Food Production Apprentice Samba Catering Ltd

Samba Catering is an independent family run business which produces pre-packed chilled products. This role will involve all aspects of the business to include preparing work areas, products, processing deliveries, use of machinery and warehouse duties.

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Closing date: 20 Aug 2017

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage

    £140.00

    Wages explained

    The current National Minimum Wage for an apprentice is £3.50 an hour. This rate applies to apprentices under 19 and those aged 19 or over who are in their first year.
    Apprentices must be paid at least the minimum wage rate for their age if they are aged 19 or over and have completed their first year.
    The minimum wage rates are £5.60 an hour for 18-20 year olds and £7.05 for anyone aged 21 and over.
    Apprentices are paid for their normal working hours and training that’s part of their apprenticeship (usually one day per week).

  • Working week

    8am - 4:30pm Mon, Tue, Thur, Sat (with occasional overtime)

    Total hours per week: 40.00

  • Apprenticeship duration

    52 weeks

  • Possible start date

    28 Aug 2017

  • Date posted

    01 Mar 2017

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate Level Apprenticeship

  • Reference number

    VAC001177936

  • Positions

    1 available

Samba Catering is an independent family run business which produces pre-packed chilled products. This role will involve all aspects of the business to include preparing work areas, products, processing deliveries, use of machinery and warehouse duties.

  • Preparing work areas
  • Preparation of food products within a production environment
  • Packing of products
  • Checking products for quality
  • Use of machinery
  • Working as part of a team
  • Warehouse duties
  • Packing and unpacking goods
  • Ensure correct stock rotation
  • Writing stock orders and delivery notes
  • Ensure company equipment is regularly maintained and cleaned
  • Maintain cleanliness in the factory to strict food hygiene standards
  • Complying with health & safety
  • Plus any other related duties.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Reliable & punctual
  • Strong team player
  • An enthusiastic approach to work
  • Must have an excellent work ethic
  • Hardworking & committed
  • Honest & trustworthy
  • Able to follow specific instructions
  • Conscientious & motivated
  • Must be able to meet specific timescales & deadlines
  • Must be willing to listen & learn
  • Able to work in a busy environment
  • Employer is passionate about supporting & developing their individual staff to reach their full potential. The role at times can be fast-paced & demanding & you must have a flexible approach to working hours.

Personal qualities

No previous experience is necessary as full training will be provided. The successful applicant must possess a minimum of these standards and/or look to develop the following skills and abilities:
 

  • Ability to work as an effective team member
  • Good attention to detail
  • Ability to meet specific deadlines
  • Good listener
  • Ability to follow specific instructions
  • Adhere to company policies & procedures
  • Positive attitude

Qualifications required

Please be aware that as part of the Apprenticeship, you will be required to work towards Functional Skills Level 2 if you do not already possess Maths & English grades A-C (or equivalent)

Future prospects

Employer will consider a wage review following successful 3 month service. Opportunity could lead to a full time position on successful completion of the apprenticeship.

Things to consider

Start time of 8am. This is a food environment so strict food hygiene regulations must be complied with. Saturday work is compulsory. Please consider the location of this vacancy and your ability to travel to the company in a timely manner on a daily basis, should you be successful.

About the employer

Samba Catering was established in 2006 and is an independent family run business, which produces pre-packed chilled products e.g. sandwiches, wraps, salads from their factory unit on Sutton Fields in Hull; Samba Catering has grown from strength to strength to make itself the biggest independent run catering and pre-packed sandwich company in the East Riding of Yorkshire.

Employer

Samba Catering Ltd

Address

Malmo Road

Hull

HU7 0YF

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Training provider

Performing Manufacturing Operations: Level 2 Apprenticeship in Performing Manufacturing Operations together with; Functional Skills maths and English up to Level 2 (where required), Employment Rights and Responsibilities and EAL Level 2 in Industrial Environment Awareness (for which a separate certificate will be supplied).

Apprenticeship framework

Improving Operational Performance

Training provider

YH TRAINING SERVICES LIMITED

Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by YH TRAINING SERVICES LIMITED

Contact

Sophie Ness Business Development Apprentice 01482 222 142 sophie.ness@yh-group.co.uk


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Closing date: 20 Aug 2017