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Graduate Job Graduate Commercial Trainee

Vacancy Type: Graduate Job
Employer: Discovery
Reference: J1167
Salary: £22k per year  

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Our client produces sandwiches, prepared salads and other chilled foods for a leading UK retailer. Operating 24 hours a day, seven days a week, and with over 1500 employees, we are a major employer in Leicester.  Continuous investment in our people and our facilities has enabled our business to grow into one of the UK's largest sandwich manufacturers with an enviable reputation for quality, consistency and innovation in a fast-moving market.

The people we employ reflect the quality of the products we deliver to our customers. We work with farmers and growers to ensure that our fruit is perfectly ripened, that our meat is of the highest quality and that all of our other ingredients are the best.

We work hard to create new recipes and ideas which win us awards and which our customers love. We take sustainability seriously and nearly all of our sites are achieving zero waste to landfill.

Job Description

You will gain exposure to the following:

  • Account Management
  • Marketing
  • Consumer Insights
  • NPD
  • Brand Management

What we are looking for

Academically, we are looking for CCC (or higher) at A-level and a 2:2 degree (or higher) from any discipline completed within the last 3 years. Our sites are often in rural areas of the UK and therefore it is a requirement that you have a Full UK Driving Licence in order to get to work and travel between sites. You will have strong communication skills, both verbal and written. 

You will also be:

  • Career minded
  • Ambitious
  • Driven
  • Customer focused
  • Intelligent
  • Personable
  • Someone who strives towards self-progression

Salary and Benefits

  • A starting salary of £22,000
  • Pension Scheme
  • Healthcare
  • Annual Salary Review

What to do next?

To be considered, apply now.
You will be contacted by our Recruitment partner Discovery Graduates to discuss your application and arrange a telephone interview.

Discovery Graduates are the retained managing consultants.  All applications will be processed through Discovery.  We regret due to the high volume of applications we receive; only those successful on application will be contacted for interviews.  In the event that you are unsuccessful for this opportunity, we may still be able to help you and we will retain your application and consider you for other opportunities.


Location: East Midlands

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