Processing Plant with clear understanding of process time cycle.
  • Adhering Arla safety guideline for ensuring employee safety.
  • Prepare daily/weekly production plan liaison with supply chain as per MPQ of a processing line.
  • Need to have a clear understanding how a processing unit works with process time cycle, technical calculations understanding such as Heat transfer, mass transfer & Thermodynamics in a process operation.
  • Implement Arla COP for Safety, Quality , Hygiene and asset management.
  • Lead a team to run a full fledge processing/production lines in all shifts.
  • Resource management and daily manpower planning to run the production within target Manhour per MT.
  • Drive productivity and efficiency by reducing the line stoppages (Planned , unplanned)
  • Lead the installation and commissioning of capacity extension project, as and when needed.
  • Lead cost savings project to achieve the targeted yearly savings cost.
  • Departmental budget preparation and plan expenditure within targeted cost.
  • Develop visual training module for the designated work place in the production line to ensure smooth operation and development of skills.


  • Daily Production operation, planning, internal and external stake holder management. Understanding on KPI’s, SMART objectives and performance management system.
  • Strong knowledge of GMP , Hygiene, HACCP , Food Safety , Production Planning.
  • Experience in installation and commissioning of machinaries in FMCG/Milk Processing/UHT Processing.
  • Understand the principle of SAP & PLC operation and experience on working with them.
  • Strong Interpersonal skill – ability to maneuver communication style based on stakeholder, surroundings and purpose.
  • Strategic & efficient thinking, open mindset, agility and strong leadership skill, quick decision making ability is highly required.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills in English and Bangla.
  • Ability to work with cross-functional teams.
  • Highly driven by purpose and sustainability agenda.


  • B.Sc in Engineering (Chemical/Mechanical/IPE/Food Engineering) or B.Sc in Applied Physics/Chemistry from reputed Public/Private University with a minimum CGPA 3.00
  • Minimum 7+ years of experience in FMCG production unit along with at least 1-2 year as Production Manager Role.

SALARY: Negotiable


  • Festival Bonus
  • Provident Fund
  • Gratuity
  • Group Life Insurance and Hospitalization benefit including OPD and Maternity Benefit (For Both Spouse & Female Employee)
  • Performance Bonus
  • WPPF

Only short-listed candidates will be called for the interview through standard recruitment process. Arla Foods Bangladesh reserves the right to accept or reject any application without assigning any reason whatsoever.

Application Deadline: February 11, 2023