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Intake Supervisor - Bridlington Site

Department: Manufacturing
Type: Permanent - Full Time
Hours: 37.5 Hours per week – Monday to Friday
Location: Bridlington, Yorkshire, United Kingdom
Salary: Competitive

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.

The Intake Supervisor role….

You will be a key member of the member of the Bridlington Maltings team, organising and leading the day to day operation of the Grain Intake department.   

Your key responsibilities will include:

  • Managing the intake operation including raw material stocks.
  • Managing the tipping and raw material drying process to maximise production levels.
  • Ensuring that the Intake area is adequately staffed, and to manage a small dedicated team.
  • Ensuring that Intake administration is carried out efficiently and promptly.
  • Maintaining and promoting correct health & safety standards, following the company policies and procedures, always taking a responsible and proactive approach to safety.
  • Maintaining and promoting correct environmental standards
  • Developing and maintaining an engaged a strong working relationship with other areas of the business.

We Offer:

  • Competitive salary, reviewed annually
  • Company profit based bonus
  • Company pension contribution at 5%
  • Health Cash Plan with Reward Scheme and Employee Assistance Programme
  • Life assurance
  • Flexible working arrangements

The Candidate will…

  • Have a good base of technical and practical knowledge of raw material intake processes.
  • Influence and motivate the team to maintain and improve standards.
  • Have an insight on health and safety standards.
  • Be a competent user of computer systems.
  • Have a “Can do” attitude coupled with the desire to contribute to the continued efficient running of the maltings.
  • Can adopt a change culture when necessary.
  • Have a flexible attitude to a range of tasks and work situations.

General Information:

Hours of Work: 37.5 Hours per week – Monday to Friday - A degree of flexibility with regards to working hours is required to oversee the smooth running of the department including potential weekend work & holiday restrictions (mid July to end September).


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Closing Date: Friday, 11th February 2022
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Multi-skilled Shift Engineer

Department: Manufacturing
Type: Permanent - Full Time
Hours: 42 hours per week. Panama Shifts
Location: Stowmarket, Suffolk, United Kingdom
Salary: Competitive

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
  • 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: Sunday, 23rd January 2022
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Intake Supervisor - Stowmarket Site

Department: Manufacturing
Type: Permanent - Full Time
Hours: 37.5 Hours per week, to be worked flexibly between
Location: Stowmarket, Suffolk, United Kingdom
Salary: Competitive

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.

The Intake Supervisor role….

You will be a key member of the member of the Stowmarket Maltings team, organising and leading the day to day operation of the Grain Intake department.   

Your key responsibilities will include:

  • Managing the intake operation including raw material stocks.
  • Managing the tipping and raw material drying process to maximise production levels.
  • Ensuring that the Intake area is adequately staffed, and to manage a small dedicated team.
  • Ensuring that Intake administration is carried out efficiently and promptly.
  • Maintaining and promoting correct health & safety standards, following the company policies and procedures, always taking a responsible and proactive approach to safety.
  • Maintaining and promoting correct environmental standards
  • Developing and maintaining an engaged a strong working relationship with other areas of the business.

We Offer:

  • Completive salary, reviewed annually
  • Company profit based bonus
  • Company pension contribution at 5%
  • Health Cash Plan with Reward Scheme and Employee Assistance Programme
  • Life assurance
  • Flexible working arrangements

The Candidate will…

  • Have a good base of technical and practical knowledge of raw material intake processes.
  • Influence and motivate the team to maintain and improve standards.
  • Have an insight on health and safety standards.
  • Be a competent user of computer systems.
  • Have a “Can do” attitude coupled with the desire to contribute to the continued efficient running of the maltings.
  • Can adopt a change culture when necessary.
  • Have a flexible attitude to a range of tasks and work situations.

General Information:

Hours of Work: 37.5 Hours per week – Monday to Friday - A degree of flexibility with regards to working hours is required to oversee the smooth running of the department including potential weekend work & holiday restrictions.


