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Title:  Production Operative

City:  Market Drayton
Department:  Operations & Production

Market Drayton, GB, TF9 3SQ

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.

Müller - we’re not just yoghurt! We are a family owned company and the second biggest dairy in the Country; supplying milk to leading supermarkets across the UK. Müller pride ourselves on offering support to help develop your knowledge and skills. In return for your commitment, drive and enthusiasm, we offer an attractive benefits package within a highly successful European business that offers financial rewards and resources, including a competitive salary package, contributory pension, life assurance, generous holiday allowance and a flexible benefits programme.


Role & Responsibilities       


  • To handle and supply ingredients and materials to the filling lines.

  • Organise ingredients and materials etc to the filling machines/ Yogurt Process in accordance with the requisition.

  • At shift start - audit the area ensuring GMP standards are acceptable and the area has been handed over in an acceptable state. Check all equipment for wear and damage reporting as necessary.

  • Organise full/ empty and bi-mix vessels to/ from the lifts as required and to/ from the dedicated areas. (Organise empties/ bi-mix to the fruit department as required).

  • Organise waste to I from the lift as required.

  • Organise ingredient and material returns to the correct Warehouse ensuring all relevant QA/ return info is attached.

  • Create MSR's from the local area satellite terminals contacting the Warehouse Operator as necessary. Always be aware of products that are currently stored in the High Bay Warehouse.

  • Ensure all fork lift trucks (FLT's) are on charge when possible and are always maintained in a clean and operative state with faults reported and action followed up as necessary.

  • To check equipment e.g. FLT's/ checking equipment is in good working order.

  • To provide basic problem solving skills and troubleshoot basic issues with T/E, labellers, web stations and pot destackers.

  • Carry out all duties as directed by your Supervisor/ Manager supporting your team as necessary.

  • Work as part of a team with responsibility for ensuring Filling Operations volumes are achieved effectively and to the highest quality standard.

  • Operate Manufacturing machinery in accordance to laid down procedures.

  • Use all equipment or substances in accordance with training or instruction.

  • Rectify minor faults and escalate major problems to Engineering Technicians as necessary.

  • Full adherence to all standard operating procedures, Company standards, Health and Safety procedures, and other policies and procedures including: personal hygiene, the wearing of personal protective equipment.



Skills Knowledge & Experience


  • Excellent communication skills.

  • Food hygiene level 1 (handling cereal).

  • Good mechanical/ troubleshooting skills

  • A proven mechanical aptitude. Proven machine experience from within a face moving manufacturing environment is desirable.

  • Chemical training.

  • A flexible approach; able to adapt to changing daily production plans.

  • A good listener I communicator.

  • Able to demonstrate initiative and prioritisation skills.

  • Effective team worker.

  • Educated to GCSE level.

  • Basic food hygiene - level 1 .

  • Build and maintain positive team working relationships across Filling Operations, Yogurt Process, Fruit, Engineering, Site Operations, Quality, Health & Safety, Senior Operators and Manufacturing Leaders.

Contact Details:

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

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