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- London, UK
- Full-time employment
- Posted on 21 Aug, 2018
- Start date:
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- £ 26,000.0 per year
Avara Foods is one of the UK’s biggest food businesses. It’s a place where great people produce great food, for some of the country’s biggest supermarkets and most popular restaurants.
Formed in 2018, Avara Foods is a joint venture between Cargill’s fresh chicken business in the UK and Faccenda’s fresh chicken, turkey and duck business. Avara Foods is the 3rd biggest poultry supplier in the UK. The joint venture brings together two businesses with strong reputations for integrity, high standards and building long-term partnerships with customers, growers and suppliers.
What makes Avara Foods different is the people that work there. Over 6,000 individuals work as a team, putting pride and passion into everything they do: from the farm to the customer’s door. It’s not what we do, but how we do it.
Main Purpose of the Role
Over three years you will spend time working on several different assignments, across a broad range of departments, each offering real responsibility from day one.
You’ll be joining the Production department and will rotate around the business and different sites to gain maximum exposure to the business. The primary objective in Production is to maintain an effective and efficient process in order to provide quality fresh and convenient products for timely dispatch to our customers.
You will work closely with the Production Manager to keep track of production information and rework plans where necessary. On a typical day, you will be involved in:
- Updating forecasts and plans and communicating them articulately
- Managing the change in production based on breakdowns or delayed deliveries
- Getting new plans re-worked and implemented
We control our whole supply chain from our local British farms, through advanced manufacturing plants to the final product on the shelf. This ensures that customers receive a safe, secure product and that delivery comes via an excellent service from a transparent and integrated supply chain. You’ll play an important part in this process by working on varied projects focusing on the production processes, quality control, health and safety and team management.
Academically, we are looking for CCC (or higher) at A-level and a 2:2 degree (or higher) from a business or science-related background. Other degree types may also be considered. You will also have;
- A strong aptitude for learning
- An organised approach
- Accuracy in your work
- Flexibility to relocate
Training & Development
Investment in people development is a core principle in our culture, ensuring you can learn, grow and have a rewarding career with us. We are a business where our people make the difference every day.
As well as bespoke, on-the-job development, you will also be offered the following learning and development opportunities:
- A structured Induction Programme (Starting on day one)
- Graduate Mentoring Programme
- Formal training linked to your Personal Development Plan
And this is just in your first year!
In the second year, the learning and development opportunities available to you will become more tailored and focused on your functional discipline. We also provide opportunities to study Post-Graduate Qualifications where appropriate for your development.
Salary and Benefits
At Avara Foods, we know how hard our graduates work and what a substantial contribution they make to our business and because of this, we offer the people who join us a very attractive package.
- £26,000 starting salary
- Performance based reviews
- 22 days holiday plus Bank Holidays (raising to 25 days over duration of employment)
- Pension Scheme
- Career progression
Please apply now for immediate consideration. The final Assessment Process will take place in late September and early October 2018.
Please reference J002200 when applying.
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About Avara Foods
Avara Foods is one of the UK’s largest food businesses, supplying chicken, turkey and duck to retailers, food service and food manufacturers. Established in 2018, Avara Foods operates a fully integrated supply chain, across agriculture, processing and distribution, where around 6000 highly skilled individuals deliver great quality and g
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