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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.

Rate of Pay: 

Training Rate:                     £21,981 per annum.         

Full Rate:                            £27,476 per annum.       


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Closing Date: Saturday, 26th June 2021
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Sales Manager - UK, Africa and Middle East Food and Beverage Markets

Department: Sales
Type: Permanent - Full Time
Hours: Average of 37.5 h/w
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.  

We now offer an exciting opportunity to join the Muntons sales team in the role of Sales Manager for the UK, Africa and Middle East food and beverage markets.

Ideal candidate will

  • Have a proven track record of selling ingredients to the food and beverage industries
  • Be able to demonstrate success in selling in both the UK and overseas markets
  • Will have sold directly to large independent and multinational customers and via channel partners
  • Be willing to travel throughout the UK and overseas (once covid permits)

Key requirements/skills

  • Commercially minded and a skilled negotiator
  • Excellent presentation skills and good knowledge of contract management
  • Able to communicate at all levels within organisations
  • Be target focused, self-reliant and have the ability to simultaneously manage several projects and prioritise to meet deadlines.
  • Be able to identify new sales and market opportunities and work will colleagues to realise the benefits.

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Closing Date: Wednesday, 30th June 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