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Title:  Trainee Technical Operator - 9 Month FTC

City:  Market Drayton
Department:  Operations & Production

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 at our Market Drayton Dairy for a Technical Operator on a 9 Fixed Term Contract


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:


**This is a 9month Fixed Term Contract operating on a 4 on 4 off shift pattern (Days and Nights)**



• 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 of £28,875
  • Life Assurance
  • 282 Hours 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
  • Career progression opportunities


Contact Details:

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

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