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Category Trainee/Graduate (J002552)

LOCATION: Nationwide

SALARY: £26,663 plus highly attractive personal benefits and development package

The Company

PASSION FOR FOOD, PASSION FOR FARMING

We are Britain’s biggest provider of higher welfare pork and the lowest cost sustainable pig farming business in the UK.  We are also the largest producer of higher welfare pork globally. We are proud to partner with more than 1000 UK farmers who share our belief in the highest standards of animal welfare, efficiency, and quality.

Pilgrim’s UK is at the forefront of the food manufacturing industry, providing a wide range of high quality, innovative meat and non-meat products to the retail and food service sectors.

Our rich heritage is one built on unrivalled expertise in pork farming and processing. We operate in multiple categories, from snacking to fresh pork products. We continue to grow a sustainable business through strategic investment, and by listening to our customers and delivering the quality and added value we know our consumers want.

The Role

The successful candidate will be committed to a career within the food manufacturing sector and looking to develop their career in this fast paced, innovative, global organisation. You will play a significant role in our business of delivering a range of superior quality pork products to the international marketplace and ensuring that that the highest standards of animal welfare are maintained throughout. The successful candidate will gain a breadth of experience across all key aspects of the process, from planning to delivery. You will be involved in a variety of projects and disciplines across the business.

The Category and Insights Graduate Trainee Development Programme covers all key aspects of the business from a Category, Insights and commercial standpoint. This is a two-year programme which kicks off with an initial induction period where you will learn about the basics of the product and the key roles and processes involved in manufacturing in a factory environment. It will then be followed by a number of rotations where you get a deeper insight into the processes, procedures, and people involved. Each rotation will be undertaken at a Pilgrim’s site location offering the broadest insight possible to the organisation. In tandem with this, you will be enrolled into an externally delivered Aspiring Leaders Development Programme. This is an experiential programme that offers an industry recognised qualification at the end. Each rotation and the leadership experiential learning will ensure that you get exposure to a variety of projects, phases, and disciplines. From the outset, you will be allocated a Mentor who will support throughout the programme.

Job Description

The Category and Insights Development Programme is at the heart of the business, and the successful candidate will be exposed to all key areas of the process as well as our customers. Each rotations serve to build and develop on previously and newly acquired knowledge.

The Individual

Successful applicants should be able to demonstrate the following:

• An analytical mindset
• Sound degree in a relevant area (e.g. Business Management, Economics, Maths)
• Drive, enthusiasm, a ‘can do’ attitude with the ability to think for yourself and take responsibility for your actions from day one
• Self-motivated with good time management and excellent organisational skills
• Strong collaboration and interpersonal skills, with the ability to effectively communicate and influence at all levels with both internal and external stakeholders and customers
• Resilient
• Flexible to relocate
• An ability to apply your intelligence in a practical way, with the ability to develop & implement new ideas
• Capable at organising and structuring work
• Consistent in achieving and driving for results
• Computer literate to a high level in Microsoft Office applications and other digital tools including Vision
• A strong and committed drive to pursue a career in NPD or Commercial Operations
• Demonstrate a rounded profile
• Have notable achievements in various areas to supplement your academic achievements (desirable)
• Driving licence, or a demonstrable commitment to gaining a licence.

This is a fantastic opportunity for

Salary & Benefits

£26,663 plus highly attractive personal benefits and development package including:

Learning Opportunities:

Personal Benefits:

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NPD Trainee/Graduate (J002551)

LOCATION: Nationwide

SALARY: £26,663 plus highly attractive personal benefits and development package

The Company

PASSION FOR FOOD, PASSION FOR FARMING

We are Britain’s biggest provider of higher welfare pork and the lowest cost sustainable pig farming business in the UK.  We are also the largest producer of higher welfare pork globally. We are proud to partner with more than 1000 UK farmers who share our belief in the highest standards of animal welfare, efficiency, and quality.

