BSc Food Technical Degree Apprenticeship

Samworth Brothers (Holdings) Ltd
1, Samworth Way, Melton Mowbray, LE13 1GA
£17,000.00 annually
08 Sep 2020
01 Oct 2020
Role Type
Apprenticeship, Degree
Start Date
This opportunity could be your first step in a career within the food industry which has so many possibilities! Our Degree Apprenticeship roles for this year focus on Food Technical. Once a new product has been developed by our chefs, the Technical team then work towards bringing these products into production whilst maintaining the safety and integrity of the product. This could be developing the production process, ingredient specifications, packaging information, product life and the quality & safety of food at all stages of production.

You would have 3 x 1-year placements which would be into real job roles with real responsibilities during your programme. During this time, you will undertake a degree in Food Industry Technical Professional through our academic partner Sheffield Hallam. You may know that Sheffield Hallam is a National Centre of Excellence for Food Engineering, featuring in the 2020 Good University Guide for teaching quality, and currently rated 82% for student satisfaction. A number of our existing group colleagues are alumni and as we have been working in partnership with the university for a number of years we know you will be well supported by a team who are as passionate about food, nutrition and health as we are.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • A commitment to quality, hygiene & safety
  • A passion for learning, and strong ambition to reach your full potential

Personal qualities

  • Ability to take a flexible approach to work and working hours
  • Flexibility on location is key and we will provide relocation support

Desired qualifications

  • GCSE (or equivalent) in Maths & English language at grade C/4 or above
  • Plus, a minimum of 96 UCAS points from 3 A Levels or equivalent BTEC National Qualifications (excluding General Studies)
  • At least one A level in a science or food technology

Future prospects

We will provide you with future learning and career development opportunities to reach your full potential within our Group.

Things to consider

We will pay you a competitive starting salary for the real job that you are joining us for and we will also pay all costs for University block-release study at Sheffield Hallam University. Alongside this we offer some great colleague benefits, which as part of our bigger team you will benefit from.

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