Process Operator Apprentice CARGILL PLC
We are looking for an apprentice who is interested in pursuing a career as a Process Operator in Cargill’s Cocoa and Chocolate Manufacturing Site. This is a fantastic opportunity for an apprentice to develop in a growing industry focusing on health and safety, food safety and production.
Closing date: 31 Aug 2023
Shifts are 6am to 6pm x 2 per week, plus time released for your studies. After initial training, you will Start shift working which can include weekends and, if required, night shifts. Other working days are flexible based on study requirements.
Total hours per week: 42.0
(the hours are based on the candidate being over 18)
Possible start date
04 Sep 2023
20 Mar 2023
Level 3 (A level)
What will the apprentice be doing?
- Operating all areas of the cocoa plant
- Using operating systems
- Completing daily operator tasks
- Dispatching liquor including tanker loading
- Working in a safe way
- LOTOTO (lock out, tag out, try out)
- Supporting the creation of risk assessments
- Ensuring our products are food safe
- Understanding and adhering the HACCP
- Clean as you go, good housekeeping standards
- Process set up & control
- Driving efficiency and highlighting improvement ideas
- Fault identification
- Root cause analysis
- Trend analysis
- Operational maintenance
- Weekly scheduled cleans
- Understanding of different customer specifications
- Occasional FLT (forklift truck use)
- Working alongside other teams- engineering, quality, safety
What training will the apprentice take and what qualification will the apprentice get at the end?
The apprentice will undertake the Level 3 Food and Drink Technical Operator apprenticeship standard, delivered by the University of Lincoln's Holbeach Campus, the National Centre for Food Manufacturing (NCFM). The apprentice will attend block release sessions virtually via Microsoft Teams or in person at the NCFM campus throughout the duration of the programme.
What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?
There are some fantastic opportunities across Cargill. Natural progression after the apprenticeship could be to become a Process Operating Technician if a role is available. This follows a 4 on 4 off shift pattern (2 days, 2 nights, 4 off). There may also be opportunities to move into other functions dependent on role availability.
Requirements and prospects
Desired skills and personal qualities
GCSE or equivalent ICT (Grade C/4 or above) Essential
GCSE or equivalent Mathematics (Grade C/4 or above) Essential
Things to consider
About the employer
Cocoa Processing Plant
UNIVERSITY OF LINCOLN
Food and drink technical operator
Level 3 (A level)
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