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Multi-skilled Shift Engineer

Department: Manufacturing
Type: Permanent - Full Time
Hours: 42 hours per week
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: Saturday, 21st August 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.

Salary: Up to £27,476 per annum.       


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Closing Date: Friday, 6th August 2021
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Part-time Maltings Administrator

Department: Manufacturing
Type: Permanent - Part Time
Hours: 20 hours per week
Location: Bridlington, East Ridings Of Yorkshire, United Kingdom
Salary: Competitive

As a Malting Administrator you will become the go to person in Bridlington for admin support associated with grain & engineering purchases, deliveries, co-ordination of co-products & generally keeping the site in control!  This is a rare opportunity to join an international company that is still family run. It is key that you can demonstrate strong interpersonal skills, the Bridlington site employs around 50 people and is known for its strong, friendly culture. Your passion and drive for a well-run ship and desire to build relationships both with the company and with suppliers will need to shine through.

As a part-time role, this position offers great flexibility. We require a committed person, passionate about supporting our teams. No prior knowledge of malting is required, and full training will be given to the successful candidate. We pride ourselves on being an enjoyable company to work with and for and look forward to welcoming our new Maltings Administrator.

The main duties will involve:

  • Creating and administering Purchase Documents
  • Raw material data handling/processing
  • Ensuring grain invoices are sent to suppliers on a weekly basis.
  • Managing finished product administration and invoicing.
  • Co-ordination of stock control and purchasing, office supplies/health and safety equipment
  • Spreadsheet data input
  • Handling incoming deliveries and telephone calls
  • Preparing outgoing post for collection
  • General office administration and other duties

Candidates should possess good keyboard skills.  Competency in the use of Microsoft Word and Excel is necessary, with experience in SAP systems being preferred but full training will be given.   The ability to work as part of a busy team will be essential. 

Hours of Work:  20 hours per week.  4 hours per day Monday to Friday.  Additional hours may be required to cover holidays and sickness.


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Closing Date: Saturday, 14th August 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.

If you require any further information please email: hr@muntons.com