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Dispatch Operator (M/F)

Publication date: 22/02/2019
Reference: KNA 02
Entity: Boortmalt
Location: Knapton, Malton
Contract type: Permanent
Role: Production


Boortmalt (the malting business of the agro-industrial French cooperative group Axéréal) is the 5th largest malting company globally with more than 1.25 million tonnes of malt sold throughout the world each year. Our 350 employees spread over 7 countries in Europe are focused on producing an extensive range of high-quality malt types in order to meet the exacting requirements of our brewing and distilling customers around the world. By using the most modern production techniques and with our far-reaching logistics capability, we are able to supply world markets both effectively and efficiently.


Part of the Operations team this role is responsible for ensuring accurate and timely dispatch of finished product.

As the final process before the malt is dispatched to our customers the Dispatch Operator has a crucial role in ensuring that the quality of malt is aligned to our customers expectations. The role is varied; the operator must adhere to good manufacturing practices and have an acute awareness of Health and Safety demonstrating behaviours that considers their own safety and that of others.

Duties include controlling the dispatch operation and working alongside drivers/hauliers. In addition the operator will have responsibilities for barley drying running, running malt blends, and pelleter operations.


The person we are looking for is self motivated, proactive and has high standards of work. Communication skills are important as there is regular interaction with other operators and on-shift engineers. Experience of a similar industry or manufacturing operations is an advantage.