Pilgrim’s UK is at the forefront of the food manufacturing industry, providing a wide range of high quality, innovative meat and non-meat products to the retail and food service sectors.

Our rich heritage is one built on unrivalled expertise in pork farming and processing. We operate in multiple categories, from snacking to fresh pork products. We continue to grow a sustainable business through strategic investment, and by listening to our customers and delivering the quality and added value we know our consumers want.

The Role

The successful candidate will be committed to a career within the food manufacturing sector and looking to develop their career in this fast paced, innovative, global organisation. You will play a significant role in our business of delivering a range of superior quality pork products to the international marketplace and ensuring that that the highest standards of animal welfare are maintained throughout. The successful candidate will gain a breadth of experience across all key aspects of the process, from planning to delivery. You will be involved in a variety of projects and disciplines across the business.

The NPD (New Product Development) Graduate Trainee Development Programme covers all key aspects of the business from an NPD and commercial standpoint. This is a two-year programme which kicks off with an initial induction period where you will learn about the basics of the product and the key roles and processes involved in manufacturing in a factory environment. It will then be followed by a number of rotations where you get a deeper insight into the processes, procedures, and people involved. Each rotation will be undertaken at a Pilgrim’s site location offering the broadest insight possible to the organisation. In tandem with this, you will be enrolled into an externally delivered Aspiring Leaders Development Programme. This is an experiential programme that offers an industry recognised qualification at the end. Each rotation and the leadership experiential learning will ensure that you get exposure to a variety of projects, phases, and disciplines. From the outset, you will be allocated a Mentor who will support throughout the programme.

Job Description

The NPD Development Programme is at the heart of the business, and the successful candidate will be exposed to all key areas of the process as well as our customers. Each rotations serve to build and develop on previously and newly acquired knowledge

The Individual

Successful applicants should be able to demonstrate the following:

• Creative and Analytical mindset
• Sound degree in a relevant area (e.g. Food Science, Business Management, Economics, Maths)
• Drive, enthusiasm, a ‘can do’ attitude with the ability to think for yourself and take responsibility for your actions from day one
• Self-motivated with good time management and excellent organisational skills
• Strong collaboration and interpersonal skills, with the ability to effectively communicate and influence at all levels with both internal and external stakeholders and customers
• Resilient
• Flexible to relocate
• An ability to apply your intelligence in a practical way, with the ability to develop & implement new ideas
• Capable at organising and structuring work
• Consistent in achieving and driving for results
• Computer literate to a high level in Microsoft Office applications and other digital tools including Vision
• A strong and committed drive to pursue a career in NPD or Commercial Operations
• Demonstrate a rounded profile
• Have notable achievements in various areas to supplement your academic achievements (desirable)
• Driving licence, or a demonstrable commitment to gaining a licence.

This is a fantastic opportunity for

Salary & Benefits

£26,663 plus highly attractive personal benefits and development package including:

Learning Opportunities:

Personal Benefits:

PLEASE NOTE:

By submitting this application, you agree for Discovery to store your details and contact you regarding this application and any future roles we think you’ll be interested in (in line with our Privacy Policy, available on our website). You can unsubscribe at any time by emailing us.

All applications will be processed through Discovery, the retained managing consultants. Due to high volumes of applications, only those successful on application will be contacted for interviews.

Commercial Trainee/Graduate (J002547)

LOCATION: Nationwide

SALARY: £26,663 plus highly attractive personal benefits and development package

The Company

PASSION FOR FOOD, PASSION FOR FARMING

We are Britain’s biggest provider of higher welfare pork and the lowest cost sustainable pig farming business in the UK.  We are also the largest producer of higher welfare pork globally. We are proud to partner with more than 1000 UK farmers who share our belief in the highest standards of animal welfare, efficiency, and quality.

Pilgrim’s UK is at the forefront of the food manufacturing industry, providing a wide range of high quality, innovative meat and non-meat products to the retail and food service sectors.

