Title:  Project Engineer

City:  Field Based
Department:  Engineering

Field Based, GB


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 recruiting for a Project Engineer to join our Muller Milk & Ingredients business. This is a field-based role and will therefore require full UK travel and project delivery across our sites, as required.


This is an exciting opportunity for a dynamic individual looking for true variance within their next opportunity; dealing with changing environments, engagement of new people, new ideas and continual learning.


In this role the key responsibilities will include:


  • Delivery of projects on time to the required quality to the designed specification as agreed and signed off by project specialists and stakeholders.
  • Understand the unique challenges of project management within a live FMCG environment and deliver best in class solutions.
  • Play an active part in continuously improving our systems and business and support improvement activities/events within all  areas.
  • Have awareness of Total Cost of Ownership to deliver the appropriate fit for purpose solution.
  • Ensure project budgets are closely controlled ensuring forecast spend is apparent at all times from concept to closure.
  • Coaching and mentoring of site leadership teams with overall end to end management of  minor capital projects.
  • Management and adherence to the Muller project management process and investment process for technical investment within the Muller Group (major capitals and minor in non-manufacturing environments)
  • Ensure all project completion and handover documentation are submitted to the relevant site teams.
  • Ensure adherence to the change management process  as listed in the Muller project management process.
  • Support the wider project team to deliver the OGSM of the business.


Key skills & experience:


  • Proven experience in managing Engineering Projects
  • HNC / HND in relevant subject – essential.
  • Project Management background/qualification
  • Microsoft project
  • AutoCAD
  • Effective communication (oral / written) skills.
  • Ability to operate across all levels within the business
  • Full UK Driving Licence is also required.


Our Muller Milk & Ingredients sites of which you would be expected to travel to as required include; Droitwich, Gloucestershire, Somerset, Manchester & Glasgow.




Contact Details:

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