graduate scheme
Expires12 days

Environmental Graduate - Ayrshire

Job description

We currently have an exciting opportunity for an Environmental graduate to join our business. This varied role will provide you with an opportunity to get involved in all aspects of Environmental and participate in continuous improvement projects within a fast-paced food manufacturing environment.


As an Environmental Graduate, you will work as part of a dedicated, driven and supportive team. As your skills and knowledge develop over time, you will get involved in all aspects of Environmental within the business and your responsibility will increase.

As part of this exciting team you will gain a wide range of business skills, through continuous on the job development with coaching and mentoring. Your role will see you tackle a wide range of business challenges in a busy environment, working with the Environmental Office and Site Lead some of your responsibilities will include:

  • Maintaining full compliance of the site E.A. licence and all related communication with relevant external bodies.
  • Controlling the operation, performance, cost, reporting and resourcing of the onsite Effluent Treatment Plant.
  • Leading the site energy/environmental team to achieve energy, water, waste, and sustainability measures, through monitoring, analysis and reporting activities, and formatting such to form KPI’s for reporting.
  • Maintaining and improving ISO 50001 Energy Management and ISO 14001 Environmental Management Systems on site.
  • Implementing and improving site Energy Performance Indicators.
  • Completing site energy/environmental audits to identify opportunities for improvement.
  • Undertaking monitoring checks, such as housekeeping audits, odour and noise checks.
  • Record keeping for compliance and statutory reporting.
  • Co-ordinating all waste management practices on site in line with group goals.
  • Liaising with wider Group Environmental team on upcoming sustainability projects and strategies.
  • Promoting and managing excellent relationships with suppliers and other service partners, i.e. contractors etc.
  • Managing the Environmental and Energy related training requirements to relevant staff.
  • Assisting with improvement projects, working closely with Operations, Engineering and other departments.
  • Working with a continuous improvement mindset.

With us you would receive

  • 1-to-1 coaching, dedicated mentors, and bespoke management development to help you grow professionally.
  • Fast track career progression and the potential to rotate to different areas of the business, broadening your horizons and giving you the chance to explore new challenges.
  • The opportunity to learn from passionate and knowledgeable people with invaluable on-the-job training.
  • Investment in residential offsite training and team building to further enhance your skills, ensuring you stay ahead of the game.

What we are looking for

  • A relevant degree in environmental related discipline;
  • An understanding of operating integrity, quality processes and systems with high standards for compliance and quality;
  • Strong financial understanding and business acumen;
  • Excellent communication skills;
  • Good knowledge of Microsoft Office;
  • Excellent time management;
  • Understanding of team dynamics, demonstrating the ability to work as an active and constructive member of a team with a professional enthusiastic attitude;
  • Excellent attention to detail;
  • The successful candidate must, by the commencement of employment, have the right to work in the UK.

Accepted degree subjects

  • environmental science and ecology

Additional job details

 · Ayrshire
Competitive salary

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How to apply

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Closing date:  30 April 2024

Expires12 days

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