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Meet the Tasty Careers Ambassadors

The UK's young generation of superheros, working their waffles off to shake up the Food & Drink Manufacturing Industry!

These are high-flying superstars from various food & drink companies who share their story of how they got into their career, what they’ve learned along the way and what they spent their first pay cheque on.

Their advice is invaluable as they’ve been there, done that and now have a super Tasty Career in the food & drink industry!


Filter Ambassadors
Name: Matt Irving
Job title: Apprentice Mechanical Engineer
Employer: Kraft Heinz
Qualification: GCSEs And A levels
Salary Range: £14,000 - £28,000
Name: Jack Whalley
Job title: Apprentice Mechanical Engineer
Employer: Kraft Heinz
Qualification: BTEC level 3, working towards HNC level 4, NVQ level 3/4, Coded welding
Salary Range: £16,000 - £35,000
Name: Liam Pember
Job title: Automation Day Technician
Employer: Heineken UK
Qualification: NVQ Level 2 in Performing Engineering Operations, BTEC Level 3 in Manufacturing Engineering D*D*, NVQ Level 3 Extended Diploma in Engineering Maintenance
Salary Range: £35,000 to £40,000
Name: Leigh Poxon
Job title: Baker
Employer: Henllan Bakery
Qualification: NVQ in Baking Industry Skills level 2
Name: Davana Tomkin
Job title: Campaign and Inbound Representative Apprentice
Employer: Coca Cola
Qualification: 7 A*-C GCSEs, A-level Art, AS/A Level Communication and Culture, Level 3 BTEC Applied Science
Salary Range: £14,000
Name: Emma Holcombe
Job title: Category Manager
Employer: Natures Way Foods
Qualification: BA Economics
Salary Range: £30,000+, depending on experience