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MÜLLER DAIRY CREATES 50 NEW JOBS AT TELFORD AND MINSTERLEY

Press Release   •   Jul 08, 2015 11:00 BST

Up to 50 new jobs are to be created in Shropshire at centers for production of yogurt and chilled desserts owned by Müller Dairy.

The new roles at Müller’s Telford and Minsterley facilities follow strong growth in demand for the private label yogurt and desserts produced at these sites.

The company recently announced the potential loss of 43 posts in Market Drayton as part of a review of operational efficiencies, and is ensuring that those who may be affected are offered the opportunity to transfer.

Posts available at Telford and Minsterley include Production Operators, Stores roles, Process Operators and Engineering positions.

Roger Emery, Müller Dairy’s Operations Director said:

“We are excited by the growth in private label yogurts and desserts and delighted to be able to create these new posts at Telford and Minsterley.

“We are offering careers in a business which continues to develop and aims to be the best dairy company in the UK.

“We currently employ almost 1,000 people in Shropshire and we intend to continue to build our business in the area.”

Müller will host recruitment stands at jobs fairs in Telford, Manchester and Northampton throughout July, along with recruitment advertising and internal notices aimed at existing employees.

Open days will also be held at Telford on Saturday 25th July 10.00am – 2.00pm and Wednesday 29th July 4.00pm – 8.00pm.

More information can be found at www.mullercareers.com

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Müller UK & Ireland

Müller UK & Ireland is wholly owned by the Müller Group. It has 19 sites nationwide and employs almost 6,000 people across two business units: Müller Dairy and Müller Wiseman Dairies.

Müller Dairy is the UK’s leading branded yogurt manufacturer, with major brands such as Müller Corner, Müllerlight and Müller Rice.

The business makes chilled desserts including Cadbury Bubbles of Joy, Pots of Joy, Layers of Joy and Twin-pot products, produced under license from Mondelez.

Müller Dairy also supplies the UK private label yogurt market from a state of the art yogurt facility in Telford, Shropshire.

Müller Wiseman Dairies is a leading fresh milk, cream and butter business with a network of dairies and depots servicing customers throughout the country.

The business recently commenced butter-making, opening a major facility in Shropshire with the capacity to produce up to 45,000 tonnes of salted, unsalted and lactic butter each year for the manufacturing, food service and retail sectors.

To make its range of dairy products, the Müller UK & Ireland buys milk from more than 1,200 British dairy farmers, all of whom are Red Tractor Farm Assured.

Müller Wiseman Milk Group Dairy members elect a representative farmer board which works with the business to discuss milk supply issues, including the Group’s commitment to maintain a competitive milk price and contractual position.