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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 currently recruiting within our Private Label Flavoured Milk Department at our Severnside Dairy for Production Operatives, great opportunities on a Permanent Contract.


This role of production operative will involve operating our manufacturing machinery in order to produce the best quality product, run designated lines to achieve daily operations targets and maintain GMP standards.


Role & Responsibilities of Production Operative

  • Supports to deliver the daily production plan for the line during shift worked.
  • Operates plant/equipment, carrying out routine basic maintenance.
  • Understands and works to achieve/exceed daily KPI targets.
  • Ensures availability of materials and packaging. 
  • Works with Key Operators to carry out start up procedures, ensuring good manufacturing, housekeeping, hygiene, and health and safety standards throughout production. 
  • Ensures an effective hand over between shifts, remaining on line until relief takes over. 
  • Monitors product quality, highlighting non-conformance and taking appropriate corrective action. 
  • Ensures SIC and Quality information is accurate, complete and timely. 
  • Completes all documentation, ensuring up to date and available. 
  • Trains operators, ensuring competence to perform allocated jobs. 
  • Leads by example encouraging appropriate behavioural standards in support of Company values and culture. 
  • Comply with food safety requirements, effectively control CCPs and adhere to site quality procedures. 
  • Maintaining Line/Area GMP standards looking to constantly improve. 
  • Take reasonable care for the health, safety and welfare of themselves and others that may be affected by their acts or omissions. 
  • To carry out any other duties that are within the employee's skills and abilities whenever reasonably instructed. 
  • Actively promote and comply with all Company Policies, Procedures and Values.


Shift Patterns

  • 4 on 4 off rota, working 2 days and 2 nights 7AM/PM – 7PM/AM, which will include weekends and bank holidays.


Key skills & experience

  • Problem identification and communication in a timely manner. 
  • Looking for ways to continually improve your work area. 
  • Hitting Targets. 
  • Working on high speed / High volume machines and plants. 
  • Prioritisation of daily tasks. 
  • A proven mechanical aptitude. 
  • Previous machine experience from within a fast moving production environment is desirable. 
  • Teamwork & Collaboration. 
  • Capability & Accountability. 
  • Line Efficiencies. 
  • Right First Time (produces product to the required standard minimizing finished goods waste). 
  • Controlling material losses.
  • Adherence to Standards (GMP). 
  • Health & Safety Statistics (e.g. Accidents and Near Misses). 
  • A flexible approach; able to adapt to changing daily production plans. 
  • A good listener/communicator.
  • Able to demonstrate initiative and prioritisation skills.



  • 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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