Trainee Technical Operator - Process Department

  • Apprenticeship Reference: 1320888108-2
  • Date Posted: 10 May 2024
  • Apprentice Employer: Müller
  • Location: Shropshire
  • Apprentice Pay: On Application
  • Apprenticeship Sector: Transport & Logistics, Health and Safety
  • Apprenticeship Type: Permanent
  • Work Hours: Full Time

About this Apprenticeship

M ller UK & Ireland is wholly owned by Unternehmensgruppe Theo M ller which employs over 31,000 people throughout Europe. In the UK, M ller develops, manufactures and markets a wide range of branded and private label dairy products made with milk from 1,300 farmers in Britain.M ller 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. M ller UK & Ireland includes:

M ller 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.

M ller Yogurt & Desserts which is the UK's leading yogurt manufacturer which aims to create millions more M ller moments for its consumers. It is responsible for major brands like M ller Corner, M llerlight, M ller Bliss, M ller Rice, FRijj and M ller 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.

Technical Operator - Market Drayton

4 on 4 off shifts: 7-7 (days and nights)

£30,174 - £32,918 per annum

We are currently recruiting for a Technical Operator to join our Market Drayton site in the Process Department, to be a part of Muller's UK Manufacturing Operator, producing a quality product and meeting specifications according to laid down procedures in the most efficient way.

Your 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

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 (Essential)

Those with previous food manufacturing experience will be prioritised however we will accept applications from other manufacturing backgrounds.

We offer a highly competitive salary and benefits package as well as a progression plan.