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Food and Drink Process Operator Apprentice FILBERTS FINE FOODS LIMITED

Processing of ingredients from raw through cooking and flavouring through to packing and boxing of gourmet snacks.

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Closing date: 03 Jul 2022

Apprenticeship summary

  • Wage

    To be agreed upon appointment

  • Working week

    Monday to Friday 7am to 4pm

    Total hours per week: 40.00

  • Expected duration

    18 months

  • Possible start date

    05 Sep 2022

  • Date posted

    21 Jan 2022

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate
    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number

    VAC001811259

  • Positions

    1 available

It is essential that the applicant is confident with numbers and has the ability to keep accurate written records as well as being able to create good working relationships within a busy team. This is a physically demanding role. This is a multi-skilled role which involves working across all production areas and may occasionally include other areas of the business as required.

Main Duties:

• Packing and Boxing.

• Roasting nuts.

• Counting.

• Weighing.

• Operating machinery.

• Cleaning.

Wage to be confirmed at interview relative to age and/or experience.


Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Accurate counting and record keeping.
  • Good communication skills.

Personal qualities

  • Work as a team to achieve right first-time products.
  • Show resilience.
  • A can-do attitude.
  • Determination & drive to succeed.
  • Efficiency.
  • Understanding of food safety.
  • Ability to work in a team.
  • Mechanical interest is useful.

Desired qualifications

The ideal candidate will have 5 GCSE in the range of A* to E (9-3), including English and maths (or equivalent qualifications) Individual employers will set the selection criteria for the applicant. Individuals who have not yet achieved English and Maths at GCSE Grade D/3 or above or, Functional Skills Level 1 (or equivalent qualification) or above will need to do so in order to complete this Apprenticeship.

Future prospects

Opportunity to gain full time employment on successful completion of the apprenticeship. Possibility of further developing skills by undertaking the L3 Food and Drink Advanced Process Operator Apprenticeship.

Things to consider

Own transport is highly desirable due to the location of the business. Some heavy lifting required.


About the employer

Food Manufacturing and Distribution Business, roasting, flavouring and packaging premium range snacks.

Employer

FILBERTS FINE FOODS LIMITED

Address

Greens Barn

Page Lane

Glastonbury

BA6 8NX

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Training

Training provider

Bridgwater & Taunton College

Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Bridgwater & Taunton College

Level 2 Apprenticeship Food and Drink Processing Operator: • L2 Food and Drink Processing Operator - Knowledge, Skills and Behaviours • Functional Skills Level 1 and/or 2 in English and maths as required (exemptions apply).

Apprenticeship standard

Food and drink process operator

Level 2 (GCSE)


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