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Group Technical Graduate

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Job Introduction

Applications are invited for the role of Technical Graduate at Greencore Group starting in July 2018.


Greencore Group plc is a leading international manufacturer of convenience foods with production sites in the UK and US employing 12,000 people.


In the UK, we have 17 manufacturing sites producing a wide range of chilled, frozen and ambient foods for major retail, manufacturing and foodservice customers.  This is a dynamic and innovative field, which therefore brings many technical challenges. We want to ensure that we are developing skilled technical personnel able to respond to the demands of an exciting business and become the Technical Managers of the future.


We are therefore recruiting two graduates to join our technical team in manufacturing roles in July 2018 and follow our two year graduate programme.

Role Responsibility

What you’ll be doing

This will be a varied role where you will have exposure to different parts of the business during a 2 year programme.  You could be working within quality assurance, including quality control checks and quality monitoring. Other areas may include raw material management, recipe development and process improvement.

The role will also involve work on specific projects, as well as customer presentations.

What you’ll need

As a Technical Graduate you will have a passion for food, food science and a desire to be part of the food industry. You will be self-motivated with a proactive approach to delivering results.

You will have strong organisational skills, good time management and be able to work well in a team. Good analytical skills, attention to detail and problem solving skills are also important.

Flexibility will be required in terms of location, and the ability to work in at least two category businesses during the graduate programme

The Ideal Candidate


  • Graduate (or expected to graduate) in Food Science, Food Microbiology or other science related discipline


Knowledge and skills

  • Passion for food, food science and a desire to be part of the food industry
  • Self motivated with a proactive approach to delivering results
  • Able to work with others as a team
  • Strong organisational skills and good time management
  • Good analytical skills, able to identify and solve problems
  • Attention to detail

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