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Health and Safety Technician Apprentice MARS CHOCOLATE UK LIMITED

This is an exciting opportunity to join Mars Castle Cary as a new Safety, Health and Environment Technician Apprentice. The role is a junior technician role. 20% of your time will be spent in formal training and 80% will be spent working collaboratively under the guidance of our Safety, Environment and Security Manager.

This apprenticeship requires you to apply through the employer's website.

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Closing date: 31 Aug 2022

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage

    £22,000.00

    £22k starting salary, increasing to £24k following successful completion of 1st academic year. • Holiday entitlement & breaks 25 days, plus statutory • Hours of work 37.5 pw

  • Working week

    Monday - Friday 37.5 hours

    Total hours per week: 37.5

  • Expected duration

    15 Months

  • Possible start date

    01 Oct 2022

  • Date posted

    29 Jul 2022

  • Apprenticeship level

    Advanced
    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number

    VAC1000070629

  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

·         Complete all academic requirements of the apprenticeship within specified timeframes.

·         Apply all relevant Mars safety and environment systems and standards to ensure the safety of people and assets is maintained in all aspects of your work – escalating non-compliance and sharing ‘Best Practice’ where appropriate.

·         Apply learned knowledge to support site teams to achieve day to day activities and projects in a safe, compliant, and environmentally friendly manner.

·         Ensure any Mars-related performance and development initiatives (e.g., Learning logs, development folders) are completed in a timely manner.

·         Review and develop risk assessment, risk controls and emergency procedures.

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

The sucessful candidate will work towards the completion of Safety, Health & Environmental Technician Apprenticeship, and Functional skills Maths, English and ICT (where applicable)

Location of the apprenticeship is Castle Cary, Somerset and all training will take place onsite at the workplace. 

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

What can you expect from Mars?

Work with over 130,000 diverse and talented Associates, all guided by The Five Principles.
Join a purpose driven company, where we’re striving to build the world we want tomorrow, today.
Best-in-class learning and development support from day one, including access to our in-house Mars University.
An industry competitive salary and benefits package, including company bonus

Further training if applicable 


Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Problem solving skills, Presentation skills, Administrative skills, Logical, Team working, Initiative

Qualifications

GCSE or equivalent English (Grade A-C/ 4-9) Desired
GCSE or equivalent Mathematics (Grade A-C/ 4-9) Desired

Things to consider

Please consider travel to and from the location and whether this is viable for you before applying.

About the employer

Mars Castle Cary has defined a bold initiative to create an Environment to Achieve Excellence by engaging our associates and maximizing our performance. To do this, we will transform the culture of how we operate, and ensure that we are empowering our teams to do the right thing to create a safer workplace, and a better world for us and our pets. Our Safety, Health, and Environmental impact underpin every aspect of this transformation and the actions we take. This is an exciting opportunity to join Mars Castle Cary as a new Safety, Health and Environment Technician Apprentice. The role is a junior technician role, supporting the creation, development, and maintenance of HSE practices and solutions across the site, and the regional Safety function. 20% of your working week will be spent in formal training and 80% of your time will be spent working collaboratively with management, operational and office-based teams, under the guidance of our Safety, Environment and Security Manager, where you will gain valuable industry experience and opportunities to develop the required occupational competencies.

Employer

MARS CHOCOLATE UK LIMITED

Address

Oak Tree Meadow

Blackworthy Road

Castle Cary

BA7 7PH

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Training

Training provider

VALKYRIE SUPPORT SERVICES LTD

Apprenticeship standard

Safety, health and environment technician

Level 3 (A level)


Employer's Application Instructions

This apprenticeship requires you to apply through the employer's website.

Apply now

Closing date: 31 Aug 2022