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Closing Date: Friday, 28th January 2022
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Intake Operator

Department: Manufacturing
Type: Permanent - Full Time
Hours: 37.5 Hours per week - Rotating 2 Shift/5 day patt
Location: Stowmarket, Suffolk, United Kingdom
Salary: Competitive

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.

The Intake Operator role….

You will be a key member of the member of the Stowmarket Maltings team, assisting in the intake and storage of raw materials.   

Your key responsibilities will include:

  • Assisting with the intake and stock keeping of raw materials.
  • Be responsible for the tipping and raw material drying process to maximise production levels.
  • Maintain the hygiene standards of the raw material, plant and storage facilities.
  • Maintaining Intake administration and process records efficiently and promptly.
  • Maintaining and promoting correct health & safety standards, following the company policies and procedures.
  • Maintaining and promoting correct environmental standards.
  • Developing and maintaining an engaged a strong working relationship with other areas of the business.

We Offer:

  • Completive salary, reviewed annually
  • Company profit based bonus
  • Company pension contribution at 5%
  • Health Cash Plan with Reward Scheme and Employee Assistance Programme
  • Life assurance
  • Flexible working arrangements

The Candidate will…

  • Ideally have a good understanding of raw material intake processes.
  • Be a good team player.
  • Able to follow and maintain good health and safety standards.
  • Be a competent user of computer systems.
  • Have a “Can do” attitude coupled with the desire to contribute to the continued efficient running of the maltings.
  • Have a flexible attitude to a range of tasks and work situations.

General Information:

Hours of Work: Monday to Friday – 2 shift pattern of 06:00-14:00 and 14:00-22:00 (excepting during harvest [Aug- Sep] when there may be a requirement to work a night shift [22:00-06:00]). A degree of flexibility with regards to working hours is required to assist with the smooth running of the department including potential weekend work & holiday restrictions.


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Closing Date: Friday, 28th January 2022
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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.

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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Closing Date: Sunday, 23rd January 2022
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Peating Plant Operator

Department: Manufacturing
Type: Permanent - Full Time
Hours: 42 hours per week
Location: Bridlington, Yorkshire, United Kingdom
Salary: Competitive

An exciting opportunity to join our production team at our peating operation set in the heart of the  picturesque Yorkshire Wolds.  Based at Tithe Top Farm, Huggate, East Yorkshire you will be involved with all aspects of operating our new plant.

No experience necessary, full training given, 23.5 days holiday per year and a good wage with shift working premium

We are now recruiting for an additional production operative to carry out duties in all areas of our new Peating Plant at Tithe Top Farm as we increase activity levels.

You will work a 12 hour shift pattern averaging a 42 hour per week to give 24/7 cover for the site.  A typical shift will be 6.00 am to 6.00 pm and 6.00 pm to 6.00 am. You will be lone working on the site.

You will operate and be responsible for the following plant and equipment:

  • Grain intake – tipping wagons
  • Kilning – monitoring program and temperatures
  • Peat furnace – maintain correct burn and loading peat
  • Manual bagging line – manual handling, use of forklift
  • Operation of forklift and telehandler
  • Malt blending and despatch – use of computer system and dealing with hauliers/drivers
  • Lining and loading shipping containers – manual handling

You will need a wide range of skills:

  • A good general education with a flexible and proactive approach to learning new skills.
  • Awareness of health & safety, a good reliability record and the ability to work alone or within a team.  There may be long periods without supervision at a remote site.
  • Competency in basic computer operation.
  • Manual handling skills and confidence to work with flames to maintain the peat furnace.
  • Self-confidence to work alone and be responsible for the site and liaise with visitors e.g lorry drivers making deliveries or collections

Beneficial skills:

  • Mechanical or Engineering experience to enable you to perform preventative maintenance or assist with breakdowns and plant repair.

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Closing Date: Sunday, 30th January 2022
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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