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Title:  Engineering Project Manager

City:  Market Drayton
Department:  Engineering

Market Drayton, GB, TF9 3SQ



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.


We are recruiting for an Engineering Project Manager to join our Projects Team based in Market Drayton, who will take ownership and accountability for the design, delivery, commissioning/installation of a variety of projects across MYD from process to filling, with occasional travel to Europe.  Working to defined time, cost, quality and safety plans, reporting to the Senior Project Manager.


Key Responsibilities:


  • Defining project proposals and associated time, quality, safety and cost plans
  • Planning, managing and tracking of multiple projects
  • Keep abreast of innovation/improvements associated with an FMCG environment
  • Design & installation of new/upgrades to process / packaging equipment
  • Organising permits to work for external contractors and managing their work
  • Application of modern project management principles
  • Delivery of projects to time, cost, quality and safety plans
  • Support the achievement of productivity and efficiency improvement targets
  • Support the achievement of departmental expenditure targets
  • Delivery of business wide projects involving a high level of capital investment
  • Deliver projects in line with health and safety legislation requirements
  • Delivery project supporting documentation inline with best practice


The ideal candidate for the role of Engineering Project Manager will be somebody with experience ideally within an FMCG business, a strong team player and a strategic thinker who will feel empowered to bring about change through new ideas


Skills and experience:


  • Minimum 4-5 years’ experience in an FMCG is desirable
  • Practical application of continuous improvement methodologies
  • In depth knowledge of engineering standards
  • Experience of working in a complex industrial manufacturing environment
  • Proven experience in the delivery of multi million complex projects


The Process:


If you have the skills and experience in the above areas and would like to be considered for the role of Engineering Project Manager, please apply at


Contact Details:

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

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