Our Higher Apprenticeship in Manufacturing is an ideal opportunity if you are interested in the different stages involved in efficient food production. It will give you a clear understanding of the key manufacturing processes including planning, safe machinery operation and resource management.
You will initially work Monday to Friday 8.30 am – 5.00 pm, however in future there will be an element of shift working. Days and shifts are to be confirmed but may require an element of evening and weekend working depending on which team you join.
Total hours per week: 37.5
What will the apprentice be doing?
You will have a crucial role in the day to day production and distribution of our quality products.
You will gain a clear understanding of the key manufacturing processes including planning, safe machinery operation and resource and people management.
You will forge close links with other functions within the business such as Technical, Development, Finance and Human Resources so you will require good communication skills and the ability to work effectively as part of a team.
You will learn how to set up and manage projects using relevant tools and techniques and understand process management.
You will gain an understanding of business development tools (eg SWOT) and approaches to continuous improvement.
What training will the apprentice take and what qualification will the apprentice get at the end?
You will attain a Level 4 Process Leader Apprenticeship Standard with further progression encouraged up to Degree Level.
Full support and training will be provided to help you progress quickly. Depending on the site, the scheme may offer placements within a factory based role with responsibility for a team, running production lines, quality and output costs.
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 that we have set for you, you are guaranteed a permanent role with us.
Future career aspirations could be Team Leader, Section Manager, Factory Manager or Operations Manager to name a few.
Requirements and prospects
Desired skills and personal qualities
Things to consider
The work environment can be cold and noisy (for which PPE will be provided) and will entail being inside for long periods of time. However, it is also a very positive place to work and the experience gained will be invaluable for the future and will give you your ‘first steps’ into manufacturing.
UNIVERSITY OF LINCOLN
Level 4 Process Leader
Closing Date –
31st March 2024
Job Ref: Higher Manufacturing Apprenticeship