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Food Safety & Quality Apprentice MOY PARK LIMITED

As an apprentice at Moy Park you will work within a fast paced environment, ensuring all our products are produced safely to meet customer quality standards and legislative requirements consistently. Working towards a degree level qualification, you will build your knowledge whilst gaining experience, all whilst earning a great salary!

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Closing date: 10 Aug 2022

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


    Pay is reviewed with opportunity to increase on an annual basis throughout the programme

  • Working week

    Monday to Friday - shift to be confirmed

    Total hours per week: 37.5

  • Expected duration

    48 Months

  • Possible start date

    04 Sep 2022

  • Date posted

    28 Jun 2022

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 6 (Degree with honours)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

Alongside the degree programme, you will work through a structured programme gaining a breadth of knowledge and skills in food safety, legality, integrity and quality which will prepare you to kick start your career in Moy Park as a site based Quality Assurance Auditor.

Responsibilities will include;

  • Auditing of the factory environment to ensure food safety, integrity, legality and quality at all times.
  • Gain understanding of the Quality Management System
  • Preparing for and being involved in Customer visits/ audits
  • Participation in operational problem solving and project work
  • Contribute to the Technical department and make a difference by developing skills in line with the Moy Park Technical Competency Framework

What training will the apprentice take and what qualification will the apprentice get at the end?

Working with industry approved training partners we will support you in your career by giving you the opportunity to practice what you learn in the classroom, back in your workplace and gain invaluable support from a highly skilled Food Safety & Quality team.

  • Training will be completed at Nottingham Trent University, Brackenhurst Campus on a block release basis across 3-4 years of study working towards a BSc (Hons) Food Science & Technology

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

On completion of your programme you will draw on the skills, knowledge & behaviours you have learnt during your apprenticeship programme to become a valued member of a Moy Park Technical team and take on a role such as a Food Safety and Quality Manager. You will also have access to our fantastic internal development programmes & learning resources which could lead you to anywhere you aspire to reach!

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, IT skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Problem solving skills, Team working, Initiative


GCSE or equivalent Maths, English (Grade C/4) Essential
A Level or equivalent Science (Grade B,B,C Including Science) Desired
BTEC or equivalent DMM - Including relevant science modules (Grade pass) Essential

Things to consider

Would i be suited to this type of career • I have an assertive, logical approach and like to get things done • I like to challenge and improve things • I have good numerical and organisational skills • I have the ability to live and demonstrate the Moy Park values • I have a passion for the food industry & a desire to learn

About the employer

Moy Park is one of the UK’s top 15 food companies, with over 12,000 employees and is one of Europe’s leading poultry producers. With 12 processing and manufacturing units in Northern Ireland, England, France and the Netherlands, the company processes over 300 million birds per year, in addition to producing around 200,000 tons of prepared foods per year. The Moy Park supplies to major foodservice establishments and customers in the United Kingdom and Europe




Main Street, Anwick Village, Sleaford, Lincolnshire,

NG34 9SL


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Training provider


Apprenticeship standard

Food industry technical professional (integrated degree)

Level 6 (Degree with honours)

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