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Brewing and New Product Development Technologist

Department: Marketing
Type: Permanent - Full Time
Hours: 37.5 h/w. Mon to Fri. Flexitime
Location: Stowmarket, Suffolk, United Kingdom
Salary: Competitive

Muntons are the biggest malted ingredients manufacturer in the world, and in the top 20 malt producers in the UK. Our headquarters is in Stowmarket, Suffolk (where this role is based), and we have further production sites in Yorkshire and Thailand, as well as sales offices in Asia, Europe and America.  Our customers range from multinational food and beverage producers, to craft brewers and distillers. This gives an enviable variety to our work, and you will relish the chance to work with our enthusiastic teams to bring our pipeline of projects to fruition.

Innovation and enjoyment are key to our growth strategy. As a pro-active NPD Technologist, passionate about brewing, and able to demonstrate a strong technical knowledge in the discipline, you will directly influence these areas. This exciting role offers the opportunity to work directly with our brewing and distilling customers, supporting them to get the very best out of our products. In addition, you’ll also help shape and progress our innovation plans for the future through ideation and development of innovative new products.

Based in our impressive technical facility, the ‘Centre for Excellence’, you will have a big part to play in the following:

  • Offering technical support to our valued customers, including multinational breweries, craft brewers and distillers.
  • Playing an instrumental role in the progression of ingredient innovation and NPD projects, from bench development to overseeing factory trials and launch.
  • Contribute to the innovation pipeline, by pro-actively providing ideas and supporting the team with project progression.

As a company Muntons has a lot of ambition. We want to “deliver enjoyment to people’s lives by creating more of what they love”. In 2019 we embarked upon an impressive investment phase to increase our capacity, portfolio and to continue raising the bar as the leaders of sustainability in our field. We need someone that will harness that drive & energy. Located in the bucolic surroundings of the Suffolk countryside, we pride ourselves on being an enjoyable company to work with & for and we look forward to welcoming a new Brewing and NPD Technologist to our friendly team.

The Job:  What you will be doing:

  • To be the ‘go-to’ person for technical aspects of brewing and distilling for our customers and other departments within Muntons.
  • As the main technical point of contact for our brewing and distilling customers, you will offer a high level of support in the event of complaints or routine technical reviews.  As well as holding discussions remotely, you will be required to visit brewers to support them on site.
  • Support brewers and distillers with development, offering technical and recipe advice using Muntons malts and innovative ingredients.
  • Represent Muntons at brewing industry events globally, as required, giving technical support to our customers and sales team.
  • Develop new products (malt and malted ingredients) to a high standard, from bench scale to first production, according to ISO procedures and meeting provided deadlines.  Includes all aspects from experimental bench work through to completion of technical documents and checking of homebrew artwork.
  • Actively seek technical advancement, able to contribute ideas to the innovation pipeline, both brewing and food related, and help the team bring innovation projects to life.
  • Support the maintenance and safe running of Muntons 1HL micro-brewery, when required.  This includes cleaning, maintenance requests to the on-site engineering team, and accompanying visitors on site to utilise the brewery.  It is vital that all procedures are followed, ensuring safe operation of the facility.
  • Work closely with the marketing team to create and deliver presentations to Muntons and external staff. Topics may include anything from technical information about new products to general seminars covering brewing topics.
  • Assist with factory trials, ensuring raw materials are ordered, requirements are clearly communicated, and results are reported following established procedures
  • Play a key role in the running of Muntons Centre for Excellence, ensuring all areas are presented in an ordered, professional manner, and equipment is maintained by the on-site engineering team.

Principle Skills:

  • An advanced qualification in brewing science
  • Experience in a development/brewing work environment
  • Energy, drive & passion; We’re looking for someone pro-active, who enjoys making their mark on the category and wants the opportunity to do so in an agile, open environment.
  • Target Driven & Results focused; You will be passionate about offering great technical support and developing world class leading innovative new products, which will help us meet our financial goals.
  • Creative thought & problem solving; You will be expected to contribute ideas to our innovation pipeline and will need to explore technical solutions to issues uncovered through new product development.
  • Collaboration & relationship building skills; Build and leverage relationships to secure buy in & drive projects to completion. A real team player, happy to support colleagues as required.
  • Methodical: Able to follow processes in place, meticulous when keeping notes and labelling samples, able to prioritise projects effectively, seeking advice when needed.
  • Inquisitive: Has a drive to discover what’s happening in the brewing and distilling industry, and a desire to use this knowledge to progress projects or contribute ideas to the pipeline.
  • Listening and Learning; Able to learn quickly from Muntons personnel and use the knowledge to help develop superb new products.
  • Competent Microsoft Office user

Hours of Work:  Core hours of 8.30am-5pm, Monday to Friday. Flexible working.  Some national/international travel may be required.

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Closing Date: Thursday, 30th September 2021
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Engineering Labourer

Department: Manufacturing
Type: Permanent - Full Time
Hours: Mon to Fri - 2 shift /5 day 6-2 & 2-10
Location: Bridlington, East Ridings Of Yorkshire, United Kingdom
Salary: Competitive


The Job:

To be part of the Muntons Site Engineering Team responsible for the maintenance and continued efficient running of the maltings and site services. To be responsible for keeping the Engineering Stores and Engineering Workshops tidy and functional, carrying out a range of basic mechanical engineering works on site, including planned maintenance, greasing, and lubricating plant to schedules.  Assisting Engineers with small projects, installations, breakdown repairs etc.  Due to the nature of the role, you will need to be a physically active individual who can work in varying environments.

