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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.

Operations Trainee/Graduate (J002549)

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 Operations Graduate Trainee Rotational Development Programme covers all key aspects of the business from an operational 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 3 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 Operations Graduate Trainee 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 three rotations serve to build and develop on previously and newly acquired knowledge, and will look at the following areas of the business:

Rotation 1 – Introduction
• Product Knowledge
• Process
• Yields
• Continuous Improvement
• Optimise use of technology
• Quality Management
• Compliance

Rotation 2 – Fresh
• Abattoir
• Butchery
• Carcass Balance
• Breakdown
• Operations
• Planning
• Despatch

Rotation 3 – Retail Pack

• High and Low Care
• Dispatch
• Machine Setting
• Roles and Responsibilities on the factory floor
o Shadowing Line Leader
o Running a Line/Department
• Production Planning

In addition to the above, you will learn about a wide range of other tasks and activities that you would face in an operational role including:

P&L Financial Awareness
Budget and Spend
Health and Safety
Risk Assessments
Accident investigation
Absence Management

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:

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.

Technical Trainee/Graduate (J002548)

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 Technical Trainee/Graduate Programme covers all key aspects of the business from a technical 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 3 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, disciplines. From the outset, you will be allocated a Mentor who will support throughout the programme

Job Description

The Technical Trainee/Graduate 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 programme consists of three, modules with the overall aim that by the end of the programme you will become an expert on the factory operations and the supply chain. The three rotations serve to build and develop on previously and newly acquired knowledge, and will include learning about the following areas of the business:

• Understanding the Supply Chain and its impact on production and delivery
• Operational Knowledge
• Yield and Quality Measures
• Quality Management
• Health and Safety

o Food Safety Standards
o Food Standard and Quality Investigations
o Root Cause Analysis
• Environmental Standard Operating Procedures
• Documentation and Protocols
• Food Packaging
• Working as part of a multi-disciplinary and multi-stakeholder team
• Process Improvement – cost and quality
• Technical Infrastructure including:

o Systems
o Software
o Working Practices
o Continuous Improvement
o Supplier Selection
o Supplier Management
o Sustainability
o Compliance
o Legal Requirements
o Customer and Certification Requirements

The Individual

Successful applicants should be able to demonstrate the following:

• Analytical mindset
• Sound degree in a relevant area (e.g. Food Science or related subject)
• 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
• Consistent in achieving and driving for results
• Computer literate to a high level in Microsoft Office applications
• A strong and committed drive to pursue a career in the meat industry
• Have notable achievements in various areas to supplement your academic achievements (desirable)
• Driving licence, or a demonstrable commitment to gaining a licence.

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:

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.

Graduate Technical Sale Programme (J002528)

Role: Graduate Technical Sales Programme x4

Salary: Competitive salary, Company Car / Car Allowance, 22 days Annual leave + 8 Bank holidays

Location: Candidates can be based in one of the following areas: Castleford Yorkshire, Tring Southeast, Rugeley Midlands.

About MGF:

Established in 1981, MGF is a market leader in the design, manufacture, hire and sale of temporary works equipment for the construction industry. We manufacture our own equipment, operate our own transport fleet, and importantly have an in-house engineering team who produce design solutions to meet customers’ requirements. Employing over 400 staff, we operate nationally from 14 locations.

Our business operates throughout the UK through localised depots so offers our employees the entrepreneurial feel of a small-company environment while, at the same time, the security of working for a privately owned successful and sustainable national business. Our Learning and Development Framework caters for all learning styles and includes on-the-job training, coaching, mentoring, on-line learning modules, practical workshops, as well as accredited training courses and the opportunity to gain professional qualifications. Our vision focuses on ‘Making Great Futures’ and to do this, we need a team of talented people who are aligned with our shared values and aspirations to build long term relationships with our customers to fully understand, meet and exceed their expectations.

The Role:

Your Development:

The Right Person:

Essential Requirements:

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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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