Title:  Engineering Team Leader

City:  Severnside
Department:  Engineering

Severnside, GB, GL10 2DG



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.


Engineering Team Leader

Severnside – (GL10 2DG)

Permanent contract, Monday – Friday


Muller has been a loved brand in the UK for over 30 years. It’s a household name – and it continues to grow as we invest to make and market an ever-greater range of fantastic dairy products. We are currently the 7th most chosen FMCG brand in the UK, picked from supermarket shelves over 208 million times each year.


We are currently recruiting for an Engineering Team Leader to join our team at our Severnside BlowMoulding facility. We're looking for someone that has experience leading teams in high-volume, complex manufacturing environments and is motivated by the challenges it can bring.


Engineering Team Leader Key Tasks: 

  • Motivation of engineering team through effective leadership and coaching and development
  • Control of contractors & maintenance suppliers through performance reviews
  • Eden apprentice mentoring
  • Support Maintenance Excellence roadmap implementation plan for site
  • Adherence to planned maintenance schedules through effective resource planning
  • Adequate plant cover, as required, through effective resource planning
  • Undertake analysis of CMMS data to assist forward planning, opportunity for equipment improvement
  • Fully support end to end PMS
  • Review maintenance activities and identify opportunities to improve cost effectiveness
  • RCA/5 why analysis/problem solving techniques.
  • Support the site and departmental 5s programme.
  • Develop maintenance improvement techniques
  • Drive and support Reliability Centred Maintenance/FMECA activities
  • To liaise with manufacturers of specialist machinery, equipment and component suppliers to promote standardisation, improvements and cost effectiveness opportunities


 Engineering Team Leader Responsibilities: 

  • People management including delivery of performance review, development and coaching of team, dealing with employee relations issues
  • Create purpose and direction around OGSM deliverables. Communicate OGSM and act as a role model for company values.
  • Ensures own activities are aligned to overall business objectives and knows how current performance impacts the bottom line
  • Collaboratively works with other teams to improve our business
  • Promote a strong safety culture at all times and compliance to current H&S standards
  • Deep knowledge of Operational Excellence , coaching team on use of the principles and tools. Encourage engineering based OE projects.
  • Utilises all available opportunities, enabling others to improve the way we do things


 Skills and experience required: 

  • Engineering experience
  • Team leader experience
  • Fast paced manufacturing environment
  • Working with process equipment, P&ID's
  • Approachable disposition and clear communicator



  • Competitive salary
  • Up to 10% annual bonus
  • Health care cash plan
  • 4 x life assurance cover
  • Generous holiday allowance of 25 days plus bank hols
  • Access to the Muller rewards platform, saving money across numerous retailers
  • Continued career development and progression
  • Supportive team environment

Contact Details:

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