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They've made it - and so can you!

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-fl ying 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: Jennifer Kolonko
Job title: Apprentice Engineer
Employer: Coca-Cola European Partners (CCEP)
Qualification: NC Engineering Systems, Level 3 Engineering maintenance
Salary Range: Starting salary £16,000
Name: Joshua Hame
Job title: Apprentice Engineer
Employer: Karro Food Group
Qualification: GCSE- Grade C Maths, English
Salary Range: £15,000 – £20,000
Name: Alexander Coward
Job title: Apprentice Maintenance Engineer
Employer: Yeo Valley
Qualification: 11 GCSE’s graded A*-C
Salary Range: Approx. £12,000 as a starting wage
Name: Christopher Poynton
Job title: Apprentice Multi-skilled Maintenance Engineer
Employer: Avara Foods
Qualification: GCSE’S
Salary Range: £12,000-£22,000
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: Tobias Singh
Job title: Electrical Maintenance Engineer
Employer: Coca-Cola European Partners (CCEP)
Qualification: HND Electrical Engineering, Modern Apprenticeship in Electrical Engineering, NVQ L3 Performing Engineering Operations, 17th Edition Wiring Regulations
Salary Range: £47,500 post apprenticeship