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Multi-skilled Shift Engineer

Department: Manufacturing
Type: Permanent - Full Time
Hours: Average 42 hours/week
Location: Stowmarket, Suffolk, United Kingdom
Salary: Competitive

Due to internal staff movements and an impending planned retirement we have the opportunity to continue with the development of the Engineering team to provide 24/7 engineering support cover across our site.

The Job:
To be part of the Muntons Site Engineering Team responsible for the maintenance, maximising machine availability and continued efficient running of the mill, malt extract, band drier, spray drier, homebrew, maltings and site services.

Principle Responsibilities:
•    To carry out plant modifications, planned maintenance and small engineering projects
•    To provide dynamic and proactive response to engineering breakdowns
•    To proactively contribute towards maximising machine availability and efficiency
•    To maintain correct health & safety standards at all times

The Candidate:
•    A trained engineer who is both mechanically and electrically skilled (ideally electrically biased).
•    Conversant with PLCs and process control equipment.
•    Ability to work to challenging deadlines and quick response times
•    Flexible to respond to the changing demands of the role
•    Conversant with Continuous Improvement and TPM techniques.
•    Ideally from a food manufacturing background
•    Able to work using own initiative delivering high standard of work with minimal supervisory input.

Hours of Work:
•    Average 42 hours per week
•    12 hour Panama shift pattern to incorporate full 24/7 coverage of the site.  

Reporting to:
•    Engineering Team Leader

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Closing Date: Friday, 30th April 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 £17,369

Full rate of pay £21,711

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Closing Date: Friday, 30th April 2021
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Malt Extract Manufacturing Shift Operator

Department: Manufacturing
Type: Permanent - Full Time
Hours: Average 37½ hours per week
Location: Stowmarket, Suffolk, United Kingdom
Salary: Competitive

The Job:

To be part of a team that manufacturers and packs liquid and dried malt extracts to agreed targets and specifications whilst maintaining safe and hygienic production, packing and storage facilities.

Main Responsibilities:

  • To ensure that all products are produced and packed within specification
  • To carry out testing and quality checks, recording and maintaining records of these checks
  • To understand and follow all Good Manufacturing Practice requirements for your area.
  • To be proactive in keeping your work area clean ensuring that any cleaning schedules are completed and documentation signed off.
  • To ensure that production and packing areas are left in a suitable state for the next shift to run efficiently.
  • To adhere to all safety and hygiene control measures and Personal Protective Equipment requirements.
  • To become multi-skilled in all areas of Malt Extract Manufacturing.

The Candidate:

  • The ability to operate large scale manufacturing equipment.
  • The ability to work with minimum supervision.
  • A willingness to work flexibly.
  • Proficient in using computer based recording and maintenance management systems.
  • Hold and maintain a current fork lift licence (desirable)
  • The ability to work to and follow written procedures
  • The ability to contribute to a team environment
  • This is a physically active role.

Hours of Work:

3 shift / 7 day pattern.  Average 37½ hours per week.

Rate of Pay: 

Training Rate:                     £21,981 per annum.         

Full Rate:                            £27,476 per annum.       

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Closing Date: Friday, 7th May 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.

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