Mars Chocolate UK Holdings Ltd

Manufacturing Apprentice - Advanced (Level 3)

Mars Chocolate UK Holdings Ltd (Employer)

Valkyrie Support Services Ltd (Training Provider)

Annual wage £17,100.00
37.5 hours per week You'll be required to work shifts in this role (including night shifts), so due to Health and Safety requirements we require you to be 18+ by the 5th September, 2022
36 months (duration)
5 September 2022(start date)
Food and drink technical operator (apprenticeship standard)
8 positions available
11 February 2022 (application closing date)
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Job Description

Joining an apprenticeship with Mars will give you the opportunity to gain amazing experience, learn new skills and earn real money from day one. You’ll be joining a community of like-minded people, including lots of other apprentices and spending time between college and one of our UK sites.

Responsibilities

What would be your key responsibilities?

With strong mentorship and coaching from our experienced Operations Associates you will be:

  • Developing leadership skills to enable you to lead a team to achieve results
  • Learning how to operate, diagnose faults and repair our equipment
  • Working across both process and wrapping areas

​​On successful completion of the Manufacturing Apprenticeship you will have demonstrated leadership skills and the ability to take ownership and accountability for a number of machines, processes or pieces of equipment and carry out complex operational tasks, enabling you to coordinate a team of operational Associates to achieve line KPIs and take the lead in repairing mechanical breakdowns.

What can you expect from Mars?

  • An industry competitive salary and benefits package, including excellent pension
  • A weekly chocolate and gum allowance, meaning you can share the smiles with your friends and family
  • A company that understands the importance of a work-life balance
  • The chance to take hold of your own career, and develop personally and professionally

Future Prospects

What can you expect from Mars?

  • An industry competitive salary and benefits package, including excellent pension
  • A weekly chocolate and gum allowance, meaning you can share the smiles with your friends and family
  • A company that understands the importance of a work-life balance
  • The chance to take hold of your own career and develop personally and professionally

Reality Check

Salary £17,100 rising on completion of each academic year + shift allowance + annual bonus + benefits.

Skills Required

  • A demonstrable interest in leadership
  • Willing and able to travel to our Slough site

Qualities Required

  • The ability to work as part of a team
  • The desire to learn
  • Willing and able to travel to our Slough site and college

Qualifications Required

5 GCSEs or equivalent including Grade C/4 or above in maths, English, Science and two others.

Training Provided

Food and Drink Technical Operator  Level 3 Apprenticeship Standard:

  •  Level 3 Apprenticeship Standard
  • Functional Skills Level 2 in English and maths as required (exemptions apply)
  • The successful candidate will also need to complete a diagnostic assessment, which will help us plan the appropriate support required to meet your individual needs
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