Early Careers at Greencore
If you’re a school or college leaver, you’ve just graduated from university or looking for a career change, our early careers programmes could be for you.
Designed to give you the opportunity to grow, further your personal development and build a network of support within the UK’s largest sandwich manufacturer.
All our early career programmes offer valuable career experience and many come with a nationally recognised qualification, as a fantastic alternative to studying full-time.
Life at Greencore
At Greencore we put our people at the core. We celebrate their differences and help everyone to be themselves at work. However, don’t just take our word for it, in this past year we have seen a 10% increase in colleagues recommending Greencore as a place to work.
Whether you are based in one of our 16 manufacturing sites, a distribution centre or an office, we are passionate about providing ethically fresh, authentic great quality food delivered The Greencore Way. We strive for excellence in everything we do, through building capability, driving efficiency and delivering value for our customers, with our early careers programmes providing a solid foundation of knowledge that will be embedded throughout your career with us.
Grow with Greencore
The support we provide you isn’t limited to your development programme. We offer many more tools, resources and networks that you can use to support your learning journey, including our award-winning Line Manager Framework, active development plans and Greencore Qualifications to name but a few.
Regular conversations with your line manager provide you with opportunities to develop your knowledge and awareness of what is available to you throughout your career.
Earn whilst you learn with one of our degree apprenticeships, offered in partnership with Nottingham Trent University. You could become one of our future leaders on the Chartered Management degree apprenticeship, or, if you are more interested in the technical side of food, you can undertake the Food Industry Technical Professional degree apprenticeship and learn more about the science of food production to become a leader in our Technical team.
Our Technical Graduate programme is designed to introduce graduates with a food science (or related) degree to the food manufacturing industry, providing a 2-year rotational programme across different roles at a variety of our sites, supporting you to gain the experience you need to be an effective Technical leader.
For budding accountants, we also offer a 3-year Graduate programme in our Finance team, which provides you with a post graduate CIMA/AAT qualification upon completion.
Our Engineers play a vital role, not only in keeping our machinery operational and safe, but they also help us innovate and find creative solutions to new products and technology.
In partnership with Midland Group Training Services and Selby College, our engineering apprentices train to become fully qualified Food and Drink Maintenance Engineers on a 4-year programme.