 Principle Responsibilities:

  • To provide dynamic and proactive support to engineering teams on breakdowns.
  • To assist in carrying out plant modifications and improvements as authorised.
  • To proactively contribute towards maximising machine availability and efficiency.
  • To act as goods inwards/outwards and to keep the stores up-to-date and tidy.
  • To assist with good housekeeping of the Engineering Workshops and Stores.
  • To participate in aspects of maintenance work associated with plant shutdowns.  
  • Basic maintenance of site forklift, skidsteer and sweeper plant.
  • To always maintain correct health & safety standards

 The Candidate:

  • Ideally good basic mechanical engineering background with assembly skills, including use of hand tools and power tools.
  • A "can do" attitude coupled with a desire to contribute to the continued efficient running of all areas.
  • Ability to work alone or as part of a team.
  • A flexible attitude to a range of tasks and work situations.
  • Methodical approach to any given tasks.
  • Good communication skills and basic IT knowledge
  • Experience of working at height, using lifting tackle, forklift driving experience and a full driving licence is essential.

 Hours of Work:

  • 06:00 to 14:00hrs/ 14:00 to 22:00hrs alternating week to week- Monday to Friday.
  • Average 37½ hours per week
  • Overtime and flexible working hours, e.g. Saturday working and assist on call out may also be required. 
  • Occasional engineering shift support may also be required.


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Closing Date: Wednesday, 22nd September 2021
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Accounts Apprentice

Department: Finance
Type: Permanent - Full Time
Hours: 37.5 h/w.
Location: Stowmarket, Suffolk, United Kingdom
Salary: Competitive

We have a great opportunity if you or a family member is looking to start a career in accounting.

The Job:

To safeguard the company assets by validating and recording transactions and paying vendors in line with Muntons plc purchasing policy.  To assist in the efficient functioning and delivery of services provided by the Finance Team.


In this role you will study an Accounting Advanced Apprenticeship, an 18 month day release course, at the West Suffolk College in Bury St Edmunds. 


Principle Responsibilities:  In this role you will:

  • Update SAP with invoices in a timely manner.
  • Liaise with other departments and with suppliers as appropriate to resolve queries.
  • Reconcile supplier statements to SAP and resolve any discrepancies.
  • Pay suppliers in accordance with the terms stated in the Company’s Purchasing Policy.
  • Ensure amendments to bank details are validated before BACS payments are made.

The Candidate:  In this role you must:

  • Demonstrate an applitude for maths and numbers evidenced by your exam grades.
  • Be an effective communicator with staff and external bodies.
  • Have self confidence and initiative to work with minimum supervision.
  • Have accuracy and tenacity.
  • Possess good keyboard skills and a through knowledge of MS Office computer applications. 
  • Be numerate and literate and possess good organisational skills
  • Be able to contribute to a team environment.

Hours of Work:

37½ hours per week.  Monday to Friday.  8.30 am to 5.00 pm.


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Closing Date: Sunday, 19th September 2021
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Grain Co-ordinator

Department: Supply Chain & Logistics
Type: Permanent - Full Time
Hours: 37.5 h/w. Mon to Fri. Flexitime
Location: Stowmarket, Suffolk, United Kingdom
Salary: Competitive


The Job:

To undertake coordination of grain processes for the Company including duties associated with grain purchases, deliveries and the administration of co-products.  To provide administrative support to the Grain Buyer and ensure the efficient and effective scheduling and delivery of grain.

In this role you will: 

  • Manage and be responsible for the planning, coordination, scheduling and quality control of the 135,000 tonnes of grain deliveries into store.
  • Send daily load analysis of delivery's before 10:30 am every morning
  • Collect, process and monitor co-product and ex-store weighbridge tickets on the SAP system in a timely manner, to defined deadlines in accordance with the Company's conditions of purchase.
  • Communicate and advise suppliers on the acceptance, rejection and claims/allowances of grain deliveries.
  • Attend weekly meetings and plan deliveries for the following week.
  • Inform internal and external stakeholders of the weekly grain delivery schedule and communicate any changes to the schedules as they arise.
  • Ensure grain contracts are accurately entered onto the SAP system
  • Produce grain and haulage self-bills on a weekly basis
  • Produce purchase orders for the payment of storage and commission.

You will have:

  • Proven administrative ability
  • Computer literacy - Microsoft Office, Power Point, Excel and SAP
  • Ability to work under pressure to meet tight deadlines.
  • Experience of dealing with suppliers and customers in a robust but polite manner
  • Knowledge of the agricultural, food and malting industry.
  • The self confidence and ability to work on your own or as part of a team
  • Energy, enthusiasm, self motivation and being prepared to get involved outside of your comfort zone. 

Hours of Work:

37½ hours per week Monday to Friday.

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Closing Date: Sunday, 19th September 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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