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Operations Graduate Scheme (J002472)

o Do you have an ambitious nature that strives towards high performance?
o Personal integrity to pursue a career for life in an industry that will continue to grow?
o Willing to be inclusive and embracing of a diverse forward-thinking business?
o Feel you have the excellence to drive innovation through dedication and hard work?
o Looking for a company you want to work with and for?

As an inclusive, forward thinking business, we take pride in our approach to Engineering across Avara Foods and are looking for a highly competent and motivated Engineering Graduate to be part of a high performance team at one of our Advanced manufacturing sites. You will be a key part of our Engineering Team, rotating throughout the duration of your graduate programme at our main manufacturing sites, which could include the locations of Brackley (Northamptonshire), Telford (Shropshire), Hereford, Abergavenny (Monmouthshire) and Scropton (Derbyshire).

Purpose of the role

As an Operations Graduate you will be joining the Operations Team on a 24-36 month varied and challenging programme, developing your skills and raising your strategic awareness, with the aim of becoming a key member of the site production team.

Key responsibilities of the role

To ensure we meet our customer requirements to deliver quality, fresh and convenient products, our operations functions is at the heart of our business, running 24 hours a day 7 days a week. Working within a fast paced and diverse environment, this role will be varied and at times challenging, requiring strong communication skills and confidence in your ability to work with and influence others. You will interact with multiple business functions and key stakeholders, where you will have the opportunity to influence key business decisions. 

Over your programme, you will rotate or learn across a range of departments at your operational site, such as planning, production, materials, logistics and technical; learning first hand from the high performance teams around you. You will develop an in-depth knowledge of production processes, quality controls and health and safety standards and grow your people management skills as you lead a team.

As an Operations Management Graduate, we want you to feel supported and inspired to be the best version of yourself and progress your career with us. Your training and development will comprise of both structured graduate development, including a comprehensive mentoring and coaching network, as well as specific technical training to support you in your role. You will have opportunities to enhance your personal and professional skills and gain further qualifications within leadership and lean manufacturing.

What we are looking for:

As an Operations Graduate, we are looking for a driven and ambitious graduate to join our team. To be successful you will:

What’s in it for you?

A real job from day one that will give you the chance to have an influential impact through innovation and enthusiasm.
The understanding that we see you as an important and valued member of our team and that we will strive to support you to be the best version of yourself within our business
We are committed to making sure our employees reap rewards of commitment and great performance. As an Operations Graduate, you will enjoy a secure, supportive and progressive working environment, where your contribution and achievements will be recognised and rewarded.

You can also look forward to benefits that amongst other things include the following:

A little about us:

Avara Foods is one of the UK’s largest food businesses, supplying chicken and turkey to the nation’s most popular supermarkets and restaurants. We are a fully integrated business controlling the whole product supply chain, which include feed mills, farms, hatcheries and factories with associated transport and logistics functions that employ more than 7000 people. This is achieved by investing in people, utilising the latest technology and being uncompromising in our commitment to high quality and food standards.

All our facilities are Covid secure, with protective measures and precautions in place to keep our people safe which include:

If you’re ready to work in a dynamic environment alongside talented people who take pride in delivering great results, apply today

We are committed to being an equal opportunities employer.  

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.

Engineering Graduate Scheme (J002471)

o Do you have an ambitious nature that strives towards high performance?
o Personal integrity to pursue a career for life in an industry that will continue to grow?
o Willing to be inclusive and embracing of a diverse forward-thinking business?
o Feel you have the excellence to drive innovation through dedication and hard work?
o Looking for a company you want to work with and for?

As an inclusive, forward thinking business, we take pride in our approach to Engineering across Avara Foods and are looking for a highly competent and motivated Engineering Graduate to be part of a high performance team at one of our Advanced manufacturing sites. You will be a key part of our Engineering Team, rotating throughout the duration of your graduate programme at our main manufacturing sites, which could include the locations of Brackley (Northamptonshire), Telford (Shropshire), Hereford, Abergavenny (Monmouthshire) and Scropton (Derbyshire).

