• 02/09/2024
  • £18,000 (Increasing to £21,000 in Year 2)
  • Apprenticeship - Advanced apprenticeship: level 3
  • Farm, Laburnum Villa, Old Leake, Boston Pe22 9Pn, United Kingdom, Boston PE22 9PN
Advanced Food Technology Apprentice - Job Ref: Food Technology Advanced Apprentice

What will the apprentice be doing?

A career in Food Technical at Bakkavor means feeling a sense of pride in knowing that you have ensured the food on consumers’ plates is safe to eat.

You will be given the chance to work alongside many different departments to see how a kitchen concept is made ‘real’ and manage the process through to see a product hit the retailer shelves.

You will learn about areas such as process design and food science in the context of food safety legislation and quality standards.

This technical role focuses on the key business areas of food safety and product quality and will involve working alongside other departments to ensure that all manufacturing is done correctly, safely and to a high standard of quality. 

By the end of your programme, you will be able to utilise your food science knowledge to ensure the smooth transition of food products from factory to fork ensuring that technical and quality standards are achieved whilst maximising profitability to meet customer requirements.

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

You will complete a Level 3 Food Technologist standard.
This will be complimented by internal training delivered by your site as well as team building and soft skills training.

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.
Future career aspirations could include Senior Process Technologist, Quality Manager and Technical Manager to name a few.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

  • Communication skills
  • Attention to detail
  • Problem solving skills
  • Analytical skills
  • Logical
  • Team working
  • Initiative


  • GCSE or equivalent English (Grade A* – C or 9 – 4) essential
  • GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade A* – C or 9 – 4) essential






Training provider


Apprenticeship standard

Food technologist
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: Food Technology Advanced Apprentice

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