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Food Production Apprentice REET YORKSHIRE FOOD LTD

The broad purpose of the role is to support the manufacture of quality preserves and ambient food products. You’ll be responsible for start-up, close-down, changeover, and handovers in the manufacturing process as part of the business’s SALSA accreditation standards.

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Closing date: 31 Aug 2022

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage

    £10,566.00

  • Working week

    Tuesday – Friday between the hours of 9am and 5pm There may be some weeks of working Monday to Thursday 9am till 5pm

    Total hours per week: 32

  • Expected duration

    30 Months

  • Possible start date

    12 Sep 2022

  • Date posted

    02 Aug 2022

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate
    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number

    VAC1000071569

  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

Not just an apprentice role. We’re proud to support our team’s development at all levels.

Do you love the idea of knowing exactly how products are made from inbound ingredients to finished, shelf ready products? Want to be part of that process and proud to know exactly how it all happens?

The opportunity to join a small but rapidly growing food manufacturing business in Ripon, North Yorkshire has opened.

  • The broad purpose of the role is to support the manufacture of quality preserves and ambient food products.
  • You’ll be responsible for start-up, close-down, changeover, and handovers in the manufacturing process as part of the business’s SALSA accreditation standards.
  • You’ll also have the freedom to explore best practices and implement improved processes to ensure the team are efficient and that SOP’s are up to date.
  • Where some struggle with technical processes, you’ll love the detail and be focused on the implementation of high-quality records.
  • Through monitoring Hazard Analysis Critical Control Points and recording the results, you’ll always be prepared for internal and external audits.
  • Supporting the existing team with ingredient preparation, cooking, filling and labelling amongst other tasks, you’ll be able to learn every aspect of the production process from start to finish.
  • Reporting directly to the business’s approachable directors.
  • Enthusiasm and passion for your role will support your application and growth within the team and the business’s exciting future.

 

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

The Apprenticeship standard the apprentice will complete is Level 2 Production chef.

The apprentice will learn, work, earn and achieve a qualification all at the same time.

To achieve the apprenticeship they will complete the following:

An industry designed and recognised apprenticeship
End Point Assessment (On-Demand Test, Practical Observation and Professional Discussion)
The apprentice will work towards the following Functional Skills:

Mathematics up to Level 2
English up to Level 2
Learners who have already achieved GCSEs (A-C or equivalent) in Maths and English may be exempt from Functional Skills.

The apprenticeship is work based, however the apprentice may be required to attend College for functional skills if needed.

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

Potential to move to other roles of interest within the business including sales/marketing assistant, production management, technical lead.


Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, Organisation skills, Team working, Patience

Qualifications

GCSE or equivalent Maths & English (Grade C/4 or above) Desired

Things to consider

The place of work is in Ripon just near the Grammar school. A 15 minute walk from the town’s centre or 5 minute car drive.

About the employer

Reet Yorkshire Food was founded in 2020 and has since gained impressive contracts supplying various retail and hospitality outlets with a selection of artisan jams, chutneys, sauces, and relishes. Currently 3 employees, the business is scaling quickly and has the opportunity to provide the right person with the first step into the food industry and a chance to grow with them through exciting times.

Employer

REET YORKSHIRE FOOD LTD

Address

Unit 5

Juniper Grove Business Park

Ripon

HG4 2DZ

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Training

Training provider

HEART OF YORKSHIRE EDUCATION GROUP

Contact

Heart of Yorkshire

apprenticeships@wakefield.ac.uk

Apprenticeship standard

Production chef

Level 2 (GCSE)


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