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Process Operator - evening shift

Do you want to help improve food and health around the world?

At Oterra, food and health are at the heart of everything we do and every day over 400 million people eat a product with our colors in it. We believe that nature got it right the first time and as a leading manufacturer of colors from natural sources, we are here to make a difference for healthy living and sustainable agriculture. We need the brightest and most passionate people on board to succeed. Want to join us?


The team for you to join

The factory in Avedøre, Denmark, produces natural colors for almost all food industries in the world. Our products are of high quality and we prioritize a good working environment. We have high demands for our employees as well as our equipment to secure an optimal usage of our modern factory. Therefore, it is essential that we work together to meet our joint goals. We work in small teams and we help each other across teams and areas. Our production consists of 33 employees in total working in 3 shifts. 


What would your role look like?
As a Process Operator at Oterra, your main tasks will be:

  • Production of natural colors, incl. blending, tapping of bulk, warehouse tasks etc.
  • Contributing to a healthy and safe working environment
  • Ensuring production hygiene by following GMP requirements
  • Participate in standing meetings and contribute to solving agreed actions
  • Cleaning of process facility
  • Registering of data in our SAP production management system


You will collaborate with all functions of the factory including Distribution, Maintenance, QC and QA just like you will be a part of cross functional teams who continuously work to improve safety, quality and output. Therefore, you must be a team-player with great collaboration skills.


Our factory is HACCP-, Work Environment and Environment certified and works by the GMP rules. We therefore naturally expect that you are very thorough and responsible since our production is carried out with a high level of quality and hygiene.


Who are we looking for?

We are looking for a person with the following competences:

  • You have a vocational education within food production or you have experience from the food industry
  • Driver’s licence (B) is a requirement
  • Truck certificate is an advantage
  • You have a natural understanding of processes and you have technical flair
  • You are comfortable with IT systems (we primarily use SAP Hana (EWM) and Windows)
  • You appreciate a physically active workday


What we offer you
We offer you a job with professional challenges and a good working environment where team spirit and flexibility is high on the agenda. Both you and the rest of the team are given great responsibility which in turn requires solid collaboration skills. 


Working hours are:

Evening shift: Monday to Thursday 13:30-22:00 (onboarding training will be on different shifts).

We would like for you to start as soon as possible. Application deadline is 31 August 2022, but we will call for interviews on an ongoing basis, so we encourage you to send your application as soon as possible. We look forward to hearing from you!


Do you need more information?

You are welcome to contact Team Manager Henrik Møllerhøj on tel. +45 60353716 between 11.00 and 12.00 on weekdays.



About Oterra
Oterra, an EQT portfolio company, is the largest provider of naturally sourced colors worldwide. Since our first color launch in 1876, we’ve utilized the power of nature’s true colors and championed that natural is best.

We have an unrivalled expertise in colors for food, beverage, dietary supplements and pet food, and help manufacturers bring appealing products to consumers around the world. We empower our partners to meet the demand for safe, sustainable and natural food on our journey together towards natural. Every day over 400 million people eat or drink a product with our colors in it.

At Oterra we are on an exciting growth journey where no two days are alike. We are a dedicated team of professionals around the world united in our belief that nature got it right the first time and that no one knows natural colors like us.

Our headquarter is in Hoersholm, Denmark, and we have production sites in Europe, Latin America and the US and more than 750 team members in 30 countries worldwide, serving 120 markets globally.

Join us on our journey together towards natural. 




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Job ID:  1154

Avedoere (Color Hammerholmen), DK

Job Posting Function:  Production / Engineering