What will the apprentice be doing?
You will be given the chance to work alongside many different departments to see how a kitchen concept is made 'real' and manage the process through to see a product hit the retailer shelves. You will learn about areas such as process design and food science in the context of food safety legislation and quality standards.
This technical role focuses on the key business areas of food safety and product quality and will involve an apprentice working alongside other departments to ensure that all manufacturing is done correctly, safely and to a high standard of quality. You will attain this understanding partly through gaining a nationally recognized qualification as well as through work-based experience. Future career aspirations could include Senior Process Technologist, Quality Manager and Technical Manager to name a few.
What training will the apprentice take and what qualification will the apprentice get at the end?
Level 5 Operations/Departmental Manager
You will be provided with full support and training in order to kick start your career into becoming a future leader of food technology in Bakkavor.
What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?
Best of all, upon successfully completing this two year apprenticeship you will be guaranteed a full-time role with Bakkavor.
Requirements and prospects
Desired skills and personal qualities
Communication skills, IT skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Customer care skills, Problem solving skills, Administrative skills, Analytical skills, Logical, Team working, Initiative
GCSE or equivalent English (Grade A - C or 9 - 4) Essential
GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade A - C or 9 - 4) Essential
A Level or equivalent Science or Food Technology (Grade A - C) Desired