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Engineering Placement

Placement Year
Date Posted:
10 Jul 2019
Contract Type:
Fixed Term Contract
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Engineering Placement

We have exciting Engineering placement opportunities at our site in Hereford

Join us as for a 12 month placement and you can be a part of the ambitious team that brings Avara Foods to life. 

Purpose of the role
Over the course of your placement with us, you can expect to spend time gaining experience across engineering and be involved in a range of projects, with the aim of developing a solid understanding of our business.  Working within our engineering team, you will help to enhance our manufacturing processes and help to sustain and improve the quality of our products and our production efficiency. You will be involved in a range of projects, working across the site to gain an understanding of our processes and drive improvements where possible.

Our engineers ensure areas and equipment are run in a safe and efficient manner, meeting agreed product specifications and OEE targets by carrying out planned maintenance, timely repair of breakdowns, and continuous improvement activities including identifying problem areas through to root cause.

What are we looking for?
This role offers a great opportunity for the right person to develop their Engineering & Management skills in a food manufacturing business. You will be expected to use the knowledge gained from your engineering degree so far to help us continuously improve processes while keeping the operation running efficiently. 
  • You’ll be great with people, with a passion for their development, as well as a strong relationship-builder who can think flexibly.  If you think you’ve got what it takes to join our successful team, there are a number of characteristics we look for in our candidates:- 
  • Leadership - We’re seeking people who have the energy, enthusiasm and passion to get the best out of people.
  • Initiative - We actively encourage you to use your initiative and be ready to seize every opportunity to show us what you can do to demonstrate your ability to be self-starting and proactive
  • Excellent communication skills- We want individuals who can communicate with a diverse range of people at all levels  
If you’re ready to work in a dynamic environment alongside talented people who take pride in delivering great results, apply today!

We are committed to being an equal opportunities employer.