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Title:  Engineering Team Leader (Blow Mould)

City:  Manchester
Department:  Engineering

Manchester, GB, M17 1TU


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 take on an Engineering Team Leader to join our Blow Moulding Department at Muller in Manchester.  The right person will need the following personal skills:

  • Effective communication skills.
  • Flexible approach.
  • Ability to work under pressure.
  • Excellent relationship builder.
  • Team player.


Skills Knowledge & Experience:

  • Extensive 'hands on'  Blow moulding experience ideally within the Dairy industry.
  • Completion of a recognized apprenticeship in a mechanical engineering discipline with associated electrical multi-skilling
  • Knowledge of blow moulding tool construction and maintenance requirements essential.
  • Extension knowledge of blow moulding machines and ancillary equipment
  • Expert plastics processing knowledge on HDPE blow moulding machine platforms
  • Good working knowledge of plastics materials and their processing requirements
  • Full understanding and knowledge of site services and ancillary equipment typical within MMI blow moulding plants .
  • Ability to use  CPK and Process optimization techniques to improve process capability.
  • Food Hygiene/Health & Safety Certificate desirable.
  • Proven ability to actively apply skills in a safe and effective manner.
  • Ability to demonstrate an excellent technical knowledge of the end to end manufacturing plant and equipment .
  • A logical fault finding approach to breakdowns and problem solving.
  • Ability to communication technical information to non-technical audiences (Essential)
  • Proficient with Microsoft products (Essential)



  • Support Engineering Manager delivering site KPI's & objectives of the engineering team
  • Deputise for Engineering Manager in his absence, ensuring continual performance of engineering & their functions.
  • Requirement to work with Site Management team to impart/ transfer learnings to site teams in respect of processing practices, maintenance techniques etc

Contact Details:

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

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