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Grain Intake Harvest Help

Department: Manufacturing
Type: Temporary - Full Time
Hours: 37.5 hours per week
Location: Bridlington, Yorkshire, United Kingdom
Salary: £12.12 per hour

A little bit about us ….

Muntons is a significant global supplier to the food and drinks industry and has been producing high-quality malt and malted ingredients for some of the most famous, and well-loved brands around the globe for the over 100 years.  Successful and growing with customers ranging from multinational food and beverage producers to start ups and small independent craft brewers and distillers, you’re likely to have tasted our products already, without even knowing it!  You’ll find our headquarters in Suffolk, and our other production sites in East Yorkshire and Thailand.  We also have sales offices in Asia, Europe, and America.  We are passionate about malt, malted ingredients and sustainability; being the leaders in our field we are over halfway to meeting or beating our net zero carbon target by 2050.  We continue to look to the next 100 years as a strong and sustainable global supplier of malt and malted ingredients.

The Job

In this role you will be a member of the Intake Team. You will support the team with the intake of grain at our Bridlington site throughout the harvest period.  This is a temporary role with the duration of the contract expected to last approximately 14 weeks.

Duties and Responsibilities

• To sample, test and take delivery of grain deliveries to the site ensuring all loads meet the Food Safety and Quality standards required.
• To always maintain correct health and safety standards, following company policies and procedures, and always taking a generally responsive and proactive approach to safety.
• To maintain correct Food Safety, HACCP and Good Manufacturing Practice standards i.e. 
• To carry out cleaning and maintain cleaning schedules as required.
• To work flexibly and respond to the changing demands of the work, adapting to new work routines and practices accordingly.

Principle Skills

• Be flexible and adaptable.
• Be self-motivated and enthusiastic.
• Ability to work as part of a team.
• A keen eye to detail

General Information 

Hours of work:  Monday to Friday.  37.5 hours per week  8.30 am to 4.30 pm.

Rate of Pay: £12.12 per hour


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Trainee QC Laboratory Analyst

Department: Technical
Type: Permanent - Full Time
Hours: 37.5 hours per week. 2/5 shift pattern
Location: Stowmarket, Suffolk, United Kingdom
Salary: Competitive

We are looking to recruit a Trainee Analyst for the 2 shift / 5 day shift pattern within the Quality Control Laboratory at our Stowmarket Site.  This is a permanent role.  Prospective candidates should have a science based education (GCSE) and an ability to carry out multiple tasks in a logical fashion.  Previous laboratory experience is not essential, as full training will be given.  This is a great entry level role.

Principle Responsibilities:

  • To undertake quality control analysis on liquid and dried extract, barley, malt and milled products.
  • Follow work instructions in an organised, accurate and tidy manner in order to provide the analysis by the required time.

The Candidate:

  • A good team player and communicator.
  • An awareness of Health & Safety principles.
  • Self confidence and initiative to work with minimum supervision.
  • A science/mathematics based education

Hours of Work:

Current requirements for this role are for 37.5 hours per week covering a 2 shift / 5 day shift pattern.  Monday to Friday.  Alternative 6.00 am to 2.00 pm and 1.30 pm to 9.30 pm. However, there is potential for the role to progress into a 2 shift / 7 day role.

Training:

We anticipate that the initial training period will be for a minimum of 3 months depending on the experience of the successful candidate.  During the training period the hours of work will be Monday to Friday, 6.00 am to 2.00 pm with a 30-minute unpaid meal break.


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Maltings Technical Lead

Department: Manufacturing
Type: Permanent - Full Time
Hours: 37.5 hours per week
Location: Bridlington, Yorkshire, United Kingdom
Salary: £25,000 - £35,000

A little bit about us ….

