Machine Operative

Posted 04/07/2024 by Müller


Müller UK & Ireland is wholly owned by the Unternehmensgruppe Theo Müller which employs over 24,000 people throughout Europe. In the UK, Müller develops, manufactures and markets a wide range of branded and private label dairy products made with milk from more than 1,700 British farmers. The Müller brand is ranked at No.7 in The Grocer’s Top 100 list of Britain’s Biggest Brands, and is also the 7th most chosen brand in the UK.


We’re recruiting … Machine Operative


We are currently recruiting for a Machine Operative  to join the Blow Moulding Department at our Bellshill Dairy to operate bottle supply equipment.




Contract: Full Time


Salary: Starting from £28,186.51  per annum


Shift Pattern: 4 on 4 off – 2 days 2 nights 7 – 7 


Location: Bellshill – Glasgow



Responsibilities will include but not be limited to the following:


  • Operation/Set up and reporting of Bottle Supply chain and de-bagging machines.
  • Accurate completion of bottle supply traceability sheets
  • Control of bottle and film waste (reprocessing and baler use)
  • Adherence to machine operating procedures
  • Drive machine performance to reduce waste costs
  • Supply lines set up and changeovers to reduce downtime
  • De-bagging fault finding
  • Assist colleagues with bottlenecks/basic problem solving                                                                               
  • Adapt to changing priorities as determined by customer requirements                                                    
  • Carry out all machine safety checks  
  • Maintain and drive hygiene and housekeeping standards - Grade A self-Audit      
  • Completion of relevant bottle supply documentation / Log Books            
  • Supply performance reporting and recording       


Muller Responsibilities:


  • Meet all output requirements as determined shift manager 
  • Operate all equipment safely, achieving required quality standards 
  • Drive machine performance to reduce waste costs 
  • Be customer focused at all times (internal and external colleagues)
  • Assist colleagues with bottlenecks/ basic problem solving 
  • Adapt to changing priorities as determined by customer requirements 
  • Ensure work area is maintained and clean and tidy 
  • Perform advance site cleaning duties.


Demonstrable skills, experience and knowledge within the following:


  • Experience of audits desirable
  • Experience of working with stakeholders desirable
  • Excellent team worker
  • Food manufacturing experience desirable
  • Working in a fast paced environment



Compensation & Benefits:


We value our people and are proud to offer a wide range of benefits:


  • Monthly paid
  • Enhanced overtime rates
  • Career progression
  • Salary sacrifice pension scheme with Muller matching up to 4%
  • Life Assurance at 2 x your annual salary
  • We know it’s important to take time to spend with family and friends, we give you *5 weeks holiday
  • Access the Müller Rewards discount scheme offering over 800 discounts online and in-store and the potential to make savings across grocery and clothes shopping, holidays, insurance, gifts and more




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