Higher Apprenticeship in Food Manufacturing
If you have an enthusiasm for food and are interested in the different stages involved in how it is produced, then our Higher Apprenticeship in Manufacturing is an ideal opportunity for you. It will give you a clear understanding of the key manufacturing processes including planning, safe machinery operation and resource management, in addition to acquiring experience in a supervisory role. Working within the manufacturing team requires interpersonal skills and reliability as you will have ONE team spirit while learning how to take a logical and passionate approach to achieving tasks and objectives, as well as pursuing other functions within the business such as Technical, Development, Finance and Human Resources.
As a leading manufacturer of fresh prepared foods in the UK and the only fresh prepared foods company to trade on an international scale, Bakkavor is always looking for talented individuals who have a can-do attitude and want to make a difference. We encourage personal initiative and empower our people to make things happen. Our approach is informal and our culture is highly service-orientated.
This could be your opportunity to receive further qualifications without the cost of university. You will be provided with full support and training in order to kick start your career into becoming a future leader of manufacturing in your local community. Depending on the site, the scheme could offer placements within a factory based role with responsibility for a team, production lines, and the quality of product and output costs. Best of all, upon completing this apprenticeship you will be guaranteed a full-time role with Bakkavor.
- £14,500 annual salary
- Paid time off work for personal development
- Long term progression through the company
- Pension Scheme
- Guaranteed full-time permanent role at the end of your apprenticeship
Requirements and prospects Desired skills
• Strong organisational skills
• IT skills including Excel, Word and PowerPoint
• Good communication skills both verbal and written
• Keen passion for manufacturing
• Positive approach
• Confident, enthusiastic and willing to learn
• Reliable and adaptable
GCSE Grade C or equivalent in English and Maths.Future prospects This role will provide a generous introduction to the specific area of interest and allow candidates to understand the framework of the function and future opportunities. Towards the end of the programme if there is a suitable opportunity available, at the right level, then candidates will be encouraged to apply internally for this. Their first-hand proven experience will support any application. Things to consider The environment can be very cold (can be as low as 5°C) and when busy will entail being inside for long periods of time. The business is busy and demanding and has high expectations of its team. However, it is also a very positive place to work and the work experience gained will be invaluable for the future. • On offer you will be required to complete a health check • Working week is full-time (37.5 hours) - We are operating a rolling assessment process