Purpose of the role

As a Graduate Engineer, you will initially work at one of our main processing sites where you will receive training and development to support your career aspirations through a comprehensive mentoring programme.
This training and development will comprise of both structured graduate development as well as specific technical training to support your role. Typically, after 12/18 months, you will move to one of our other sites to complete your broad induction into FMCG engineering.

Key responsibilities of the role

Your initial role will be either as a Principal Engineer or Project Engineer; this will rotate during your Engineering Graduate Scheme. During your Engineering Graduate Scheme, you will have engineering responsibility of an area within the operational environment where you will be the Asset Manager, monitoring downtime, organising Planned Maintenance, gathering data to analyse trends, conducting RCAs and FMEAs which will drive continuous improvement and reliability initiatives.

You will manage projects utilising proven, innovative or emerging technology solutions to solve operational problems and have an impact on operational performance within a FMCG environment. You will be trained in managing projects ‘the Avara Way’ and have opportunities to work and input into key operational projects as we continue to invest within our operations.

You will be mentored in identifying needs, planning solutions, sourcing funding/resources, tendering and delivering as well as developing the training and technical documentation. You will also have opportunities to mentor engineers, apprentices and STEM students, which all supports you in your own personal development.

As an Engineering Graduate, we want you to feel supported and inspired to be the best version of yourself and progress your career with us. Your training and development will comprise of both general graduate development, as well as specific technical training to support you in your role. We have a proven mentoring scheme to support your journey towards professional registration as a Chartered Engineer (CEng); the company (subject to requirements) will pay your professional fees. You will also be supported with any required Level 7 (Masters level) qualifications needed for CEng status.

What we are looking for:

As an Engineering Graduate, we are looking for a driven and ambitious graduate to join our team. To be successful you will:

What’s in it for you?

A real job from day one that will give you the chance to have an influential impact through innovation and enthusiasm.
The understanding that we see you as an important and valued member of our team and that we will strive to support you to be the best version of yourself within our business
We are committed to making sure our employees reap rewards of commitment and great performance. As an Engineering Graduate, you will enjoy a secure, supportive and progressive working environment, where your contribution and achievements will be recognised and rewarded.

 You can also look forward to benefits that amongst other things include the following:

A little about us:

Avara Foods is one of the UK’s largest food businesses, supplying chicken and turkey to the nation’s most popular supermarkets and restaurants. We are a fully integrated business controlling the whole product supply chain, which include feed mills, farms, hatcheries and factories with associated transport and logistics functions that employ more than 7000 people. This is achieved by investing in people, utilising the latest technology and being uncompromising in our commitment to high quality and food standards.

All our facilities are Covid secure, with protective measures and precautions in place to keep our people safe which include:

If you’re ready to work in a dynamic environment alongside talented people who take pride in delivering great results, apply today

We are committed to being an equal opportunities employer.  

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 Graduate (Packaging Division) 2021 Future Leaders Graduate Programme (J002456)

COMPANY: Essentra plc. 

LOCATION: Madrid, Spain   

SALARY: Competitive

The Company

Comprised of three global divisions, Essentra is a leading provider of essential components and solutions. Every day we produce and distribute millions of small but essential products. 

Our international network extends to 34 countries and includes around 50 principal manufacturing facilities, 32 sales and distribution operations and 3 research & development centres. 

The Essentra Future Leaders Programme is designed to attract, train, and retain talent through a structured 3-year programme. It has been developed to provide participants with the knowledge, tools, and support to be successful within Essentra, allowing them to have the opportunity to progress within the organisation. 

The Role

The successful candidate will be committed to a career in manufacturing and looking to develop into engineering and business management in the medium term. It is a condition of employment that you can take assignments across Europe where we have 14 sites in 8 countries.  You will play a significant role in our business of delivering unrivalled service and products to the pharmaceutical industry. The successful candidates will gain a breadth of experience from the manufacturing floor to working directly with the site leader. Essentra’s core values are around developing our people to ensure that our customers get a first class service. 

Job Description

This is a rotational programme within various areas of Operations and will potentially include roles within some of the list below.  

