Title:  Site Technical Manager

City:  Bridgwater
Department:  Quality
Location: 

Bridgwater, GB, TA6 6DF

 

 

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.

 

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 Milk & Ingredients 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.

 

We’re currently recruiting for a Site Technical Manager at our Bridgwater Dairy, your purpose will be to lead the Quality Agenda across the site, ensuring adherence to customer requirements, improve product quality, drive out waste and inefficiency all whilst ensuring there is no impact on product quality, legality or safety.

 

 

Why join Muller Milk and Ingredients?

 

  • A Competitive salary & Benefits Package
  • Enrolment into our company bonus scheme
  • Company Car or Car Allowance
  • Private Medical Cover
  • 25 days annual leave + Bank Holidays
  • Pension scheme- contribution matched up to 8%
  • Access to the Müller Rewards discount scheme offering over 800 discounts online and in-store and the potential to make savings across grocery and clothes shopping, holidays, insurance, gifts and more
  • Have pride in what you achieve as a member of a team
  • Free onsite secured colleague car parking
  • Career progression opportunities

 

 

Key role responsibilities

 

  • Overall governance and assurance of site quality
  • Create and promote a culture where our people  are enabled and empowered every day
  • Creating and delivering development plan for self and team
  • Enable succession pathways both up through and across organisation
  • Enabling team to create and deliver Technical Strategy in line with group strategic direction
  • Develop high level problem solving capability and facilitation skills throughout the function (to include crisis management)
  • Responsible for creating Continuous Improvement culture and improvement opportunities for self and team
  • Creates high performance by role modelling commitment to  Operational Performance Management Systems principles
  • Accountable for implementation and overall governance of  end to end Quality Management System
  • Leads and Drives CI opportunities through team
  • Looks and encourages others to find and reduce waste, in all its forms, in everything that we do
  • Encourages others to seek out improvement opportunities within the workplace and convert to own CI projects
  • Utilises all available opportunities, enabling others to improve the way we do things
  • Collaboratively works with other  teams to improve our business
  • Supports team to demonstrate CI contribution through PDP process

 

 

What are we looking for?

 

  • Relevant knowledge and experience in a similar FMCG role is desirable
  • Demonstrable knowledge of complex fast moving clean environments (24/7- short life products)
  • Proven skills in managing and developing a team.
  • Excellent communication, influencing and stakeholder management skills
  • A good technical knowledge of supermarkets food safety requirements plus a working knowledge of their systems
  • Strong problem solving and root cause analysis skills
  • Good knowledge of preventative maintenance techniques
  • Good communication skills
  • Team building skills and strong ability to work cross functionally
  • HACCP Level 4, Food Safety Level 4
  • Leadership experience 4 years +
  • Lead Auditor (desirable but not essential)
  • Dairy Science (desirable but not essential)

 

 

The ideal candidate:

 

Someone with a minimum 4 - 5 years’ experience in FMCG is desirable.  An individual with strong leadership/stakeholder management skills, the ability to deliver change and of course, with a passion for Technical and Quality Assurance.

 

The Process

 

If you have the skills and experience in the above areas and would like to be considered for this role please apply at www.mullercareers.co.uk

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Contact Details:

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