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Food Technical Degree Apprentice - Kiveton

Greencore UK - Kiveton, Mansfield Road, Kiveton, S26 5PF
£18,000.00 annually
Closing date
2 Apr 2023

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Role Type
Apprenticeship, Degree
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What will the apprentice be doing?

To feed the nation, we don't justmakeour products taste great. Our Technical teams protect our customers and colleagues through promoting high standards and developing innovative techniques to ensure food quality and meeting of food safety objectives. In your Food Industry Technical Professional Degree apprenticeship, you will learn about food chemistry, sustainable food production, raw materials, microbiology of food and how to apply this knowledge to your day job.This includes:

Obtaining Certification information for raw materials such as Certificates of Analysis.

Quality management system work:

· Obtaining photos of relevant locations

· Walking through draft procedures in conjunction with relevant disciplines to understand if they were clear and accurate

Other routine Quality Assurance tasks:

· Collection of samples - raw materials & finished products

· Taking swabs - hand, hygiene, and listeria

· Investigating customer complaints - foreign bodies in particular

What training will the apprentice take and what qualification will the apprentice get at the end?

This 4-year degree programme will align your studies to real work to become an integral part of our Technical team. You will complete a Level 6 Food Industry Technical Professional Degree apprenticeship, and complete the programme with a BSc Hons in Food Science & Technology.

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

At the end of your successful Apprenticeship we will support you into a full time role within Greencore.

You can expect to work within various roles within our Technical team.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, IT skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Problem solving skills, Presentation skills, Administrative skills, Analytical skills, Logical, Team working, Creative, Initiative, Non judgemental, Patience


GCSE or equivalent English Language (Grade C/4) Essential
GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade C/4) Essential
A Level or equivalent 3 A-levels (including a Science) (Grade B) Essential
BTEC or equivalent OR BTEC Extended Diploma in a related subject (Grade DDM) Desired
Other Or Previous relevant work experience (Grade NA) Desired

Things to consider

Do you have people at your core? Are you finishing your studies and considering your next move? Maybe you're already working, and are looking to progress your career in a technical role. At Greencore no two days are the same, you'll spend time in our factories and working with the office teams.

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