Production Management 

Supply Chain 

Quality Assurance & Improvement 

Engineering 

The Individual

Successful applicants should be able to demonstrate the following: 

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

Salary and Benefits

£26,000 (equivalent in local currency) together with an attractive benefits package including company pension and welcome payment 

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 Graduate (Packaging Division) 2021 Future Leaders Graduate Programme (J002455)

COMPANY: Essentra plc. 

LOCATION: Dublin, Ireland 

SALARY: Competitive

The Company

Comprised of three global divisions, Essentra is a leading provider of essential components and solutions. Every day we produce and distribute millions of small but essential products. 

Our international network extends to 34 countries and includes around 50 principal manufacturing facilities, 32 sales and distribution operations and 3 research & development centres. 

The Essentra Future Leaders Programme is designed to attract, train, and retain talent through a structured 3-year programme. It has been developed to provide participants with the knowledge, tools, and support to be successful within Essentra, allowing them to have the opportunity to progress within the organisation. 

The Role

The successful candidate will be committed to a career in manufacturing and looking to develop into engineering and business management in the medium term. It is a condition of employment that you can take assignments across Europe where we have 14 sites in 8 countries.  You will play a significant role in our business of delivering unrivalled service and products to the pharmaceutical industry. The successful candidates will gain a breadth of experience from the manufacturing floor to working directly with the site leader. Essentra’s core values are around developing our people to ensure that our customers get a first class service. 

Job Description

This is a rotational programme within various areas of Operations and will potentially include roles within some of the list below.  

Production Management 

Supply Chain 

Quality Assurance & Improvement 

Engineering 

The Individual

Successful applicants should be able to demonstrate the following: 

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

Salary and Benefits

£26,000 (equivalent in local currency) together with an attractive benefits package including company pension and welcome payment 

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.

Procurement Graduate (Group Division) 2021 Future Leaders Graduate Programme (J002454)

COMPANY: Essentra plc. 

LOCATION: Milton Keynes, UK 

SALARY: £26,000  

The Company

Comprised of three global divisions, Essentra is a leading provider of essential components and solutions. Every day we produce and distribute millions of small but essential products. 

Our international network extends to 34 countries and includes around 50 principal manufacturing facilities, 32 sales and distribution operations and 3 research & development centres. 

The Essentra Future Leaders Programme is designed to attract, train, and retain talent through a structured 3-year programme. It has been developed to provide participants with the knowledge, tools, and support to be successful within Essentra, allowing them to have the opportunity to progress within the organisation. 

The Role

The successful candidate for this exciting, key role will be part of the Group Procurement team and will be an ideal opportunity to begin a career in procurement learning a broad range of skills, such as D365 and in so doing support a diverse set of the Essentra teams including IT, Finance, Marketing and HR. It would also provide them with the perfect opportunity to network with other junior members of the procurement teams across the Essentra divisions. In support, Essentra would fund study for the Chartered Institute of Purchasing and Supply qualification. 

Job Description

This interesting role comprises of a variety of accountabilities and key activities including the following: 

The Individual

Successful applicants should be able to demonstrate the following: 

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

Salary and Benefits

£26,000 together with an attractive benefits package including company pension and welcome payment 

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.

HR Graduate (Group Division) 2021 Future Leaders Graduate Programme (J002453)

COMPANY: Essentra plc. 

LOCATION: Milton Keynes, UK 

SALARY: £26,000  

The Company

Comprised of three global divisions, Essentra is a leading provider of essential components and solutions. Every day we produce and distribute millions of small but essential products. 

Our international network extends to 34 countries and includes around 50 principal manufacturing facilities, 32 sales and distribution operations and 3 research & development centres. 

The Essentra Future Leaders Programme is designed to attract, train, and retain talent through a structured 3-year programme. It has been developed to provide participants with the knowledge, tools, and support to be successful within Essentra, allowing them to have the opportunity to progress within the organisation. 

The Role

The successful candidate for this exciting, key role will be part of the Global HR team and will move through the different specialist HR functions, undertaking duties that are designed to ensure the individual gains a broad and varied HR knowledge and can put knowledge into operational practice. The role will rotate through different teams and responsibilities will be assigned for each rotation. Rotational management will be with the assigned manager, with overall placement being managed by the Group HR lead. 

