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Title:  Trainee Technical Operator

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.

It’s an exciting time to join our Market Drayton Dairy, due to our continued success we are going through a period of major investment and are looking to recruit Trainee Technical Operators on a 12 month Fixed Term basis. This role will be a part of Muller's UK Manufacturing Operations, producing a quality product and meeting specifications according to laid down procedures in the most efficient way. 


This role operates on a 4 on 4 off shift pattern, working both days and nights.


Your challenge:


• Operating manufacturing machinery in accordance to laid down procedures.

• A proactive approach to all matters concerning Health & Safety

• Ability to co-operate with the employer in assisting them to fulfil their statutory duties

• Meeting operational line / plant targets / waste targets

• Meeting Individual targets

• Minimising machine / plant down time

• Maintaining the hygienic standards of the production environment and general housekeeping of the working area

• Carrying out of basic routine maintenance (mechanical aptitude is essential)

• Striving to achieve the highest quality product, highlighting any concerns to your manager

• Prompt fault finding and timely corrective action or escalation.

• Having a flexible approach to your work arrangements


Key skills & experience


• Relevant food manufacturing qualification

• Basic Food Hygiene

• Relevant Health & Safety Training

• Chemical Training

• Mechanical Handling Equipment

• Technical Processing Plant / Machine Knowledge

• Continuous improvement techniques

• Teamwork & Collaboration

• Good communicator – verbally and written

• Good mechanical aptitude (Essential)


Those with previous FOOD MANUFACTURING experience will be prioritised however we will accept applications from other manufacturing backgrounds.

We offer a highly competitive salary and benefits package as well as a progression plan to the TECHNICAL OPERATOR.


Contact Details:

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

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