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Apprentice Engineer
Location: Barnsley, GB, Premier Foods
Salary: £14,000
Category: Engineering

Working within a continuous improvement environment our Multi-Skilled Engineers/Technicians are responsible for the maintenance, repair and performance improvement of semi & fully automated process and packaging equipment.

What you’ll be doing:

  • Broad exposure to different areas of food manufacturing mechanical and electrical maintenance and improvements
  • Studying towards either the Level 3 Food & Drink Engineering Maintenance Standard or the Level 3 Engineering Technician Apprenticeship Standard, as well as supporting training and qualifications to enable you to carry out the role of Multi-Skilled Engineer for Premier Foods (academic content delivered offsite and may include residential block release)
  • Typically, 07:00-15:00 or 08:00-16:00 for the first year
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About the Company

A great British food company 

Premier Foods is one of Britain’s biggest listed food companies, employing over 4,000 colleagues at 15 manufacturing sites and offices up and down the country.

Many of our brands have been part of UK life for more than a century and you’ll find them in 94% of British households.

Our much-loved brands include Mr Kipling, Cadbury, Bisto, Batchelors, Ambrosia, Sharwood’s, Oxo, Loyd Grossman, Homepride, Paul Hollywood and McDougall’s, with some supported by our strategic partnerships with Mondelez and Nissin.

What do you need?

  • 5 GCSE’s grade A-C (or equivalent) including Science, Maths and English at grade B (or equivalent). IT also being a preferred pass (A-C) subject
  • Self-managed & self-motivated
  • Good communication skills
  • Ability to work alone or as part of a team
  • Flexibility to work across multiple departments as and when required
  • Good attention to detail
  • A high level of technical ability

Join us and you'll get

  • Starting salary of c. £14,000 in the first year
  • Sponsored professional development
  • On-the-job mentor
  • Free onsite parking
  • Employee discount scheme including travel, food and shopping discounts
  • Employee assistance programme
  • Cycle to Work Scheme
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