Our rich heritage is one built on unrivalled expertise in pork farming and processing. We operate in multiple categories, from snacking to fresh pork products. We continue to grow a sustainable business through strategic investment, and by listening to our customers and delivering the quality and added value we know our consumers want.

The Role

The successful candidate will be committed to a career within the food manufacturing sector and looking to develop their career in this fast paced, innovative, global organisation. You will play a significant role in our business of delivering a range of superior quality pork products to the international marketplace and ensuring that that the highest standards of animal welfare are maintained throughout. The successful candidate will gain a breadth of experience across all key aspects of the process, from planning to delivery. You will be involved in a variety of projects and disciplines across the business.

The Commercial Rotational Development Programme covers all key aspects of the business from a commercial standpoint. This is a two-year programme which kicks off with an initial induction period where you will learn about the basics of the product and the key roles and processes involved in manufacturing in a factory environment. It will then be followed by a series of rotations where you get a deeper insight into the processes, procedures, and people involved. Each rotation will be undertaken at a different Pilgrim’s location offering the broadest insight possible to the organisation. In tandem with this, you will be enrolled into an externally delivered Aspiring Leaders Development Programme. This is an experiential programme that offers an industry recognised qualification at the end. Each rotation and the leadership experiential learning will ensure that you get exposure to a variety of projects, phases, and disciplines. From the outset, you will be allocated a Mentor who will support throughout the programme.

Job Description

The Commercial Development Programme is at the heart of the business, and the successful candidate will be exposed to all key areas of the process as well as our customers. The first rotation looks at production and serves as a vital introduction into the commercial aspect of the business. The successful candidate will then work on a different customer business unit on each of their next three rotations, gaining an invaluable insight into the similarities and differences involved with different customers. The rotations serve to build and develop on previously and newly acquired knowledge, and will look at the following areas of the business:

Rotation 1 –Production
• Product Knowledge
• Operational Knowledge
• Yields and Quality Measures
• Quality Management
• Health and Safety
• Environmental Standard Operating Procedures

Following Rotations – across different teams
• Understanding the Customer
• Forecasting
• Promotions and Promotional Compliance
• Seasonal Activity – Easter, BBQ and Christmas
• Sales
• Customer Presentations
• Budgets and Budget reporting
• Planning and Demand Planning
• Strategic Plan contribution
• Category Review
• Audits

The Individual

Successful applicants should be able to demonstrate the following:

• Analytical mindset
• Sound degree in a relevant area (e.g. Business Management, Engineering, Economics, Maths)
• Drive, enthusiasm, a ‘can do’ attitude with the ability to think for yourself and take responsibility for your actions from day one
• Self-motivated with good time management and excellent organisational skills
• Strong collaboration and interpersonal skills, with the ability to effectively communicate and influence at all levels with both internal and external stakeholders and customers
• Resilient
• Flexible to relocate
• An ability to apply your intelligence in a practical way, with the ability to develop & implement new ideas
• Capable at organising and structuring work
• Consistent in achieving and driving for results
• Computer literate to a high level in Microsoft Office applications and other digital tools including Vision
• A strong and committed drive to pursue a career in Operations
• Demonstrate a rounded profile
• Have notable achievements in various areas to supplement your academic achievements (desirable)
• Driving licence, or a demonstrable commitment to gaining a licence.

This is a fantastic opportunity for someone to develop and grow within a friendly and team-orientated international business.

Salary & Benefits

£26,663 plus highly attractive personal benefits and development package including:

Learning Opportunities:

Personal Benefits:

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By submitting this application, you agree for Discovery to store your details and contact you regarding this application and any future roles we think you’ll be interested in (in line with our Privacy Policy, available on our website). You can unsubscribe at any time by emailing us.

All applications will be processed through Discovery, the retained managing consultants. Due to high volumes of applications, only those successful on application will be contacted for interviews.

