The ABP Food Group is one of Europe's largest privately owned food processing companies in Europe and was founded over 60 years ago in 1954. Today the Group operates across many businesses, spanning Ireland,the UK and Continental Europe and consists of 4 separate divisions; ABP Beef, ABP Proteins, ABP Renewables and ABP Pet Foods. At ABP Food Group our focus is on consistently producing top quality products across all 4 divisions. We strive to provide the highest levels of service via a flexible, reliable and competent team throughout our business.
The UK division of ABP Beef has 13 sites across England, Scotland and Northern Ireland supplying fresh and frozen products into retailers, discounters, foodservice companies, online, and on for further manufacturing. The UK employs over 4,000 people in the UK and has plans for apprentices to be present at each of the 13 sites and central support office in 2017.
ABP offer a progressive, supportive and friendly working environment with regular opportunities to develop new skills and progress. ABP are committed to developing and providing opportunity to all colleagues, whilst delivering excellence to its customers. Apprentices get to earn while they learn, grow in confidence and thrive on structured programmes provided by its delivery partners who are expertly positioned to assist in the successful delivery of the new apprenticeship framework and standards.
The Butchery Apprenticeship standard is currently available at both Level 2 and 3 lasting between 18-24 months. On successful completion of both levels, apprentices will be entitled to automatic registration to full membership of the Institute of Meat.
ABP UK Ellesmere:
Located in rural Shropshire, ABP Ellesmere is the most advanced beef production site in Europe. ABP has invested over £20 million to make Ellesmere a state-of-the-art, carbon neutral processingsite. The site is able to fulfil the entire processing procedure from farm to fork of butchery.
In 2015 in response to the success of the programme at neighbouring ABP Shrewsbury, Ellesmerelaunched its own Butchery Apprenticeship Programme. Our trainingis delivered by our in-house trainer who has 40 years of experience within the meat trade. The programme has been extremely well received by the company and local youngsters between the ages of 16- 24.William was a 2015/2016 butchery apprentice who won an award in London last year.
The Butchery Apprenticeship will offer:
- Competitive Salary
- Full accredited training (duration 18 - 24 months),
- Rewarding contract to progress with the company,
- Learning a trade,
- Personal development,
- Professional support, and
- The opportunity to grow and succeed at ABP UK.
- Hourly rate of £6.30 per hour
What you need to succeed:
Practical skills, the ability to work well in a team and strong communication skills.
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