Apprentice Dairy Technologist (EDEN)

Recruiter
Muller Dairy Uk Ltd
Location
Shewsbury Road, Market Drayton, TF9 3SQ
Salary
£16,000.00 annually
Posted
20 Feb 2019
Closes
07 Jul 2019
Ref
VAC001504269
Specialism
Manufacturing
Sector
Unspecified
Role Type
Apprenticeship, Degree
Start Date
September
Duration
Permanent
In this role the key responsibilities will include:
  • Develop, produce and control the production of raw materials into finished products
  • Operate Manufacturing machinery and manage process, filling/packing and cleaning plant operations in accordance to laid down procedures
  • Use all equipment or substances in accordance with training or instruction
  • Prompt fault finding and timely corrective action or escalation
  • Strive to achieve the highest quality product, highlighting any concerns
  • Ensure the products and volumes are in accordance with specifications and targets by monitoring and adjusting process and equipment settings
  • Monitor waste levels
  • Be involved in continuous improvement, project management, tests and trial activities
  • Interpret and process data to make adjustments to process parameters in order to achieve product specifications


Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • The ability to analyse problems and suggest improvements/solutions
  • Demonstrates a self-motivated and proactive approach to work and studies
  • Able to demonstrate good team working skills
  • Ability to work in a fast paced environment


Personal qualities

  • A desire to learn with great passion for the dairy industry
  • Great attention to detail


Desired qualifications

  • GCSE English, maths (Higher) and Science at grade C (level 5) or equivalents
  • 1 A-level or equivalent qualifications or dairy industry experience


Future prospects

  • On completion of the apprenticeship we would hope to progress our apprentices into full time employment with us


Things to consider

This role will include residential release to college (based in Cheshire) to complete some elements of your training; therefore applicants must be prepared to live away from home during the residential element at college. Accommodation and a food allowance is provided to support you during your time spent at college.

Successful applicants will need to be flexible as the role will be based at one of our Shropshire sites when you are not at college. Candidates will need to be prepared to work across our Market Drayton, Minsterley and Telford sites to gain skills across different areas of the business. You will initially be based at one site and rotated across other sites.

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