Apprentice, Trainee Lab Technician - EMEA

Apprenticeship at Herbalife

Apprentice, Trainee Lab Technician - EMEA

Apprenticeship at Herbalife

  • LocationNottingham, UK
  • Position levelApprenticeship
  • Job period iconFull-time employment
  • Application deadline iconPosted on 05 May, 2019
  • CompetitiveCompetitive
Description To undertake training required to become proficient in food and dietary supplement product development skills in support of existing products and for the development of new products within the European businesses of Herbalife Nutrition. To perform the duties required to ensure the laboratory operates in an efficient, safe and hygienic manner, compliant with best practices in product development.
  • Develop creative and technical product development skills to participate in new product development (NPD) and product renovation projects
  • Adhere to NPD procedures and guidelines.
  • Become trained in and then support the preparation and coordination of bench samples and tastings throughout the product development process. Work closely with other Developers to develop, test and approve preparation instructions for approved products.
  • Develop the required commercial and technical awareness of ingredients, processes and customer requirements to deliver right-first-time products.
  • Provide relevant information and support to the product commercialisation process.
  • Where appropriate, ensure that all formulas are up to date and maintained on appropriate systems and accurate project records are produced and maintained.
  • Maintain the company standards for administration; Health & Safety, Good Manufacturing Practices and housekeeping in the work environment.
  • Maintain the ingredient supplies and rotate out-of-life materials
  • Ensure the laboratory is clean and hygienic at all times
  • Build and maintain strong working relationships with key stakeholders; specifically the Regional & Local Marketing Teams, Regulatory Affairs and other members of Research and Development
  • Build awareness of culinary trends, the supplements market and consumer needs, to help prepare for a career as a food technologist
Vacancy Location Reading, Berkshire Working Week 37.5 hours (Monday to Friday) 9.00 am 5.30 pm Weekly Wage £346.15 Number of Vacancies 1 Small Employer Wage Incentive Are you a SME ? NO Vacancy Reference Number : Key Dates Closing Date For Applications 29/10/18 Interview Begin From ASAP Possible Start Date 26/11/2018 Training Training to be provided

The key feature of this opportunity is being able to study for a Level 3 Apprenticeship. Learning Provider University of Lincoln Learning Provider Description The University of Lincoln offers apprenticeships to those employed in the land-based and food manufacturing sector. Intermediate and Advanced Apprenticeships are delivered at the Holbeach Campus which have many years of experience in providing apprenticeships, part-time courses and other technical and short courses in its specialist areas. Contact Details Sharon Green, National Centre for Food Manufacturing, University of Lincoln PE12 7PT(Holbeach Campus) shgreen@lincoln.ac.uk Or 01406 493000 Vacancy Type Advanced Apprenticeship Apprenticeship Framework Food and Drink Expected Duration 30-36 months Skills Required
  • Genuine interest in working in the Food Industry
  • Self-motivated, dynamic and results orientated
  • Potential to develop problem-solving skills
  • Team player, particularly in a cross-functional environment; must, eventually, also be able to work autonomously
  • Good attention to detail and organisational skills
  • Must be adaptable and able to work under pressure according to changing priorities
  • Second European language would be an advantage but is not essential
Qualifications Required

You will require GCSEs including English and Maths at Grade C or above or equivalent. Important Other Information

The Food and Drink Industry is the largest manufacturing sector in the UK, employing over 400,000 people. We will need 140,000 new recruits by 2024 to feed an expected population of 70m people & meet market demands. Product Development sits at the heart of the food industry, creating nutritious, wholesome and tasty products that consumers love. This role gives an individual the opportunity to become trained in all of the skills required to make a real contribution both to Herbalife and our industry. Future Prospects

It is envisaged that the successful applicant will carry on to a Higher or Degree Apprenticeship as part of their job role with us. Reality Check

This is a busy working environment where using a wide range of skills is essential.

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