• 02/09/2024
  • £18,000 (Increasing to £21,000 in Year 2)
  • Apprenticeship - Advanced apprenticeship: level 3
  • Eythorne, Millyard Way, Pike Road Industrial Estate, Dover, CT15 4NL
Advanced Supply Chain Practitioner Apprenticeship - Job Ref: Advanced Supply Chain Practitioner Apprenticeship

Supply Chain is at the heart of every business and effective and dynamic supply chains are particularly important in fast moving consumer goods (FMCG) sectors like ours. If you love working as part of a team, have a passion for analysis and an eye for detail then this is the apprenticeship for you.

What will the apprentice be doing?

At Bakkavor, production never stops, we need to plan, manufacture and deliver onto shelves as quickly as possible, and our Supply Chain is a crucial part of this. Our Supply Chain Apprentices will receive hands on training in our end to end supply chain process.

You will learn how to prioritise the flow of products and solve day to day problems.

You will learn how to use continuous improvement techniques to improve performance in the FMCG supply chain.

You will learn about stock control and logistics.

You will work closely with other areas of the business such as Manufacturing, Development, Finance and Procurement so require good communication skills and the ability to work effectively as part of a team.

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

You can expect to attain a Level 3 Supply Chain Practitioner standard.

You will also attain a Level 3 Diploma relating to Transport and Logistics as part of this programme.

Training will be Block release in Year 1 and Day release in further years.

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

At the end of your programme, if you have successfully completed your apprenticeship and achieved the performance targets we have set for you, you are guaranteed a permanent role with us.

Supply Chain Practitioners could progress to management or specialist roles within the company.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

  • Communication skills
  • Attention to detail
  • Organisation skills
  • Customer care skills
  • Problem solving skills
  • Team working
  • Initiative


  • GCSE or equivalent in English and maths + three others (Grade 9 – 4 or A*- C) essential




Training provider


Apprenticeship standard

Supply chain practitioner (fast moving consumer goods)

(previously Operator Manager)
Level 3 (A level)

Employer's application instructions

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

Closing Date – 

31st March 2024

Job Ref: Advanced Supply Chain Practitioner Apprenticeship

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