Marketing Graduate (J002540)

LOCATION: Milton Keynes
SALARY: £30,000 plus generous bonus and benefits package

The Company

BMI Group is the largest manufacturer of flat and pitched roofing and waterproofing solutions throughout Europe with a significant presence in parts of Asia and Africa.


BMI Group deliver innovative roofing and waterproofing systems, designed to transform the way people live and work. Providing protection, added value and peace of mind for architects, roofers, building- and homeowners alike.


Empower, Evolve, Inspire and Connect – these are the values that drive us and make BMI a company where you can thrive and grow.


BMI Group is not just a world leader in the supply of total roofing systems. It is a place where people can reach their full potential.


We have operations all around the world, and a wide range of different job roles and opportunities to offer. With our global resources, local knowledge, and commitment to career development, we are geared to enable you to succeed.


From our knowledgeable sales advisors to our digital specialists; our technical experts, to our skilled factory workers; we value every role. But it is the connection that we have as a team where the real magic happens.


Working together we can achieve great things. Broaden your horizons…come and join us!

The Role

As an inclusive, forward-thinking business, BMI Group has identified the need to develop future leaders in key areas, across its business. We are looking for a highly competent and motivated Marketing Graduate to be part of a high-performance team joining our 2-year Graduate Programme.

The Marketing Graduate will work across the Product Management and Marketing Communications teams, supporting the delivery of key projects and demand generation initiatives by collaborating with the Marketing Communications specialists and Product Managers to deliver target audience and customer orientated content, nurturing activities, events, campaigns, PR, demand generation and customer nurturing to achieve the marketing objectives.

Your personal and professional development will be supported by our Early Careers Recruitment Partner, Discovery’s ‘Aspiring Leaders’ programme providing you with a blended approach to learning through experiential workshops, online learning forums and an experienced coach.

Job Description and Key Responsibilities

This role will operate across the entire Marketing Department both within the UK & Ireland business and, offering experience at our Global HQ. It will expose and involve you in broad spectrum of key marketing responsibilities and tasks including:

• Go-to-Market – Contributing to the development and optimisation of toolkits, web tools and lead generation activity

• Sales Enablement – Monitoring and maintaining the sales enablement platform and assets. Ensuring the availability of literature, merchandising, PR and specification content and tools.

• Digital Marketing – Maintaining and optimising the content and prospecting workflows on BMI digital platforms and website.

• Campaign & Demand Generation. Supporting campaign activation and reporting on key metrics and KPIs across campaigns and demand generation activity, support optimisation with insights and data evidenced recommendations.

• Content & Communications. Supporting marketing communications specialists with the execution of pre- and post-event, campaign, and product communications to support the overarching business objectives and content strategy.

• Brand. Ensuring execution of the UK&I brand strategy across all projects and deliverables.

• Coordinating and contributing to internal communications for the business including internal engagement on marketing activity and projects

• Customer Engagement. Supporting customer and industry events, engagement activity and award nominations to ensure BMI has an effective presence and measurable outcomes.

• Marketing Optimisation. Monitoring and optimising marketing and communications content across multiple channels to support digital and campaign objectives.

• Product Information Management (PIM) Data and Content Enrichment. Working in collaboration with the Product Managers, assisting with production of product documentation, packaging, and samples.

As part of the candidate’s future development Marketing Graduates will be provided with study support towards qualification and membership of a recognised marketing body (CIM).

