About the visit
Müller UK & Ireland is wholly owned by Unternehmensgruppe Theo Müller which employs 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 1,650 British farmers.
The Müller brand is ranked at No.9 in The Grocer’s Top 100 list of Britain’s Biggest Brands, and is also the 8th most chosen brand in the UK, picked from shelves more than 217 million times each year. Müller UK & Ireland comprises three business units:
- Müller Milk & Ingredients
- Müller Yogurt & Desserts
- Milk & More
Muller Manufacturing Facility at Telford
Purchased from Nom Dairy Ltd in 2013, Muller’s Telford site is aimed at driving Muller’s private label manufacturing abilities. Since it’s purchase the factory has undergone systems change, safety and quality stabilisation. However most effectively the site has undergone a cultural and engagement shift delivered through communication and training.
In 2019 the site at Telford completed a £50 million, 3 year expansion project to build a chilled yogurt manufacturing facility capable of producing 500 million pots each year in Telford, has been completed. The investment, which has created 65 new jobs in the area, enables Müller to meet growing demand from consumers for branded and private label yogurts made with milk from British farms. The project has doubled the size of the company’s current Telford site, increasing its capacity to make products in formats including big pots, split pots and regular fruited yogurts.
Continuous Improvement Journey
Muller has embraced many tools within the Lean toolbox to support their Continuous Improvement journey and they have also sort lean transformation has embraced many of the lean six sigma concepts, tools and behaviours. On the visit they will share with visitors their journey which has enabled them to transform how they operate, reduce costs and waste
Training & Development
Muller have worked heavily on building and delivering a bespoke operator based training programme over the past 3 years. This has delivered proven results and training levels and hours in excess of 50 hours per employee every year.
Culture Change & Engagement
Over the past 4 years Muller’s Telford site has achieve group topping opinion and cultural surveys achieve through a sustained cultural change programme.
Costs & To Book:
- £345 plus VAT per person
- 10% discount for Group bookings of 3 or more.
Visit in 60 seconds / Awards
Lean ... Continuous Improvement ... Culture Change ... Visual Management ... Transformation ... Engagement ... Lean Six Sigma ... Problem Solving