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Title:  Laboratory Technician

City:  Bridgwater
Department:  Quality

Bridgwater, GB, TA6 6DF


Müller UK & Ireland is wholly owned by the Unternehmensgruppe Theo Müller which employs over 24,000 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 more than 1,700 British farmers. The Müller brand is ranked at No.7 in The Grocer’s Top 100 list of Britain’s Biggest Brands, and is also the 7th most chosen brand in the UK.


We are currently looking to recruit a Lab Technician to join our Bridgwater Dairy within our Müller Milk & Ingredients business. The successful incumbent will enable the Dairy with assuring quality performance through analysis, subject knowledge and testing performance whilst striving to continuously improve in line with the Müller values.  


Please note this is a Fixed Term Contract for 4 months with a view to possibly extend
Start date ASAP


This role involves working a 4 on 4 off shift pattern working days and nights. 


Key tasks:


  • Provides expertise through quality based testing and data evaluation
  • Displays drive and motivation to continually improve quality based performance
  • Demonstrates active involvement in solving problems / trouble shooting through data analysis and evaluation
  • Plays an active part in building QMS capability across site
  • Responsible for laboratory tasks and management systems (5S etc)
  • Supports and process confirms operations quality control responsibilities
  • Has a good understanding and plays an active part within the performance management system (PMS)
  • Provides governance and ownership of Quality Index and other monthly reports
  • Responsible for internal and external audit processes
  • Displays good team work ability


Muller Responsibilities:


  • Health and safety commitment  of self and others
  • Works on active continuous improvement projects continuously
  • Looks for “waste” in everything that we do
  • Actively seeks out improvement opportunities within the workplace and converts to own continuous improvement projects
  • Owns and delivers continuous improvement initiatives and is recognised for these
  • Utilises opportunities to improve the way we do things
  • Collaboratively works with other team members to improve our business
  • Can demonstrate continuous improvement contribution through the personal development plan process


Demonstrable skills, experience and knowledge within the following:


  • HACCP Awareness (Level 2-3)
  • Basic Food Hygiene
  • Microbiology and aseptic techniques
  • Yellow and Green belt problem solving
  • A3 problem solving
  • Word and Excel
  • Electronic Data Capture



Contact Details:

Talent Supply Team, Müller UK & Ireland, Shrewsbury Road, Market Drayton, Shropshire, TF9 3SQ

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