The Individual

We are looking for a driven and ambitious graduate to join our team. To be successful you will:

• Be on track or have achieved, a 2:1 degree (or higher) in a Marketing related discipline
• Have a demonstrable Interest in B2B Marketing and willingness to develop an in depth understanding of multiple audiences and complex routes to market.
• Evidence good problem-solving skills and thrive under the challenge of doing so
• Have an inquisitive and forward-thinking mindset, who is always looking to learn and develop
• Be able to coordinate and prioritise multiple projects and tasks and able to present findings in a clear, logical, and professional manner.
• Have an accurate and thorough approach to work, can demonstrate attention to detail
• Be Numerate and Analytical
• Be PC Literate
• Possess the ability to communicate confidently and effectively across all levels within, and outside the organisation
• Be a proactive team player who is comfortable and confident in building effective working relationships and working as part of a team.
• Possess excellent leadership skills & self-starting capabilities demonstrating creativity & strategic understanding
• Be able to pick up and deliver projects, with the ability to work unsupervised
• Have a flexible approach and responsible attitude to work and driving development
• Be prepared to challenge appropriately and professionally
• Evidence of passion and achievements in academic and/or non- academic activities
• Be flexible to travel around the UK&I for short periods would be desirable

Salary and Benefits

At BMI Group, we know how hard graduates work and what a substantial contribution they make to businesses and because of this, we offer the people who join us an enviable package.


In addition to a highly competitive starting salary of £30,000, you can also look forward to a range of benefits that amongst other things include the following:


• Generous bonus based on personal and business performance – details available on request
• Support towards professional qualifications and training in line with career aspirations and your role and fully funded enrolment onto the Discovery ‘Aspiring Leaders’ Programme
• Pension – matched contribution 5-8%
• 25 days holiday plus UK public holidays (typically 8 days per annum)
• Private health insurance – single cover
• Cycle 2 Work scheme
• Employee Assistance Programme
• Discounted Gym Membership
• Access to employee discount portal (days out, high street shops, restaurants, cinema etc)

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All applications will be processed through Discovery, the retained managing consultants. Due to high volumes of applications, only those successful on application will be contacted for interviews.

Graduate Recruitment Resource Consultant (J002537)

Role: Graduate Recruitment Resource Consultant

Salary: Basic Salary £22,000 + commission

Location: Redditch

About Discovery:

The Discovery ADR Group is a rapidly expanding talent acquisition and talent management organisation.  Fundamentally, we make it easier for companies to attract develop and retain exceptional talent within their businesses.


We have grown exponentially from our humble beginnings in graduate recruitment to become well recognised for exceptional results, efficiencies and service delivery both domestically and internationally.  We are particularly strong in the food, manufacturing and engineering sectors. 


We are actually quite unique in our diversity and the scope of our expertise, recognised for providing innovative and sustainable solutions for companies looking for talent, from interns and graduates through to senior executive positions across the globe.


Over the last 23 years we have built an enviable reputation as a business, clearly defined by the commitment to excellence and the results we deliver. We are a values-driven business, where hard work and integrity is recognised and rewarded. Every single member of the team plays a massively important part in our success.

The Discovery philosophy makes us different to your average recruitment or training company. Our clients are long-term, forward thinkers who consider the complete ‘business ecosystem’ rather than reacting to short-term events.

We don’t just recruit and place graduates, we are an ILM approved training provider, and we train & coach them throughout their careers. The Discovery Team are a carefully selected bunch – not typical recruitment salespeople or a numbers-based training course provider. We are business people, in a highly disruptive economy and an extremely competitive job market, it’s our belief that businesses need to take new approaches to building their workforce and we deliver the solutions to make that happen.

The Role:

The Right Person:

What can we offer:

To apply for this position please email your CV to sara.smith@discovery-adr.com or call Sara Smith on 0796 561 0992 for a confidential discussion.

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Graduate Customer Experience Executive (J002536)

Role: Graduate Customer Experience Executive (J002536)

Salary: Basic Salary £30,000 – £35,000 + up to 15% of Salary Bonus, 7.5% Pension, Life Assurance, 25 days Annual Leave + 8 Bank Holidays

Location: Tottenham Court Road, London.

About Kegstar:

We’re a global beverage container solution provider specializing in stainless-steel kegs. We rent tech-enabled one-way stainless-steel kegs to drinks producers. Each keg has its own unique identity making it easily tracked through our customer’s supply chain on our proprietary cloud-based software. It’s as simple as fill, scan, deliver, repeat, leaving the collection of empty Kegstar kegs to us and our dedicated network of industry partners.

