Title:  Production Operative - Cream Department

City:  Bellshill
Department:  Operations & Production

Bellshill, GB, ML4 3NY



Müller UK & Ireland is wholly owned by Unternehmensgruppe Theo Müller which employs over 31,000 people throughout Europe. In the UK, Müller develops, manufactures and markets a wide range of branded and private label dairy products made with milk from 1,300 farmers in Britain.Müller is ranked within the top 20 in The Grocer’s Top 100 list of Britain’s Biggest Brands and is picked from shelves millions of times each year. Müller UK & Ireland includes:


Müller Milk & Ingredients which aims to be Britain’s private label dairy leader and produces branded and private label fresh milk, cream, butter and ingredients products. It boasts a network of dairies and depots servicing customers throughout the country.


Müller Yogurt & Desserts which is the UK’s leading yogurt manufacturer which aims to create millions more Müller moments for its consumers. It is responsible for major brands like Müller Corner, Müllerlight, Müller Bliss, Müller Rice, FRijj and Müller Kefir Smoothie and produces chilled desserts under licence from Mondelez International. It also supplies the UK private label yogurt market from a dedicated, state of the art yogurt facility.


Production Operative


We are currently recruiting for a Production Operative within our Cream Filling department at our Bellshill Dairy site.


This role will involve operating manufacturing machinery in order to produce the best quality product. You will need to have a strong team working ethic, be results driven and proactive.


Location - Bellshill 


Salary - £12.19 basic hourly rate plus the below overtime rates:

Saturday working - 1.25 x hourly rate

Sunday working - 1.5 x basic rate

Unsociable hours rate 23% of basic hourly rate 


Full time permanent contract working shifts between 5.30AM - 10.30PM 5 out of 7 days per week on a rota basis.



Responsibilities will include but not be limited to the following:

  • Operate our machinery and follow processes effectively
  • Maintain hygiene standards within the workplace, including cleaning activities where required
  • System upkeep and related responsibilities.
  • Quality control inspection, assuring customer expectations are maintained
  • Materials replenishment as required
  • First line maintenance checks


Muller Responsibilities as a Production Machine Operator:

  • Has an active role to play in continuously improving our business.
  • To be an active part of small teams with operational excellence objectives.
  • To have opportunities to deliver own ideas to improve our business.
  • Understands the impact of own actions and others on achieving site/business objectives.
  • Aware of how current performance impacts the business.
  • Health and safety of self and others.


Demonstrable skills, experience and knowledge within the following:

  • Teamwork & Collaboration
  • Capability & Accountability
  • A flexible approach; able to adapt to changing daily production plans
  • A good listener/communicator
  • Able to demonstrate initiative and prioritisation skills
  • Effective team worker


Compensation & Benefits:

  • 25 days annual leave
  • PPE provided
  • On going training and development resulting in a long lasting career
  • Salary sacrifice pension scheme with Muller matching up to 4%
  • Life Assurance at 2 x your annual salary
  • Overtime paid at 1.5 x



Interested in this role? Apply now, or tke a look at our careers page to view all of our opportunities across the UK and Ireland - Müller UK and Ireland Jobs (muellergroup.com)

Contact Details:

F.A.O. UK Recruitment, Müller UK & Ireland, Shrewsbury Road, Market Drayton, Shropshire, TF9 3SQ