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Title:  Process Operator

City:  Droitwich
Department:  Operations & Production

Droitwich, GB, WR9 0LW


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 for Process Operatives to join our Droitwich Dairy within our Müller Milk & Ingredients business.


A Process Operatives role is to ensure the smooth running of the Milk Intake, Process and Production filling lines. They test butterfat’s, FPD, chemicals, cream export and reclaim plus ensure tankers of incoming raw milk are off loaded in the correct time frame to ensure that milk is supplied to the filling hall when required. The role involves using systems such as APV reporting system to highlight any faults within the system and SCADA to ensure that all CIPs in the dairy are completed on time to allow the Dairy to run as efficiently as possible.


The shift pattern for this position involves working a 4 on 4 off rotating shift pattern that includes Day Shift 07:00 – 19:00, Night Shift 19:00 – 07:00.

The Shifts are worked on banks of 4, with 4 consecutive days worked, 4 days off, followed by 4 consecutive nights and include weekends and bank holiday working, in line with our 24/7/365 day operation.


Key tasks as a Process Operative:

  • The intake of raw milk from farm collection and bulk tankers.
  • Checking and recording of all relevant paperwork.
  • Sampling and testing of raw products.
  • Producing product in a timely and efficient manner.
  • To run the plant in an efficient manner producing a quality product at the lowest cost and reduce all forms of waste.
  • Providing a safe to eat product in accordance with all technical specifications.
  • To work as a team to continually improve all processes
  • Actively seeks out improvement opportunities within the workplace and converts to own operation excellence projects
  • Collaboratively works with and communicates other team members and departments to improve our business


Demonstrable skills, experience and knowledge within the following:

  • Experience of processing in a food or drink industry is desirable.
  • Experience of working in a FMCG environment is desirable.
  • Excellent communication skills - both verbal and written.
  • High performer with a can do approach.
  • Ability to work unsupervised.
  • Diligent and methodical in all aspects.

Contact Details:

F.A.O. Hire To Retire Recruitment, Müller UK & Ireland, Donnington Wood Business Park, Telford, Shropshire, TF2 7GJ

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