Applications Close: 22nd Dec Assessment Centre: Jan/Feb 24
Start Date: July 24
Starting Salary: £21,000
If you share our passion for great food, you can expect to receive opportunities, development, and support to enable you to learn and grow throughout your placement. Expect to gain skills in a range of areas such as commercial systems and processes, performance measures, category management principles and expect to develop a greater understanding of the UK Grocery Retail market. You will work within a fast-paced environment where teamwork is essential – you will learn about the process of developing new food products, food manufacturing and the supply chain of getting food onto Retailer’s shelves and finally into shopper’s baskets. This entry-level placement will be perfect for someone who is in the process of studying a Business or Food Science degree with the aim of entering this field upon obtaining their qualification, however, if you have a passion for food and are studying towards another degree then please do still apply. You will be based at one of our customer hubs in either London Park Royal, Spalding Lincolnshire or Wigan and will be provided with a broad range of activities and projects.
o To be ideally studying towards a Business related or Food Science degree, however the opportunity is not exclusive to these degrees, if you have a passion for food and are studying towards another degree then please apply. (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 Commercial teams support Business success and drive engaging and valued partnerships with our customers
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
o A full UK driver’s licence with own transport is preferred for Cheshire and Lincolnshire placements as our locations and suppliers are not always readily accessible by public transport
All placements are subject to successful right to work checks, and eligibility to work in the UK.
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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