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Manufacturing Manager Degree Apprentice - North West/Skelmersdale PepsiCo

PepsiCo is now on the lookout for its future technical leaders! This new Apprenticeship Programme is an exciting opportunity to shape your career and help you reach your full potential.

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

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Closing date: 25 Dec 2022

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


    Annual pay increases. Promotions are available at certain junctures in the course and will be rewarded appropriately. Fantastic flexible benefits; from a competitive pension scheme to discounted cinema tickets... there’s something for everyone.

  • Working week

    Monday to Friday May work shifts, evenings and weekends depending on projects

    Total hours per week: 40.0

  • Expected duration

    48 Months

  • Possible start date

    01 Jan 2023

  • Date posted

    04 Nov 2022

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 6 (Degree with honours)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

  • The Level 6 Manufacturing Manager is a Degree Apprenticeship Programme that aims to develop and produce a highly skilled and capable individual. 
  • Academic knowledge underpins the vocational skills gained from the workplace to produce competencies relevant to the industry as a whole.
  • Workplace practical projects will enhance learning from the online and in person lectures whilst gaining hands-on work experience within the Food and Drink industry

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

  • As is common practise with apprenticeships, you will spend 80% of your time gaining experience within roles across the supply chain functions and 20% studying with our partner University.
  • This study time will primarily be online, with block release for in person lectures and workshops roughly once per quarter. All travel & accommodation is covered by PepsiCo.
  • At the conclusion of the course you will have reached the required standard to receive a BSc (Hons) Food and Drink Operations and Manufacturing Management Degree from a UK University

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

  • Specialist or Manager in a Supply Chain department such as Environmental, Health and Safety, Quality and Food Safety or other areas

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Strong work ethic, Logical, agile and adaptable, Problem solving orientation, Clear communicator, Team player, Self-motivation


GCSE or equivalent English (Grade 5/6 B/C) Essential
GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade 5/6 B/C) Essential
GCSE or equivalent Science (Grade 5/6 B/C) Essential

About the employer

Every day millions of people in the UK enjoy our oats, snacks, juices and beverages. The 4,500 strong team behind these household names is spread across our 10 UK sites. Our vision is to Be the Global Leader in Convenient Foods and Beverages by Winning with Purpose. Behind this vision lies a passion for sustainability and a commitment to doing business in the right way. We strongly believe that integrating purpose into our business strategy will be the key to our future success.




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Training provider


Apprenticeship standard

Manufacturing manager (integrated degree)

Level 6 (Degree with honours)

Employer's Application Instructions

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

Apply now

Closing date: 25 Dec 2022