Operations Degree Apprenticeship - Worksop GREENCORE FOODS LIMITED

The Greencore Degree Apprenticeship Programme is designed to help you reach your potential and build a rewarding career in the food manufacturing industry. Our Degree Apprenticeship provides a blend of on and off the job learning, exposure and education so that you can develop the knowledge, skills, and behaviours to build your career.

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

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Closing date: 29 Feb 2024

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage

    Competitive

    This pay rate is above National Minimum Wage

  • Working week

    Our operation is 24/7 so you will be required to work shifts. These will vary depending on site and could include early starts from 5am, rotating night shifts and weekends.

    Total hours per week: 37.5

  • Expected duration

    4 Years

  • Possible start date

    28 Aug 2024

  • Date posted

    23 Jan 2024

  • Apprenticeship level

    Degree
    Level 6 (Degree with honours)

  • Reference number

    VAC1000223170

  • Positions

    1 available

What you will do in your working day

The Greencore Degree Apprenticeship Programme is designed to help you reach your potential and build a rewarding career in the food manufacturing industry.

In partnership with Nottingham Trent University, this 4-year apprenticeship programme will align your studies to real work experience at one of our sites, allowing you to earn a great salary and become an integral part of our site Operations team. You will be working towards the Chartered Manager Degree Apprenticeship, to achieve a BA (hons) in Management and Leadership, as well as professional recognition by the Chartered Management Institute.

Based at the heart of our Operations team, our Degree Apprenticeship provides a blend of on and off the job learning, exposure, experience, and education so that you can develop the knowledge, skills, and behaviours to kickstart your career. Your role will involve leading a team of people responsible for the production of our products at one of our manufacturing sites. At the end of the programme, you will transition into a management role that supports your future career goals of becoming a leadership and management professional in a fast-paced manufacturing environment.

Our Operations function is responsible for manufacturing great quality products for our customers. You’ll gain practical experience ensuring that our production lines within the factory operate in an efficient and economical way, meeting our customer requirements to a consistently high standard, and motivating and engaging others. This will include:

• Delivering against productivity and efficiency targets
• Resolving problems and issues as they arise
• Identify and act on opportunities that make sustainable improvements to increase quality, performance
• Leading and engaging team members to ensure satisfaction, motivation and wellbeing
• Communicating with the operations management team on performance and outputs

The training you will be getting

In partnership with Nottingham Trent University, this 4-year apprenticeship programme will align your studies to real work experience at one of our sites, allowing you to earn a great salary and become an integral part of our site Operations team. You will be working towards the Chartered Manager Degree Apprenticeship, to achieve a BA (hons) in Management and Leadership, as well as professional recognition by the Chartered Management Institute.

What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship

At the end of the programme, the right candidate will transition into a management role that supports your future career goals of becoming a leadership and management professional in a fast-paced manufacturing environment.


Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, Problem solving skills, Logical, Team working, Ambitious, Motivated, Resilient

Qualifications

GCSE or equivalent English language and maths (Grade C/4 or above) Essential
A Level or equivalent 3 A Levels (Grade BBB) Essential

About the employer

We’re more than just a leading manufacturer of convenience food in the UK; we’re on a mission to make every day taste better for consumers across the country. We supply major supermarkets, convenience stores, travel retail outlets and more with a wide range of food products (from sandwiches, sushi and ready meals to chilled soups and frozen Yorkshire Puddings). In FY22 we manufactured 795m sandwiches and other food to go products, 127m chilled prepared meals, 249m bottles of cooking sauces, pickles, and condiments and 47m of chilled soups and sauces. We carry out more than 10,600 direct to store deliveries each day. We have 16 world-class manufacturing and 18 distribution centres in the UK, with industry-leading technology and supply chain capabilities. We generated revenues of £1.7bn in FY22 and employ more than 14,000 people. Our industry is dynamic and innovative, presenting unique financial challenges that demand exceptional skills in accounting, planning, and forecasting. We're dedicated to nurturing skilled financial professionals who can meet the demands of our fast-paced business and become our future leaders. We’re looking for our next generation of graduates to develop and grow a finance career with Greencore. You will provide financial support to our many sites while developing your skills in key aspects of the finance function. You will have the opportunity to gain experience across several locations and become a multi-skilled finance professional, with experience in a breadth of environments.

Employer

GREENCORE FOODS LIMITED

Address

Manton Wood Enterprise Park Worksop,

S80 2RS

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Training

Training provider

NOTTINGHAM TRENT UNIVERSITY

Adjustments for experience

You could reduce your training time, or finish your apprenticeship faster, if you have relevant prior learning or experience. This could be relevant:

  • training
  • qualifications, like an NVQ in a relevant field
  • industry or sector experience

Apprenticeship standard

Chartered manager (degree)

Level 6 (Degree with honours)

Demonstrating experience

If your application is successful, you will have a chance to discuss your relevant prior learning or experience with your training provider and employer. You will all need to agree any adjustments to your training plan.

You should be prepared to show your competence, and evidence of relevant qualifications


Employer's Application Instructions

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

Apply now

Closing date: 29 Feb 2024