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Technical Operator L3 Apprenticeships Muller Uk & Ireland Group Llp

We have exciting opportunities for Technical Operator L3 Apprentices (commencing September 2022) at our Yogurts & Desserts dairies in Shropshire. There’s a real appetite for our Müllerlicious products out there and we are looking for positive team players with great communication skills and drive!

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Closing date: 30 May 2022

Apprenticeship summary

  • Wage

    To be agreed upon appointment

  • Working week

    Shift patterns, day patterns, weekend work to be confirmed

    Total hours per week: 40.00

  • Expected duration

    2 years

  • Possible start date

    05 Sep 2022

  • Date posted

    11 Feb 2022

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    8 available

Your duties will include:

  • Operate manufacturing machinery in accordance to laid down procedures
  • Carry out of basic routine maintenance (mechanical aptitude is essential)
  • A proactive approach to all matters concerning Health & Safety
  • Meeting operational line/plant targets/waste targets/individual targets
  • Minimising machine/plant down time
  • Maintaining the hygienic standards of the production environment and general housekeeping of the working area
  • Strive to achieve the highest quality product
  • Prompt fault finding and timely corrective action or escalation
  • Having a flexible approach to your work arrangements

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Good mechanical aptitude 
  • Good communicator - verbally and written

Personal qualities

  • Teamwork & collaboration
  • Adaptable 

Desired qualifications

Minimum English and maths GCSE’s (at Grade 4 or C) or equivalent.

Future prospects

We will develop individuals to deliver safe food products on a daily basis, in one of the fastest moving and most dynamic industries: Food & Drink. Once you have completed your apprenticeship, you will receive a Level 3 Food & Drink Operations Diploma as well as your apprenticeship certificate. This L3 Apprenticeship programme will provide you with every opportunity to become a highly skilled Technical Operator, capable of evaluating and making improvements to safety, quality and performance in a food and drink manufacturing environment. 

Things to consider

Unfortunately, we cannot accept applications from candidates under 18 years of age due to restrictions set by Health & Safety Legislation.

Apprentices are paid for their normal working hours and training that's part of their apprenticeship (usually one day per week). For more information please visit:

About the employer

Müller Yogurt & Desserts is the UK’s leading yogurt manufacturer responsible for major brands like Müllerlight, Müller Corner and Müller Rice. It produces chilled desserts under licence from Mondelez International and supplies the UK private label yogurt market from a dedicated, state of the art yogurt facility.


Muller Uk & Ireland Group Llp


Tern Valley Business Park

Market Drayton


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Training provider


Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Valkyrie Support Services Ltd


Louise Hodgson

Food and Drink Technical Operator Level 3 Apprenticeship Standard:

  • Your Level 3 apprenticeship training will be delivered using a blended approach between the training provider and hands training on at Müller, under the guidance of onsite mentors and support from the management team. Our partner training provider will deliver knowledge, skills and behaviours in key topics such as First Line Maintenance, Continuous Improvement, Food Science and Food Safety over a period of 24 months

Apprenticeship standard

Food and drink technical operator

Level 3 (A level)

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