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Executive, Factory HR & Admin : Arla

Executive, Factory HR & Admin – Bangladesh at Arla

Executive, Factory HR & Admin – Bangladesh

Location:  Dhaka, BD

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 a strategic and energetic individual for Executive – Factory HR & Admin position.

About the job

As an Executive – Factory HR & Admin at Arla, you will play a crucial role in overseeing and executing the HR & Admin activities of Arla BD factory. Based at the factory in Gazipur, Konabari, you will be responsible for delivering operational day-to-day support for HR and Administration by achievement of operational targets within the HR & Admin domain. This position requires a detail-oriented individual with a strong factory HR & Administration knowledge and the ability to collaborate effectively with cross-functional teams.

Job Responsibilities:


  • Handling end to end recruitment of factory employees in line with the headcount plan.
  • Design and drive induction/orientation programs for all new hire and maintain all kind of joining records as per audit requirements.
  • Prepare and share recruitment status periodically.

HR Operations

  • Follow up daily HR activities and ensure uninterrupted daily factory HR operations.
  • Collect information of absence/late/long absence information as required and conduct counselling to reduce absenteeism, turn-over & improve overall discipline.
  • Prepare monthly wages, overtime and take necessary steps to disburse.
  • Assist HR In Charge in various HR processes i.e Performance Management, Salary & Wages Review etc.
  • Drive monthly and annual recognition scheme robustly for factory employees. 
  • Work closely with various stakeholders of factory and ensure necessary HR supports as per business need.
  • Maintain all checklist as per company rules and requirement.

Learning & Development

  • Identification of Training & Developmental needs of all employees.
  • Develop Skill Matrix for all relevant position and support to adhere as per development plan.
  • Prepare a robust yearly training plan and adhere accordingly. 
  • Conduct all kinds of awareness & training program as per yearly training calendar with proper record and documentation as per audit standard.

Out Sourced Manpower Administration

  • Recruitment of Temporary employees as per plan within timeline and budget.
  • End to end administration support for temporary employees.
  • Ensure proper onboarding and department allocation

Employee Welfare

  • Monitor & ensure healthy environment of factory premises so that factory employees can be able to comply with the necessary health, hygiene & safety regulations and practices.
  • Manage, maintain and supervise factory canteen, transportation, maintaining high standards of hygiene.
  • Ensure on time employee services with proper planning: Laundry, new uniform, safety shoes etc.
  • Submit insurance claim for all employees and follow-up settlement process and prepare quarterly report for claim amount vs settled amount.

Statutory Compliance

  • Ensure on time renewal of licenses related to HR i.e Factory License, Trade license, Fire license, Environment license, factory premises license etc.
  • Maintain strong liaison with the office of Regulatory Bodies i.e DIFE, DoE, City Corporation, Local law enforcement agencies and other Government Stakeholders.
  • Ensure compliance of all HR and Admin related policies and procedures across the factory.
  • Ensure all the necessary compliance as per Bangladesh Labor Act 2006 & Rule 2015.
  • Ensure necessary compliance on working hours by preparing leave and attendance report, tracking overtime data etc. Generate necessary reports on leave, attendance and OT and share with respective stakeholders.
  • Monitor and supervise overall factory administration and ensure necessary safety related to building structure, access control, health & hygienic, security system etc.

Event Management

  • Plan and organize various events and employee engagement activities.
  • Handling all kinds of major visits, functional business planning session etc.
  • Planning and organizing annual mega events like Picnic, Recognition, Teambuilding etc.

Who are you?

As an Executive – factory HR & Admin at Arla, we are seeking a candidate with a robust background in factory HR & Administration management. You will be instrumental in contributing to the success of our HR & Admin team.

Furthermore, you:

  • BBA/MBA in HRM from any reputed Public University/Private University with a minimum CGPA 3.00
  • At least 02 years of experience in factory HR & Administration preferably from Manufacturing Industries.
  • Sound knowledge on Bangladesh Labor Act-2006 and Labor Rules 2015
  • Sound knowledge on MS Office applications especially PowerPoint, Excel, Power BI etc. 
  • Should have strong leadership, interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Experience in team management – recruitment, development, task management.


Competitive salary will be offered to deserving candidate

Other Benefit:

  • Festival Bonus
  • Provident Fund
  • Gratuity
  • Performance Bonus
  • Group Life Insurance and Hospitalization benefit including OPD

We have a purpose for Good

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?


Ref.: 90391

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