Cranswick Country Foods (Norfolk) Limited

Maintenance and Operations Engineering Technician Apprentice - Advanced (Level 3)

Cranswick Country Foods (Norfolk) Limited (Employer)

West Suffolk College (Training Provider)

Annual wage £22,505.60
40.0 hours per week Monday to Saturday (with a day off in the week) done on a rota basis with shifts. The occasional Sunday as is required. The specific time frames of these shifts are to be discussed with employer upon interview.
36 months (duration)
11 September 2022(start date)
2 positions available
31 August 2022 (application closing date)
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Job Description

Cranswick Country Food specialises in poultry production and includes a factory and office. They are currently looking for an engineering technician apprentice to join their team to learn factory maintenance and mechanics.


What will the apprentice be doing?

This role offers you the ability to earn while you learn and gain a qualification whilst getting practical experience in a state-of-the-art, highly automated food manufacturing environment. Learning the role of a Multi Skilled Engineer, you will be responsible for:

  • Providing a rapid response to machinery breakdown.
  • Monitoring the performance of key service and factory machinery.
  • Planned maintenance on service and factory machinery.
  • Fault diagnostics of all key equipment.

What training will the apprentice take and what qualification will the apprentice get at the end?

  • The apprentice will be studying the Maintenance and Operations Engineering Technician Level 3 apprenticeship standard.
  • EAL Level 2 Diploma in Advanced Manufacturing Engineering - (Foundation Competence)
  • EAL Level 3 Diploma in Advanced Manufacturing and Engineering – Mechatronic Maintenance Technician – (Development Competence)

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

Opportunity to gain a permanent role within the business following a successful apprenticeship.

Reality Check

This role will require some form of shift pattern on a rota basis to ensure that the apprentice gains experience across all areas, across weekends and bank holidays, and at various times in the day. Also included is: · Free on-site parking · Serviced canteen facilities · Cycle to work scheme · Discounted gym membership

Skills Required

Attention to detail, Problem solving skills, Logical, Team working

Qualifications Required

GCSE or equivalent Maths, English and Physics (Grade 5/C or above) Essential
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