Food Technologist
work experience

Food Technologist

Bakkavor Group
£18,000 pro rata
Time left to apply
Less than a day to apply on Prospects

Job description

One year placement starting July 2018.

Ultimately the role is all about giving you an all-round understanding of both the technical and food manufacturing world, as there’s more than meets the eye to be able to get the food from farm to fork!

If you support our passion for great food, have great attention to detail and strong values, you can expect us to give you opportunities, development and support to enable you to grow during the year that you are with us. Expect to gain key skills in everything from food safety, food labelling and microbiology to internal auditing and factory hygiene. This placement will be perfect someone who is in the process of studying a related food science degree with the aim of entering this field upon completion of their degree.

You will be based at our site in Spalding, Lincolnshire on a daily basis, but can expect to spend periods of time in any one of our business units across the UK to work on projects throughout the year. So the ability to show flexibility and comfort with moving around the country is a must.

Company information

You may not have heard of us, but we’re just about the biggest name in the food industry. You’ll find us in the factories and fridges across the land both in the UK and overseas, where we are establishing a fast-developing presence in the United States and China.

In total, we have 19,000 employees worldwide and our customers include some of the best known grocery retailers who sell our products to consumers under their respective retailer brands. That’s why we are proud to work with all the leading retail brands; it’s what keeps us busy! Why wouldn’t you want work on a bigger scale and become a part of all their success stories?

Person requirements

Qualifications and experience requirements

  • Studying a food related science degree
  • Previous experience working as part of a team
  • Full UK driver’s license preferred

Accepted degree subjects



£18,000 pro rata



Contract and working hours

Fixed term

How to apply

If your experience matches our role, please forward your CV and a covering letter, outlining why you are interested in our placement via the apply button.

For those people shortlisted you will be asked to attend an assessment centre on 13 December in Lincolnshire.

Closing date: 24/11/2017

This job listing will no longer be available on Prospects from 24/11/2017

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