Project Engineer - Undergraduate placement

  • Apetito
  • Trowbridge BA14 8RJ, UK
  • Jan 15, 2021
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Description

The Department and Team

You will be supporting the manufacturing team to deliver innovative solutions to the food manufacturing process. You will be working on a variety of projects that add value to the business.

You will be required to understand complex manufacturing processes and develop innovative engineering or process solutions to improve the performance of our manufacturing facility.

Working in a range of environments, you will gain experience in manufacturing principles, process flows, facility design, production equipment and refrigeration systems. You will have an opportunity to learn and put in practice techniques such as lean, sigma and PRINCE2.

Who we are?

We’re the leading food producer for the health and social care sector, providing delicious, nutritious and sustainable meals for people at home or in care.

We’re also the parent company of Wiltshire Farm Foods, the UK’s premier home-delivery service for ready-made meals.

Through our wide range of well-presented, nutritious meals to suit every taste and dietary need, we aim to make a real difference to lives of elderly and vulnerable people in care.

We’re proud to be a Living Wage employer and member of the Ethical Trading Initiative. We support British food and farming and operate a successful programme of waste reduction and resource efficiency across our whole business.

In addition to your salary you will receive a comprehensive training program, 25 days annual leave holiday entitlement, the ability to buy additional annual leave, retail discounts, free car parking, subsidised staff restaurant, free turkey (or voucher) at Christmas and much more!

The start date for this postion will be June/July 2021.

Responsibilities:

You will be supporting the manufacturing team to deliver innovative solutions to the food manufacturing process. You will be working on a variety of projects that add value to the business.

You will be required to understand complex manufacturing processes and develop innovative engineering or process solutions to improve the performance of our manufacturing facility.

Working in a range of environments, you will gain experience in manufacturing principles, process flows, facility design, production equipment and refrigeration systems. You will have an opportunity to learn and put in practice techniques such as lean, sigma and forecasting

Previous placement students’ projects:


Cake project

  • The development of a brand new cakes range
  • Recipe, mixing, baking, process flow and line installation
  • Supplier visits & installation, planning of trials and presenting data
  • Staff procedures and management

Capacity Planning

  • Review current state for capacity, efficiency and cost
  • Create and review forecasts to produce different scenarios
  • Develop and optimise options for future state

 

Qualifications:

Essential:

You will be studying towards a degree in an Engineering/Science/Mathamatics/Finance related discipline with the expectation that you will receive a 2:1 or above and are looking to complete a 12 month placement as part of your degree.

Desirable:

  • Experience of Project Management

Personal Qualities:

  • Excellent analysis, problem management and interpersonal skills
  • A completer finisher
  • Self-motivated and able to own and manage workload with minimal supervision – a proven self-starter
  • Able to demonstrate a structured approach to work as well as being able to work well in team environment and deal with people professionally at all levels
  • Is effective at using oral and written forms of communication

Experience level of the applicant we want

College / Sixth form, High School