Machine Operative Apprentice - Flowerworld, Derby

About The... We’re recruiting for a Manufacturing Apprentice to join our Derby, Flowerworld  Manufacturing Site. As part of the Production team, you will be involved in the action at the site in a paid role while we fully...

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About The Role

We’re recruiting for a Manufacturing Apprentice to join our Derby, Flowerworld  Manufacturing Site. As part of the Production team, you will be involved in the action at the site in a paid role while we fully support you to obtain a Level 2 Apprenticeship. At Morrison’s, we’re passionate about providing the freshest flowers, ensuring quality products are produced for our customers at all times. So, where better to develop your skills, springboard your career and be part of the most amazing team? 

  • You will develop your skills and knowledge to complete tasks and processes required within the production site.

  • This will include developing / training Standard Operating Procedures, basic fault finding, understanding continuous improvement processes, cleaning to specification, line yield optimisation, recording and interpretation of production data.

  • You will work on the production lines and complete all operational tasks including handling and packaging products, movement of goods and products using MHE.

  • You will be required to work flexibly to support all areas of the business where required to ensure service levels are met at all times.
    You will develop your skills set to complete an end point assessment at the end of your apprenticeship

What our 18-month Programme Involves 

Our Apprenticeship schemes offer you the chance to earn while you learn and study towards a qualification. You'll learn everything you need to become competent in health and safety, food safety, quality,compliance and processing. Springboard your career and be part of the most amazing team

You have the chance to understand best health and safety practices within a manufacturing environment, alongside developing your skills to solve work related problems, preparation of manufacturing processes and analysing the results of inspection and confirming quality of production. This is a great opportunity for you to learn how to communicate effectively across a large team and build confident working relationships.

What You’ll Study Towards 

From January 2021 you will start your exciting journey on a Level 2 Lean Apprenticeship programme. Working to develop the skills required to be competent in all aspects of Lean Manufacturing , through a series of modules and have regular reviews and assessments to help you grow your skills and knowledge within the business. Lasting 12 months, the Morrison’s Lean Apprenticeship programme is the ideal springboard for a career in the fast-paced world of food manufacturing, offering a unique combination of earning while you learn.

About You

What You’ll Need

As well as bundles of enthusiasm and a willingness to learn you'll also need:

  • To be aged at least 18

  • To be able to work at pace and not be afraid of a little hard work

  • To be able to work as part of a team

  • To be flexible in your approach and a completer finisher

  • Have Maths and English to Level 4 (c) grade.

This role is in line with a Manufacturing general operative and offers a salary in line with current market rates and is subject to annual reviews. We also offer you a fantastic benefits package which includes; 22 days holiday plus bank holidays , a discount card for you and two friends or family members giving  you each 10% off your shopping in Morrison’s, a colleague bonus scheme and a very attractive pension scheme. You’ll also have access to a variety of high street discounts, as well as tonnes of flexible benefits.

About The Company
About Flowerworld
Flowerworld is our dedicated flower facility. Here 460 colleagues work a single shift operation to provide fresh flowers, roses and bouquets. During busy seasonal events like Valentine’s Day and Christmas it’s all about teamwork. Our production more than trebles to 1.3 million bouquets a week on the run up to Mother’s Day!
Why not take a look around one of our Manufacturing sites? .

From a Bradford market stall to the UK’s 4th largest supermarket chain and the UK's 2nd largest fresh food manufacturer. 

We are proud to be the Yorkshire food retailer serving customers across the UK at just under 500 stores and an online home delivery service. Our 18 manufacturing sites provide our customers with the freshest produce from flowers, fish and veg to burgers and bread, all delivered to our stores via our 6 distribution sites by our 2,000 strong fleet. 

Every week, 11 million customers pass through our doors and over 110,000 colleagues across the business work hard each day to deliver great service to them. We cover more than 11 million households with our service. With competitive, permanently low prices we are committed to helping our customers save money every day.

We are foodmakers and shopkeepers and #wemakemorrisons.

Why not hear what our teams about got to say about life here at Morrisons: Click here.

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