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Engineering Apprentice - Flowerworld Derby

WM Morrisons
Closing date
13 Dec 2023

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Graduate, Other work and training
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About The RoleEngineer your future with Morrisons! We've got the perfect recipe for your success! Join our Engineering Apprenticeship at Morrisons Manufacturing and embark on a journey of learning, growth and innovation. You'll earn whilst you learn and get your qualifications at no cost to you, gaining great skills and experience along the way. All we need from you is a desire to learn and a passion for engineering. For the last 7 years Morrisons has continued to recruit and invest in our Engineering Apprenticeship Scheme and to date we have recruited a total of 107 candidates who are either on their journey to becoming a Multi Skilled Engineer or have successfully completed their course and are working in one of our Manufacturing sites. We have exciting opportunity at Flowerworld Manufacturing, Derby.Our pack house in Derby uses around 4 million stems of flowers to provide our stores with 400,000 bouquets of flowers every week.Flowerworld is our dedicated flower facility. Here 460 colleagues work a single shift operation to provide fresh flowers, roses and bouquets. During busy seasonal events like Valentine's Day and Christmas it's all about teamwork. Our production more than trebles to 1.3 million bouquets a week on the run up to Mother's Day!As an Engineering Apprentice, you'll work hands on and side by side with our seasoned engineers, mastering the art of maintaining, repairing and improving our machinery. It's a great opportunity to gain practical skills and knowledge in engineering while working with a supportive team. Your daily tasks will include:
  • Troubleshooting and repairing equipment
  • Learning about electrical and mechanical system
  • Assisting in equipment installation and upgrades
  • Participating in continuous improvements
  • Conducting preventative maintenance tasks
By the end of your apprenticeship you will:? Be trained in both mechanical and electrical engineering maintenance? Completed City & Guilds Level 3 in Food and Drink Engineering Maintenance? Have strong knowledge of food safety, compliance and processingThis is a 3 year apprenticeship scheme and will include residential block release (up to 20 weeks away from home) for studies and exams. Our apprentice scheme offers a very competitive salary and benefits packages. Not only that, you will have continued development and support through our mentoring and buddy system, offering you the tools to succeed and grow with our business.The closing date for applications will be January 3rd 2024, and should you be progressed a member of the resourcing team will be in touch to share further details.About YouIn order to be considered for our engineering apprenticeship you must be aged 18 or over and have achieved (or predicted) a Level 6 (Grade B) in Maths and Level 5 (Grade C) in English. It would also be desirable to have a Level 5 (Grade C) in Science.You'll have a passion for engineering and a strong desire to learn; problem solving skills and a can-do attitude will get you far in our sites with a willingness to roll up your sleeves and get stuck in.Why you'll love it here
  • Learn from the best in the business, and receive one on one guidance from our current expert engineers and managers
  • Join a diverse and collaborative team that love what they do
  • Earn whilst you learn, not only will you be gaining invaluable skills and knowledge but you'll also be earning a competitive salary at the same time
In In return for your hard work we will offer you:
  • Six weeks holiday (including bank holidays)
  • 15% discount in our stores available from the day you join us
  • Additional 10% discount card for a friend or family member
  • Career progression and development opportunities
  • Subsidised staff canteen
  • Free parking
  • Market leading pension and life assurance
  • Healthcare/Well-being benefits including Aviva Digital GP
  • Morrisons MyPerks with discounts at high street shops, cinemas and gyms, and lots more
About The CompanyFrom a Bradford market stall to the UK's 4th largest supermarket chain and the UK's 2nd largest fresh food manufacturer.We are proud to be the Yorkshire food retailer serving customers across the UK at just under 500 stores and an online home delivery service. Our 18 manufacturing sites provide our customers with the freshest produce from flowers, fish and veg to burgers and bread, all delivered to our stores via our 6 distribution sites by our 2,000 strong fleet.Every week, 11 million customers pass through our doors and over 110,000 colleagues across the business work hard each day to deliver great service to them. We cover more than 11 million households with our Morrisons service. With competitive, permanently low prices we are committed to helping our customers save money every day.We are foodmakers and shopkeepers and .Why not hear what our teams about got to say about life here at Morrisons: Click here.

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