The Role:

Your Development:

The Right Person:

Essential Requirements:

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Graduate Sales Consultant Programme (J002529)

Role: Graduate Sales Consultant Programme

Salary: Basic Salary £25,000 – £30,000 + Uncapped Commission, Company Car, 25 days Annual Leave + 8 Bank Holidays

Location: Erdington, Birmingham

About Aurora Graphics:

Established for nearly 20 years we specialise in all things print. From Signage, Wall coverings and Window Graphics through to Banners, Exhibition Graphics and Glass Manifestation. You may have seen some of our work during the pandemic with the influx of businesses requiring Covid Signs. With a £4.5 million turnover we have heavily invested in our business over the last few years moving to a bigger site and with better equipment.

The Role:

Your Development:

The Right Person:

Essential Requirements:

Must be eligible to live and work in the UK permanently.

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Graduate Sales Consultant Programme (J002527)

Role: Graduate Sales Consultant Programme

Salary: Basic Salary £25,000 – £30,000 + Commission, EMI Scheme, Private Healthcare, Pension Scheme, 25 days Annual Leave + 8 Bank Holidays

Location: Gloucestershire office / work from home

About SmartSurvey:

Smartsurvey Software captures data and opinions from the people that matter most – customers, staff and students – with the use of smart, flexible online survey software. Our Software enables clients to create surveys and questionnaires, collects feedback through weblinks, social media, email and embeds. Then provides analysis tools to hone in on essential data. It is possible you have used our software and not noticed as we are trusted by 400,000 customers including NHS, Ikea, Vodafone, and Barclays to name a few.

https://www.smartsurvey.co.uk/survey-software

The Role:

Your Development:

The Right Person:

Essential Requirements:

Must be eligible to live and work in the UK permanently.

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Technical Sales Engineer (J002501)

Role: Technical Sales Engineer 

Salary: Basic Salary £25,000 + Bonus, Company Car, Pension, Company Benefits, 31 days Annual Leave  

Location: Field Based Role – Office is based in Halesowen  

Remit: UK Nationwide  

About VFE: 

Vacuum Furnace Engineering (VFE) is a market-leading provider of maintenance servicing for heat treatment industry equipment including vacuum furnaces, melting and casting furnaces, electron beam welders, pumps, spark plasma sintering and autoclaves. Our ServiceCare service offering incorporates planned and preventative maintenance, 24/7 emergency callouts, spares, overhaul and repair services. VFE is also a specialist in the design, supply and overhaul of vacuum furnaces including control system upgrades and modifications, and hotzone design, replacement, and overhaul. 

The Role:  

We are excited to be recruiting for x2 new Technical Sales Engineers to join our UK Sales team. Field based, our Technical Sales Engineers are consultative sales professionals who sell maintenance service contracts and furnace equipment with an average order value between £1,000 – £250,000. Eventually working towards KPI’s, our Sales Engineers will split their role 50% new business focused and 50% existing account management. This is a Technical Consultative role in which you will build a rapport and relationship with the customer 

The Right Person:  

We are looking to recruit a Graduate with a degree in Mechanical Engineering, Chemical Engineering or Electronics Engineering. A people person with good communication skills – Verbal and written. We are looking for a self-starter with resilience, determination and motivation who is able to work independently and as part of a team. Must have excellent customer service skills complimented by your keen eye for detail and a never-ending commitment to delivering results.  

Essential Requirements:  

Eligible to live and work in the UK  

Full UK Driving license 

2:1 Related Degree Discipline  

What we can offer:  

We support and train our new graduates throughout the course of their career. It is expected that our Graduate Technical Sales Engineers will become either future Engineering Managers or future Sales Managers within our business. You will have full coaching and support from our Sales Director and Sales Manager.  

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