Food Industry Technical Degree Apprenticeship Cranswick Country Foods PLC

Are you ready to embark on an exciting journey that will kickstart your career in the UK’s largest manufacturing sector? Our Food Industry Technical Degree Apprenticeship Scheme is the perfect opportunity for talented individuals to thrive and make a real impact in the world of food with an industry-leading sustainable food manufacturer.

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Closing date: 01 Jul 2024

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage

    £23,000.00

  • Working week

    Monday to Friday 8am to 5pm

    Total hours per week: 40

  • Expected duration

    48 Months

  • Possible start date

    09 Sep 2024

  • Date posted

    5 days ago

  • Apprenticeship level

    Degree
    Level 6 (Degree with honours)

  • Reference number

    VAC1000256792

  • Positions

    4 available

What you will do in your working day

Are you ready to embark on an exciting journey that will kickstart your career in the UK’s largest manufacturing sector? Our Food Industry Technical Degree Apprenticeship Scheme is the perfect opportunity for talented individuals to thrive and make a real impact in the world of food.

About Us

Cranswick is a leading UK food producer with a revenue of over £2.3 Billion. We produce and supply premium own label food to high-profile UK grocery retailers, the food service sector, and other UK and global customers.

What you’ll do

Upon joining the scheme, you will embark on a comprehensive entry-level training program designed to equip you with everything you’ll need to become a valuable member of the sites technical function.

You will be mentored by industry experts, engaging in hands-on projects and taking responsibility to ensure the highest levels of product quality, safety, and compliance, all whilst working towards a Level 6 Food Industry Technical Professional Degree with Sheffield Hallam University.

Why Cranswick

  • Exciting Challenges - You’ll be supported to take on real-life business projects and tackle industry problems that will teach, challenge and inspire you.
  • Career Development – You’ll receive a personalised apprenticeship training programme which includes mentorship and guidance to help you start and grow your career.
  • Innovation – You’ll become a new addition to a dynamic team that constantly strives to ensure the highest standards of food safety and product integrity.
  • Impact – You’ll take on meaningful work, contributing to the creation of healthy, tasty and sustainable food products.

What we are looking for

We're seeking individuals who are enthusiastic newcomers who are excited about starting a career in the food industry. You’ll need to be able to adapt quickly to changing circumstances and be willing to learn new skills from day one. Candidates will preferably be studying or studied a A-level science subjects. A GCSE in Food Tech is desirable but not essential.

What we offer

  • Starting salary of £23,000
  • Funded L6 Food Technical Professional Degree Qualification completed with Sheffield Hallam University
  • A comprehensive self-development programme that will equip you with the essential skills you need to start a successful career
  • Access to our employee share-save scheme
  • Company pension with enhanced contribution options
  • Discount at major high-street stores via our company rewards app

To apply, simply submit a CV and Cover Letter

The training you will be getting

Funded L6 Food Technical Professional Degree Qualification completed with Sheffield Hallam University.

Comprehensive and detailed training programme to be shared upon joining.

Training schedule has yet to be agreed. Details will be made available at a later date. 

What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship

Full-time employment as a Food Industry Technical Professional.


Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, Attention to detail, Customer care skills, Problem solving skills, Administrative skills, Analytical skills, Logical, Team working, Initiative, Patience

Qualifications

GCSE or equivalent English (Grade 4+) Essential
GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade 4+) Essential
GCSE or equivalent Science (Grade 4+) Essential
A Level or equivalent Science (Any Discipline) (Grade A* - C) Desired

About the employer

Cranswick is a leading UK food producer with revenue of over £2.3 Billion. We produce and supply premium food to high-profile UK grocery retailers, the food service sector and other UK and global customers. With 23 well-invested production facilities located around the UK, our values unite and inspire our people to deliver our purpose – to feed the nation with authentically made, sustainably produced food.

Employer

Cranswick Country Foods PLC

Address

Geneva Way, Leads Road

Hull

HU7 0DG

Contact

Sam Foster

sam.foster@cranswick.co.uk

07443271043

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Training

Training provider

SHEFFIELD HALLAM 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

Food industry technical professional (integrated 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


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