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Supply Chain Advanced Apprentice

Harrow, London, HA3 8NT
£16,000. Increasing to £18,000 in Year 2
Closing date
2 Nov 2023

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FMCG & Manufacturing
Role Type
Apprenticeship, Advanced
Start Date
18-24 months

Job Details

What will the apprentice be doing?

At Bakkavor, production never stops, we need to plan, manufacture and deliver onto shelves as quickly as possible so our customers are never disappointed, and our Supply Chain is a crucial part of this.

What will the apprentice be doing?

  • You will learn how to prioritise the flow of products and solve day to day problems.
  • You will learn how to use continuous improvement techniques to improve performance in the FMCG supply chain.
  • You will learn about stock control and logistics.
  • You will work closely with other areas of the business such as Manufacturing, Development, Finance and Procurement so require good communication skills and the ability to work effectively as part of a team.

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

  • You can expect to attain a Level 3 Supply Chain Practitioner standard
  • You will attain a Level 3 Diploma relating to Transport and Logistics as part of this programme
  • Training will be block release in Year 1 and day release in further years.

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

  • At the end of your programme, if you have successfully completed your apprenticeship and achieved the performance targets we have set for you, you are guaranteed a permanent role with us.
  • FMCG Supply Chain Practitioners could progress to management or specialist roles within the company.

Desired skills and personal qualities

  • Communication skills
  • Attention to detail
  • Organisation skills
  • Customer care skills
  • Problem solving skills
  • Team working
  • Initiative


  • GCSE or equivalent in English and maths + three others (Grade 9 – 4 or A*- C) essential

Expected apprenticeship duration: 2 years

Apprenticeship Standard: Supply chain practitioner (fast moving consumer good) (previously Operator Manager)
Level 3 (A level)

Apprenticeship level: Advanced Level 3 (A level)

Training provider: UNIVERSITY OF LINCOLN

Expected start date: 04 Sep 2023

Job Types: Full-time, Apprenticeship

Salary:£16,000 in Year 1, increasing to £18,000 in Year 2.


We're the biggest name you've never heard of! You've probably eaten our food- you just didn't realise it. Because as global leaders in the fresh prepared food industry, we create innovative products, including meals, soups, dips, salads, desserts, pizzas and bread for customers including Tesco, M&S, Sainsbury's and Waitrose in the UK. We're ambitious. We're full of ideas and we're ready for more people who share our passion for quality food to join us. Bakkavor is the leading provider of fresh prepared food in the UK, with a growing international presence in the US and China. We are number one in the UK in the four product categories of meals, salads, desserts, and pizza & bread, providing high-quality, fresh, healthy, and convenient food. We have over 19,000 employees, our headquarters are in London and we have 23 factories in the UK, 5 in the US and 9 in China.

Company info
5th Floor, 8 Mortimer Street
Greater London
United Kingdom

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