Arla Foods Lockerbie Dairy & Creamery, Lockerbie, DG11 1LW
EDEN Apprentice Engineer
(Industry leading 4 year apprenticeship Food & Drink Production Engineering)
What does this program involve
i n your 4 years as an Apprentice Engineer, you will get hands- on experience at one of our manufacturing sites. You will be part of a team of Engineers, working with cutting edge technology to keep Arla at the forefront of the manufacturing industry.
We support you to become a qualified Engineer with a mix of practical and classroom based learning in partnership with Kirklees College. At the end of the 4 years, you will graduate with an OAL L3 in Food and Drink Engineering Maintenance (Multiskilled), Level 3 Health and Safety Award, and your 18th Edition Regulations Certificate.
The best bit? You will earn as you learn! Your salary will increase year on year as you progress and develop.
So what do our engineers actually do?
Our Engineers are problem solvers. They are responsible for maintaining, fixing and installing machinery that allows us to create tasty, healthy, high quality products.
If a machine breaks down, we cant get products to our customers. As an Arla Engineer, you will save the day and make sure that the nation get Cravendale milk in their tea each morning, Skyr yoghurt in their breakfast bowl, and Anchor butter on their toast.
What youll need to be a successful Engineering Apprentice
An inquisitive nature. Our Engineers are expert problem solvers!
Achieved a minimum of 5 GCSE Grade Cs/4 or above (or equivalent)
Grades must be A*-C/9-4 for Maths and A*-C/9-4 for English, plus a Science subject which would be desired and two other subjects
Please note, you will need to be 18+ to apply for this role. This is due to the hands-on nature ofthe role.
A love of learning. You will learn on the job and in the classroom.
Things wed love to tell you about our Lockerbie site
Arla Lockerbie has received c.£73.8 million investment since 2005
60% of our colleagues at Lockerbie have over 10 years service
75,000 cows depend on our Lockerbie site to process their milk daily
If you piled the blocks of cheese we make at Lockerbie in a year end to end..the height would be equivalent to 2,428 Eiffel Towers
The amount of whey concentrate site produces each year would fill 4 Olympic size (50 meter) swimming pools
Our Arla Lockerbie site was open by HRH Queen Elizabeth in 1975
Things wed love to tell you about Arla
Arla Foods are one of the largest dairies in the world behind brands including: Lurpak, Skyr, Anchor Butter, Castello, Cravendale, BOB and partnering with some big names in retail like Starbucks, McDonalds to name a few. Arla Foods is made up of around 21,000 colleagues globally, we operate in 152 countries, processing milk from production 60 sites. Within the UK we are the largest dairy business and one of the top FMCG business operating from 9 large manufacturing sites and two strategically placed National distribution Centres.
Want to apply?
We are so excited to welcome you to the Arla family.
Please apply via this advert or our careers page. The closing date is Friday 5 th April 2024.
If you have a questions about the role, then please contact Alex Tyrrell Senior Talent Partner.
Heres the recruitment process that you will go through as an applicant
Our first shortlist will be based on your CV, and your motivation for applying for the role. You should get your personality across in your CV so that we understand who you are and what you are about. Please refer above to our entry requirements and we would ask any applicants to clearly detail their qualifications.
If shortlisted,you will be invited to complete a short online Hire Vue video interview. If successful you will be invited to take part in an online interview and assessment centre. These interviews will take place on the 20 th & 21 st May 2024.
If selected following this stage, you will then be invited to your preferred locations for a final interview and discussion with members of our engineering team between 10 th -28 th June 2024
If you are excited to take the first step into your new career, put these dates in your diary!
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