Muntons is a significant global supplier to the food and drinks industry and has been producing high-quality malt and malted ingredients for some of the most famous, and well-loved brands around the globe for the over 100 years.  Successful and growing with customers ranging from multinational food and beverage producers to start ups and small independent craft brewers and distillers, you’re likely to have tasted our products already, without even knowing it!  You’ll find our headquarters in Suffolk, and our other production sites in East Yorkshire and Thailand.  We also have sales offices in Asia, Europe, and America.  We are passionate about malt, malted ingredients and sustainability; being the leaders in our field we are over halfway to meeting or beating our net zero carbon target by 2050.  We continue to look to the next 100 years as a strong and sustainable global supplier of malt and malted ingredients.

In this role Muntons will provide

  • Competitive rate of pay, reviewed annually
  • Company pension contribution at 5%
  • Health Cash Plan with Reward Scheme
  • Life Assurance
  • Company profit based bonus
  • Flexible working arrangements
  • myStaffShop membership

Job Summary:

A highly skilled and motivated Maltings technical lead to join our team. The successful candidate will play a crucial role in optimising malting processes, malt quality and driving continuous improvement within our maltings. This role requires a combination of technical expertise in food manufacturing operations along with a strong focus on process optimisation and data analysis. The Maltings Technologist will work closely with all site teams to support malt production, identify areas for improvement, implement solutions, and drive operational excellence.  This position offers an exciting opportunity to make a significant impact on our malting operations and contribute to the ongoing success of our organization. If you are a motivated and innovative professional with a passion for continuous improvement, we encourage you to apply.

Key responsibilities 

  • Assist the production team in the production of malt, collection and interpretation of data. Advise on adjustments to optimise malt production and quality.
  • Conduct in-depth analyses of malting processes to identify opportunities for optimization and efficiency improvements.
  • Collaborate to develop and implement strategies to enhance malting quality, yield, and throughput while minimizing waste and resource consumption.
  • Drive continuous improvement projects aimed at streamlining workflows, reducing downtime, and increasing overall productivity.
  • Utilize data-driven approaches to monitor key performance indicators (KPIs) and identify trends, deviations, and areas for improvement.
  • Collaborate with production, quality assurance, and maintenance teams to troubleshoot issues and implement corrective actions.
  • Design, implement and refine process control systems to ensure consistency and reliability in malting operations.
  • Assist in development and maintenance of standard operating procedures and training materials for malting processes. Coach and develop the site team in malt production, quality and improvements.
  • Stay abreast of industry trends, technological advancements, and best practices in malting operations and continuous improvement methodologies.
  • Provide technical expertise and support to cross-functional teams and stakeholders.
  • Foster a culture of continuous improvement and operational excellence throughout the organization.
  • Develop and manage recipes according to customer specifications 
  • Optimise recipes and process for quality and process performance
  • Mentor and train shift teams on brewing process 
  • Liaise with customers as agreed to provide technical insight.

Key Experience

  • Bachelor's degree in Brewing & Distilling, Food Science, Brewing Science, Chemical Engineering, or related field. Advanced degree preferred.
  • 3-5 years of experience in malting operations, process engineering, or related field.
  • Ideally, understanding of malting processes, including steeping, germination, and kilning.
  • Proficiency in data analysis and statistical tools/software.
  • Excellent problem-solving skills and ability to troubleshoot technical issues.
  • Effective communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to collaborate effectively across different levels of the organization.
  • Leadership abilities with a passion for driving change and fostering a culture of continuous improvement.
  • Ideally, knowledge of regulatory requirements and safety standards related to malting operations.
  • Good project management and delivery skills 
  • Demonstrated knowledge of problem solving techniques and implementation of continuous improvement techniques 

Key behaviours and competencies:

  • Communicate Proactively: Take initiative and maintain effective communication at all levels.
  • Share Knowledge and Support: Willingly share expertise and educate colleagues to foster growth.
  • Provide Solutions: Anticipate challenges, overcome barriers, and offer effective problem-solving.
  • Relevant Expertise: Possess skills directly applicable to the organisation's needs.
  • Prioritise Safety: Emphasise safe working practices at all times.

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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