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Maltings Despatch Operator

Department: Manufacturing
Type: Permanent - Full Time
Hours: Mon - Fri, 37.5 Hours/week - Rotating 5 day shift
Location: Stowmarket, Suffolk, United Kingdom
Salary: Competitve

The Job

In this role you will operate plant and equipment for despatch and malt movements at Stowmarket Maltings compliance with Company policy on health & safety, food safety, environmental issues, and other relevant standards as applicable.  You will also be responsible for maintaining plant hygiene levels, records and cleaning schedules and will liaise with and assist other departments as required. In this role you will also be required to cover shift operators (12 hours) on a rota basis.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • To carry out malt transfer, screening and despatch duties as required
  • To carry out plant cleaning as detailed in hygiene schedules or as requested.
  • To assist in ensuring continued compliance with relevant standards and in working towards achievement of any new relevant standard.
  • To assist other departments as requested.

Skills required.

  • To effectively carry out malt transfer and despatch duties, ensuring loads are blended, transferred correctly, and ensure the cleanliness and compliance of malt vehicles prior to loading/lining containers.
  • The ability to maintain plant hygiene levels to required standards
  • To be a flexible member of the team
  • To contribute to the overall effective and compliant operation of the site.
  • To be open, honest, and professional and to do the right thing, the right way

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Closing Date: Wednesday, 8th December 2021
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Logistics Operator

Department: Supply Chain & Logistics
Type: Permanent - Full Time
Hours: 2 shift / 5 day shift pattern
Location: Stowmarket, Suffolk, United Kingdom
Salary: Competitive

The Job:

In this role you will be part of the Logistics Team responsible for the storage, assembly and despatch of palletised orders for our Muntons Ingredients customers from our warehouse at our Stowmarket site.

Duties & Responsibilities:

  1. Assemble customer orders in accordance with standing instructions and department specific requirements including the accurate completion of despatch paperwork.
  2. Report any damaged/non-conforming product to line management.
  3. Check incoming finished goods and quarantine any that are out of specification or damaged.
  4. Accurate completion of process documentation/stock movement and forklift pre-shift check records.
  5. Loading collecting vehicles ensuring that Hazard and Critical Control Point controls are strictly adhered to and that relevant inspection paperwork is fully completed.
  6. Work flexibly and respond to the changing demands of the work, adapting to new work routines and practices accordingly
  7. Follow all good manufacturing process, hygiene, environmental, Health and Safety and personnel policies and rules
  8. Housekeeping and cleanliness of storage areas to be maintained to a very high standard with the emphasis on an effective use of the storage space available.

The Candidate:

  1. Competent forklift truck driver - with ability to drive counterbalance, reach, articulated and VNA trucks with full training.
  2. Competent shunter / articulated lorry driver (where a full driving licence is held).
  3. Ability to achieve and operate within food hygiene and safety standards.
  4. Self-confidence and ability to work with minimum supervision.
  5. Ability to work as part of a team.
  6. Ability to follow verbal and written instructions.
  7. Capable of meeting the physical demands of the role.

Hours of work:

2 shift / 5 day (alternative weeks) 6.00am to 2.00pm and 1.30pm to 9.30pm, Monday to Friday

Rate of Pay:

Starter rate £17,716

Full rate of pay £22,145


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Closing Date: Tuesday, 30th November 2021
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The Company’s production processes operate in accordance with BRC Food Factory hygiene requirements. As such, all jewellery including rings, chains, watches, earrings or body piercings etc. are prohibited from being worn in any production, packing or despatch areas of the factory. Additionally protective equipment including hair nets and if appropriate beard snoods are required to be worn in these areas.

The Company also operates a complete ban on smoking in any building, site or vehicle owned or controlled by the Company and takes a zero tolerance approach to breaches of this policy. Equally the Company does not permit the use of electronic cigarettes or nicotine inhaler devices. Most shifts are of 8 or 12 hour duration with little or no opportunity to leave site during the working day. If you smoke and cannot abstain from smoking for this period of time, please carefully consider the appropriateness of any application you make for employment with us.

If you require any further information please email: hr@muntons.com