To carry out routine checks within the business to ensure the safety, quality and legality of all food products packed. This will include all aspects of the checks from intake to despatch.
Quality Control Technician Apprentice
Evolution Foods Ltd
Closing date: 14 Jul 2017
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).
Start time: 7.30am Finish time: 4.30pm There are two half hour unpaid breaks, one at 10am and one at 1pm
Total hours per week: 40.00
Possible start date
31 Jul 2017
23 Mar 2017
Intermediate Level Apprenticeship
This apprenticeship will involve the apprentice learning about the following aspects related to the role of a Quality Technician.
To carry out routine checks within the business to ensure the safety, quality and legality of all food products packed. This will include:
- All aspects of the checks from intake to despatch
- An opportunity to be involved in the development process for new products and appreciation of the requirements of other departments
- To work within the quality department in a production environment
- Carry out key quality checks
Requirements and prospects
- Excellent communication & organisational skills
- Attention to detail
- Problem solving
- Excellence written and verbal skills
- Team player
To apply for this post the candidate will need to have at least 5 GCSE’s or equivalents grades A*-E with an interest in food/science.
Upon successful completion of the apprenticeship there will be the opportunity for a full time role with the company.
Things to consider
The starting wage is £3.50 per hour for 8 weeks probationary period (this is the standard company probationary period), rising to minimum wage based on age. Telford College are managing this vacancy on behalf of this company. As part of the screening process of applications you may be contacted by Telford College and invited in for a face to face interview as part of our screening process. Apprenticeship National Minimum Wage (ANMW): From 1st April 2017 this rises to £3.50 per hour. This applies to 16-18 year old apprentices and those aged 19 and over in the first year of their Apprenticeship. For all other apprentices the National Minimum wage appropriate to their age applies. The Minimum Wage for Apprentices applies to time spent on the job plus time spent training. For more information visit: www.gov.uk/national-minimum-wage-rates Travelling to work: Bus routes: http://www.arrivabus.co.uk/timetables-search/?pg=1&pgsize=10®ion=22534&q=telford&lat=52.678419&lng=-2.445257999999967 Car Share Shropshire and Telford: http://carshareshropshireandtelford.co.uk/x.jsp?ano=0 Wheels to Work: http://www.shropshire-rcc.org.uk/services/individuals/wheels-to-work
About the employer
A food packer of dried ambient products including: nuts, dried fruits, seeds, grain, confectionery, snacks. Certified to BRC and packing over 50 million packs a year we supply many of the major supermarkets.
As part of the apprenticeship the candidate will be working towards a workplace training plan within their organisation as well as working towards the apprenticeship framework components with Telford College. The candidate will achieve the following qualifications:
- Certificate in Food Industry Skills (QCF) level 2
- Functional Skills in Maths & English at level 1 or 2
- Employment Rights and Responsibilities
- Personal Learning and Thinking Skills
Food and Drink
TELFORD COLLEGE OF ARTS & TECHNOLOGY
Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Telford College of Arts & Technology
The Apprentice Team 01952 642452 firstname.lastname@example.org
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Closing date: 14 Jul 2017