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Human Resources (Bo'ness, Scotland) Placement

Bo'ness, Falkirk
Closing date
22 Dec 2023

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  Applications Close: 22nd Dec                                                                                                                                               Assessment Centre: Jan/Feb 24                                                                                               
Start Date: July 24                                                                                                         
Starting Salary: £21,000 
                                                                                                                                                                                                      A carefully planned 12-month placement at our Bo’ness site in Scotland will give you a great understanding of how HR works at Bakkavor, within a fast-paced factory setting. You will be exposed to all aspects of operational HR, including site priorities and challenges, people policies and how they are applied in practise, employment law, HR KPIs and people metrics. You will also learn how to build effective working relationships with customers including line managers and peers from centres of expertise, and operational colleagues. This entry-level placement is perfect for undergraduates who are interested in gaining skills and experience in an HR role, in a fast-moving consumer goods company. If you show a real enthusiasm and an aptitude for HR, you will be given the option of returning for a graduate programme or a direct entry role after completion of your degree.
You’ll need:
o To be currently studying towards a degree (Undergraduates Only)
o To demonstrate experience of working as part of a team
o An existing ‘right to work’ in the UK - we are unable to sponsor visas as part of the Placement
o A clearly articulated motivation to learn more about the food industry o A desire to learn how Human Resources supports business success.
o An ability to apply practical ideas and demonstrate your adaptability
o A curiosity to explore, learn and show initiative
o An ability to demonstrate good attention to detail

All placements are subject to successful right to work checks, and eligibility to work in the UK.
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We're probably the biggest name you've never heard of. You've almost certainly eaten our food - you just didn't realise it! As global leaders in the fresh prepared food industry with over 16,000 employees, we create innovative products, including meals, soups, dips, salads, desserts, pizzas and bread for customers including Tesco, M&S, Sainsbury's….

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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.

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5th Floor, 8 Mortimer Street
Greater London
United Kingdom

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