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Logistics Administrator

Department: Supply Chain & Logistics
Type: Permanent - Full Time
Hours: 37.5 hours per week Monday to Friday.
Location: Stowmarket, Suffolk, United Kingdom
Salary: £24,500 per annum

A little bit about us…

Muntons is a significant global supplier to the food and drinks industry with a combined output of around 240,000 tonnes of malted products per year. We supply global multinational drinks companies, major regional food and drink companies, all the way through to start-ups and small independent craft brewers around the world. Malt is the primary raw material for beer and malt whisky. Malted ingredients are used in a variety of applications within food, drinks and baking industries. This role is an opportunity to join the business at an exciting time. In recent years, the business has invested heavily in both the grain intake and maltings facility (excess of £13million) and we believe our grain intake to be one of the best in the industry.  We are looking for a keen candidate to help steer the team, whilst upholding our quality standards. 

We offer….

  • Full training for the role
  • Competitive salary reviewed annually, with a starting rate of £24,500
  • Company profit based bonus
  • Company pension contribution at 5%
  • Health Cash Plan with Reward Scheme and Employee Assistance Programme
  • Life assurance
  • Flexible working arrangements
  • Free onsite car parking

The candidate will….

  • Have the ability to positively communicate effectively .
  • Be self-confidant and use initiative to work with minimal supervision.
  • Have good computer skills and knowledge of MS office systems
  • Be innovative and focussed.
  • Be well organised, flexible, and able to contribute to a team environment.
  • Be able to contribute to a good team spirit.
  • Be able  to support and help drive continuous change.

The role…

In this role you will work within the logistics teams at our Stowmarket site providing administrative support to the team. With the key duties and responsibilities being: 

  • Preparing documentation for collecting vehicles.
  • To process computerised stock movements and customer orders in an accurate and timely manner
  • All damaged / non-conforming product to be handled in accordance with established procedures.
  • Ensure completion of process documentation / stock movement.
  • Ensure that integrity of stock accuracy is maintained and that all discrepancies are fully investigated.
  • To manage and respond to issues via email and telephone.
  • Undertake any required training required to fulfil the job role.
  • Maintain excellent communication with all departments.
  • Any other administration duties deemed necessary for the role.

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Closing Date: Sunday, 8th October 2023
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Peating Plant Operator – Huggate (Driffield)

Department: Manufacturing
Type: Permanent - Full Time
Hours: See Information below
Location: Huggate, , United Kingdom
Salary: Approximately £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 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 and Employee Assistance Programme
  • Life Assurance
  • Company profit based bonus
  • myStaffShop membership

The Peating Plant Operator role….

In this role you will be a key member of Peating Plant team. Carrying out production duties in all areas of the plant to agreed targets and specifications.  To maintain hygiene levels, carry out packing and storage in all site areas. 

Your key duties are:

  • To always maintain and promote correct Health & Safety standards, following the company policies and procedures, always taking a responsible and proactive approach to safety.
  • To always maintain and promote correct Environmental standards, following company policies and procedures and always taking a responsible and proactive approach to our environment.
  • To carry out cleaning as required following a “clean as you go” policy. Cleaning to the expected standard.
  • Operate the peat furnace to ensure a controlled burn. You must be confident working with fire, carrying all required fire safety steps.
  • Operate the weighbridge to weigh wagons in and out in line with the company procedure.
  • Operate plant equipment and controls using both manual controls as well as the computerised SCADA system.
  • Load containers and totes.
  • Use a telehandler and Forklift (Training provided if required).                                 
  • Ability to work alone or as part of a team. You must be confident working alone with up to one half of your shifts requiring lone working.
  • Has a basic engineering knowledge to make minor repairs and safely keep machinery running. Performing preventative maintenance as well as assisting with breakdowns and plant repair. Completing all tasks to a good standard within capabilities.
  • Complete all required paperwork in line with company policy and Peating Plant Manager instructions.
  • A flexible approach to a range of tasks and work situations.
  • To be open, honest, and professional and do the right thing the right way for the company.
  • To communicate all relevant information in a professional manner.

The Candidate will have the following key behaviours and competencies…

  • Team Collaboration: Actively contributes to team working and cooperates with others, fostering a collaborative environment.
  • Task Management: Ensures tasks and activities stay on track by promptly raising any issues or concerns.
  • Problem Identification and Escalation: Identifies problems and opportunities and escalates them to the appropriate channels for resolution.
  • Performance Improvement: Actively seeks ways to improve their performance, takes pride in their work.
  • New Team Member Training: Participates in training and provides support to new team members to help them integrate into the team.
  • Alignment with Company Values: Demonstrates adherence to the company’s values and aligns their actions and behaviours.
  • Respectful and Welcoming: Promotes a welcoming environment, treating everyone equally, fairly, and with respect.
  • Proactive and Positive Attitude: Exhibits a proactive, positive, and can-do attitude towards tasks and challenges.

Hours of Work: 12 hour rotating shift pattern (2 days/ 2 nights/ 4 days off 365 days a year) giving 24/7 operational cover - 6.00 am to 6.00 pm and 6.00 pm to 6.00 am.

Averaging 42 hours per week.  

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Logistics Operative

Department: Manufacturing
Type: Permanent - Full Time
Hours: 2 shift / 5 day shift pattern - 6.00am to 2.00pm / 1.30pm to 9.30pm Monday to Friday
Location: Stowmarket, Suffolk, United Kingdom
Salary: Competitive


In this role you will be part of the Logistics Team responsible for the storage, assembly and despatch of palletised Muntons Ingredients customer orders and providing a service to Muntons Ingredients production areas.


• To assemble customer orders in accordance with standing instructions and department specific requirements including the accurate completion of despatch paperwork.
• Any damaged/non-conforming product to be reported to line management.
• Check incoming finished goods and quarantine any that are out of specification or damaged.
• Accurate completion of process documentation/stock movement and forklift pre-shift check records.
• Loading collecting vehicles ensuring that Hazard and Critical Control Point controls are strictly adhered to, and that relevant inspection paperwork is fully completed.
• To work flexibly and respond to the changing demands of the work, adapting to new work routines and practices accordingly
• To follow all Good Manufacturing Process, hygiene, environmental health and safety, and personnel policies and rules
• 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
• Any other duties to be determined by your line Manager and to benefit the business.
• Attend all briefings on KPI’s, BEST (H & S) Tours etc.
• Ability to support and drive continuous change.


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


• To be open, honest and professional and to do the right thing, in the right way for the Company, emphasising the benefits of a continuous improvement culture.
• To ensure that you follow all Company policies and rules
• To embrace the benefits of working in a continuous improvement culture
• To be flexible and adaptable in your approach towards your daily duties
• To be self-motivated and enthusiastic
• Open and clear communication is encouraged, using the monthly Logistics Team Briefings

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Closing Date: Thursday, 28th September 2023
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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 and an ability to carry out multiple tasks in a logical fashion.  Previous laboratory experience is desirable, but not essential, as full training will be given. 

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.


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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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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