Job Description

This interesting role will provide support tasks undertaken within the assigned rotation, which is likely to extend to a wide variety of tasks and projects, which may include: 

The Individual

Successful applicants should be able to demonstrate the following: 

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

Salary and Benefits

£26,000 together with an attractive benefits package including company pension and welcome payment 

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.

German Speaking Sales Executive (J002466)

JOB TITLE: German Speaking Graduate Export Sales Executive

COMPANY: Hydrobolt Ltd

LOCATION: Wolverhampton

SALARY: £20,000 to £25,000 per annum – Commission of 1% on target and above

The Company

Since 1991, Hydrobolt has been manufacturing high integrity special fasteners and machined components predominantly for the energy industries.

As the company has grown and its facilities and employees developed, the quality of the products and service offered to customers has been raised too. Our products are increasingly used on more critical applications by a more demanding customer base.

Hydrobolt is passionate about developing Early Career Talent and is delighted to have the opportunity to bring another graduate into the business. You will have the opportunity to enter a role with scope for development, to learn the fundamentals before showing exactly what you can do, working within a team and a company that will champion you all the way.

The Role

As a German Speaking Graduate Export Sales Executive, you will be responsible for developing your territory, in the German market. This provides a great opportunity for you to use your sales skills to: better understand your customers’ needs, to spot and develop new opportunities, win new business and develop customer relationships.

You will be responsible for the end-to-end sales cycle, including the critical role of customer care along the journey and ensuring their experience with Hydrobolt is of the highest standard.

Duties and Responsibilities

The Individual

In order to be successful in the role you will be able to demonstrate the following:

Salary and 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.

2021 Commercial Graduate Programme (J002468)

PACKAGE:           £22K (rising to 25K upon successful completion of academy)

Location:             Redditch

The Discovery Graduate Academy

HIGHLIGHTS:

Come and join the Discovery Team!

Discovery is passionate about helping young people to kick-start their careers. For over 22 years we’ve been creating careers for graduates in other businesses, but we truly practice what we preach and believe in growing our own talent internally, too.

Graduates bring tremendous value to a business, and businesses need to give Graduates the opportunity to develop skills, nurture their potential and stimulate professional growth.

That’s where Discovery’s Graduate Academy comes in.

Our academy is designed to support you, as a high-potential graduate, in making the transition from ‘student to suit’. As well as on-the-job technical training, we’ve also created a two-year development programme to accelerate your soft skills, leadership capability and commercial acumen.

The programme also gives you the freedom to decide which area of the business you would like to specialise in, with the opportunity to undertake further professional development in this area.

With tonnes of internal support available, as well as assistance from external experts, you’ll have the opportunity to hit the ground running, take on real responsibility and make a genuine difference in our business from day one.

What are the roles?

Our graduate academy covers multiple pathways to develop your career.  These are: –

Our clients have a choice about who they partner with; in choosing Discovery, they are placing their trust in us that we can solve their challenges for the long-term. As such, to us the perfect ‘Discovery’ graduate looks like this: –

Whilst you might have a role preference (and we will help you decide this through the recruitment process), first and foremost we are looking for the right person to be part of our close-knit team.  Regardless of the pathway, we are committed to making your career a success. 

Our core focus at Discovery is building strong relationships that enable us to form real partnerships – along the way, many of our clients actually become friends, too!

Curiosity, inquisitiveness, tenacity, adaptability, resilience and a genuine interest in business will stand you in very good stead to succeed in these rewarding commercial positions where you can make a real difference.

To build high levels of customer trust, we take the time to listen and put ourselves at the heart of our clients’ businesses. It’s only by building this relationship that you can truly understand the challenges they are facing so we can support our clients in embedding innovative, best-practice solutions.

What development opportunities are available?

We’re passionate about developing people to reach their full potential. Throughout the duration of the 24-month programme, you will be provided with on-the-job technical training from our in-house experts. Alongside this, you will be enrolled on to our graduate leadership programme to develop you as our future leaders, and if appropriate our Sales Success Programme; a fun, challenging and hands-on programme that will develop your skills across the entire sales cycle – from cold calling to negotiating a contract.

You will also be enrolled on a Building Commercial Acumen training programme. Commerciality is at the heart of every role within Discovery, so we will help you to boost your understanding of what it means for your role, Discovery and our clients.

