level 3 engineering technician apprenticeship with pladis in manchester

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£ 14,270 per year
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manchester, north west
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£ 14,270 per year
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01299 252 420
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job description

pladis bake some of the UK's best loved sweet and savoury biscuits and cakes including national favourites such as McVitie's Digestives and Jaffa cakes. We are a family business at heart and spreading happiness is at the core of our shared heritage.

Do you want to join an ambitious and fast growing global biscuits and confectionery business investing heavily in iconic global brands, infrastructure and people?

If the answer is yes, then look no further.

Here at pladis we can ensure an exciting and challenging career for inspirational and transformational individuals working with iconic brands (with plenty of biscuits along the way).

About the role

* You will complete a 5 year apprenticeship onsite and at Birmingham Metropolitan college
* On the job training will take place at either Halifax, Wigston, Tollcross, Aintree, Harlesden, Manchester or Carlisle
* You will also complete a four year programme leading to: City and Guilds Level 3 Diploma in Food and Drink Engineering Maintenance

What's in it for you?

* Starting salary of £14,270.
* Salary will increase to £17,124 in year 2. In year 3 you will earn a generous 45% of the site engineering salary, rising to 55% in year 4 and 75% in year 5
* On successful completion, you will be ready to continue on our journey to develop new and exciting products as an integral part of the pladis family on a full engineering salary

* 33 days holiday per annum including bank holidays
* Generous company pension scheme

To become part of our agile, collaborative and positive team, you will need:

* A minimum of 2 GCSE's (or their equivalent) including English at grade C (Level 4) or above, Maths at grade B (Level 5) or above.
* An enthusiasm for engineering and a creative, collaborative approach.
* A passion to succeed and an eagerness to retain the honesty, integrity and trust instilled in our brand throughout your journey.

pladis is an Equal Opportunity Employer, committed to hiring a diverse workforce. All openings will be filled based on qualifications without regard to race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, marital status, veteran status, disability, age, religion or any other classification protected by law.


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