Eden Dairy Technologist Apprenticeships, Devon

Arla Foods Limited
Excellent + Benefits
Closing date
4 Apr 2019
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Eden Dairy Technologist Apprenticeships, Devon

Home to some of the UK's leading dairy brands, including Cravendale, Anchor, Lurpak and Castello, Arla Foods is the UK's number one dairy company. Also supplying a full range of fresh dairy products to the major retailers and food service customers. Behind this leading global business, is a UK team of 4000 colleagues located across our dairies, distribution centres and head offices.

The success of Arla Foods relies significantly on its skilled work force and the business invest a lot in people. Arla is now looking to recruit Apprentices for the award-winning EDEN scheme in Advanced Dairy Technology apprenticeship. This Dairy technology programme is unique and ground-breaking initiative by the dairy industry aimed at developing future technologists and technician to run our highly technological advanced dairy processing plants.

You will need to take the lead in driving your own development and show energy, drive and passion as you work towards your Foundation Degree in Dairy Technology, advanced apprenticeship certificate and a rewarding career with Arla Foods. Applications are now open for the September 2019 intake of our Dairy Technology programme with 10 vacancies across our UK sites, including Lockerbie (Dumfries and Galloway), Taw Valley (North Devon), Westbury (Wiltshire), Settle (North Yorkshire), Oakthorpe (North London), Aylesbury (Buckinghamshire) and Stourton (Leeds).

On this 3 year structured programme you will spend residential periods each year gaining technical know-how at a purpose-built, multi-million training dairy at Reaseheath College in Cheshire, the specialist training academy for our industry. When you're not at college, you'll be based at an Arla site putting your learning into practice.

You will need to impress us with your desire to learn and your ability to take the lead and make your career ambitions for the future a reality. You will also need 3 GCSE's, Level 6 (Grade B) in Maths, Level 5 (Grade C) in Science and Level 5 (Grade C) in English or the equivalent and an interest in the dairy industry. Candidates must be prepared to live away from home during blocks of learning at college.

This is an excellent opportunity to earn whilst you learn the ropes of one of the fastest-paced industry's there is. But make no mistake, this is no easy option and our limited places will be filled by people who are ready to take a pro-active approach towards their own growth and personal and professional development. If that's you and you're ready to apply please follow the link.

If you require more information regarding Eden and the selection process please visit www.arla.com/company/job-and-career/students--graduates/eden/

Application and Contact

The deadline for all applications is the 31st March 2019. Assessment Centres will be held across our sites in June.

Chances are if you've added a splash of milk to your cuppa, buttered a slice of toast or added cream to your dessert today, you've already experienced Arla. After all, we're the leading supplier of fresh milk and cream to the top seven retailers and home to well-loved brands Lurpak, Anchor and Cravendale milk. We’re also part of Arla Foods amba, a co-operative owned by approximately 9,400 Danish and Swedish milk producers and Europe's largest dairy company.

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