Abattoir Apprenticeship

Company: ABP Food Group
Location: Scotland
Salary: Competitive
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Job title:
Abattoir Apprenticeship


£8.91 per hour




Reporting to:
Abattoir Manager


Job Role:

ABP UK is a major division of the ABP Food Group with factories in Ireland, UK and Europe, ABP`s commitment to excellence impacts on every aspect of its business. Our teams of experienced and reliable meat experts are passionate about building lasting partnerships in the European retail, manufacturing and food service sectors.

Our customers are the major multiples and high profile caterers and require the best 365 days of the year. That means central packing and sophisticated distribution, a revolutionary supply chain in the industry which is being led and developed by ABP. Only well-resourced companies can compete for such business.

We want the best people to work for us and we know that a supportive and friendly working environment plays a key role in attracting and retaining employees. We promote the sharing of knowledge and invest strongly in training and development.

Abp in Perth have an excellent opportunity available to come and train as an abattoir operative. You will work alongside our skilled workers and learn how to do various jobs in the abattoir on a daily basis. We will also put you through your level 2 or 3 MA in meat and poultry skills. This will take 12 to 18 months.


Main Duties and Responsibilities:
You will learn how to be a fantastic abattoir operative learning the different jobs in this department alongside completing coursework from the training provider. The apprenticeship takes around 12 to 18 months and is mainly practical work based where you learn the jobs and the assessor will come to assess your progress on a regular basis.


Knowledge and Experience:

– Ambitious and hard working individuals

. Keen and willing to learn

– Good communication skills

– Able to use own initiative

– Previous experience beneficial but not required as full training can be given

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