What will the apprentice be doing?
Our apprentices will be classed a section co-ordinator within the factory, this means that they will have responsibility for an area or a production line. Typical duties will include, set up and check equipment, carrying out safety checks and audits in line with procedures. Organise and co-ordinate the allocation of tasks to colleagues within the area. Ensure that breaks are co-ordinated effectively. Monitor and record line performance, food safety, hygiene and health and safety standards.
What training will the apprentice take and what qualification will the apprentice get at the end?
Our apprentice will complete a Level 4 Process Leader apprenticeship with the country's leading University for Food & Drink apprenticeships. As well as their apprenticeship, full support and training will be provided to help you progress quickly.
What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?
After this apprenitceship we expect the successful candidates to be ready to step up and cover Section Leader roles to gain experience before progressing into those roles themselves. There may alos be the opportunity to complete a Level 5 or Level 6 apprenticeship as part of their development
Requirements and prospects
Desired skills and personal qualities
Communication skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Customer care skills, Problem solving skills, Number skills, Analytical skills, Logical, Team working, Initiative, Patience
GCSE or equivalent English (Grade A*-C or 9-4) Essential
GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade A*-C or 9-4) Essential
Things to consider
The work environment can be cold, & when busy can mean being inside for periods of time. But more importantly, it is a very positive place to work, and the experience gained will be invaluable for your future. It provides you with your 'first steps' into manufacturing, and future career aspirations could be Section Leader, Senior Section Manager.