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Malt Extract Manufacturing Shift Operator

Department: Manufacturing
Type: Permanent - Full Time
Hours: Average 42 hours per week - 12 hour Shift Pattern
Location: Stowmarket, Suffolk, United Kingdom
Salary: £33,340 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 £26,672 increasing to £33,340 after training
  • Company profit based bonus
  • Company pension contribution at 5%
  • Health Cash Plan with Reward Scheme and Employee Assistance Programme
  • Life assurance
  • Flexible working arrangements
  • My Staff Shop
  • Free onsite car parking

The Job:

In this role you will 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:

12 hour day / night shift pattern with an average of 42 hours per week.

Rate of Pay: 

£33,340 per annum. 

 


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Warehouse Fork Lift Truck 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: Starting - £23,141. £24,318 after training on all trucks.

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 £23,141 increasing to £24,318 after training on all trucks
  • 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 …

  • Be a competent forklift truck driver
  • Be a competent shunter driver - preferred (training can be provided)
  • Be self-confident and able to work with minimum supervision
  • Be able to work as part of a team
  • Able to follow verbal and written instructions
  • Capable of meeting the physical demands of the role
  • Be open, honest and professional
  • Ensure that you follow all Company policies and rules
  • Be flexible and adaptable
  • Be self-motivated and enthusiastic

The Role…

In this role you will be part of the Logistics team responsible for the storage, assembly and despatch of palletised Muntons Ingredients.

• To assemble customer orders and accurate completion of despatch paperwork.
• Check incoming finished goods from the production area.
• Loading vehicles ensuring that Hazard and Critical Control Point controls are strictly adhered to.
• To work flexibly and respond to the changing demands of the work.
• 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
• Ability to support and drive continuous change.



 


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Management Trainee

Department: Manufacturing
Type: Permanent - Full Time
Hours: 37.5 Hours per week
Location: Stowmarket, Suffolk, United Kingdom
Salary: £25,000

Do you want to work somewhere that operates on a series of values, including being an employer people enjoy working for, and where over 75% of team members recently reported that they feel the company cares for them? 

Do you have a passion learning new skills, producing high quality products and have the drive to move to a fast-paced international facility?

If you do, then check out our Management Trainee Programme, that’s based at our headquarters in Stowmarket.

This is a fast and challenging role but is a great opportunity for you to join a family-run business during an exciting time of development for the business through our £65 million pound investment programme.

A little bit about us…

Hi there, we’re Muntons; let us introduce ourselves. For 100 years, we’ve been producing high-quality malt and malted ingredients for some of the most famous, and well-loved brands around the globe. 

It’s safe to say that with customers ranging from multinational food and beverage producers to craft brewers and distillers, you’re likely to have tasted our products already, without even knowing it!

You’ll find our headquarters in the bucolic surroundings of Stowmarket, Suffolk, and our other production sites in Yorkshire and Thailand. We also have sales offices in Asia, Europe, and America.

We're passionate about malt, and pride ourselves on delivering enjoyment to people’s lives by creating more of what they love, while raising the bar as the leaders of sustainability in our field. In 2021, we continue to look to the future and celebrate our past as we turn 100!

The Management Trainee Programme…

Our Management Trainee Programme aims to take the successful candidate into the working world of Muntons. Based within the operations departments, we will give you immediate exposure to many different aspects of the business and the opportunity to learn all the different professional and technical skills needed to support business.  The Programme will enable you to develop the skills needed to help lead our organisation at a senior level in the future.  We have a range of learning experiences available to you and you will be invited to take part in many exciting projects throughout the programme.  You will find the programme will be as rewarding as it is challenging, but you will have the support of the entire business throughout your learning journey.  

The training programme is based at our head office in Stowmarket, in an environment where you will thrive and develop and when complete you will know all there is to know about the production of Malt and Malted Ingredients.  With a view to fulfilling a permanent position within the operations department upon successful completion of the programme. 

The Candidate will…

  • Have a degree or equivalent qualification/experience
  • Have a desire to learn and grow
  • Have a continual improvement mentality
  • Be confident and proactive
  • Possess a flare for innovation and vision
  • Have strong leadership qualities
  • Be adaptable and willing to work flexibly on a variety of shift patterns
  • Enjoy being part of a company with great heritage
  • A strong sense of purpose

What we offer…

Reward Package

  • Competitive salary reviewed annually, with a starting rate of £25,000.
  • Company profit based bonus
  • Company pension contribution at 5%
  • Health Cash Plan with Reward Scheme and Employee Assistance Programme
  • Life assurance
  • Flexible working arrangements

Training & Development Opportunities

  • A base at our Stowmarket site, with opportunities to work at our Bridlington site in the UK.
  • Opportunities to visit our operations in the USA and Far East.
  • Rotational placements throughout the business with exposure to other functions
  • Completion of an ILM level 5 Operations and Departmental Manager Qualification.
  • Completion of a Malting Diploma/Master Maltster, Brewing qualification.

Support and Development Network

  • A dedicated champion for your training programme
  • A mentor to support and guide you throughout your development
  • The support of a graduate community who have already completed the training programme.
  • A line manager with whom you will complete regular performance reviews

Career progression

This programme was created to develop the future leaders of the business and provide a route into senior leadership roles.

 

 


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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