Higher Apprenticeship in Food Development

ABP Ellesmere
The Abattoir, Ellesmere, SY12 9BL
£326.92 per week
01 Mar 2019
12 Jun 2019
Role Type
Apprenticeship, Degree
Start Date
The successful candidate will be involved in creating and improving all of the exciting products that are produced by ABP UK, working within the New Product Development team on recipe development, new product trials, and production launches.

Our Higher Apprenticeship in Food Development is an ideal opportunity if you are a 'foodie' with an interest in food and how itis made.

This is an exciting opportunity to work for one of the UK's leading organisations.

We are looking for someone with creative flairand an interest in pursuing a career in new product design and development.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Good interpersonal skills with the ability to multi-task and be able to work well with all levels of the business.
  • Food Safety Level 2.
  • Computer literacy.

The candidate is also required to hold a full UK driver's license as our site is based in the countryside between the towns of Ellesmere and Baschurch and there are no bus routes passing the site. Also, there will be times when the candidate will need to visit or work atour other sites. In such cases a hire car can be provided.

Personal qualities

  • Good attention to detail and a passion for food is necessary in order to thrive within the New Product Development team
  • Able to work effectively in a fast paced environment where team working is key
  • Flexible and adaptable in approach, whilst maintaining a methodical and structured system of working
  • Ability to think creatively, and support departmental or site strategies

Desired qualifications

  • You will require GCSEs including English and maths at Grade C or above or equivalents

Future prospects

  • It is envisaged that the successful applicant will continue to contribute to the growth of our business

Things to consider

This is a busy working environment where using a wide range of skills is essential. If you are keen to learn and have a strong desire for progression in the workplace, you will make an ideal candidate.

You'll need to be enthusiastic, resilient and industrious in our fast paced work environment. Each apprentice needs to show progress and be able to combine work with their education.

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