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Production Apprenticeship – Cargill PLC

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The role involves working as part of a process team to ensure operation of the rape seed Crush & Refinery depts, working to high safety, quality & efficiency standards. During the apprenticeship the incumbent will participate in a recognized training programme in Science Manufacturing along with comprehensive on-the-job training.

Qualification requirements GCSE English & Maths grade 4+ plus other strong GCSEs to include Science or other higher level qualifications
Salary £19,000 per annum plus shift allowance when on shifts
Holiday Entitlement 25 days plus bank holidays
Location Bootle, Merseyside
Working Hours
  • The apprentices will start on a day shift which is typically (Mon-Fri 8am-4pm).
  • There is potential once you become competent in certain areas that you will be expected to cover for other shifts. The shift pattern is 12 hours (2 days, 2nights, followed by a number of days off which can vary). The day shift is 6am-6pm and the night shift is 6pm-6am.
Duration 30 months
Start Date June 2024
Interview Date June 2024
Closing date for applications 29th May 2024
To apply To apply, fill in your information in the online form below. If you are having difficulty in completing this, please contact recruitment on [email protected] for assistance.
Next steps Once the position has closed, shortlisted candidates will be invited to a one way video interview, you will have 3 days to complete it.

JOB DESCRIPTION

Want to build a stronger, more sustainable future and cultivate your career? Join Cargill’s global team of 155,000 employees who are committed to safe, responsible and sustainable ways to nourish the world. This position is in Cargill’s agricultural supply chain business, where we seamlessly connect farming customers with food, feed and industry.

We provide a fast paced stimulating international environment, which will stretch your abilities and channel your talents. We also offer competitive salary and benefits combined with outstanding career development opportunities in one of the largest and most solid private companies in the world.

The role involves working as part of a process team to ensure the successful operation of the Crush and Refinery departments, working to high safety, quality and efficiency standards. During the apprenticeship the incumbent will participate in a recognized training programme in Science Manufacturing along with comprehensive on-the-job training.  You will learn about the crushing and refining of rape seed and the associated oil and meal products which are then sold to many household brands.  You will be exposed to mechanical equipment, automated systems and the chemistry behind the process of providing edible oils to supermarkets, restaurants and take aways as well as animal feed (meal) to the farming community.

Duties will include but not limited to:

  • Train towards and prove competency in the safe and effective operation of the process equipment on the plant.
  • Undertake in-process quality control checks and other analytical checks.
  • Work towards and successfully complete Apprenticeship at Level 3 Science Manufacturing Technician.
  • Perform front line maintenance, housekeeping and other duties as assigned to support the plant production
  • Maintain all quality systems, logs and required records
  • Maintain detailed training logs to support training and studies

ABOUT CARGILL

This position is in Cargill’s agricultural supply chain business, where we seamlessly connect farming customers with food, feed and industry.

www.cargill.co.uk

CANDIDATE REQUIREMENTS

Skills required

  • Problem Solving
  • Excellent Communication
  • Use of Initiative
  • Decision Making
  • Numerical Skills
  • Good Written English
  • Ability to Follow Instructions
  • ICT Skills
  • Organisational Skills
  • Continuous Improvement Mindset
  • Team Working

Personal Qualities

  • Ability to work on own initiative
  • Questioning mindset
  • Ability to communicate well with colleagues

TRAINING TO BE DELIVERED

Apprenticeship Standard: Level 3 Science Manufacturing Technician

Training Provider: Cogent Skills Training

Delivery model: Comprehensive on the job training as well as related H&S courses

FUTURE PROSPECTS

  • Potential to become a Site Support Technician or Process Technician
  • Starting salary £19,000 per annum rising with training with the first increase being after 12 months and further thereon based on performance.  Future potential salary earnings in excess of £50,000.

THINGS TO BE CONSIDERED

  • The successful candidate must be 18 years of age due to shift work
  • The process environment can be a very noisy and dusty environment i.e. extensive use of PPE is mandatory across the site (safety glasses, hard hat, ear protection etc)
  • Exposure to chemical systems and bulk chemical handling 
  • Shift pattern consistent with a 24hr – 365 day operation
  • Plant personnel are exposed to changing weather conditions e.g. working outside the operational buildings
  • High expectation of safety standards should be the driver for anyone working in this environment.
  • Willingness to challenge the status quo and innovate for continuous improvement
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Cargill is working to nourish the world. By bringing together people, ideas and resources to deliver products, technology and ways of operating that build successful businesses and communities.

Location: Bootle Merseyside
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Salary: £19,000 per annum
Closing Date: 29th May 2024
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