Title:  Engineering Team Leader

City:  Droitwich
Department:  Engineering

Droitwich, GB, WR9 0LW



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.


Engineer Team Leader

Droitwich – WR9 0LW

4 on 4 off day shift (7AM – 7PM)


Muller has been a loved brand in the UK for over 30 years. It’s a household name – and it continues to grow as we invest to make and market an ever-greater range of fantastic dairy products. We are currently the 7th most chosen FMCG brand in the UK, picked from supermarket shelves over 208 million times each year.


It takes a lot of talent and skilful organisation to support the UKs leading dairy brand. The Müller Milk and Ingredients network of dairies and depots is supported by key business functions to ensure our competitive advantage.


We are currently recruiting for an Engineering Team Leader to join our team at our Droitwich Dairy. We're looking for someone that has experience leading teams in high-volume, complex manufacturing environments and is motivated by the challenges it can bring.


Engineer Team Leader Key Tasks: 

  • Motivation of engineering team through effective leadership and coaching and development
  • Control of contractors & maintenance suppliers through performance reviews
  • Eden apprentice mentoring
  • Support Maintenance Excellence roadmap implementation plan for site
  • Adherence to planned maintenance schedules through effective resource planning
  • Adequate plant cover, as required, through effective resource planning
  • Undertake analysis of CMMS data to assist forward planning, opportunity for equipment improvement
  • Fully support end to end PMS
  • Review maintenance activities and identify opportunities to improve cost effectiveness
  • RCA/5 why analysis/problem solving techniques.
  • Support the site and departmental 5s programme.
  • Develop maintenance improvement techniques
  • Drive and support Reliability Centred Maintenance/FMECA activities
  • To liaise with manufacturers of specialist machinery, equipment and component suppliers to promote standardisation, improvements and cost effectiveness opportunities


 Your responsibilities: 

  • People management including delivery of performance review, development and coaching of team, dealing with employee relations issues
  • Create purpose and direction around OGSM deliverables. Communicate OGSM and act as a role model for company values.
  • Ensures own activities are aligned to overall business objectives and knows how current performance impacts the bottom line
  • Collaboratively works with other teams to improve our business
  • Promote a strong safety culture at all times and compliance to current H&S standards
  • Deep knowledge of Operational Excellence , coaching team on use of the principles and tools. Encourage engineering based OE projects.
  • Utilises all available opportunities, enabling others to improve the way we do things


 Skills and experience required: 

  • Engineering experience
  • Experience working in a fast paced manufacturing environment
  • Experience in working with process equipment, P&ID's
  • Experience of managing an on-site team
  • Approachable disposition and clear communicator



  • Competitive salary
  • Up to 10% annual bonus
  • Health care cash plan
  • 4 x life assurance cover
  • Generous holiday allowance of 25 days plus bank hols
  • Access to the Muller rewards platform, saving money across numerous retailers
  • Continued career development and progression
  • Supportive team environment


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


Contact Details:

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