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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.

We’re recruiting … Trainee Technical Operator 


We are recruiting at our Market Drayton Dairy for a Trainee Technical Operator


The successful candidate will be part of the 7th largest brand in the UK and to join the technical team in Muller Yogurts and Desserts! We are the UK's leading yogurt and dessert manufacturer which aims to create millions more Muller 'moments' for its consumers. We are responsible for major brands like Muller Corner, Mullerlight, Muller Bliss, Muller rice, FRijj and Muller Kefir smoothie.


Role & Responsibilities:


• 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



Shift Patterns:


  • 4 on 4 off (Days & Nights)


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




  • A competitive salary, monthly paid
  • Life Assurance
  • 25 Days Annual Holiday
  • Health care cash plan
  • Company Pension
  • Access to the Müller Rewards discount scheme offering over 800 discounts online and in-store and the potential to make savings across grocery and clothes shopping, holidays, insurance, gifts and more
  • Have pride in what you achieve as a member of a team
  • Free onsite secured colleague car parking
  • Career progression opportunities


Contact Details:

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

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