Upon completion of the formalised 24-month programme, you will be given the option of undertaking further industry recognised professional development in your specialist area.

Who is Discovery?

The Discovery ADR Group is widely respected as one of the UK’s leading recruitment, training and performance improvement companies.

At our core, our purpose is to help organisations to build better workforces through recruitment, training and development. We pride ourselves on delivering career-defining change for the businesses, candidates and delegates that we partner with; our focus isn’t on quick fixes, it’s on finding the right, long-term solution.

Sitting under the Discovery ADR Group are our core specialisms – Discovery Graduates, Discovery Recruitment, Discovery Performance and Talenscio (our virtual assessment platform).

Together we simply build better workforces!

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 Pre-sales Consultant (J002469)

PACKAGE: £22K (rising to 25K upon successful completion of academy)

Location: Redditch

The Discovery Graduate Academy

Come and join the Talenscio Team!

Talenscio is a Group company of the Discovery ADR Group. Discovery is passionate about helping young people to kick-start their careers. For over 22 years we’ve been creating careers for graduates in other businesses, but we truly practice what we preach and believe in growing our own talent internally, too.

Graduates bring tremendous value to a business, and businesses need to give Graduates the opportunity to develop skills, nurture their potential and stimulate professional growth.

That’s where Discovery’s Graduate Academy comes in.

Our academy is designed to support you, as a high-potential graduate, in making the transition from ‘student to suit’. As well as on-the-job technical training, we’ve also created a two-year development programme to accelerate your soft skills, leadership capability and commercial acumen.

The programme also gives you the freedom to decide which area of the business you would like to specialise in, with the opportunity to undertake further professional development in this area.

With tonnes of internal support available, as well as assistance from external experts, you’ll have the opportunity to hit the ground running, take on real responsibility and make a genuine difference in our business from day one.

What’s the role?

Having happy clients is critical to our success!

As a Pre-Sales Consultant you have an incredibly important role at Talenscio, providing sales & technical support to prospective customers. This is a client-facing role requiring both excellent communication skills and technical expertise. You will ultimately leave our clients thinking, “TALENSCIO really is the best platform for me” by conducting product demos, and helping to develop the business case for prospective clients to work with Talenscio.

You will be the expert in building and presenting product demos for Talenscio.

In addition to supporting the sales team in pre-sales conversations, you will work with Customer Success, Development and Marketing in areas such as:

What development opportunities are available?

We’re passionate about developing people to reach their full potential. Throughout the duration of the 24-month programme, you will be provided with on-the-job technical training from our in-house experts. Alongside this, you will attend our Aspiring Leaders Programme; a fun, challenging and hands-on programme that will develop your soft skills, leadership capability and business-critical knowledge. 

You will also be enrolled on a Building Commercial Acumen training programme. Commerciality is at the heart of every role within Discovery, so we will help you to boost your understanding of what it means for your role, Discovery and our clients. 

Upon completion of the formalised 24-month programme, you will be given the option of undertaking further professional development in your specialist area. This could include undertaking courses through industry-recognised bodies such as CIM, IOIC, IDM, etc. 

Our ideal person?

We’re looking for high-potential candidates who have recently graduated (in the last few years). We’re very open to degree disciplines as we’re more interested in understanding what every individual has to offer in the role. As part of the academy, we will help to shape your professional development, so as long as you’re committed to reaching your potential, we’re committed to helping you get there! 

Key things we’re looking for in our ideal candidate is that you have taken the initiative to gain some sort of real-world experience, and that you are ambitious, commercially aware and resilient. 

Who is Discovery?

The Discovery ADR Group is widely respected as one of the UK’s leading recruitment, training and performance improvement companies. 

At our core, our purpose is to help organisations to build better workforces through recruitment, training and development. We pride ourselves on delivering career-defining change for the businesses, candidates and delegates that we partner with; our focus isn’t on quick fixes, it’s on finding the right, long-term solution.  

Sitting under the Discovery ADR Group are our core specialisms – Discovery Graduates, Discovery Recruitment, Discovery Performance and Talenscio (our virtual assessment platform). 

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.