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Title:  Laboratory Technician

City:  Manchester
Department:  Quality

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 recruit a Lab Technician on a 15 month Fixed term Maternity cover to join our Manchester Dairy within our Muller Milk & Ingredients business. The successful incumbent will support the Dairy with assuring quality performance through analysis, subject knowledge and testing performance whilst striving to continuously improve in line with the Müller values.  


* Please note - This position will involve working 12 hour shifts, both days, nights and weekends. 


Key tasks:

  •  Provides expertise through quality based testing and data evaluation
  • Displays drive and motivation to continually improve quality based performance
  • Demonstrates active involvement in solving problems / trouble shooting through data analysis and evaluation
  • Plays an active part in building QMS capability across site
  • Responsible for laboratory tasks and management systems (5S etc)
  • Supports and process confirms operations quality control responsibilities
  • Has a good understanding and plays an active part within the performance management system (PMS)
  • Provides governance and ownership of Quality Index and other monthly reports
  • Responsible for internal and external audit processes
  • Displays good team work ability


 Muller Responsibilities:

  •  Health and safety commitment  of self and others
  • Works on active CI projects continuously
  • Looks for “waste” in everything that we do
  • Actively seeks out improvement opportunities within the workplace and converts to own CI projects
  • Owns and delivers CI initiatives  and is recognised for these
  • Utilises opportunities to improve the way we do things
  • Collaboratively works with other  team members to improve our business
  • Can demonstrate CI contribution through PDP process


Demonstrable skills, experience and knowledge within the following:

  •  HACCP Awareness (Level 2-3)
  • Basic Food Hygiene
  • Microbiology and aseptic techniques
  • Internal Audit
  • Yellow and Green belt problem solving
  • A3 problem solving
  • Word and Excel
  • Electronic Data Capture
  • Eden Technologist
  • Dairy Science 
  •  Leading - Building relationships, growing capability and critically reflects
  • Entrepreneurial Agility – Operating with discipline, showing commerciality as well as embracing and enabling change
  • Strategic Thinking – Use technical knowledge to achieve results, encourage and facilitate sharing of best practice, think and act decisively.  




Contact Details:

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

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