We are looking for CCC (or higher) at A-level and a 2:2 degree (or higher) from a Mechanical or Electrical Engineering background, with evidence of achievement.
As a Graduate Engineer, you will initially work at one of our main sites (Brackley or Hereford) where you will receive your training and development through a comprehensive mentoring programme.
This training and development will comprise of both general graduate development as well as specific technical training to support your role. Typically, after 18-24 months, you will move to one of our other sites to complete your broad induction into FMCG engineering.
Your initial role will be as a Principal Engineer, where you’ll have responsibility for an area within the operational environment. Within this, you will be Asset Manager; monitoring downtime, organising planned maintenance, gathering data to analyse trends, and 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, having an impact on operational performance within a FMCG environment.
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 other engineers, apprentices and STEM students.
We have a proven mentoring scheme to support your journey towards professional registration as a Chartered Engineer (CEng) and 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.
We are one of the UK’s biggest food businesses with over 6,000 individuals across 9 manufacturing sites throughout the UK. We work as a team, putting pride and passion into everything we do: from the farm to the customer’s door. It’s not what we do, but how we do it.
Formed in 2018, Avara Foods is a joint venture between Cargill Meats Europe and Faccenda Foods, creating the 3rd biggest poultry supplier in the UK, backed with a strong reputation for integrity, high standards and building long-term partnerships with customers, growers and suppliers.