Engineering Apprentice - Warrington GREENCORE FOODS LIMITED

The Greencore Engineering Apprenticeship Programme is designed to help you reach your potential and build a rewarding career in food. You’ll complete the Level 3 Food and Drink Maintenance Engineer Apprenticeship in partnership with one of our trusted training providers

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

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Closing date: 02 Apr 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

    06 Feb 2024

  • Apprenticeship level

    Advanced
    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number

    VAC1000227834

  • Positions

    1 available

What you will do in your working day

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

You’ll complete the Level 3 Food and Drink Maintenance Engineer Apprenticeship in partnership with one of our trusted training providers, this 4-year apprenticeship programme will align your studies at college to real work to become an integral part of our engineering team. At the end of the programme, you will be supported to transition into a role that is aligned to your future career goals.

Our Engineering Apprenticeships provide 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 and therefore, will be required to spend most of your time working within a fast-paced food manufacturing environment!

You’ll attend frequent study blocks with the training provider, to support you to build the knowledge required to build you skills back at site. By the end of the apprenticeship, you will be able to:

  • Ensure food safety in line with food safety legislation, health and safety, environmental, sustainability, and engineering regulations and standards
  • Maintain food and drink machinery and equipment to meet and optimise production levels
  • Undertake planned, predicted, and reactive maintenance to ensure that the operation runs effectively
  • Support operational teams with machinery change overs and set ups
  • Contribute to technical performance reviews and continuous improvement activities, as well as audits

The training you will be getting

  • You’ll complete the Level 3 Food and Drink Maintenance Engineer Apprenticeship in partnership with one of our trusted training providers, this 4-year apprenticeship programme will align your studies at college to real work to become an integral part of our engineering team
  • At the end of the programme, you will be supported to transition into a role that is aligned to your future career goals
  • You’ll attend frequent study blocks with the training provider, to support you to build the knowledge required to build you skills back at site

What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship

  • At the end of the programme, you will be supported to transition into a role that is aligned to your future career goals

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

IT skills, Number skills, Logical, Team working

Qualifications

GCSE or equivalent English language and maths (Grade 5 or above) Essential

About the employer

We’re a vibrant, fast-paced, leading food manufacturer, employing 14,000 colleagues across 16 world-class manufacturing sites and 18 distribution depots across the UK. We supply all the major supermarkets in the UK, we also supply convenience and travel retail outlets, discounters, coffee shops, foodservice and other retailers. We have strong market positions in a range of categories including sandwiches, salads, sushi, chilled snacking, chilled ready meals, chilled soups and sauces, chilled quiche, ambient sauces and pickles, and frozen Yorkshire Puddings. The food industry is an exhilarating place to be a Maintenance Engineer! We use some of the most innovative, modern and technically automated equipment available to manufacture a wide range of food products for our customers. We’re looking for our next generation of maintenance engineer apprentices to develop and grow a career with Greencore. You will provide engineering support to our many sites while developing your skills. Join us and be part of our great team, committed to making everyday taste better.

Employer

GREENCORE FOODS LIMITED

Address

20 Grosvenor Grange

Woolston

WA1 4SF

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Training

Training provider

MIDLAND GROUP TRAINING SERVICES LIMITED

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

Food and drink maintenance engineer

Level 3 (A level)

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: 02 Apr 2024