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Shift Product Technician - Muller, Minsterley, Shropshire

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 are currently recruiting for a Shift Product Technicians at our Minterley site to ensure product sampling and swabbing plans are completed in a timely manner and that they are representative of all production runs. As a Product Technician, you will ensure the customer requirements are met as stipulated in work schedules, Quality Manager Plan and Specifications.

In this role the key responsibilities will include:

  • Sample collection, logging and despatch to 3rd party laboratory in accordance with the Quality Management Plan, plus ad hoc samples as requested.
  • To ensure the sampling are is maintained to the required standards of hygiene and housekeeping and all associated equipment calibrated and maintained in good working order.
  • Ensure weekly environmental swabs carried out according to schedule and post hygiene swabs are prepared for factory.
  • Trial swabs are prepared and carried out prior to production.
  • Carry out necessary checks (environment and equipment) to ensure that all targets (micro, chemical, physical, temperatures etc) are being met – including use of ATP equipment and provide reports.
  • Support Taste Panel process (including TAYGo) fully, ensuring full attendance, carry out trend analysis and ensure corrective actions fully closed out or escalated.
  • To support the Quality team in raising GMP / Hygiene standards in production areas & ensuring compliance to the relevant GMP / Hygiene standards / policies and best practice through internal auditing process.
  • All other duties required to deliver an effective Technical Service to the business.
  • Take reasonable care for the health, safety and welfare of themselves and others that may be affected by their acts or omissions.

Desired Key skills & experience:

  • Level 2 food hygiene.
  • Introduction to HACCP.
  • Excellent communication skills – ability to deal with people at all levels, internally and externally, with the credibility to make a significant impact within the business.
  • Open-minded approach to flexible/shift working.
  • Attention to detail and a tenacious approach to resolving issues and implementing corrective actions.
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office FMS & WMS.
  • Knowledge of  SAP, FMS & WMS desirable.
  • Knowledge of ALS portal "Webtrieve" desirable.
  • Basic working knowledge of HACCP.

To apply please click this link.



Industry Sales Manager for the Dairy Sector - Foss, Northern Ireland

A job opportunity has arisen for an Industry Sales Manager for the Dairy Sector, based in Northern Ireland, with FOSS, a world leading provider of analytical solutions to the Food/Agri industry and recent contributor to our Autumn Symposium . For more information about the job role please follow this link.