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Title:  Production Operative

City:  Severnside
Department:  Operations & Production

Severnside, GB, GL10 2DG


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 … Production Operative


We are recruiting for Production Operative under Cage Handling at our Severnside Dairy . The successful candidate will be a team player who is physically fit and likes to work within a team. Your role will be varied from operating high volume automated cage transport machines, loading/unloading lorries, repairing cages and using electric cage transportation trucks. No two days are the same and the time goes very quickly in this challenging yet exciting position.  


Role & Responsibilities

  • Be a team player and collectively achieve the daily performance targets.
  • Operate high volume automated machinery.
  • Transport trolleys around site safely from outside areas to inside the factory using battery powered cage trucks. 
  • Repair cages using minor hand tools.
  • Unload lorries using battery operated cage trucks.
  • Create a safe and productive environment in the factory. 
  • Ensure trolleys are machine ready for the production. 
  • Practice a 'Clean As You Go' mentality.
  • Demonstrate commitment to Health & Safety by appropriately and challenging unsafe practices, raising hazards and responding promptly and effectively to all hazards raised by others.
  • Ensure that all relevant Health and Safety practices are adhered to.
  • Work with site teams to deliver improvement projects, activities and events aligned to the company O.G.S.M. (Objectives, Goals Strategies and Measures). 
  • Support any new system, structure or process improvement projects.
  • Help Maintain good 5S workplace organisation and visual management.


Shift Patterns

  • 4 on 4 off rota, 7AM-7PM for the first 2 days, then 7PM-7AM for the following 2 days, then 4 days off


Key skills & experience

  • Be a team player and be able to work as part of a team
  • Some experience in operating computer controlled machines (not essential but desirable, full training will be provided)
  • Have a can do attitude.
  • Willingness to learn new skills.
  • Able to read and follow standard operating procedures in English.
  • Be proactive with a willingness to succeed in all that you do.
  • Be able to work safely and follow safety instructions at all times.
  • Excellent time keeping.
  • Basic Food Hygiene (not essential but desirable, full training will be provided)



  • A competitive salary, monthly paid
  • Access an exclusive rewards platform including your Müller money, health and lifestyle benefits, Company pension, healthcare cash plan, dental insurance, home technology and cycle to work.
  • Access 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
  • Be provided with a free corporate uniform
  • Free onsite secured colleague car parking

Contact Details:

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

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