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Engineering Graduate
Yorkshire and the Humber - Scunthorpe, North Lincolnshire DN15 8QW

Engineering Graduates

Locations: Sandycroft, Scunthorpe, West Bromwich (2 roles available at each location)

Starting Salary: £27,000 per annum

2 Year Scheme

Start date: September 2023

Become a Graduate at 2 Sisters and open up a world of possibilities

A taste of the future!

Our Engineering Graduate scheme aims to introduce talented graduates to our operations, learn how we work, provide fresh insights and perspectives; to progress into management roles in the longer term and become the next generation of our future leaders. As an Engineering Graduate you will be joining one of British business's most compelling success stories of the past 20 years.

About us

2 Sisters Food Group is one of the UK’s largest food manufacturers, with an annual turnover of £3billion+. More than 13,500 colleagues drawn from 36 nationalities help to make a mind-boggling array of some of the finest food in Britain - from poultry to pizza, from ready meals to ranges of soup. We started from very humble beginnings in the early 1990s. From there, 2 Sisters has grown to become one of Europe's leading food manufacturing companies, producing excellent quality, great value food.

About the role

We are recruiting for a number of Engineering Graduates to join our Poultry sites located at Sandycroft, Scunthorpe and West Bromwich.

Engineering plays a huge part in 2 Sisters and this opportunity allows you to understand the scale and complexity of production. You will be based full-time onsite and you will be given real tasks and empowered to make real decisions. You will roll your sleeves up and get stuck into life at 2 Sisters. As an Engineer, you will be key to keeping our sites running and work with some of our equipment. You will have exposure to people at all different levels and learn from some of the best in the industry.

We will support you right from the start as well as giving you a structured development plan. You will also be partnered with a mentor who will be with you every step of the way.

About our Graduate Scheme

The scheme is a two-year placement starting in September 2023. We will be proactively working with you throughout the two-years to secure your permanent role with 2 Sisters at the end of the two years. We invest a lot in your development and endeavor to offer every Graduate who meets the required standards a permanent role, subject to business needs.

We enable people from every background to achieve their career ambitions, giving them the support, benefits, training and environment they need to thrive at work. We see our Graduates driving innovation and change and using their ideas to help shape our future.

We will offer you:

  • Starting salary of £27k per annum rising to £29k in the second year
  • You will have access to a qualified coach, mentor and a buddy
  • Regular reviews and 121s with your line manager
  • Unique Personal Development Plan to support your learning
  • Opportunity to study for a qualification which is linked to your role
  • Experience in different areas of our operations
  • Development Days to build your confidence, network and performance
  • Exposure and opportunity to meet our Senior Management Team

Additionally, you will be supported to complete our internal LEAD Management Development Programme, which will help you to further develop your management and leadership skills.

Our commitment to you!

  • We will develop your engineering capability
  • Target your development for future growth as an engineer
  • Utilise your knowledge base and potential to develop our engineering standards
  • Develop your specific knowledge of engineering in the food industry
  • Show you your real potential and provide opportunities for your career development as a future leader in our Engineering Function.
  • Build your people management and communication skills to help you on your journey to become a leader of the future

Can I apply?

We are looking for Graduates who are:

  • Naturally curious about improving the way things work and happy to work with others to do so.
  • Highly motivated, self-starters who are up for the challenge
  • Comfortable to debate, listen, learn and contribute value
  • Calm under pressure with the ability to “step back” and think laterally to resolve issues quickly but accurately
  • Thirst for knowledge and the right attributes to learn from others and reflect on own thoughts and approaches

Our eligibility criteria for our Engineering Graduate Scheme is as follows:

  • 2.2 minimum degree in an Engineering discipline
  • Graduated within the last 3 years
  • A real passion for all things food and Engineering!

So if you are ambitious, driven, and relish the idea of working for one of the UK’s largest food manufacturers, then apply today.

To apply please submit your CV including a Personal Statement, which must evidence your proven passion for engineering, why you are interested in the role and why we should consider your application.

Please be aware of the following key dates:

  • Closing date for receipt of applications: ­­­­­­­­ Friday 10th March

Subject to volume of applications, we reserve the right to close earlier than this date

  • Assessment centres are to be held during: March/April 2023

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